Birding at the Rio Bosque Wetlands Park

With migration in full swing, late April-early May is a time of peak bird diversity at Rio Bosque Wetlands Park.  With water available to the park during spring and summer in recent years, habitat conditions for birds and other wildlife have become increasingly favorable.  Take this relaxed 2-mile hike and explore Rio Bosque’s birdlife and discuss the changes in avian use of the park over the past 20 years. Event leader: Program Coordinator in the Center for Environmental Resource Management at UTEP and the manager of Rio Bosque Wetlands Park. John Sproul who has been studying Rio Bosque’s birds since 1980. 915-747-8663, jsproul@utep.edu. From I-10 take Americas Avenue/Loop 375 south to Pan American, turn left and travel 1.5 miles to the bridge. Meet at the Bosque Trailhead and Visitor Center.

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