What a spectacular WCAS Spring Migration Bootcamp kick off day, with partner Redstart Birding and sponsored by SWAROVSKI OPTIK Birding at one of Cleveland's iconic birding locations, the Cleveland Lakefront Nature Preserve!
It was a great day at the Cleveland Lakefront Nature Preserve, Sunday, April 11, 2021!
What a spectacular WCAS Spring Migration Bootcamp kick off day, with partner Redstart Birding, sponsored by SWAROVSKI OPTIK Birding at one of Cleveland's iconic birding locations, the Cleveland Lakefront Nature Preserve! Thank you Port of Cleveland and Cleveland Metroparks for your assistance!
Everyone agreed it was wonderful to see Friends and enjoy nature together again (while observing safe social distancing)!
Before and after birding everyone had lots of time to meet the Redstart Birding and SWAROVSKI OPTIK Birding team, learn about and TRY! the latest and newest technology optics equipment offered.
Equipment purchases included a 5% day discount. Sales benefited the Western Cuyahoga Audubon Society. THANK YOU EVERYONE!
Bird walks were led by expert Redstart bird walk leaders and WCAS's own Nancy Howell at 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. with COVID safe rules observed by the pre-registered groups of 10 who wore masks, and observed COVID safe distancing rules while birding. If a slot opened up in a group, it was filled by a passerby who always enjoyed the walk immensely!
Birders reported seeing these species highlights:
Registrants and visitors could peruse and take home free educational materials and items for purchase were offered at the WCAS station. These included pamphlets and booklets, cards and coupons, and more:
Thank you to Everyone who participated and welcome all new Friends and Members! We look forward
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