Kansas Prairie-Chickens and Spring Migration Wetlands and Grasslands Birding
with Audubon Society of Greater Denver
This trip will cover a number of great sites in Eastern Colorado and Kansas. You will visit wetlands for water birds like Black Rail and Sora, along with plenty of migrant traps for birds like Swainson’s Thrush, Hermit Thrush, Curve-billed Thrasher, Brown Thrasher, Canyon Towhee, Black-headed Grosbeak, Blue Grosbeak, Lazuli Bunting and Indigo Bunting.
Another key part of the trip will be an early morning visit to a prairie-chicken lek. This particular lek site will include a mix of both Lesser Prairie-Chickens and a few Greater Prairie-Chickens, offering the opportunity to study the differences in plumage, sounds and mating dance styles.
More Details About this Trip:
Pricing: $1,360 USD, for 6 Days and 5 Nights
Group Size: This trip is priced based on 8 participants.
Upcoming 2019 Dates:
May 4 to 9
May 11 to 16
You will also get out on the plains for grassland birds like Sage Thrasher, Lark Bunting, Cassin’s Sparrow, Grasshopper Sparrow, Brewer’s Sparrow, and Dickcissel. You'll be there in the heart of shorebird migration, so you may also find Whimbrel, Hudsonian Godwit, Marbled Godwit, a few Ruddy Turnstones, Stilt Sandpiper, Sanderling, Dunlin, White-rumped Sandpiper and more at several stops.
Kansas Prairie-Chickens and Spring Migration Birding with John Drummond: May 4 to 9
Kansas Prairie-Chickens and Spring Migration Birding with Doug Kibbe: May 11 to 16