Half Day - Urban Birding Excursion in Cincinnati
There are numerous nature parks and preserves near to the city of Cincinnati, There are excellent walking trails that go across to the different habitats to search for local and migratory birds. Much of the parks acreage remains to key habitats such grasslands and are designated as an “Important Birding Area” by National Audubon Society.
What is expected of You
None of the walks are strenuous, but you should be able to walk up to 1 miles along trails, in flat open country and through the forest. Bring your own binoculars, camera, rain coat, sunblock and mosquito repellent. We will do the rest! We will provide more information on what to bring and what to expect on this trip when you book. Our targets will depend on the season and we will look for Eastern Meadowlark, Field Sparrow, Horned Lark, Blue Grosbeak, Northern Flicker, Common Yellowthroat, Indigo Bunting, Carolina Chickadee and others…
key species to ensure you get the most from your time in the field. They are a great ways of exploring the surrounding and will probably take you to areas you might not venture to on your own. An exciting work review on the checklist is also included.
Price per person
Minimum number of participants is two and maximum is five
About Your Guide
Richard Amable is a senior tour guide born in Peru, He follows the career in ecotourism, birding, and natural history of the Neotropics and North America. Also has been involved in nature and birding since a young age doing many volunteering works in projects of wildlife research and educational programs. He is an expert on parrots. He has the knowledge and understanding of the nature, and culture of many geographic regions in South America, Central America, and North America such as Perú, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Panama, and United States. In 2004. He founded the Jacamar Club – Perú, a birding group from Madre de Dios department in Perú. In 2014 Richard become a member of the board of trusty for the Audubon Society of Ohio. He has stated, “My commitment is to learn from all natural regions and get to see all of the animals is possible. With that knowledge, I will teach and share my passion with others to help strategists for conservation.
- A general introduction to the tour with description of the birding areas to be visited on the tour
- Knowledgeable bird guide with listed equipment (Spotting scope, field guide to birds of North America and songs library of the North American Birds)
- Transportation during the tour
- A bottle of water
- Fee to Park entrance
- A species checklist for preparing and keeping track of the birds seen on the tour
- 5 hours birding tour
Service does not include:
- Transportation to the start and from end point of the tour
- Other items of a personal nature
WE DO RESERVE THE RIGHT TO CHANGE THE ORDER OF THE ACTIVITIES OR CHANGE TRAILS DEPENDING ON THEIR CONDITION DUE TO WEATHER OR EXTENSIVE USE.