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Ninepipe Wildlife Refuge Birding Experience

April 15, 2021 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

$30 – $40

Location: Ninepipe National Wildlife Refuge

Meet at the Great Gray Gifts coffee shop next to the Ninepipes Lodge.

Date: Thursday, April 15
Time: 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Join Pat Jamieson on a day of birding discovery in the gorgeous Ninepipe National Wildlife Refuge. We will meet at the gift shop at the Ninepipes Lodge and then caravan to a series of pullouts along the perimeter of the reservoir. You are sure to see a large variety of waterfowl in breeding plumage and behavior. Some of these birds are here to stay for the season, others are migrating through.

This program is suited to any level of bird enthusiast! Pat will talk about how to recognize and identify the birds we see in a beginner-friendly fashion. She will also discuss natural history notes about the birds, providing a look into their fascinating lives. Potential birds we might see include: Goldeneyes, Ring-neck Ducks, Ruddy Ducks, Scaups, Northern Pintails, Canvasbacks, and so much more.

Photo by Pat Jamieson

Pat Jamieson is an avid birder, excellent instructor, and retired ranger from the National Bison Range. She has taught people of all ages how to identify birds and enjoy the pleasures of the practice.

COVID Precautions:

  • we will all wear masks and practice social distancing
  • this class is open to only 10 participants
  • we will drive our own vehicles

What to Bring:

  • mask
  • water, snacks
  • appropriate clothing for changing weather conditions – coat, hat, warm layers
  • good walking shoes or boots
  • binoculars (MNHC will bring some pairs you can borrow)
  • bird guide (optional though recommended)
  • notebook or field journal (optional)


What’s the refund policy?
The course fee (minus a 25% administrative fee) is refundable if a cancellation is made up to 7 days before the event. No refunds will be issued for cancellations made after this deadline. This ticket is non-transferable to other programs or events. See our full refund/cancellation policy here.


April 15, 2021
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
$30 – $40
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Ninepipe National Wildlife Refuge
Charlo, MT 59824 United States
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