Joy Academy joined Red Rock Audubon for an enjoyable outing at Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve. Doug and Nancy Chang hosted 30 children and adults as they explored the Preserve and observed some of our resident and visiting birds.
They learned how to spot the differences between American Coots and Common Gallinules. They learned they can identify Ruddy Ducks by their blue beaks. They learned the feeding habits of mourning doves and house finches and how the beaks of different birds are shaped because of the foods they eat.
Becoming intrigued by little bits of information like this can spark a lifelong interest in birds. Red Rock Audubon members can play a part in shaping the future of birds and birding in our country by getting involved with events like school group outings. If you are interested in volunteering please contact us via our website.