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Field Trip - Birds of the Bosque del Apache

Depart from Museum Lobby

The field trip to Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge originally scheduled for Sunday, January 27 was postponed due to the government shutdown. It will now take place on February 10. Email Tish Morris at to register for one of just a few available vacancies.


Birds of the Bosque del Apache


Trip Date: Sunday, February 10 •  10 a.m. - 9 p.m.

(Depart Albuquerque/Return to Albuquerque)



Trip Leaders: Laurel Ladwig, Birder/Photographer and Tish Morris, Karen Herzenberg and Helen Haskell, Naturalists


Join us on a day-long journey and see thousands of birds at New Mexico’s own world-famous refuge south of Socorro.  Drive there on your own OR come with us in the Museum van (limited van seats! You must let us know when you register). We will stop for a sack lunch (bring your own lunch) and then board a large, Refuge bus for the afternoon. We will identify as many species of birds as we can until dusk. Trip includes dinner in Socorro.


Laurel Ladwig will give a Bosque del Apache preview talk for field trip participants on Thursday, January 24 at 6:30 p.m. at the Museum.


Laurel Ladwig is a life-long birder and photographer. Tish Morris is a naturalist and retired Museum educator who has led many field trips for the Museum, including annual trips to Bosque del Apache. Karen Herzenberg and Helen Haskell have been birding and guiding trips for years.


No experience necessary—come and join the fun!

Preregistration is required. Space is limited. Adults only.



Cost: $75 for the field trip and talk ($67.50 for museum members)

(Cost Includes the preview talk, limited seats in the Museum vans, snacks, bus and tour guides at Bosque del Apache, and dinner in Socorro)


Questions: Tish Morris email  

$75 for the field trip and talk ($67.50 for museum members)
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