Marion, Virginia

Great Backyard Bird Count

Become a citizen scientist and learn about the birds in your backyard. All ages and skill levels welcome. Dress warmly. Event will be held rain or shine. Field guides and binoculars can be provided. (Limited supply)

  • 8:00 a.m. Meet at Parking Lot 5 to count birds with either Master Naturalist Randy Smith or Hungry Mother Volunteer Mike Evans. Or, if you choose, you can bird by yourself or with a few friends.
  • 9:00 a.m. Return to Parking Lot 5 for Breakfast in a Bag with the Holston Rivers Master Naturalists. While enjoying breakfast, wander over to the Restaurant and check out various hands-on birding activities.
  • 10:30 a.m. Wrap up this exciting day as Holston Rivers Master Naturalist Randy Smith teaches us a little more about birding in our backyard.

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Hungry Mother State Park 2854 Park Blvd, Marion, VA 24354 Phone: 276-781-7400 Email: