Birding Tour with Open World Explorers and 1 Year Membership to Mass Audubon

Birding Tour with Open World Explorers and 1 Year Membership to Mass Audubon

Winning Bid: $70
Value: $173
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Nature and bird-lovers rejoice! In this unique package, you'll get a 2-hour birding tour for 2 people and access to over 50 wildlife sanctuaries for an entire year through Mass Audubon!

Open World Explorers Birding Tour: 2-hour birding tour for 2 people on the Parker River National Wildlife Refuge on Plum Island in Newburyport, MA. Offer includes use of binoculars, spotting scopes, and field guides. Plum Island National Wildlife Refuge is a US Top 100 birding site. Its coastal marshes with vegetated dunes provide diverse habitats that support a rich diversity of birds year-round. Ocean viewing allows near-shore and occasionally off-shore pelagics to be seen. Sandy beaches support migrant and overwintering shorebirds, including breeding Piping Plovers. Leeside of the dunes support some mature stands of woody vegetation that serve as migrant traps and an extensive estuarine spartina marsh system. In Winter, Snowy Owls and offshore wintering waterbirds, including loons, grebes, gulls, and seaducks are regular.

Mass Audubon Membership: Mass Audubon is a nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting the nature of Massachusetts. You'll get a 1 Year Family Membership, granting you access to exclusive member benefits, including free admission to their spectacular statewide network of over 50 wildlife sanctuaries. With hundreds of miles of trails and beautiful landscapes to explore year-round, there is something for everyone, from hiking, bird watching, wildlife viewing, and more. You'll also get access to exclusive cabin and canoe rentals, as well as access to discounts and special events.
 
Family Membership covers up to two named adults living in the same household, and their children or grandchildren under the age of 18.