Discover ocean birds with Witty’s walk

Bird watchers welcomed to join free guided walk at Witty's Lagoon Regional Park

Bird watchers of all levels are welcome to join CRD Regional Parks guest naturalist Geoffrey Newell on a free guided walk this Saturday (Oct. 11) at Witty’s Lagoon Regional Park to learn about native ocean birds.

The group will look for gulls, cormorants, loons, grebes and sea ducks in their winter plumage. A spotting scope will be on hand, but visitors are also encouraged to bring their own binoculars or scope if available.

Participants are asked to meet at the Tower Point parking lot off Olympic View Drive at 9 a.m. Take Metchosin Road to Duke Road East and drive down to Olympic View Drive.

The event is open to adults and children age nine and up. No registration is required. The walk lasts until 11 a.m. For more information, visit crd.bc.ca/parks.

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