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Winter Raptor Field Trip to Penn-Sylvania Prairie with Jeff Cantrell

February 21 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Short-eared owl MDC

Naturalist and MPF technical advisor Jeff Cantrell will lead a programs on winter raptors MPF’s Penn-Sylvania Prairie. Groups may witness short-eared owls feeding and displaying at twilight. Native prairie is important habitat for many birds of prey, and sightings of northern harriers, bald eagles, and rough-legged hawks are a possibility before the daylight dwindles to dusk. The field trip will be outside so dress in layers. Binoculars will be available if anyone needs to borrow a pair. Classes will be limited to 10 and will meet at the prairie. To register or for more information, contact Jeff at jeff.cantrell@mdc.mo.gov.

Penn-Sylvania Prairie is located in Dade County on CR 199, about 17 miles east of Lamar. Drive 2 miles west of Highway 97 on Highway E, then south on CR 199 for 0.5 miles. Parking is available at the gate on the west side of CR 199. By GPS, N37 30.172 W93 59.176 (in decimal degrees, 37.502829 -93.986179).


February 21
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Event Category:


Penn-Sylvania Prairie
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