Northern Neck Audubon Society to hold Hutchinson Tract bird walk

The Northern Neck Audubon Society calls all bird lovers to join them at Hutchinson Tract.

The society will hold a bird walk on Feb. 11 at Hutchinson Tract of the Rappahannock River Valley National Wildlife Refuge, just west of Tappahannock, according to a release by the society.

The 700-plus acre tract on Mount Landing Creek and Route 17 has grasslands, tidal marshes and forests.

Possible sightings include are Pine and Yellow-Rumped Warblers, Brown Creepers, Dark-Eyed Juncos, Eastern Phoebes, Catbirds, Swamp and White-throated Sparrows, Belted Kingfishers, Buffleheads, Hooded and Red-Breasted Mergansers and Bald Eagles, according to the society.

The bird walk is open to the public and will begin at 9 a.m. The tract is located a 19180 Tidewater Trail in Tappahannock.

There will be several pairs of loaner binoculars available. For cancellations or additional information about the Northern Neck Audubon Society visit

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