The Byways-by-Bus Committee regularly sponsors bus trips to
points of interest both in and out of state — the Oregon Coast,
Crater Lake, the Rogue River Canyon, Columbia Gorge, Alaska, and
many other places.
The trips may vary from one-day excursions to multi-day trips covering
They look for the unusual and prefer the back roads and sometimes
the rails or waterways.
Birding the Klamath Basin
Tuesday–Wednesday, March 5–6, 2019
Leader: Sharon Cutsforth
Load bus at 7:30 a.m., depart at 8:00
BACK BY POPULAR REQUEST! This interesting and fun trip to view birds in the Klamath Basin is a great winter outing. Local naturalist and fellow Obsidian Rick Ahrens always makes the trip more enjoyable by sharing his vast knowledge of the natural world. Plus, he is an expert at sighting and identifying birds. While we can’t guarantee just what birds you will see, here are a few highlights from previous trips: Snow Geese flying in at dusk, turning the ground white and filling the air with sound; Eagles on the ice at Klamath Lake and hunting in the snow covered fields; Night Herons roosting in the trees along the Link River; Hundreds of Tundra Swans floating on the water, looking like a huge white island; Large numbers of ducks, geese, birds of prey and perching birds. Who knows what special sights this year will bring!
Cost of trip includes: Transportation in a luxury motor coach with experienced driver; Wednesday lunch at The Black Bear (included); overnight accommodations, plus full continental breakfast, evening soup & cookies at Best Western Olympic Inn Klamath Falls. BRING A SACK LUNCH FOR TUESDAY. Dress warm; bring your camera, binoculars & spirit of adventure. Online registration is not available on this trip.
Cost: Members $195 Non-members $199 $50.00 deposit due at registration
Balance due: February 15 - Please make checks payable to Obsidians Bus Trips Account
REGISTRATION & MAIL CHECKS TO: Judy Adamcyk, 541-302-8160, 510 Spyglass Drive, Eugene, OR 97401
PLEASE NOTE: Prior to boarding the bus on each trip you will be asked to sign
the liability waiver – sign in sheet. The liability waiver reads as follows:
RECOGNITION OF RISK AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY
I, THE UNDERSIGNED, am aware that outdoor/bus activities can be dangerous and
present occasional hazards not encountered in everyday life. I am prepared to
deal with and accept all risks of this trip and associated activities as my own
responsibility. I am responsible for providing my own equipment, including
first aid supplies and medicines.
In consideration of OBSIDIANS, INC. sponsoring and granting permission for me to
participate in this trip, I release OBSIDIANS, INC. , its officers, agents and
members from all claims on account of my death or injury resulting from any act,
or failure to act, even if negligent, during my participation in this trip,
including travel to and from trail-heads and any associated activities.
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