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Birding at Baxter's Hollow

  • Baxter's Hollow (meet in Middleton to carpool) Stones Pocket Rd. Middleton, WI, 53562 United States (map)

Baxter’s Hollow is one of the most scenic areas in the Baraboo Hills. We will search for breeding species like the winter wren, worm-eating, mourning, cerulean, and hooded warblers, Louisiana waterthrush, both cuckoos, and any migrants passing through. The trip will depart from the Middleton Park & Ride at 6:30 a.m, or meet at Baxter's Hollow (Stones Pocket Road) at 7:15 a.m.

RAIN DATE: None (cancelled if poor weather)

ACCESSIBILITY FEATURES:

  • Trail grade and #/type of trail impediments are ok for those with difficulty walking or wearing children in packs

  • Field trip leader is adept at birding by ear and can accommodate those with visual impairments

  • Mostly on paved road, but the terrain is steep in sections

APPROXIMATE DISTANCE FOR WALKING: 1-3 miles

RSVP REQUIRED? No

FIELD TRIP LEADER: Peter Fissel, (608) 226-0260, peter.fissel@wisc.edu

Header photo by Andy Reago and Chrissy McClarren

 

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