Dead Horse Point to host Christmas Bird Count Dec. 15
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Photo courtesy of Dead Horse Point State Park
Photo courtesy of Dead Horse Point State Park
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Dead Horse Point State Park will host its third-annual Christmas Bird Count this weekend, on Saturday, Dec. 15. The event is open to everyone, regardless of experience with bird watching, according to a news release from the park staff.

Participants are asked to join park staff and local birders at 8 a.m. at the park visitor center. The bird count will take place along various routes within the park. Local bird-watching enthusiasts will lead each group and will help confirm the identification of all species spotted throughout the day.

To participate, please register through the Dead Horse Point website, www.stateparks.utah.gov/parks/dead-horse. Click on the link for activities and events to find the CBC listing.

The event is free of charge. Participants are encouraged to bring binoculars, snacks, water and dress for the weather conditions.

For more information, contact the park at 435-259-2614.

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