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Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve To Host Basic Bird Photography Workshop

October 09, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE

PLEASE CONTACT KIM BECKER, (702) 267-4033

Henderson, Nev. The Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve, 350 E. Galleria Dr., is hosting a basic bird photography workshop from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Saturday, November 2. Registration is available at cityofhenderson.com (activity code 664021-01) or at any city of Henderson recreation center. Participation is $14 per person, ages 12 and up.

The workshop covers bird photography basics, camera tips and recommendations, how to choose the right location to set up a shot, and the etiquette of photographing birds in the wild. Time will be divided between the classroom and the field. Participants are asked to dress for the weather and wear good walking shoes.

The Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve is home to thousands of migratory waterfowl and many resident desert birds. It features nine ponds available for birding, surrounded by paved and soft surface paths. The preserve is located on the eastern edge of the Pacific Migratory Flyway, so during fall migration visitors may expect to see warblers, thrushes, flycatchers, sparrows and many other species.

For additional information, call (702) 267-4180 or visit cityofhenderson.com. Find us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

About City of Henderson: Incorporated in 1953, Henderson is Nevada’s second largest city with more than 270,000 residents. Henderson is a premier city, nationally recognized for its stunning parks, trails, master-planned communities, outstanding quality of life and patriotic past. Celebrating the city’s 60th anniversary in 2013, Henderson has been recognized as one of America’s Best Places to Live (MONEY: 2012, 2008, 2006), one of America’s Best Cities (Business Week), and the Second Safest City in America (Forbes), Henderson is a progressive and vibrant city committed to maintaining premier amenities and services for all who chose to live, learn, work and play in Henderson…a place to call home.

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