Washington nonprofit hosting birding program

A blue winged warbler (cardamine diphylla) singing at Macricostas Preserve

A blue winged warbler (cardamine diphylla) singing at Macricostas Preserve

Rory Larson / Contributed photo

Washington — Ornithologist Olaf Soltau and Steep Rock Association will lead a morning of birding through the varied habitats in Macricostas Preserve.

The program will be June 13, from 8 to 10 a.m., and begin at the main Macricostas Preserve parking lot located at 124 Christian Street, New Preston.

There will be a 2 and three-quarter-mile hike over level terrain. Bring water and binoculars. All ages and levels of experience are welcome.

Registration is required, space is limited, and COVID-19 safety protocols (social distancing and mask wearing) will be practiced. Register through SRA’s website at https://steeprockassoc.org/events-programs/.