Apr 15 2017
Watch raptors on your bike!
On 29 April 2017, the Steel Valley Trail Council (SVTC) and Three Rivers Birding Club (3RBC) will hold a bicycle ride along “Raptor Row” of the Great Allegheny Passage Trail. It’s a celebration of the raptors who nested along the Monongahela River last spring.
Travel up and down river from Hays to Duquesne or McKeesport to see bald eagles, a great-horned owl (ARL will have a live owl on site), red-tailed hawks, ospreys and kestrels.
When: Saturday, April 29
Where: Waterfront Town Center, 270 Bridge Street behind Starbucks.
What: A bicycle ride on the Great Allegheny Passage Trail from Hays to Duquesne (13.5-mile round trip) or to McKeesport (this 18-mile round trip includes kestrels). Three Rivers Birding Club members will be stationed at the raptor nest sites, many with scopes for close viewing of nests and any raptors that may be present.
How: Costs are at the link below. VIP option has a bird guide ride with you! If you don’t have a bike you can rent one on site from Waterfront Bike Rentals.
Click here for details and more about the raptors: