Birding trip set at Eagle Watch
The Northwest Arkansas Audubon Society will host a field trip Aug. 5 along Eagle Watch Nature Trail at Swepco Lake near Gentry. Meet in the parking lot two miles west of Gentry on Arkansas 12 at 9 a.m.
Anyone interested in birds is welcome, membership is not required. Trip leaders will be Joe Neal and Terry Stanfill. The trip involves a short, level walk to a viewing pavilion.
Birds to see include two or more kinds of herons, egrets, white ibis, cormorants and songbirds. A rare bird to Arkansas, a neotropic cormorant, has been seen recently at the lake.
Call Joe Neal, 479-521-1858 for details.