Whitman Mission hosts last summer bird walk

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A red-winged blackbird perches on a cattail near Whitman Mission.

Looking for birds? Join noted birder Mike Denny for the last Summer Bird Safari at Whitman Mission National Historic Site, 328 Whitman Mission Road, 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

According to a press release, Denny said, "Whitman Mission is one of the four best birding areas in Walla Walla County."

Denny will share his extensive knowledge of these creatures as he leads a walk around the mission grounds. The walk begins at 6 p.m. in front of the Whitman Mission Visitor Center. Comfortable shoes and binoculars are recommended. The walk will last about 1 1/2 hours.

There is no park entrance fee for this program. Visitor information may be obtained by calling 509-529-2761 or by visiting the park website, nps.gov/whmi.

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