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Dane & Columbia County
Saturday, March 23, 2024 
Contact Tom Schultz e-mail: or Jeff Baughman e-mail:

Our group will tour by car caravan to several ponds and flooded fields in this very productive area. A wide variety of waterfowl (ducks, swans, Greater White-fronted, Cackling and Ross’s Geese), early shorebirds, and migrant passerines – including American Pipit and Lapland Longspur. Our trip typically ends around noon after birding the causeway (CTH V) on Lake Wisconsin, and we make take a hike at Rowan Creek Fishery Area. Bring a bag lunch.

Goose Pond Trip 2022 3 26 Gr White fronted Geese at Goose Pond Myles Hurlburt

 Trip registration opens on February 25, 2023.
Initially this event will be open only to WSO members and our field trips are free for members. Non-members are able to sign up within 14 days of the trip for a nominal fee of $10 per adult if spots remain open on trips with attendance limits. Further details about trip logistics will be sent to registrants prior to each field trip.