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Wildlife Research Center

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18030 Highland Valley Rd, Ramona, CA 92065-5721
+1 760-789-3992
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Seasonal, but great way to start a winter weekend

We went to the Hawk Watch, which takes place seasonally (I think just winter through February), and... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2018
Terrygrim3
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Haverhill, Massachusetts
Wonderful experience!

Got to Ramona yesterday and was just looking at the "Guide to Ramona" and they mentioned seeing the... read more

Reviewed 10 February 2018
Retiredhappily2015
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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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24 Feb 2018
“Seasonal, but great way to start a winter weekend”
10 Feb 2018
“Wonderful experience!”
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18030 Highland Valley Rd, Ramona, CA 92065-5721
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Reviewed 24 February 2018

We went to the Hawk Watch, which takes place seasonally (I think just winter through February), and there were two owls as well (Guest Raptors). Presentations were sporadically interrupted by wild hawks and vultures, which only added to the fun. Surprised to learn quite a...More

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Reviewed 10 February 2018

Got to Ramona yesterday and was just looking at the "Guide to Ramona" and they mentioned seeing the Hawk Watch: A Wild Encounter. Decided to go at the last minute, and it was wonderful!! The scientists were very well informed and getting up-close and personal...More

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Reviewed 9 September 2016

We visited the Wildlife Research Center in February to see the Wild birds in flight. I plan to take my young nephews back next year. It is a free show, although a donation would be nice to provide and well worth it. It is something...More

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Reviewed 20 May 2016

See raptors native to the area, and others during their "hawk watch" days. They also set up spotting scopes so you might have a chance to see a bald eagle. Lots of friendly people who know a whole lot about birds. Beautiful views from the...More

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Reviewed 22 February 2013

My third trip to the annual Hawk Watch last Feb was somewhat spoiled by the rain, which fell all morning, but the staff was cheerful, helpful and most informative. This is a nice way to see hawks, other raptors and wildlife up close. The volunteers...More

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