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Nighthawk Potluck Picnic

  • 909 Bullhead Rd Sparta, NC (map)

Help Blue Ridge Birders and the Blue Ridge Discovery Center celebrate the migration of Common Nighthawks along the Blue Ridge near Sparta, NC. The potluck picnic will be held on Jim & Alice Keighton's porch. With years of documenting the display, the Keightons have seen anywhere from dozens to many hundreds of nighthawks on late August evenings.

Potluck Picnic with the Nighthawks

Saturday, August 25th, 6:00pm to 8:30pm

909 Bullhead Rd, Sparta, NC

Bring a contribution to the feast, binoculars, and a camera (if you wish). The Keightons will provide beverages, cups, paper plates, napkins, and eating utensils. 

Space is limited, so please RSVP! If you are interested in joining us please email us at: For those who might come from some distance, campsites are available at the Doughton Park Campground at milepost 239.2 along the Blue Ridge Parkway.