Bird Walks With Stefan Martin at the Coastal Center
Thursdays: August 20; September 10
Friday, September 4
8 – 10 a.m.
Search for migrating shorebirds, terns and waterfowl, and other species, during a coastal bird walk along Milford Point with Stefan Martin, Connecticut Audubon’s land steward. Situated on Long Island Sound at the mouth of the Housatonic River, Milford Point is an enormously important IBA site (Important Bird Area) that provides essential habitat and includes sites for breeding, wintering and migrating birds. Time permitting, we will also walk the gardens in search of songbirds.
Participants are required to wear masks and practice social distancing (mask removal at the discretion of the program leader). The entire program is outdoors, so please bring water, a sun hat and apply sunblock and bug spray before arriving. Note: Center building and facilities (including restrooms) are closed, however, there are portable toilets available (please bring hand sanitizer).
All levels of birders are welcome. This program is for adults only. Group is limited to eight participants. Please bring binoculars. Members $20, Non-members $25. These walks may be cancelled or postponed due to adverse weather. Pre-registration required. Click below to register. Once registered, participants will need to complete a waiver. This program is at the Coastal Center, 1 Milford Point Road, Milford, CT. Registration closes at 8 p.m. on the night before the program.