Connecticut Audbon Society

 

 

September Field Walk – Migrating Shorebirds: SOLD OUT

Pectoral Sandpiper, photo by Matthew Bell.

Tuesday, September 8
10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Explore Milford Point to look for migrating shorebirds. Situated on Long Island Sound at the mouth of the Housatonic River, Milford Point is a designated Important Bird Area that provides essential habitat for these migrating birds.

Milan Bull, Connecticut Audubon’s senior director of science and conservation, will lead you to the barrier beach to identify plovers, sandpipers, avocets, and any of the other birds resting and feeding. Milan is also member of the Long Island Sound Study’s Citizens Advisory Committee, the Conservation Advisory Council to Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection and was a founding director of the Connecticut Ornithological Association.

Members $25, Non-members $30. Pre-registration is required. Note: This program is sold out. Click here for other bird walks, programs and events.

This walk is appropriate for adults and teens 16 and up, and all levels of birders are welcome. Registrants will be notified if the program is cancelled due to adverse weather. Once registered, participants will need to complete a waiver. Meet at the Coastal Center, 1 Milford Point Road, Milford.

 

 

 

 

 

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