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This guided bird walk at the Coastal Center on April 23 is a great way to celebrate Earth Week

Bird walks at the Coastal Center feature a stop on the beach over-looking the marsh-lined lagoon.

In the Sanctuaries …

April 11, 2021 — Join Stefan Martin, our habitat steward, for an Earth Week walk along the marsh, beach, and upland areas of the Milford Point Coastal Center in search of migrating songbirds and shorebirds.

Friday, April 23, 8 to 10 a.m.

Register below!

This walk is part of a week-long series of programs to celebrate Earth Week. Pre-registration is required. The cost is $20 for Connecticut Audubon members, and $25 for non-members.

Late April is a great time at the Coastal Center. You’re likely to see American Oystercatchers, Piping Plovers, Brant, Purple Martins, Tree Swallows, and many other songbirds and 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 breeding and migrating birds.

All levels of birders are welcome. This program is for adults and teens 18 and up. Group is limited to 1- participants. Please bring binoculars and spotting scopes, if you have them.

Once registered, a waiver must be completed and returned to lcrocco@ctaudubon.org before the program date.

Participants are required to wear masks and practice physical distancing.

The program is 100% outdoors. Please wear appropriate outdoor gear, sturdy, closed-toe footwear, and bring water. Apply sunblock and bug spray, if desired, before arriving.

Note: Coastal Center building and facilities (including restrooms) are closed. However, there is a portable toilet available (please bring hand sanitizer).

The walks may be cancelled or postponed due to adverse weather. Program participants will be notified via e-mail.

This program is held at the Coastal Center, 1 Milford Point Road, Milford, CT.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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