September 7, 2021 –
Each fall these aerial insectivores dazzle Connecticut residents with their acrobatics and stunning migration displays. Learn about these incredible fliers and how they live both here in Connecticut and worldwide.
September 7 -Week 1: Highly adapted to life on the wing, we will go over how swallows and swifts fly and feed, breeding habits, conservation, and general ID tips.
September 14 -Week 2: In week 2, dive deeper with with your identification skills and begin to distinguish between species.
September 21 -Week 3: Though Connecticut only sees a handful of swallow and swift species, there are many others throughout the world. This week, learn about some of the other species found in the United States and beyond.