Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Spring birding programs at Milford Point

Check out some spring birding programs from the Director of the Coastal Center at Milford Point, Frank Gallo.

The Early-bird Walks
Saturdays, May 26, and June 2, 8:00 – 9:00 a.m.

Would you like to share your interest in birds and learn identification tips from others? Here’s a chance to see old friends, meet new ones, and get your bird I.D questions answered. We’ll concentrate on the basics and learn from one another as we search for migrants with Frank Gallo on the productive beaches, marshes, mudflats, and forests of Milford Point. More than 315 species out of Connecticut’s total of 424 have occurred at Milford Point! Fee: $5.

Sorting Out Bird Songs
Thursday, May 31,  or Wednesday, June 6, 7 – 9 p.m.

Discover the basics of birding by ear!  Using a variety of sound resources, instructor Frank Gallo will teach you tips, tricks, and even pitfalls to identifying birds by sound.  Is that an oriole or a tanager singing? Come find out, as we delve into the secrets to birding by ear. Meet at the Connecticut Audubon Coastal Center at Milford Point. Fee: $35. Seniors $31.

Scott Kruitbosch
Conservation Technician

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