Thursday, March 17, 2016

Check out The Audubon Shop birdwalks at Hammonassett

American Oystercatcher at Hammonasset Beach State Park, by Jerry Connolly

Birdwalks at Hammonasset Beach State Park, Madison
The Audubon Shop begins its 30th Annual Spring Bird Walks at Hammonasset Beach State Park from 8 to 10:30 a.m. on April 9, and runs them every Saturday through June 18, according to a release

"See migratory shorebirds, songbirds, and birds of prey" on the walk, the release said.

Hammonassett Beach State Park in Madison "is widely regarded as the premier birding area in Connecticut. Approximately 240 species of birds occur there annually, in its diverse habitats of marsh, open water, woodland, grassland and shoreline," the release said.

Beginners are welcome. No need to pre-register. Bring binoculars (rentals available).
Meet each Saturday at The Audubon Shop, 907 Boston Post Road, Madison at 7:50 a.m., the release said.

Carpool to the park. $5 per person charge.  For more information call 203-245-9056.

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