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March 2019

Station 43 Beginners Bird Walk 3

Saturday, March 2 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
S Windsor, 990 Main St.
South Windsor, CT 06074 United States
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The ice should be mostly gone as birds begin to return. The water level may be high on this morning walk. Wear boots.

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MARCH 9: Birding Long Island Sound on Norwalk Aquarium’s new $2.7million ship

Saturday, March 9 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

 We have arranged a very unique one-time 40-mile "mini-pelagic" trip in LIS Long Island Sound on Saturday, March 9th. This is a trip for you, IF you like going into LIS waters which are usually not accessed by birders, with 35 other expert birders and top marine scientists, on a new $2.7million 63-foot QUIET hybrid-electric catamaran research vessel from the Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk.  We are aiming for this trip to get lots of great birds and to determine what those thousands…

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Woodcocks at Nod Brook

Saturday, March 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Simsbury (Tower Office Park), 82 Hopmeadow St.
Simsbury, CT 06089 United States
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See the unique mating display or “sky dance” of the American Woodcock on a relatively short evening trip.

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Western Connecticut Shoreline

Sunday, March 24 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sherwood Island State Park, Sherwood Island Connector
Westport, CT 06880 United States
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Take a morning tour from Sherwood Island to New Haven looking for late wintering birds and early spring migrants

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Sachuest Point, RI

Saturday, March 30 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am
Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge, Hanging Rock Rd.
Middletown, RI United States
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View Harlequin Ducks and seabirds hard to see in CT. Also visit Trustom Pond, Ninigret, and locations showing rarities. Bring lunch.

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April 2019

Great Pond, Simsbury

Saturday, April 13 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Massacoe State Forest, 176 Great Pond Rd.
Simsbury, CT 06070 United States
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Great Pond is the biggest part of a beautiful state forest and a neat place for a morning walk. Expect a nice assortment of birds, with some about to leave and others arriving.

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Greenstone Hollow

Saturday, April 20 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
E Granby, 27-1 Ridge Blvd.
East Granby, CT 06026 United States
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Main entrance at the end of the guard rail. Search for residents and the migrants and breeders of early spring in the many habitats of this beautiful and compact preserve.

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Laurel Marsh

Saturday, April 20 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Laurel Marsh, 856 US-6
Manchester, CT 06040 United States
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The trail follows sections of the Hockanum River and butts up against the Manchester Landfill at times. Forest, meadow, wetlands and sections of Hop Brook will provide a diversity of bird species.

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Audibles and Edibles

Saturday, April 27 @ 7:30 am - 11:00 am
Burnt Hill Park, 150 East St.
Hebron, CT 06248 United States
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Visit open fields, and a woodland trail with a slight incline. It can be wet on this 2-mile loop. Nice mix of plants and birds.

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Station 43 Beginners Bird Walk 4

Saturday, April 27 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
S Windsor, 990 Main St.
South Windsor, CT 06074 United States
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This is a walk you don’t want to miss but wear boots. After we get our 50 or more birds on this walk, we adjourn to Dunkin Donuts to tally the four walks.

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May 2019

Quarry Park

Saturday, May 4 @ 7:00 am - 11:00 am
Quarry Park, 270 Old Main St.
Rocky Hill, CT 06067 United States
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Enjoy a morning trip exploring Quarry Park and the Connecticut River floodplain in the Rocky Hill area. Wear sturdy shoes, and if the spring has been wet, bring waterproof boots.

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