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Red-tailed Hawk. Photo by Gina Nichol.2014 FALL MIGRATION BIRD WALKS!

Join professional tour guides Gina Nichol and Frank Mantlik to explore birding sites on the central Connecticut shoreline. Learn how to find and identify fall migrants, raptors, and shorebirds! Most walks will range from 2-3 hours, weather permitting. The fee for walks is $10 per person per walk unless otherwise noted and online registration is required for all sessions.   
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A confirmation with directions and meeting location will be emailed to registered participants a few days before each event.  Please review the terms and conditions>> prior to registering.  Participants are encouraged to dress for the weather, bring binoculars, insect repellent, water, and a spotting scope (if you have one). 

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Above, right:Red-tailed Hawk. Photo by Gina Nichol.

2014 Fall Schedule:  Leaders: GN=Gina Nichol   FM=Frank Mantlik   
  • Wednesday, September 24, 2014, 8 AM
    Lighthouse Point Park, New Haven, CT - GN

  • Thursday September 25, 7:30 AM
    Osbornedale State Park/Kellogg Center, Derby - FM

  • Tuesday, September 30, 8 AM
    Silver Sands State Park, Milford - FM

  • Wednesday, October 8, 8 AM
    Hammonasset Beach State Park, Madison - FM

  • Monday, October 13 (Columbus Day), 8 AM
    Lighthouse Point, New Haven - FM

  • Friday, October 17, 8 AM
    Milford Point, Milford - FM

  • Friday, October 24, 3 PM
    Stratford Point/Short Beach, Stratford - FM

  • Thursday, October 30, 8 AM
    Sherwood Island State Park, Westport - FM

  • Tuesday, November 4, 8 AM
    Hammonasset Beach State Park, Madison - FM

  • Monday, November 17, 8 AM
    Lighthouse Point, New Haven - FM

    Dates subject to change depending on weather and other factors.  Please register to receive the latest information.  Click here to register>>

Contact or Frank Mantlik 203-984-9410 (cell)

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About Sunrise Birding LLC Bird Walks:
  • Preregistration is required for all programs.
  • Please review the Terms and Conditions prior to registering.  First time attendees will be required to submit a signed copy of the Terms & Conditions.
  • Payment occurs just before the walk begins.  Cash or check accepted. The fee is $10 per person for each walk. 
  • Walks take place entirely outdoors. Be prepared for changing weather conditions. Trails may be over uneven ground and bathroom facilities may not be available. Plan to be out in the field for 2 to 4 hours.
  • Though not particularly strenuous, these programs are intended for persons in reasonably good health and physical condition. Participants must be capable of walking over uneven terrain. Footwear should be sturdy. Terrain may be muddy and wet. Footwear should be appropriate for such conditions.
  • Be sure to bring personal necessities such as sunscreen, insect repellent, and drinking water.
  • Binoculars are advised for all programs and participants must supply their own. Spotting scopes are not required but can be very useful for studying birds at a distance.

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