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Breakfast With The Birds … Sorting Out Bird Songs At Turkey Hill Preserve

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May 262017
 

The Orange area is blessed with many wonderful Open Spaces. Orange Conservation Commission will host a bird walk with Frank Gallo, an expert birder and former Senior Naturalist with the Connecticut Audubon Society, on Saturday, June 17 starting at 8 a.m.

He has handpicked Turkey Hill Preserve to explore birding opportunities due to its unique ecological characteristics. Frank will guide walkers to see a variety of species of seasonal birds.

Discover the basics of birding by identifying birds by their various sounds using a variety of sound resources. Gallo will teach you tips, tricks, and even pitfalls in 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. To

To register make out a check for $20 to “Town of Orange” and send to Orange Parks Department, c/o Sharon Ewen, 617 Orange Center Road,  Orange, CT 06477.

In the event of rain is predicted, the walk will be canceled and will be held the following day, Sunday, June 18.

Cancellation notification will be posted on the Conservation website and Facebook

Equipment: Binoculars and sturdy walking shoes.

Meeting place: Parking lot Turkey Hill Preserve. GPS address: 700 Derby Milford Road, Orange.

For more information, e-mail Sharon Ewen at sme71@yahoo.com