Birding

Bird Banding Breakfast

Thursday, May 24, 2018
7:30am - 10:30amSouthbury, Connecticut

Location Details

Audubon Bent of the River

185 E Flat Hill Rd, Southbury, CT 06488, Southbury, 06488

Please meet the Bent staff at the barn at 7:30 AM.  We will be breakfasting on the birding balcony and then walking the trails out to the banding station. The event may need to be rescheduled due to inclement weather. Everyone will be contacted the evening before the event with an alternative date.

This event costs $20.00 per person.

Bird Banding Breakfast

May 24, 2018 - Southbury, CT

Please register for the event using the link provided
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                                                                                                                              A Bird in the Hand    

Have you ever wanted to hold a songbird in yours hands?  Here is your opportunity.  Join Audubon Connecticut’s Bird Conservation Programs Manager, Corrie Folsom-O’Keefe  on May 24th for a morning of bird banding at the charming Audubon Center at the Bent of the River.  You will meet up with Bent staff at the Barn at the Bent at 7:30am for a simple breakfast on the birding balcony and then take a beautiful walk out to the bird banding station.  Upon arriving you will get to see up close some of the birds that call the Bent of the River home.  From Blue-winged Warblers to Indigo Buntings, you will learn about these old field nesting birds, why we band them, and how this information influences the management of the sanctuary.  Plus you may have the opportunity to hold a bird before it is released.  We will be sure to get a pictures!  This exciting experience is for ages 5 and up.  The cost for this event is $20.00 per person.

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