Enjoy Winter Bird Watching at CT’s Largest Coastal Wildlife Area

Birding in the Barn Island Wildlife Management Area. Photo by CT DEEP

On January 27, don your hat and gloves and join us for a morning of bird-watching! Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center and Connecticut Sea Grant will lead a guided hike around the Barn Island Wildlife Management Area in Stonington to look for winter waterfowl (namely ducks!).

Barn Island is one of the Long Island Sound Study’s Stewardship Atlas sites, an area with significant ecological and cultural value. At 1,024 acres, Barn Island is the largest and single most ecologically diverse coastal Wildlife Management Area in Connecticut.

Barn Island Waterfowl Walk

Date: Saturday, January 27
Time: 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
Location: Boat Ramp, at the end of Palmer Neck Road in Stonington, CT
Register: Free registration at Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center website

For more information contact Maggie Cozens, Long Island Sound Study Outreach Coordinator, 860-501-2223, or email her at: [email protected].

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