Event information:
Happy Wanderers Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) Hike
Saturday February 19 at Barn Island Wildlife Management Area (WMA) in Stonington, CT. Meet at the boat launch area parking lot at 1:30 pm. Bring binoculars (if available) and consider adding the Merlin Bird ID app to your smart phone. Also take a look at the other resources that I’ve included below to better understand the activity and location.
Contact CTHapWan@gmail.com. Bad Weather and/or lack of participation will cancel.Barn Island Map: https://portal.ct.gov/-/media/DEEP/stateparks/maps/BarnIslandTrail2012pdf.pdf

GBBC information:

Join us February 18–21, 2022.

Last years recorded bird sightings during the GBBC at Barn Island. This list is interactive and will be very helpful with sighting identification.
https://ebird.org/gbbc/hotspot/L2481466?yr=EBIRD_GBBC_2021&m=&rank=mrec

Nearby Sightseeing:
Stonington Borough advertises itself as Connecticut’s Oldest Village. Mystic Seaport is nearby. Fort Griswold Battlefield State Park is nearby.

https://www.mysticseaport.org/
https://www.fortgriswold.org/

Happy Wanderers – Chapter Outing

  Details

Date:

02/19/2022 – 02/19/2022 meet at boat launch 1:30


Location/Venue:

Barn Island Wildlife Management Area Hike
Palmer Neck Road
Stonington, Connecticut
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Website:

https://portal.ct.gov/-/media/DEEP/stateparks/maps/BarnIslandTrail2012pdf.pdfhttps://ct.audubon.org/conservation/barn-island-wildlife-management-area


Cost:

See Website


Event Organizer Contact:

Debra Wilson – CTHapWan@gmail.com