Guided Spring Migration Bird Walk

rescheduled for saturday may 14th

Join us for the Club's annual guided bird walk at the peak of migration season!

Join expert birder, Ken Elkins, for an entertaining and educational morning bird walk at the peak of spring migration.  The walk takes place on Saturday, May 14th at the Bent of the River Audubon Preserve in Southbury and is open and free of charge for Harvard alumni and guests.  The walk starts promptly at 8:30am to take advantage of the most active viewing period of the day and and will conclude around 10:30am.  Bring binoculars and dress for the weather, including sturdy shoes.  A limited number of binoculars will be available to borrow.

About Your Guide
Ken Elkins works at the Bent of the River Preserve and will lead us to the best birding locations and provide lessons and hints for bird identification and vocalizations along the way.  You are in for an entertaining and educational morning bird walk at the peak of spring migration.

Ken has a degree in Environmental biology from SUNY and has worked in environmental  education for over 10 years before joining the staff at Bent of the River in 2008.  Ken recently developed the multisensory and low cost therapeutic "Bird Tales" program to bring the natural outdoor world of birds to those living with dementia and helps them to share their experiences with others.  Ken began bird watching when he was 10 years old and is an expert, not only at birding, but all other wildlife, as an educator, conservationist, ecologist, naturalist and more.  He is an Education Program Manager  with the National Audubon Society with previous positions as President of Connecticut Ornithological Association, Director of Education at Connecticut Audobon Society and as a Teacher/Naturalist at Westmoor Park.
 

This is a FREE event.  You must RSVP below so we can plan for a great event. (note: please RSVP separately for each member of your party so we have an accurate headcount). 
 

When:

8:30AM - 10:30AM Sat 14 May 2022, Eastern timezone

Where:

Audubon Center at Bent of the River
185 East Flat Hill Road
Southbury, CT 06488

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Look Who's Coming:

Alexandra Mack
Nehal Khokhar
Mary Ellen Kowalewski
Susan Cayer
Karen Albert
  Albert & Company International
Fred Watts
  Albert & Company International
Melinda Papowitz
  Yale University, Office of Central Development
Gary Markowski
  Caribbean Conservation Trust
Eaton Chen
BIll Moorhead
Tom Belli
  No Worries Consulting
David Paltiel
Scott Fazzini
James Lampman
James Lampman
Marguerite Lampman
  Sacred Heart Univ
charlie kimball
Henry Auer
Mary Solanto
Nirav Mehta
  Estée Lauder
Kavita Gada
Koyal Mehta
Koyal Mehta
David Jaffin
  Harvard College
David Jaffin
  Harvard College
Elizabeth Jaffin
... a total of 26 guests.
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