Backyard Birding with Dick Worth

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December 14, 2013

10-11am.

Connecticut Audubon Society

Fairfield

Tween, Teen, Adult

FREE Free but donations appreciated

Event description: Wish you could identify birds? Have you ever heard an unusual bird call and wondered what species was singing? Or seen a bird on the wing and tried to identify it by its flight pattern? Did you know that the tiny yellow goldfinch is around all winter? Join long-time birder and naturalist Richard Worth who will teach you how to identify Connecticut's birds by sight and sound. Backyard birding begins at the feeder, so you'll also learn who is at the feeder at this time of year, their feeding habits, and their characteristics. Worth will discuss ways to attract birds to your feeder, what birdseed to use, and where to place feeders. The program is for adults and children ages 12 and up. Meet in the Connecticut Audubon Society's Center at Fairfield's Nature Store. Bring your binoculars, note pad and field guides. Weather permitting; there will be a walk in the sanctuary. Identification books are also available in the Nature Store. Register in advance by calling 203-259-6305 ext. 109.

Address: 2325 Burr St.
Fairfield, CT 06824
Phone: 203-259-6305
Website: ctaudubon.org

About Connecticut Audubon Society


The Connecticut Audubon Society conserves Connecticut’s environment through science-based education and advocacy focused on the state’s bird populations and habitats. Founded in 1898, The Connecticut Audubon Society operates nature facilities in Fairfield, Milford, Glastonbury and Pomfret, an EcoTravel office in Essex and an Environmental Advocacy program in Hartford. Connecticut Audubon Society manages 19 wildlife sanctuaries around the state, preserves over 2,600 acres of open space in Connecticut and educates over 200,000 children and adults annually. Working exclusively in the state of Connecticut for over 100 years, Connecticut Audubon is an independent organization, not affiliated with any national or governmental group. - See more at: http://www.ctaudubon.org/our-mission/#sthash.gLL2CdqO.dpuf






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