Just a little over a week before our Milford, Ct outing!
Saturday July 11th Milford Ct.
Luke from Under Clear Skies volunteered to show us around the area.
Thanks Luke for planning this!
This is an excerpt from Luke's Blog Post about the event.
Please refer to Luke's Blog post as well.
Excited to see some old friends and meet some local bloggers as well as the ever-wandering Dawn and Jeff. Anyway details as follows: I suggest that we meet at Milford Point and start our days activities there at 10am (directions below) – which will let everyone who’s traveling get a reasonable start in the morning (and arrive a little after low tide). Plenty to look out for at arguably CT’s finest shorebird hotspot – hopefully Nick from ’shorebirder’ will be available to find us another Red-necked Stint or something (was it really 3 years ago now?) amongst the likely throngs of peeps. After that I’d suggest a look at a few spots in Stratford for coastal sparrows, herons, clapper rail, shorebirds, terns, and the US’s most northerly breeding Boat-tailed Grackle population, a stop at Marnick’s for Lobster Rolls for lunch and then on to my local shorebird hotspot Grace Salmon Park post high tide and perhaps an early evening stroll on the rather spectacular Penfield Reef.
For directions to Milford Point by car check the CAS website here. If anyone wants to try make the trip up via public transport you can get a train from Grand Central NYC to Milford (New Haven Line). Drop me an email firstname.lastname@example.org and I’m more than happy to pick people up at the station.
Bring yourself, some serious DEET infused insect repellent, beach shoes, water, bins, scope and sense of humor. Look forward to seeing people then.
We have a great cast of characters
You can click on the links below to take you to blog etc.
Luke from Under Clear Skies
Christopher from Picus blog
Dan from Nature Observances by Forestal
Larry from The Brownstone Birding Blog
Cindy from Living in Brooklyn, Longing for Maine
(Facebook Cynthia Cage)
Catherine from Birdspot blog
Jeff and myself Dawns Bloggy Blog
Nick from Shorebirder the birding journal
Chris from Tails of Birding
Dee J Brown from Oak in the Seed
(Twitter deejbrown )
..let me know if there are additions/spouses etc. or if I need to add your Twitter or Chirptracker, or Facebook ID
And as always
Please Join us!
Should be an Excellent time!
Please comment below whether or not you will be attending..so that I know you have read the details .
Birders who Blog, Tweet and Chirp meets Birds and Beers ..August 15th With Birdchick in MN.
leave comment or email me if interested..the cast is growing!
outings in MT, OR, northern CA , AZ, TX in the future.
Stay tuned for a big announcement..Hope to post that tomorrow!!!!!