H.L. Ferguson Museum invites you to a
with birder and naturalist Maggie Jones

Saturday, September 28th, 2019
Time: 8:30 a.m.
Location: Airport Parking Lot

Birder and naturalist Maggie Jones,
Director Emeritus of the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center, Mystic, Conn.
will lead a guided nature walk on Saturday, September 28, 2019.

Meet at the Museum at 8:15 a.m. or the Airport Parking Lot at 8:30 a.m.

Please dress for the weather and don’t forget your binoculars!

Sharp-shinned Hawk

Though the osprey is the most often sighted hawk on our list,
we will look for resident and migratory raptors including:

Turkey Vulture
Bald Eagle
Golden Eagle
Northern Harrier
Northern Goshawk
Cooper’s Hawk
Sharp-shinned Hawk
Broad-winged Hawk
Red-tailed Hawk
Rough-legged Hawk
Peregrine Falcon
American Kestrel

In addition to hawks, we will keep an eye out for migratory songbirds and all aspects of nature on this morning exploration, including late-blooming wildflowers, butterflies, mushrooms, and early fall foliage and fruits.

For more information on recent sightings at Race Point or if you are curious about bird observations anywhere on the island, you can view them on this map, part of the eBird.org platform.