NEWBURYPORT, MA — Have you ever heard a strange bird singing in the background of a movie and wonder what it was? You may have been hearing the song of the Whip-poor-will. Join Nancy Landry, avid birder, for an evening of listening to the Whip-poor-will’s song and other nighttime birds. The Whip-poor-will Walk will be offered Sat., May 11 and Sat., May 18; both beginning at 7:00 p.m. Participants will meet on the deck of the Visitor Contact Station at Parking Lot 1 of the Parker River National Wildlife Refuge, Plum Island Turnpike, Newburyport, MA. Please dress appropriately for weather conditions. A flashlight is also suggested.
Advance registration is required, as enrollment is limited to twenty people. Please call 978-465-5753 to register. Please note: Those who call and leave messages after hours, your registration is not confirmed until having received a confirmation call back from a refuge staff member.