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 on Sat., May 19 and Sat., May 26, at 6:30 p.m. Participants will meet on the deck of the Visitor Contact Station at Parking Lot 1 of the Parker River National Wildlife Refuge at 6:30 p.m. Please dress appropriately for weather conditions. A flashlight is also suggested.

Advance registration is required; 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.

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