Curious why some birds stick around for winter and others migrate south? Or maybe you’re curious about why birds bother coming back to Vermont at all? And what cues are they picking up on that signal, “Hey, it’s time to come home, friend!” Join expert naturalist and Director of Crow’s Path, Teage O’Connor, for this to look at migration with special attention to our friend the red-winged blackbird. Conk La Reeee!

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Demonstrations 7:30 – 9 pm on October 9, 10, 16, 24, and 25. Join NBNC biologists as they capture, tag, and release these pint-sized owls. After the birds are released, NBNC naturalists and educators will discuss the highlights of recent research at NBNC and across the country, then share what’s been discovered about this mysterious little predator. RSVP is required. Open to all ages.

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Celebrate fall migration with North Branch Nature Center by paddling Milton’s diverse Arrowhead Mountain Lake in search of neotropical warblers, shorebirds, raptors, and waterfowl. Over 115 species have been seen along the shores and wetlands of this beautiful and under-the-radar pond.

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