2010-04-28 / About Town

Island bird count scheduled for May 8

The annual Conanicut Island Spring Bird count will be held on Saturday, May 8.

Participants will meet at the Jamestown Police Station at 6:30 a.m. to divide into four groups to cover various areas of the island. Birders will then count all birds seen and report back to the police station at noon to tally results.

Interested birders, after a lunch break, may continue to look for more birds in the afternoon.

Participants should dress accordingly, and bring waterproof shoes/boots, field guides and binoculars.

Contact Candy Powell at 423-1492 or Evelyn Rhodes at 423- 1254 for more information.

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