2011-05-12 / About Town

Volunteers needed for bird count Sunday

The 27th annual Conanicut Island Spring Bird Count will take place on Sunday, May 15. Interested participants should arrive at the Jamestown Police Department at 6:30 a.m with binoculars, a field guide and walking shoes.

Bird counters will be broken up into four groups and scattered around the island: the north end, the farms, downtown and Beavertail. The bird count will last until noon. As many as 114 species of birds have been observed in previous years.

For more information, call Candy Powell at 423-1492 or Evelyn Rhodes at 423-1254.

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