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Whip-poor-wills BYO picnic & bird walk

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 @ 6:00 pm EDT

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Things to do In Plymouth MA: Hike, Bike, Camp!

Join us for whip-poor-will spotting and a “Bring Your Own” picnic at the Civilian Conservation Corps Amphitheater, <a>100 yards</a> behind Myles Standish SF headquarters at 6:00PM.

Learn more about these  vocal but elusive birds.

A report from the Albany Pine Bush Preserve says whip-poor-wills are  becoming rare in the northeast .

The <a>bird walk</a> is scheduled for 6:30PM.  We will drive to Cutter Field Road (near Fearing Pond) and walk some of the fields until sundown (at 8:21).

We will place ourselves strategically to  listen to Hermit Thrushes andy give way to Whip-poor-wills as the dusk gets deeper. 

For those interested, we can try for owls afterwards.  One year a “whip” almost landed on my head.  I promise not to move if it happens again.  Someone get an image, please……….

No dogs at this event please.

For more info on the Friends of Myles Standish, visit our Friends of Myles Standish State Forest website


Wednesday, June 14, 2017
6:00 pm
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Myles Standish State Forest amphitheater (behind the headquarters)
194 Cranberry Road
South Carver, MA 02330 us

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