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Young Birders Club—Purple Martins with John Shemilt, SOFO’s Purple Martin Steward

  • South Fork Natural History Museum 377 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike Bridgehampton, NY, 11932 United States (map)

Children/Teens ages 8 – 18 *STEAM Programming

Club Leader: Miles Todaro, South Fork Natural History Museum (SOFO) Environmental Educator

Birding is a great way to make new friends, learn about the environment, and get outside…so join

our Young Birders Club! The Club meets from 10 am – noon on the third Saturday of every month and is open to anyone ages 8 – 18 who is interested in learning about birds. We concentrate on birding in local areas, since Long Island has many great habitats that are home to a wide variety of species. The Club’s leader is SOFO Environmental Educator Miles Todaro. The two Club advisors, both avid birders, are Frank Quevedo, the South Fork Natural History Museum (SOFO) Executive Director, and Barbara Blaisdell, educator and experienced birder. If you have them, please bring binoculars (we have a few pairs to lend) and a field guide to birds of the eastern United States. If you don’t have a field guide, we’ll have one here for you to use.

This special meeting of the club, with John Shemilt, will focus on purple martins. John is SOFO’s Purple Martin Steward and has been fascinated by purple martins since he was a young child. This is a FREE program.

Advance reservations are required for all events. For more information, reservations, and directions to meeting places, please call: (631) 537-9735.

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