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Wednesday, April 25, 2018
This coming Sunday
The first of the double weekend Brooklyn Bird Club local walks to take advantage of the peak migration till mid May
Leader: Heather Wolf 347-217-4579 Focus: Migrating songbirds, water birds
Meet 9 am atPier 1 park entrance where Old Fulton Street ends/intersects with Furman St. (Barge Music);To the left (south) of Barge Music there is an NYC Ferry ticket machine (near the Lizzmonade kiosk). The walk starts by the benches right next to the ticket machine. This is a two hour walk.
Public Transit: Nearest subways are: “A or C “ at High St.; “F” at York St.; 2/3 does not run in Brooklyn on weekends currently ; Bus B25 from Cadman Plaza/ Court Street Borough Hall
IMPORTANT NOTE: Leader won’t be checking her phone for text messages once the walk begins. If anyone arrives after 9:05am, CALL (not text) Heather or look for anyone with binoculars walking around Pier 1. (The group be at Pier 1 for at least the 30 minutes.)