Park Pitstop: Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge Important Shorebird Stopover

Jamaica Bay is a vital stopover for many shorebirds during annual migrations.
Learn more about what kinds of shorebirds come to Jamaica Bay during the annual migration in the spring and fall.

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Shorebird’s Stopover

Join naturalist, Ron Bourque, at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge on Saturday, August 22, 2009 from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. to take a look at migrant shorebirds and learn why Jamaica Bay is a hot spot for these long distance travelers. Wear waterproof footwear. Bring binoculars, drinking water, sun and insect protection.

The program is free, but advance registration is requested. Call the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge at 718-318-4340 for more information.

Last updated: February 26, 2015

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