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Dancing with Woodcocks: A Spring Exploration

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Date:
May 20
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Venue

Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary
345 Bone Hill Road
Cummaquid, MA United States
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Sponsored by Long Pasture
March 20, 2020 (Friday) 6:00pm – 7:30pm

Location:

Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary, Cummaquid MA

Audience:

All
(suitable for children 0 & up)

Members:

Adult $10.00, Child $8.00

Nonmembers:

Adult $12.00, Child $10.00

The American Woodcock struts, spirals into the sky, hovers whirring and twittering, then zigzags down to where he started and begins again. Hopefully, the wild gyrations of this odd-looking shorebird will impress the female judges. Come watch the reclusive woodcock make a spectacle of himself during his twilight courtship dance at Long Pasture. We will begin with a brief indoor presentation and then walk out to the field for this special, live performance.
Instructions and Directions:

Please check-in at the Long Pasture Visitor’s center.
Dress for the weather and be prepared to walk a mile over uneven terrain.

Directions to Long Pasture: Cross the Sagamore Bridge onto Cape Cod/Route 6 Mid-Cape Highway. Take exit 7. Turn right onto Willow Street. At end take a left onto Route 6A. About one mile take a right onto Bone Hill Road (you will see a large sign for the Harbor Point Restaurant and a smaller sign for Mass Audubon Long Pasture). Follow Bone Hill Road to the end where water is visible. Turn left into Long Pasture driveway (large white Sanctuary sign – 345 Bone Hill Rd.) Parking in the field to your left, and around the circular drive in front of the Visitor Center.

Registration is required.
Register online or call 508-362-7475 to register by phone.
For more information, contact:
345 Bone Hill Road, P.O. Box 235
Cummaquid, MA 02637
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