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Purple Martins Presentation with Milan Bull

Sunday, July 14

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

The Nature Center at Sherwood Island State Park

Come learn all about the birds that reside near the Nature Center during the spring and summer months in the gourds.

The presentation will feature Milan Bull, Senior Science & Conservation Director at the Connecticut Audubon Society, based in Fairfield. Here’s their website (

Purple Martins-Sherwood Island’s Seasonal Residents


Milan Bull, Senior Director of Science and Conservation for the CT Audubon Society and Tina Green, the park’s Purple Martin “landlord” will present a PowerPoint presentation to educate visitors about these remarkable birds. They will also do a nest check of the gourds for newly hatched birds.

Don’t miss this special opportunity to see the baby Purple Martins and help with citizen science!