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Bird and Nature Walk: Clay Pit Pond

Wednesday, June 28, 2023, 10:00 am12:00 pm


Wednesday, June 28, 2023
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Event Category:


Free / Donations welcome

Join naturalists Ed Johnson and Ray Matarazzo with Director of Natural Science Colleen Evans on a guided walk through the borough of parks.

Clay Pit is home to a number of nesting birds, including eastern towhee and wood thrush. We may also find some interesting amphibians/reptiles, such as the northern fence lizard, Fowler’s toad and eastern box turtle. Note: Tick precautions (repellent, etc.) are advised.
Meet at the Interpretive Center.

An iridescent black bird sitting on a small white branch