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Lake Chamberlain & Cooper and Calabresi Farms, Bethany

November 15, 2014 @ 7:00 am

Join us on this fall walk to see what can be found at these picturesque locations.  Lake Chamberlain, a Regional Water Authority property, has an active bluebird population, many woodpeckers, and a number of waterfowl that visit the lake before heading further south when the lake freezes over. The walk at Lake Chamberlain is relatively easy. After birding the RWA property, we will visit the adjoining Cooper and Calabresi Farms.  Forty years ago,  the  families of Peter Cooper, a noted New Haven environmental lawyer, and Guido Calabresi, a federal judge and past dean of the Yale Law School, purchased a 100-acre farm near Lake Chamberlain. The farm fields and woods have been maintained, providing habitat for a variety of woodland, edge, and grassland species.  We will enter and bird in the extensive lower areas, then head up the hillside for more birding and spectacular views for miles and miles around.  Hiking to the top field may be strenuous for some. People who decide that the climb might be too difficult can choose to stay by the lake or in the lower fields.  Meet at the parking lot on Sperry Rd. Leader: Patrick Leahy:  203-314-0566 or



November 15, 2014
7:00 am
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New Haven Bird Club