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Bridgeport WildLife Guards visit Hammonasset

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The Bridgeport WildLife Guards are a team of students learning and teaching about conservation in Bridgeport , CT.A team of students learning and teaching about conservation in Bridgeport , CT. On July 9, they visited Hammonasset Beach State Park to look at the bird conservation work that Menunkatuck has undertaken at the Park. The highlights were the looks at purple martin and tree swallow chicks.
The Bridgeport WildL...
WildLife Guards inspecting a purple martin house.
WildLife Guards insp...
Terry Shaw monitors the nest boxes at Hammonasset explained the procedure to the Guards.
Terry Shaw monitors ...
Terry removed some chicks so that he could change the nest box material. The Guards got to take a close look.
Terry removed some c...
The adults waited with dragonflies ready for us to finish with the nest box.
The adults waited wi...
For a look at a solitary nester Terry took the Guards to a tree swallow box. He removed the nest so that the students could see the difference in nest styles.
For a look at a soli...
And they got a good look at the chicks.
And they got a good ...