Try the new, improved Hartford Courant digital edition today
Topics

Garmin Ltd.

As birds flock south, travelers can catch up

As birds flock south, travelers can catch up

For bird lovers, fall is an ideal time to view feathered friends on their migration routes. A number of national wildlife refuges across the country host bird festivals from September through November. Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge in New Mexico is a popular spot with photographers, particularly in November when the Festival of the Cranes is held. This is the time when thousands of sandhill cranes and snow geese are arriving to winter at the refuge. In northeast North Carolina, six different refuges host a variety of activities Oct. 20-25 and Dec. 4-6. Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge in Virginia also hosts the Assateague Island Waterfowl Weekend on Thanksgiving weekend....

Loading
79°