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Spring Dance of the Woodcock at Negri Nepote Native Grassland Preserve

March 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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One event on March 13, 2020 at 7:00 pm

The American Woodcock, a long billed woodland bird probes in soft wet soil of wetlands and eats its weight in worms each day. Woodcock return to Franklin Township in late winter or early spring to mate and nest. Males of the species begin calling and performing an aerial courtship-display-flight when the afternoon shadows are almost gone. We’ll hear more than we see. Franklin Township’s open space program will, for the 16th consecutive year, sponsor guided nature walks on Township open space parcels.  Kindly RSVP at [email protected] or 732.873.2500 x6279.

Cost: Free


March 13
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Negri Nepote Grasslands
260 Skillmans Lane, Somerset, NJ 08873 NJ United States + Google Map