Swallow Spectacular Boat Cruises


On the Connecticut River, witness one of the most spectacular avian happenings with the Tree Swallow concentrations that can be found each year. During fall migration, thousands of swallows congregate on the lower Connecticut River and at sunset settle in on a giant communal roost. Birds come from as far away as 30 miles and converge at dusk, sometimes creating a ballet of synchronized flight before settling down to roost. Join the Connecticut Audubon Society naturalists aboard Essex Steam Train and Riverboat's Becky Thatcher as we journey first by train and then by boat to see the spectacular, awe-inspiring display. Enjoy picturesque scenery on the train ride to the 70-foot Mississippi-style river boat. Food and a full bar are available on board including ample seating, three decks, and restrooms. If you take only one trip in the fall, make sure it is this one! Tours are approximately three and a half hours in length. Fee: $45. Eight years and over, please.


Connecticut Audubon Society

Phone: 860-767-0660

Website: http://www.ctaudubon.org


Every Sunday
Until: Sun - September 24, 2017
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Connecticut Audubon Society

314 Unquowa Road
Fairfield, Connecticut 06824
United States

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