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NEW!! Braddock Bay East Spit Field Trip

September 14 @ 8:00 am

Short-billed Dowitcher - Braddock Bay East Spit - © Dick Horsey - Jul 08, 2018

The newly constructed barrier beach off what is known as the East Spit has become a major attraction for migrating shore birds. In order to view them, however, we will need to get to the island by wading across a small channel that can be knee-deep water depending on the water level and wave action. Wear boots or water shoes (not barefoot) and shorts or pants that roll up.

Meet at 8:00 a.m. at the parking lot near the end of E. Manitou Road. Exit the Ontario State Parkway at E. Manitou Road exit, pass Braddock Bay Park and turn left at the Westpoint Marina (105 E Manitou Rd, Rochester, NY 14612). Drive slowly through the marina to get to the parking lot at the end of the lane.

Extra spotting scopes would be helpful.


September 14
8:00 am
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Where to Meet?
Parking lot near the end of East Manitou Road
Trip Leader
Greg Lawrence 585-730-2553
Trip Co-Leader
Dick Horsey 585-435-2837


Braddock Bay East Spit
105 East Manitou Road
Rochester, NY 14610 United States
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