Karen Peterson and Ms. Nicola Donatelli organized a special bird course for the Peaks Island Elementary School. They included Michelle Brown as their advisor and helper.
Ms. Nicola Donatelle’s Statement:
Grade 4/5 students at the Peaks Island Elementary School are studying about the birds of Peaks Island. The research will include ecology, resident bird populations, and migratory birds as well as how to identify birds by sight and by sound. On May 20th, students were awake with the birds and were led on an "early bird" field trip tour at Battery Steele by Peaks Island resident and birder, Michelle Brown.
Birds were observed in the marsh, over the ocean, and in the forest near Battery Steele: