Walk to honor Starr
David Barrett writes:
If you knew Starr Saphir or were ever on one of her birding walks, the event below may be of interest to you.
Lenore Swenson, who birded with Starr Saphir for over 23 years, is leading a memorial birding walk for Starr on Wednesday, May 8, at 7:30 a.m. at Summit Rock in Central Park, New York City. The walk is free and open to all. Summit Rock is just east of Central Park West and 83rd Street, and can be reached by entering the park at West 81st Street or West 85th Street.
This walk will offer the chance to explore the Central Park Ramble near the height of spring migration under Lenore’s excellent guidance. It also will allow many people from decades of Starr’s walks to see each other again. The walk will linger at Summit Rock (an excellent spot for observing warblers and other migrants) for awhile at the beginning so that those who wish to say a few words in memory of Starr will have the opportunity to do so.
There is no registration – just show up.