Hughlett Point bird walk slated Nov. 24

The Northern Neck Audubon Society (NNAS) will conduct a bird walk at 9 a.m. November 24 at Hughlett Point Natural Area Preserve in Northumberland County.

This preserve lies on a peninsula jutting into the Chesapeake Bay at 5411 Balls Neck Road, Kilmarnock, reported Maggie Gerdts. The preserve offers a wonderful opportunity for viewing birds and wildlife as it includes coastal forest, shrub, salt marsh and sandy beach habitats.

Fall is a prime time for bird watching because of the many migrating birds coming through the Atlantic flyway, said Gerdts. Possible sightings include…