Lisa Beck’s Cornwall Elementary School 1st-grade kids got an end-of-year treat yesterday morning in the form of a walk at Otter View Park led by OCAS board members Ron Payne, Carol Ramsayer and Gary Starr. All were taught to use our loaner binoculars then set out along the trails and boardwalk to see what they could find. Highlights were Catbirds, Orioles, Red-winged Blackbirds and a very brief look at a Virgina Rail. They all also enjoyed taking turns looking through spotting scopes at a Tree Swallow going in and out of a nest in a tree. Alos of interest were snails in the marsh, a young bullfrog and grass whistling. A very fun time was had by all!

-Ron Payne