Host: Harford Bird Club Contact leaders Colleen Webster (410-459-4577; firstname.lastname@example.org) or Sue Procell (443-417-4919; email@example.com). Description: Bring your kayak, canoe or stand-up to ply the usually serene waters in the well-protected Mill Creek and historic Furnace Bay in search of swimmers, divers, and of course, fliers. Eagles and Osprey are often seen soaring overhead; songbirds […]
Events for January 1, 2024 - December 28
Host: Patuxent Bird Club & PGAS. Leaders Fred and Jane Fallon (firstname.lastname@example.org). Description: Fred and Jane will take us to several areas along the Bay to see migrating shorebirds that mass to feed on Horseshoe Crab eggs. Be prepared for an all-day outing. Bring scope, lunch, snacks, water, insect repellent, and appropriate weather-related gear. We will meet […]
Host: Baltimore Bird Club. Leader: Kim Tomko. Description: This urban park in Northeast Baltimore is an oasis for many species of migrating and resident birds. Easy walking, on mostly flat, paved paths. Habitats include open fields, edge habitat, wooded areas, and Herring Run itself. RSVP required. Reply to Matt Lince, 443-324-0907 or email@example.com.
Host: Harford Bird Club Leader is Dennis Kirkwood (410-692-5905 or firstname.lastname@example.org). Description: The trip will proceed along the aptly named Hidden Valley area with its sparkling stream running through a beautiful stand of the now rare mature hemlocks. From there the walk will proceed to the Bradenbaugh Flats, with stops along the way at any […]
Annual Picnic and Bird Walk. Time TBA.
Host: Patuxent Bird Club & PGAS. Description: Two-mile walk around lake on paved path; wheelchair-accessible. Families welcome. Meet at parking area at corner of Berwyn Rd. and Ballew Ave. in Berwyn Heights. No reservations needed. Leader varies. Leader may require mask for unvaccinated people. For more information, see PGAS Meetup site at https://www.meetup.com/Prince-Georges-Audubon-Society/
Host: Frederick Bird Club. Contact Lois Kauffman, 301-845-6690 or email@example.com for details. Description: Breeding warblers and other exciting birds
Host: Allegany/Garrett Bird Club Contact Bill Blauvelt at firstname.lastname@example.org. Description: Mud boods are recommended. Meet at the access road that starts at the Friendsville Park. Turn into the park then stay to the right until you reach the edge of the park and the access road will be straight ahead. We will drive about a […]
Host: Patuxent Bird Club & PGAS. Leader Bill Sefton (email@example.com). Description: Two-mile out-and-back walk at natural area on the Patuxent River; fields, wet woods, brushy areas. Trail is gravel and dirt and is mostly flat, no hills. Leader may require mask for unvaccinated people. Reservations not needed. Meet at 7:30 AM at east end of […]
Host: Harford Bird Club Description: We will sponsor a trip to Heartwood Nursery in Felton, PA (in the Stewarts Town area). The Heartwood specializes in native shrubs and trees. They are especially proud of their collection of native hollies. The property also features preserved forest and meadows planted to attract birds and butterflies. There will […]
Host: Baltimore Bird Club Leader: Libby Errickson, firstname.lastname@example.org. Description: Join us for pop-up walks during the month of June at Oregon Ridge Park. Oregon Ridge Park has one of the highest sites of avian biodiversity in Baltimore County. Over 165 species occur as year‐round residents, as migratory species during spring and fall, or as breeding […]
MOS Board Meeting
Host: Talbot Bird Club Contact George Radcliffe, 410-228-7670, email@example.com. Description: Atlasing.
Host: Baltimore Bird Club. Leader: Mary Chetelat, 410- 665-0769 (alternate contact Wendy Alexander, 443- 204-3754). Description: Continuing survey of bird activity at the Fort. Binoculars required. Telescope can be useful for distance viewing. Canceled in bad weather and walk will be rescheduled to June 8. General grounds include paved Seawall Trail. A National Aquarium online […]
Host: Harford Bird Club Check with Harford County directors for the Atlas Project. They are Dennis Kirkwood (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Matt Hafner (410-971-3203/hafner.Matt@gmail.com.) Description: Help our volunteer scientists determine breeding bird populations in Harford County. These data will be added to the Maryland Breeding Bird Atlas project data collection sponsored by MOS. Details for the event […]
Host: Tri-county Bird Club. For more information, contact Ellen Lawler at 410-982-8695 or email@example.com. Description: Barbara and Earl have created a wildlife sanctuary on their property which borders Dividing Creek and is protected under an easement with the Lower Shore Land Trust. They have generously invited us to visit this lovely spot and enjoy a […]
Host: Baltimore Bird Club. Leader: Paul Kreiss, 410-367-8194 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Description: Habitat Walk: Leakin Park Pollinator Meadow. In December 2020, BGE planted 3 acres of meadow in Leakin Park along a forest clearing created for a natural gas pipeline. How is this pollinator meadow doing? What birds are nesting there? Moderate difficulty walking. Limited to 10 […]
Host: Montgomery Bird Club For reservations (required), time, and directions, email leader Cheryl Hogue at email@example.com. Description: On a morning walk, we’ll look for Cliff Swallows building mud nests beneath this bridge in the northeastern part of the county. We will also explore wooded trails on WSSC property bordering the reservoir to observe other possible […]
Host: Baltimore Bird Club. Leader: Lani Hyde, 410-812-2425 Description: Join Lani on a walk on private property in Monkton. We should see eastern meadowlarks, grasshopper sparrows, bobolinks possible, chimney swifts, yellow-billed cuckoos, several vireo and warbler species, wood thrushes, bald eagles, willow flycatchers, both orioles, scarlet tanagers, and the strong possibility of all 6 breeding […]
Host: Patuxent Bird Club & PGAS Sue and Alan Young will lead Description: Explore Patuxent Research Refuge North Tract for breeding birds such as Prairie Warblers, Northern Parula, Summer Tanager, Yellow-billed Cuckoo, and Red-headed Woodpecker. Meet Sue and Alan at the entry gate at 7:55 am to be ready to roll when the gates open […]