Birders of all levels of expertise or experience are welcome and urged to participate in this annual post-migration bird census in northern Baltimore County. The area being surveyed is in a 15-mile diameter circle touching Lake Roland on the south, Hereford on the north and centered on Cockeysville. Contact Compiler: Libby Errickson, firstname.lastname@example.org for area […]
Events for December 28 - December 17
Complier Kurt Gaskill, email@example.com
Contacts are Hal Wierenga & Lynn Davidson, firstname.lastname@example.org, 410-647-7439 and Sue Riccardi, email@example.com, 410-647-9513
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. Cancelled in bad weather and walk will be rescheduled to January 12. General grounds include paved Seawall Trail. NPS Volunteer Service Agreement is required […]
Host: Montgomery Bird Club. For reservations (required) and more information, contact leader Mark England, firstname.lastname@example.org or 240-308-4114. Description: Full day, starting at 9 a.m. along the Choptank River in Cambridge. Waterfowl, overwintering songbirds, and raptors, plus optional late afternoon marsh watch. Brown-headed Nuthatch possible. Bring lunch and drinks. Limit: 12.
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. Leader may require mask for unvaccinated people. For more information, see PGAS Meetup site at https://www.meetup.com/Prince-Georges-Audubon-Society/
Paul Baicich will speak on Bird Feeding in America: A Story of Wild Birds, Innovation, and Conservation
Host: YMOS Contact George Radcliffe, email@example.com, 410-463-1669 Description: Cambridge and South Dorchester Bird Hunt ending with Short-eared Owl Search
Host: Frederick Bird Club. Contact Kathy Calvert, 301-810-5677 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Description: Searching for wintering waterfowl.
Host: Howard County Bird Club Leader Kurt Schwarz, email@example.com, 410-461-1643 Description: Plan to stop at the Choptank River Bridge for ducks and coffee. Bring lunch and drinks. Dress warmly. Entrance fee or Duck Stamp required. Email the leader to reserve a spot and get details. We will carpool. Facilities at some spots.
Host: Tri-county Bird Club For more information contact trip leader, Mike Walsh at 410-422-0428 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Description: Coastal Birding trip from Ocean City, MD to Cape Henlopen, DE for winter waterfowl and other winter visitors. Meet at the Ward Museum parking lot at 7:30 a.m. or the OC inlet parking lot at 8:15 a.m. Bring […]
Host: Kent County Bird Club Contact: Walter Ellison & Nancy Martin, 410-778-9568, email@example.com Description: A half-day visit to Eastern Neck, to look for waterfowl, eagles, and winter land birds. Meet in the parking area at the Tundra Swan boardwalk at the north end of the refuge at 8:00 AM.
Host: Anne Arundel Bird Club Contact Alan Young, firstname.lastname@example.org, 410-991-8300, walk leader Sam Miller
Host: Patuxent Bird Club & PGAS Leader Ken Cohen (email@example.com). Description: South Tract, Patuxent Research Refuge. Easy walk on trails around Cash Lake for winter songbirds and waterfowl. Be prepared to walk up to 2 miles; wear sturdy shoes. Meet in the parking lot of the National Wildlife Visitor Center off Powder Mill Road; bear […]
Host: Baltimore Bird Club. Leader: Kojo Baidoo, firstname.lastname@example.org. Description: Varied habitats including marsh, woods and beach. Expect to see waterfowl, sparrows and raptors. Scopes useful. Trails are level, but unpaved. Boots advised if we have had a lot of rain. Entrance fee $4 unless you have a state park pass. RSVP to leader required.
Host: Baltimore Bird Club. Leader: Daisy Sudano, email@example.com, 410-426-7627. Description: These trips are designed to encourage the appreciation of birds and bird habitat conservation to minors through mentorship and education. They will change monthly and may include youth-oriented education programs, youth birding trips, and competitions. This month’s theme will be “Eagle Viewing”. We will meet at Conowingo Dam. Please […]
Host: Anne Arundel Bird Club Contact Alan Young, firstname.lastname@example.org, 410-991-8300
Host: Montgomery Bird Club. For reservations (required) and more information, contact leader Gerry Hawkins at email@example.com or 571-277-8406. Description: All birders, but especially new birders, are welcome on this half-day trip, which will focus on the identification of ducks at this premiere county spot for winter waterfowl. Start at 8 a.m. at the Visitors Center […]
Host: Baltimore Bird Club. Leaders: Brent and Mary Byers, firstname.lastname@example.org or 410-686-7294. Description: Easy half-day walk through varied habitats for feeder birds and other songbirds, raptors, and waterfowl. Half-mile trail leads to point overlooking Dundee Creek. All are welcome, including families. Telescopes useful.
Erin Thady will speak on Virginia Landscapes program grassland biodiversity surveys (including birds). She is Survey Coordinator/Virginia Working Landscapes with the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute. Virtual meeting information will be shared by email. Contact email@example.com if interested in attending and you need the meeting link.