Centennial Park

Centennial Lake 10000 Route 108, Ellicott City, MD, United States

Host: Howard Bird Club Leader: Dave Ziolkowski, djziolkowski@yahoo.com Description: Easy walking around the lake on paved path, Waterfowl expected, early migrant passerines possible. Wheelchair accessible. Facilities available. West end parking lot.

Centennial Park

Centennial Lake 10000 Route 108, Ellicott City, MD, United States

Host: Howard County Bird Club Leader: David Sandler, detour65@gmail.com Description: Easy walking around the lake on paved path, Waterfowl expected, early migrant passerines possible. Wheelchair accessible. Facilities available. West end parking lot.

Beginning Birding by Ear at Rockburn

Rockburn Branch Park 6105 Rockburn Branch Park Road, Elkridge, MD, United States

Host: Howard County Bird Club Leader: Bonnie Ott. sparrowdamsel@gmail.com Description: March is an excellent time to learn our resident species songs before the migrants arrive. Walk along woodland edges to listen for spring singing. Meet at end of the parking lot off Landing Rd. entrance. Limit 10, register with leader.

Alpha Ridge Landfill

Alpha Ridge Landfill 2350 Marriottsville Rd, Marriottsville, MD, United States

Host: Howard Bird Club Contact Joe Hanfman, auk1844@gmail.com Description: Moderate walking over hills and fields of the landfill. Vesper sparrow and other field birds possible. Meadowlarks, kestrels and other open country birds expected. Rarities possible. Reservations and carpooling required.

Belmont Manor Historic Park

Belmont Manor Historic Park 6555 Belmont Woods Rd, Elkridge, MD, United States

Host: Howard Bird Club Leader: Gregg Petersen, sig29@aol.com Description: A walk around the fields looking for early migrants. This trip will have a special guest, Mike Bowen. Mike used to work at the property and will be able to show us around and tell stories about the history of this location.

Meeting: Howard Bird Club

Robinson Nature Center 6692 Cedar Lane, Columbia, MD, United States

Kurt Schwarz will speak on South African Birds

Mt. Pleasant Farm – Howard County Conservancy

Mt. Pleasant Farm 10520 Old Frederick Rd, Woodstock, MD, United States

Host: Howard Bird Club Leader: TBA Description: Earth Day walk in conjunction with the Howard County Conservancy. Easy walking through the fields of Mt. Pleasant Farm. Tree lines, hedgerows and streams provide opportunity for non-meadow species. Great opportunity for flyovers. Facilities available. Meet at parking lot near the barn.

Western Regional Park

Western Regional Park 14800 Carrs Mill Road, Woodbine, MD, United States

Host: Howard Bird Club Leader: David Sandler, detour65@gmail.com Description: Moderate walking along field edges and woodland trails. Opportunity for warblers, sparrows, thrushes, and flyovers. Facilities available. Meet at Carr's Mill Road parking lot,

Meeting: Howard Bird Club

Robinson Nature Center 6692 Cedar Lane, Columbia, MD, United States

Kojo Baidoo will speak

Howard County Conservancy Skywatch

Mt. Pleasant Farm 10520 Old Frederick Rd, Woodstock, MD, United States

Host: Howard County Bird Club Description: Join fellow birders at the Chandler S. Robbins Skywatch at the Howard County Conservancy. You can show up and leave at any time. This is an unofficial Big Sit. We will look for flyovers and look and listen to surrounding birds. No need to sign up, just show up. […]

Patapsco Scrubland

MD MD, United States

Host: Howard County Bird Club Leader - Felicia Lovelett, c5nest@gmail.com Description: Starting in the scrubland, we’ll look for warblers, vireos, thrushes, and other edge species. Depending on conditions, we may continue into the woods. Moderate to possibly difficult walking: steep trails with several stream crossings, so wear appropriate footwear. We will also be able to […]

Birds of the Woodlands for Beginners at Rockburn Branch Park

Rockburn Branch Park 6105 Rockburn Branch Park Road, Elkridge, MD, United States

Host: Howard County Bird Club Leader Bonnie Ott, sparrowdamsel@gmail.com Description: Limit 10. Contact leader to make reservation. Easy walking on trails and paths to learn the birds of (habitat). Using visual, auditory and behavioral clues to learn basic identification skills. Use of binoculars and identification resources will be covered.

Birds of Second Growth for Beginners

Rockburn Branch Park 6105 Rockburn Branch Park Road, Elkridge, MD, United States

Host: Howard County Bird Club Leader Bonnie Ott, sparrowdamsel@gmail.com   Description: Limit 10. Contact leader to make reservation. Easy walking on trails and paths to learn the birds of (habitat). Using visual, auditory and behavioral clues to learn basic identification skills. Use of binoculars and identification resources will be covered.

Dick Smith Memorial Butterfly Walk

Elkhorn Garden Plots 6634 Oakland Mills Rd, Columbia, MD, United States

Host: Howard County Bird Club Leader – Linda Hunt Description: Enjoy searching for late-summer butterflies with instruction on their identification. Easy walking on mowed paths around the community garden plots and Elkhorn meadow. We will continue on paved paths and mowed areas near the right-of-way alongside open, flowery wet meadows and brushy hillsides. Bring close-focus […]

Rockburn Branch Park

Rockburn Branch Park 6105 Rockburn Branch Park Road, Elkridge, MD, United States

Host: Howard Bird Club Leader – Mary Lou Clark, doctorfx_99@yahoo.com Description: Moderate walking through the woods and fields of our largest county park looking for migrants. Paths may be muddy. Facilities available. Meet in parking lot on the left just past the restored schoolhouse. The park gate is just beyond Rockburn Elementary School.

Meeting Howard County Bird Club

Robinson Nature Center 6692 Cedar Lane, Columbia, MD, United States

Peter Kaestner will speak on Birding

Fall Count: Howard County

MD MD, United States

Please go to the following link to sign up. http://howardbirds.org/howard/counts.htm