Events for week of September 17, 2023
Week of Events
Dorchester County May Count
Contact Harry Armistead (215-913-4785 or firstname.lastname@example.org) if you are interested in participating
Host: YMOS Contact: George Radcliffe (email@example.com, 410-463-1669) Description: Migrant search of Western Shore areas: Susquehanna SP, Swan Harbor, North Point State Park.
Host: Baltimore Bird Club Leader: Sarah Luttrell, firstname.lastname@example.org. Description: Expect to see a wide variety of migrating songbirds at Soldiers Delight Natural Environment Area in Owings Mills. Meet at the Overlook on Deer Park Rd. We will cover 1.5- 2 miles of sometimes rocky terrain. Trails can be muddy if the weather has been wet. […]
Host: Baltimore Bird Club Leader: Peter Lev, email@example.com or 410-952-9426. Description: Meet at the main Vollmer Center parking lot for easy birding in Cylburn's gardens and urban forest. Expect to find a variety of migrant and resident birds. Beginning birders welcome. Trip limited to 10 participants. Pre-registration required- RSVP to the leader.
Host: Caroline Bird Club Contact Debby Bennett at firstname.lastname@example.org to register and for directions. Description: Bird Band observation. Great for kids. Adults welcome too.
Host: Montgomery Bird Club LEADER: Gemma Radko at email@example.com. Description: We will be looking for warblers and other migrants on the Wilson Mill Trail. Possible Kentucky Warbler. Limit: 8.
Host: Baltimore Bird Club Leader: Ron Davis, firstname.lastname@example.org. Description: Continuing series of weekly walks following the progress of spring migration in Lake Roland's varied habitats. Meet at the Light Rail Parking Lot (Boardwalk entrance to the park). Check with leader if weather is extreme (rain, wind).
Topic: MD/DC Breeding Bird Atlas Project. Contact: George Radcliffe, email@example.com, 410-463-1669
Speaker: Gene Scarpulla. “Shorebirds 101: An Introductory Overview” Abstract: Gene Scarpulla’s virtual presentation will concentrate on how to get started with shorebird identification and will be appropriate for new birders; for experienced birders who have never gotten around to figuring out shorebirds; and for birders of all levels who need a brush-up in preparation for […]
Host: Anne Arundel Bird Club Contact Alan Young, firstname.lastname@example.org or 410-991-8300
Host: Baltimore Bird Club Leader: Mark Linardi, email@example.com or 443-834-8413. Description: Cromwell in early May is an excellent place to see/hear Baltimore and Orchard Orioles. 10+ Baltimore Orioles very possible. Meet at the Willow Grove parking lot.
Host: Baltimore Bird Club Leader: Mary Chetelat, 443-564-6551. Description: Continuing survey of bird activity at the Fort. Binoculars required. A telescope can be useful for distance viewing. Canceled in bad weather and walk will be rescheduled to May 10. General grounds include the paved Seawall Trail. Meet in the large grassy unpaved roped off parking […]
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/
Dennis Grizzle will emcee Trivia Night. Meeting will be in-person and Zoom.
Host: Montgomery Bird Club LEADER: Paul Woodward at grackling@ATT.NET. Description: Tune up your ears as we listen for and learn to identify the songs and calls of migrant and local breeding birds. The trip will be geared to new birders but all are welcome. Meet at 7 a.m. at the parking lot at Hughes Hollow. […]
Presentation by Dennis Kirkwood: Birding on Seven Continents
Host: Harford Bird Club Leader: Tim Houghton (410-510-7504; firstname.lastname@example.org). Description: Take a stroll through the park in search of spring migrants, especially the beautiful but, difficult to find and ID warblers. While warblers will be the focus of the trip, there should be plenty of other songbirds, as well as waterfowl and waders out on […]
Host: Washington County Bird Club Text Mark Abdy, 301-573-1301 or email email@example.com. Description: Bird walk with Mark Abdy and Heather McSharry.
Host: Patuxent Bird Club & PGAS. Leader Bill Sefton (firstname.lastname@example.org). 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. Meet at 7:30 AM at east end of Lemon's Bridge Road, […]
Host: Tri-county Bird Club For more information, contact trip leader Ellen Lawler at 410-982-8695 or email@example.com Description: Birding at a number of sites along the Delaware Coast to observe migrating shorebirds, including Red Knot, Ruddy Turnstone, Dunlin, Semi-palmated Plover, Semi-palmated and Least Sandpipers. Starting at Prime Hook NWR we'll then work our way north to […]
Host: Anne Arundel Bird Club Contact Jonas Lai, firstname.lastname@example.org or 203-915-6829
Host: Baltimore Bird Club Leader: Toby Pessoa Gingerich, email@example.com Description: Druid Hill Park really shines as we approach peak migration, offering a good mix of warblers and other passerines, as well as resident (including nesting) raptors. Meet at the Swann Dr. Entrance. RSVP required.
Host: Carroll County Bird Club Carole Flood and Jeff Marx will be leading the trip. You can reach Jeff at firstname.lastname@example.org to ask questions or to let them know you’ll be attending. Description: Come and enjoy a pleasant walk in the woods and along the stream. It is one of the hotspots for birding […]
Host: Cecil Bird Club Trip Leader: Ken Drier - contact: email@example.com Description: Fair Hill NWMA has set aside 100 acres of grassland as preserved habitat for ground-nesting birds. This unique program will benefit Bobolinks, Eastern Meadowlarks, Grasshopper Sparrows, and Northern Bobwhite, bird species whose numbers are in decline. Fair Hill NRMA and its contracted hay […]