Events for week of September 17, 2023
Week of Events
Somerset County May Count
Contact Pat Valdata, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Audrey Carroll Sanctuary Count
Contact David Smith (443-995-4108 or email@example.com)
Magee Marsh Wildlife Area
Host: Frederick Bird Club Leaders: Bonnie Borsa (301-606-9383 or firstname.lastname@example.org) and Kathy Brown (301-865-1369 or email@example.com) Description: Multiday trip for spring migrants.
Susquehanna State Park
Host: Talbot Bird Club Leaders: Dave Burgevin (301-788-0916 or firstname.lastname@example.org) and Bettye Maki (248-225-0724 or email@example.com) Description: Migrants, Cerulean Warblers. Depart from Easton Acme parking lot at 7:00 am or meet at Susquehanna State Park, Rock Run Mill parking area.
MOS Annual Convention
Our theme for the convention is "The Next 75" and will be a launching point for a short retrospective of our history, and a look forward to the future direction of MOS. https://www.mosconvention.org/
Breeding Bird Atlasing
Host: Talbot Bird Club Description: We'll select blocks in Talbot County that are lagging in the number of species coded and arrange a special trip. This is a great opportunity for all - we need both experience atlasers and it's a great opportunity for those new to atlasing to get some good field experience
Host: Montgomery Bird Club Leaders Mike Bowen at 202-236-0510 or firstname.lastname@example.org and Gerry Hawkins at 571-277-8406 or email@example.com. Description: Explore the diverse habitats in this one-square-mile refuge at the confluence of the Potomac and Occoquan Rivers in Woodbridge, Virginia. A variety of raptors and migratory warblers, vireos, thrushes, and flycatchers should be present, and rails […]
Host: Baltimore Bird Club Leader: Mark Linardi, firstname.lastname@example.org or 443-834-8413. 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: Baltimore Bird Club Leaders: Brent and Mary Byers, email@example.com or 410-686-7294. Description: Easy half-day walk through varied habitats for feeder birds and other songbirds, raptors, and waterfowl. All are welcome, including families. Telescopes useful.
Host: Anne Arundel Bird Club Contact Alan Young, firstname.lastname@example.org or 410-991-8300 Leader Kevin Graff, email@example.com or 410-967-5896 (text only)
Host: Baltimore Bird Club Leader: Mary Chetelat, 443-564-6551 or 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).
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. […]
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: Harford Bird Club Contact leader Matthew Addicks (email@example.com) for questions. Description: Join expert birder, Matt Addicks while walking the trails along Deer Creek. Expect to see warblers, breeders, and some of the raptors that breed in the surrounding area.
Host: Patuxent Bird Club & PGAS. Leader Bill Sefton (firstname.lastname@example.org). Description: Two-mile loop at natural area on the Patuxent River; fields, wet woods, brushy areas, wetlands, ponds. Natural surface trails may be wet; waterproof footwear advised. Leaders may require mask for unvaccinated people. Reservations not needed. Meet at 7:30 AM at the Natural Area parking […]
Host: Baltimore Bird Club Description: Join Audubon and the Maryland Zoo to explore this leafy city park. From forest to lake, a variety of bird species await. For information, contact Patterson Park Audubon Center. Participants must adhere to our COVID code of conduct and register in advance at our website, https://patterson.audubon.org.
Host: Baltimore Bird Club Leaders: Deb and Lou Taylor, email@example.com or 410-852-9807 Description: 45 acre preserve in Anne Arundel County, 1 hour from Baltimore. Woods, meadows, and ponds can bring in Orchard Oriole, Blue Grosbeak, and Prothonotary Warbler. Yellow-crowned Night Heron nested here in 2022. .