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February 2018


February 18 @ 8:00 am - February 28 @ 5:00 pm

*** This trip is sold out.  To be added to the waiting list, please email Bill at bird-del@earthlink.net Join Bill Stewart for this fantastic opportunity to see the majority of Cuba's 26 endemic bird species.  We will also travel with an expert Cuban ornithologist, and learn more about conservation in action.  Enjoy cultural interactions, music, and more! $4,395 per person in double, limited to 10 participants. Contact Debbie Sturdivant at 866-748-6146 or Debbie@holbrooktravel.com For more info or to enroll:  Holbrook.travel/Delmarva-cu17…

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March 2018

Bayshore Wildlife Areas: Woodland Beach to Ted Harvey

March 4 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Aquatic Education Center,
4876 Hay Point Landing Rd
Smyrna, DE 19977 United States
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The Delaware Bayshore between Woodland Beach and Ted Harvey Wildlife Areas offers some of the best birding in the United States.  This trip will visit some of the 13,521 acres of state-owned land along the bayshore in search of waterfowl, songbirds, waterbirds and raptors. Meet leader Chris Bennett at the Aquatic Resources Education Center, on Route 9, 8AM-Noon Please remember that these state wildlife areas now require you to have a Conservation Access Pass for your vehicle. There are no fee…

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Stone Harbor/ Avalon NJ

March 10 @ 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Delaware Swim & Fitness Center,
2150 New Castle Ave
New Castle, 19720 United States
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Bill Stewart points out some good birds from the Avalon jetty

Join Bill Stewart to visit one of the best wintering waterfowl staging areas in our region.  Search for early arriving shorebirds such as Piping Plover & American Oystercatcher.  Snowy Owl has been seen on 2 previous trips.  We will also visit the 8th St. jetty in Avalon for eider, Harlequin Duck, and the start of Northern Gannet migration. Pack a lunch, we will bird until 2PM. Registration Required.  Must confirm your plans with Bill if you are attending (email: bird-del@earthlink.net…

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Sea Watch V

March 17 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Surf Scoter in flight - photo by Kelley Nunn

Surf Scoter in flight - photo by Kelley Nunn   Last chance this winter to bundle up and join Anthony and Chris to find, ID & document seabirds such as Northern Gannet, scoters, loons, gulls, & cormorants, plus maybe spot a rarity or two. Limited walking on soft sand to get to viewing spot on beach. Portable toilets available.  DE state park fee in effect. Meet at the Delaware Seashore State Park lot on the south side of Indian River…

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Sorting out Spring Shorebirds at Prime Hook NWR

March 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Prime Hook NWR HQ,
11978 Turkle Pond Rd.
Milton, DE 19968 United States
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Sanderlings from the Delaware Museum of Natural History's avian skin collection.  Photo by Jean Woods

  Can you tell these apart? A close-up comparison of shorebirds from the Delaware Museum of Natural History's collection. Photo by Jean Woods We are very excited to offer an early spring workshop on shorebirds commonly seen on the Delmarva Peninsula. DOS will offer this identification workshop in conjunction with the Delaware Museum of Natural History (DMNH) and hosted by Prime Hook NWR.  It will be held on Saturday, March 24, 2018, from 1:00 p.m. to…

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Marina Park & Susquahanna River, Port Deposit, MD

March 25 @ 7:30 am - 11:30 am
Marina Park,
South Main Street
Port Deposit, MD 21904 United States
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Join Joe Sebastiani to visit the Lower Susquehanna in MD including Conowingo Dam, searching for gulls including Little Gull and migratory waterfowl. Half day. Meet Joe at Marina Park, Port Deposit, MD at 7:30AM.

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April 2018

Ashton – Cooper Cross – Warren Tracts DNREC SWA

April 7 @ 7:00 am

Join John Janowski birding properties acquired by DNREC partly using Delaware Bird-a-Thon funds.  Look and listen for migrating warblers, egrets, and herons.  A variety of habitats include bay, brackish and fresh water wetlands, pine and hardwood forest. Meet John at the Augustine Beach Parking Lot at 7am.  Half-day trip. Please remember that these state wildlife areas now require you to have a Conservation Access Pass for your vehicle. There are no fee boxes at the locations, so if you plan to…

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NestWatch Training & Workshop: Finding and Monitoring Bird Nests

April 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ashland Nature Center,
3511 Barley Mill Rd
Hockessin, DE 19707 United States
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Carolina Chickadees 2015

Would you like to learn how to check in on nesting birds? Join Joe Sebastiani to find out how you can safely monitor birds' progress and contribute that data to science. We'll take a walk to visit several occupied nest boxes around the property, and come back inside to share our observations with Cornell's NestWatch. Meet Joe at Ashland Nature Center at 6PM.

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Nanticoke Watershed

April 29
Park & Ride at Rte 299 & Rte 1,
699-701 Middletown-Odessa Rd
Middletown, DE 19709 United States
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Yellow-throated Warbler

Join Anthony Gonzon and Eric Braun to find spring migrants in downstate Delaware.  Bring bag lunch, boots, and bug spray. The trip is free, but Delaware wildlife area* and state park fees are in effect. Watch the website and Flyer for updated information about the meeting place and time. * Please remember that Delaware State Wildlife Areas now require you to have a Conservation Access Pass for your vehicle. There are no fee boxes at the locations, so if you plan to park in the State Wildlife…

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May 2018

Blackbird State Forest

May 5 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Explore Blackbird State Forest in search of migrant and resident songbirds at the start of the Bird-A-Thon, with your leader Ian Stewart. We will meet in the parking lot at 8AM, accessed by the entrance along Rte 471/Blackbird Forest Rd, about 2 miles  southwest of the town of Blackbird.

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