Saturday, October 13, 8:30am. Leader: Hugh Simmons (CAS w/ Wyncote Audubon)
Cape May, New Jersey—all-day field trip.
This is a joint field trip with Wyncote Audubon in PA. Cape May is considered one of the best birding locations on the East Coast and is renown for its fall migration spectacle. We will meet at 8:30 am in the Cape May Point State Park parking lot where restrooms are
available after the long drive. We will then head to our first stop, the South Cape May Meadows. Bring lunch, snacks, fluids, bug spray, sun screen. Scopes will be
useful if you have one but don't worry if you don't, there
will be ones to share. All walks on level but possibly uneven ground including dirt trails, fields, beaches. Contact Hugh Simmons at 410-456-0017 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Saturday, October 13, Noon, Year of the Bird Celebration, with Pickering Creek Audubon Center
$125 per seat
The National Audubon Society has teamed up with National Geographic, among others, to declare 2018 the Year of the Bird. Have a scrumptious brunch overlooking the Wye River, accompanied by a lecture by a ornithologist Dr. David Curson on the importance of birds to the society’s general well being, and actions you can take to ensure the health and safety of birds in your neighborhood. A van will then transport you to Pickering Creek, five minutes away, to view and indentify migrating birds that will be passing through the flyway above our homes during the fall. Call 410-822-4903 to register.
Sunday, October 14, Harvest Hoedown at Pickering Creek Audubon Center, 11:00AM-4:00PM
$5 per car
Pickering Creek Audubon Center will celebrate birds and fall on the Eastern Shore at this year’s Year of the Bird themed Harvest Hoedown. Harvest Hoedown features music at three locations, unique craftspeople, nature walks, wildlife exhibits, boat rides on the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s Winnie Estelle and entertaining kids and adult activities about birds as well as food prepared by the Easton Lions Club and new local food vendors. Activities and vendors will be found throughout the Center. Explore the property with wagon rides or take a stroll on the forest trail for a sampling of the Eastern Shore’s natural beauty from wetlands to 100 year-old trees, all highlighted in vibrant fall colors.
Friday, October 19, 5:30 – 7:00pm, Fresh Air Walk: Batty for Bats, at Pickering Creek Audubon Center
$5 per person
Birds and butterflies aren’t the only winged creatures flapping and flying around at Pickering Creek Audubon Center! Learn more about these often misunderstood flying mammals and join us for a fun exploration through the forests and fields at Pickering while we search for bats and other animals of the night. Call 410-822-4903 to register.
Saturday, October 20, 8-930am, Druid Hill Park Guilded Bird Walk
Stroll and search for birds with experts from Audubon and the Maryland Zoo! According to ebird.org, over 180 bird species have been documented in Druid Hill Park, an important migratory stopover in Baltimore City! Bring the whole family - all ages and abilities welcome! No experience necessary. There is no need to RSVP for this event, just arrive ready to explore! To borrow binoculars: email@example.com or 410.558.2473. Meeet at 3001 East Drive.
Sunday, October 21, 8:00am Leader: Tim Houghton Mount, Pleasant Farm (Howard County Conservancy)
Mt. Pleasant Farms in Howard County is a premier
place for field birds, including a large variety of
sparrows. Most of this is an easy walk in a beautiful location, but please wear ankle-high boots or shoes (preferably water resistant) in case we bushwhack through marshy areas. Binoculars required. Contact
Tim to register or to ask any questions: 410-510-7504
Saturday. October 27, 8-930am, Patterson Park Guided Bird Walk
Over 200 bird species have visited Patterson Park, an important migratory stopover in Baltimore City! Audubon experts will lead us in search of avian friends! Bring the whole family - all ages and abilities welcome! No experience necessary. There is no need to RSVP for this event, just arrive ready to explore! To borrow binoculars: firstname.lastname@example.org or 410.558.2473.
Meet at the fountain in the northwest corner of Patterson Park, closest to the intersection of E. Lombard St. and S. Patterson Park Ave.