january, 2019

Free Birding Trips

Event Details

Directions

OCTOBER

Saturday, October 5
Riverbend Park, Fairfax County, VA
Half day. Warblers and other neotropical songbird migrants, sparrows, and raptors. Some hilly areas. Meet time/place: 8 am at Nature Center parking lot at the end of Jeffery Rd. For more information, contact the leader, Scott Baron, at baron.scott@gmail.com (10-person limit). REGISTER.

Sunday, October 13 FULL – REGISTER FOR WAITLIST ONLINE
Meadowside Nature Center, Rockville, MD
Half day. Late songbird migrants and resident songbirds in varied habitat. Meet time/place: 7:30 am at the Nature Center parking lot on Meadowside Lane. For more information, contact the leader, Marc Liebermann, at mdlieberm@gmail.com (10-person limit). REGISTER.

Wednesday, October 30
Woodbridge/Occoquan Bay NWR, VA
Half day. Songbirds, waterfowl, eagles, and other raptors. Meet time/place: 7:30 am inside the refuge at central parking lot. 6-adult limit. For more info, contact leader Jim Waggener at 703-567-3555. REGISTER.

NOVEMBER

Saturday, November 9
Blue Mash Nature Trail, Montgomery County, MD
One-third day. Hawks, sparrows, finches, and other woodland birds. Meet time/place: 8 am at Zion Road parking lot. Waterproof footwear strongly recommended. For more information, contact the leader, Jim Nelson, at kingfishers2@verizon.net (10-person limit). REGISTER.

Saturday, November 16
Eastern Neck NWR, Kent County, MD
Full day. Expect to finish around 2:30 pm. Good variety of waterfowl, some waterbirds, gulls, and terns as well as landbirds, hawks, and eagles in mixed farm, woodland, pond, and bay areas. Bring pack lunch and warm drinks. Meet time/ place: 8:30 am at the Tundra Swan Boardwalk. For more information, contact the leader, Paul DeAnna, at ppdeanna47@gmail.com or 202-544-2680 (15-person limit). REGISTER.

Sunday, November 17
Mattawoman Wildlands, Charles County, MD
Half day. Joint trip with Southern Maryland Audubon on the George Wilmont Trail. Large concentrations of waterfowl expected on Mattawoman Creek, along with songbirds, woodpeckers (some redheaded), and raptors. Meet time/place: 7:45 am at Lackey High School parking lot (3000 Chicamuxen Rd., Indian Head, MD 29640). Bring waterproof footwear and dress for possible wind. One mile walk to and from trail head and half mile walk on uneven forest trail. For more information, contact the leader, Lynne Wheeler, at comstockel@aol.com or text 301-751-8097. REGISTER.

Wednesday, November 27
Woodbridge/Occoquan Bay NWR, VA
Half day. Songbirds, waterfowl, eagles, and other raptors. Meet time/place: 7:30 am inside the refuge at central parking lot. 6-adult limit. For more info, contact leader Jim Waggener at 703-567-3555. REGISTER.

DECEMBER

Saturday, December 7
Huntley Meadows, Fairfax County, VA
Half day. Wintering waterfowl and other winter residents. Bald Eagles a possibility. Meet time/place: 8 am at parking lot by the Visitors Center (3701 Lockheed Blvd, Alexandria, VA 22306). For more information, contact the leader, Dixie Sommers, at dixiesommers@cs.com (12-person limit). REGISTER.

Wednesday, December 18
Woodbridge/Occoquan Bay NWR, VA
Half day. Songbirds, waterfowl, eagles, and other raptors. Meet time/place: 7:30 am inside the refuge at central parking lot. 6-adult limit. For more info, contact leader Jim Waggener at 703-567-3555. REGISTER.

Time

Year Around Event (2019)