january, 2019

Free Birding Trips

Event Details

Directions

MAY

Sunday, May 12
C&O Canal, MD Areas
Half day. Songbirds, waterbirds, raptors. Meet time/place: 7 am in parking lot at Riley’s Lock on the Canal. For more info, contact the leader, Tony Futcher, at 301-422- 3927 or tonyfutcher1@verizon.netRegister online.

Wednesday, May 29
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. Register online (6-adult limit). For more info, contact leader Jim Waggener at 703-567-3555.

JUNE

Sunday, June 2 FULL – REGISTER FOR WAITLIST ONLINE
Little Bennett Regional Park, Montgomery Co., MD
Half day. Nesting songbirds, possibly including Yellow-breasted Chat, Willow Flycatcher, Prairie Warbler, and Kentucky Warbler. Meet time/place: 7:30 am at Kingsley Trail parking area. Insect repellent highly advised, as is waterproof footwear. Extra water and sunscreen also recommended. For more info, contact the leader, Paul DeAnna, at 202-544-2680 or ppdeanna47@gmail.com (12-person limit). Register online.

Sunday, June 9
Fort C.F. Smith Park, Arlington, VA
One-third day. Nesting songbirds in woods, edge, and meadow habitat. There may be muddy conditions. Meet time/place: 7 am in parking lot. For more info, contact the leader, Karen Fairweather, at twofairs@msn.com or 703-841-1299 (10-person limit). Register online.

Wednesday, June 26
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. Register online (6-adult limit). For more info, contact leader Jim Waggener at 703-567-3555.

Saturday, June 29 FULL – REGISTER FOR WAITLIST ONLINE
Oaks Landfill, Laytonsville, MD
One-third day. Joint trip with Montgomery Bird Club. Explore this meadow area in the now-closed landfill. Mostly open terrain with some ponds. Possibility of dickcissels, grasshopper sparrows, blue grosbeaks, raptors. We have special permission to enter this “closed to the public” area, so reservations are essential. Meet time/place: 6:45 am on landfill entrance road at 6001 Rt. 108, Laytonsville, MD. Register online (20-adult limit). For more information, contact the leader, Mark England, at 240-375-4500 or markengland@canamcontractors.com.

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