We meet the fourth Monday of the month at MAC Education Center, off Snow Hill Rd., Salisbury at 7p.m.
We meet the fourth Monday of the month at MAC Education Center, off Snow Hill Rd., Salisbury at 7p.m
Monday, November 28, 2016 – Program, “Glimpses into the life of the world's smallest bird: Bee Hummingbird of Cuba", Dr. James Wiley
Monday, January 23—Program, “India”, presented by Mike Walsh and Chris Dominick.
Monday, February 27— Program, “Project SNOWstorm, What we’ve learned from the 2013-14 Snowy Owl invasion”, presented by Dave Brinker, Central Regional Ecologist, Maryland Dept. of Natural
Monday, March 27— Program, ‘Lower Shore Land Trust’s Pollinator Program’, presented by Kate Patton, Executive Director of the LSLT.
Monday, April 24—Program, “Piping Plovers on Assateague Island”, presented by an Assateague National Seashore staff member.
Monday, May 22—Annual dinner program, “Better Birding”, presented by George Armistead, Rockjumper World Birding Adventures. George’s presentation will be based on his new book.
Our trips are open to the public- please join us!
NOTE: All trips except the Salisbury Christmas Bird Count and May Count start at the Ward Museum parking lot at 7:30 AM. Bring lunch and drinks unless otherwise noted. Call the leader if you need to arrange an alternate meeting place/time or if weather conditions are uncertain.
Upcoming Fall Trips:
Sunday, January 8—Coastal Birding trip from Ocean City, MD to Cape Henlopen, DE for winter coastal birding. Meet at the Ward Museum parking lot at 7:30 a.m. or the OC inlet parking lot at 8:30 a.m. Bring lunch, snacks and drinks. For information, contact Ellen Lawler at 410-982- 8695 or email@example.com or Rick Palmer at 410-360- 7374 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday, January 21—Dorchester County looking for waterfowl, raptors and other winter residents. Meet at Rte. 50 Royal Farms, west of Salisbury at 7:30 a.m. Bring lunch and snacks. For information, contact Mike Walsh at 410-422-0428 or email@example.com.
Saturday, February 11—Late day trip to Deal Island WMA for Short-eared owls, Black-crowned Night Herons, Northern Harriers and other birds of the winter marsh. Meet at Ward Museum parking lot at 1:00 p.m. or parking area near the Exxon station (across from McDonalds) in Princess Anne at 1:30 p.m. Bring snacks and drinks. For more information, contact Mike Walsh at 410-422-0428 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, March 11—Bombay Hook NWR for waterfowl, raptors, late wintering birds and early spring returns. Meet at the Ward Museum parking lot at 7:30 a.m. or the Bombay Hook Visitor Center at 9 a.m. Bring lunch, drinks and snacks. For more information, contact Betty Pitney at 410-543-1853 or Ellen Lawler at 410-982-8695 or email@example.com.
Saturday, April 22—Nassawango for warblers, vireos, flycatchers, migrating passerines and newly arrived summer residents. Meet at Ward Museum parking lot at 7:30 a.m. Bring lunch, drinks and snacks. For more information, contact Betty Pitney at 410-543-1853 or Ellen Lawler at 410-982-8695 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Other dates to remember:
Delmarva Winter Birding Weekend—January 27-29, 2017. See http://delmarvabirding.com/ for more information.
MOS Annual Conference—May 19-21, 2017 at WISP in Garrett County. See www.mdbirds.org for more information.
Delmarva Spring Birding Weekend—April 27-30, 2017. See http://delmarvabirding.com/ for more information.
Valuing Bird Biodiversity Using Citizen Science—with Jeff Gordon and Sonja Kolstoe, Friday, March 10, 2017, 3-6 p.m., at the Ward Museum. See the following link for more information:
Poplar Island trip—August 12—more info to come.