Blog & Flash Bird Walks
Field trips may be scheduled at short notice any time it appears conditions are right for an additional outing. Email announcements will be sent to all members and the information will be on our website at the same time https://bairdornithological.club/ .
SEPTEMBER 8, 2021 (Wednesday) - Delaware Shore Refuges 6:30am
Targeting shorebirds, waders, early waterfowl, gulls and terns, early fall songbird migrants. Meet at Target parking lot in Exeter at 6:30 a.m. Leaders will be staying over, you are on your own going home. Coordinator: Art Zdancewic 610-858-3315
SEPTEMBER 18, 2021 (Saturday) m OCTOBER 16 (Saturday) and November 13 – (Saturday) Mount Penn Pagoda Hawk Watch 9am – 2pm
We will meet on the lawn, walk down the steps at the front of the Pagoda. Bring a lawn chair. Coordinator: Bill Uhrich 610-698-1575
OCTOBER 2, 2021 (Saturday) - Union Meadows Fall Migrants 8am
An easy walk on wide flat trail through wooded and open field habitats seeking sparrows and other fall migrants. Meet at Union Meadows East parking lot, Trailhead for the Schuylkill River Trail, Rte.724/East Main St. in Monocacy, 2 miles east of Birdsboro. Coordinators: Rudy Keller & Linda Ingram, 610-621-7473
OCTOBER 24, 2021 (Sunday) - John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove 8:00am – 11:00am
Meeting in the Center’s parking lot we will bird some of the Mill Grove estate’s five miles of nature trails along the Perkiomen Creek. At 10:00am the museum opens featuring excellent exhibits on all things birds and Audubon. Coordinator: Linda Ingram 610-621-7473
NOVEMBER 6, 2021 (Saturday) - Hopewell Big Woods Trail 8:00am
Wide trail meanders through open fields bordered by woodland. Previous seasons were excellent for field and edge species. A fall walk for late migrants and wintering species.
Meet at Union Meadows East parking lot, Trailhead for the Schuylkill River Trail, Rte.724/East Main St. in Monocacy, 2 miles east of Birdsboro. (*change of parking location for this site)
Coordinators: Linda Ingram 610-621-7473, Peter & Jane Wolfe
Photo: A Merlin at Blue Marsh Lake.
by Mike Slater
CBCs in the Berks County Area.
DECEMBER 19, 2021 (Sunday) - Reading Christmas Bird Count
Compiler: Lucy Cairns 610-223-4501 firstname.lastname@example.org
DECEMBER 20, 2021 (Monday) - Elverson Christmas Bird Count
Compiler: Jim Cook 610-587-7545 cell, 610-286-5021 work, email@example.com
DECEMBER 26, 2021 (Sunday) - Hamburg Christmas Bird Count
Compiler: Laurie Goodrich 570-943-3411 ext 106
JANUARY 1, 2022 (Saturday) - Bernville Christmas Bird Count
Compiler: Ed Barrell 610-926-2962 firstname.lastname@example.org