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A small flock of Harlequin Ducks at Barnegat Inlet NJ - Feb 2016
A small flock of Harlequin Ducks seen on the Baird Ornithological Club Field trip to Barnegat Inlet NJ - Feb 2016


Upcoming Filed trips: 

SEPTEMBER 15, 2018 (Saturday) MOUNT PENN HAWK WATCH 9AM-2PM From the top of the William Penn Memorial Fire Tower.Coordinator:  Bill Uhrich
SEPTEMBER 28-30,2018 (Friday-Sunday) Cape May and  Stone Harbor Led by Rick Wiltrout$25 fee, call in advance for detailsCoordinator: Linda Ingram
Canceled OCTOBER 14, 2018(Sunday)ARLENEKOCH'S PROPERTY- SPARROWS/FALL MIGRANTS,8AMMeet at the Lake Ontelaunee dam breast. Coordinator: Matt Wlasniewski 
OCTOBER 20, 2018(Saturday)MOUNT PENN HAWK WATCH 9AM-2PM From the top of the William Penn Memorial Fire Tower.Coordinator:  Bill Uhrich
DECEMBER 16, 2018 (Sunday) READING CHRISTMAS BIRD COUNT Compiler: Ken Lebo 
DECEMBER 22, 2018 (Saturday) ELVERSON CHRISTMAS BIRD COUNT Compiler: Jim Cook
DECEMBER 29, 2018 (Saturday) BERNVILLE CHRISTMAS BIRD COUNTCompiler: Ed Barrell
DECEMBER 30, 2018 (Sunday) HAMBURG CHRISTMAS BIRD COUNT Compiler: Laurie Goodrich
JANUARY 1, 2019 (Tuesday) NEW YEAR'S DAY Birding trip - 8AM Meet at the Cacoosing Meadows Park parking lot on Reedy Rd. Coordinator: Ken Lebo
JANUARY 20, 2019 (Sunday) LAKE ONTELAUNEE, 8AM Meet at the dam breast (along Rte 73.) Coordinator:Katrina Knight
Winter 2019 (date to be announced when the weather looks good for viewing the water birds!) BARNEGAT, NEW JERSEYCoordinator: Mike Slater
Late Winter Waterfowl (Feb- Mar 2019, exact date to be announced when we see what the migrations timing is!)  LAKE ONTELAUNEE WATERFOWL - 8AM Meet at the dam breast (along Rte 73.) Coordinator: Rudy Keller
MARCH 23, 2019 (Saturday) GREEN HILLS PRESERVE - 8AM Meet in the parking lot. From Rte 10, go west on Rte 568 (Kurtz Mill Rd.) Turn right onto Gunhart Rd (WATCH OUT for ruts and the washed out road shoulder in spots!) . The parking lot is on the right. Coordinator:  Art Zdancewic
[NEW] MARCH 24, 2019 (Sunday) FRENCH CREEK STATE PARK-WOODCOCKS - 6 PM Look for American Woodcocks doing their evening courtship dance. Meet in the park headquarters parking area on Park Rd    Coordinator:  Art Zdancewic
APRIL 6,2019 (Saturday) KERNSVILLE RECREATION AREA - 8AM Directions: Rte 61 north, right on Jetson Dr (across from Cabelas), right on Industrial Dr,  left on Kernsville Dam Rd. Meet at the monument, ~ 50 feet ahead. Coordinator: Matt Wlasniewski
APRIL 27, 2019 (Saturday) NEVERSINK MOUNTAIN, 10AM - BIRDS, BUTTERFLIES & BOTANY (IN CONJUNCTION WITH MENGEL Natural History Society). Meet at S 10th & South Sts, Rdg. (Park on South St.) Coordinators: Ken Lebo and Karl Gardner
April 28, 2019 (Sunday) UNION MEADOWS, 2PM - FAMILY and BEGINNER's BIRD WALK. Binoculars available for loan.  Meet at Union Meadows East parking lot, the Union Township Trail-head for the Schuylkill RiverTrail,  Rte. 724 East Main St., 2 miles east of Birdsboro.  Gather at the kiosk Coordinator: Linda Ingram
MAY 4,2019 (Saturday) PINE SWAMP (State Game Lands 106) - 7AM Meet in the parking lot on the (right) west side of Pine Swamp Rd about 1/2 mile south of Hawk Mountain Rd. Limited space available - you call to register Coordinator: Ken Lebo, 610-856-1413 (Note it's Spring Gobbler turkey hunting season so wear your blaze orange clothing and hat.)
MAY 5, 2019 (Sunday) ANTIETAM LAKE - BIRDS & WILDFLOWERS, 8 AM From Perkiomen Ave., Mt Penn, turn onto Carsonia Ave. & drive to end. Turn left & make first left onto Angora Rd., pass Hill Rd, turn into parking lot at the sharp corner.Coordinator: Bill Uhrich
MAY 11, 2019 (Saturday) HAMBURG RESERVOIR - 7AM Meet in the parking lot at the end of Reservoir Rd. Go east on Old Rte 22 out of Hamburg, turn left on Reservoir Rd. after going through Edinburgh. (Lenhartsville is too far). Take Reservoir Rd. to end.Coordinator: Matt Wlasniewski, 
MAY 18, 2018 (Saturday-Sunday) Bombay Hook, 6:30AM Meet in the Target parking lot, off of Perkiomen Ave., Exeter Coordinator: Art Zdancewic
JUNE 8, 2019 (Saturday) MIDDLE CREEK WMA - GRASSLAND BREEDING BIRDS [New Location], 8 AM Meet at Middle Creek Visitor's Center parking lot, call in advance if you would like to arrange car pooling Coordinator: Katrina Knight 610-372-3671
JUNE 22, 2019 (Saturday) MOTH NIGHT - 9pm - about 11 pm, but people can arrive and leave at any time , NOLDE FOREST EEC (in conjunction with the Mengel Natural History Society) Meet in picnic area behind headquarters Coordinators: Ken Lebo and Jim Eckert,
JULY 13, 2019 (Saturday) BLUE MARSH BUTTERFLY WALK - 10 AM (in conjunction with the Mengel Natural History Society) - Meet at the Blue Marsh Visitor's Center off of Palisades Drive. Coordinators: Ken Lebo and Karl Gardner
AUGUST 10, 2019 (Saturday) BARTRAM TRAIL/KERNSVILLE REC AREA - DRAGONFLIES - 10 AM (in conjunction with the Mengel Natural History Society) Rte 61 north, right on Jetson Dr, right on Industrial Dr, left on Kernsville Dam Rd. The parking area is on the right.Coordinator: Ken Lebo
AUGUST24,2019(Saturday) BUTTERFLIES - ANGELICA PARK-10 AM (in conjunction with the Mengel Natural History Society) Meet in the parking lot off of Rte 10 Coordinators: Ken Lebo and Karl Gardner 


+ Twice monthly Bird Walks  on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday.


FLASH BIRD WALKS
Additional field trips may be scheduled at short notice any time that it appears that conditions are right for an interesting outing. Sign up to get e-mail or check the website for announcements.

(See also the FlashBirdwalks Page for field trips on short notice)

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