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November 23, 2017

Every Thursday Morning Exton Park, Exton, PA

For: Seasonal birds

Place: Exton Park, 8:30 a.m.

Leader: Various leaders in conjunction with Friends of Exton Park

Note: Formerly known as Church Farm Pond and now a part of Exton Park, this pond and surrounding wetland had been a popular birding spot for years.

Google MapDirections: From the intersection of Routes 30 and 202, drive west along Route 30 and turn right on Valley Creek Blvd. At the end of the road, make a left on Swedesford Road and park in the gravel parking lot on your left where the perimeter trail starts. This is a 1.5 mile walk and will take between 1.5 and 2 hours.

Exton Park

Start: November 23, 2017 8:30 am
End: November 23, 2017 10:30 am

November 30, 2017

Every Thursday Morning Exton Park, Exton, PA

For: Seasonal birds

Place: Exton Park, 8:30 a.m.

Leader: Various leaders in conjunction with Friends of Exton Park

Note: Formerly known as Church Farm Pond and now a part of Exton Park, this pond and surrounding wetland had been a popular birding spot for years.

Google MapDirections: From the intersection of Routes 30 and 202, drive west along Route 30 and turn right on Valley Creek Blvd. At the end of the road, make a left on Swedesford Road and park in the gravel parking lot on your left where the perimeter trail starts. This is a 1.5 mile walk and will take between 1.5 and 2 hours.

Exton Park

Start: November 30, 2017 8:30 am
End: November 30, 2017 10:30 am

December 2, 2017

Barnegat Light and E.B. Forsythe (Brigantine) NWR, NJ

For: Harlequins, eiders, loons and other waterfowl

Google MapPlace: Barnegat Light State Park, 8:15 a.m.

Leaders: Dave Davis (267-251-7648, kilmorreyinc@ccis.net) and Rita Modesti (610-304-1832, rmo54@yahoo.com)

Google MapNote: There will be a walk of about 1.5 miles between the dunes to get to the end of the jetty.  Bring something for lunch this is an all-day trip.

Directions: Follow NJ Route 72 onto Long Beach Island.  Turn left onto Long Beach Island Blvd. Go about 7 miles take slight left onto Broadway. The Barnegat Light State Park parking lot is at north end of Long Beach Island, 208 Broadway, Barnegat Light, NJ 08006.

Carpooling: Meet at Painters Crossing on the northwest corner of Routes 1 and 202. Departure time is 6:00 a.m. Leader will meet group at Barnegat, not at Painters Crossing

Start: December 2, 2017 8:15 am
End: December 2, 2017 5:00 pm

December 7, 2017

Every Thursday Morning Exton Park, Exton, PA

For: Seasonal birds

Place: Exton Park, 8:30 a.m.

Leader: Various leaders in conjunction with Friends of Exton Park

Note: Formerly known as Church Farm Pond and now a part of Exton Park, this pond and surrounding wetland had been a popular birding spot for years.

Google MapDirections: From the intersection of Routes 30 and 202, drive west along Route 30 and turn right on Valley Creek Blvd. At the end of the road, make a left on Swedesford Road and park in the gravel parking lot on your left where the perimeter trail starts. This is a 1.5 mile walk and will take between 1.5 and 2 hours.

Exton Park

Start: December 7, 2017 8:30 am
End: December 7, 2017 10:30 am

December 14, 2017

Every Thursday Morning Exton Park, Exton, PA

For: Seasonal birds

Place: Exton Park, 8:30 a.m.

Leader: Various leaders in conjunction with Friends of Exton Park

Note: Formerly known as Church Farm Pond and now a part of Exton Park, this pond and surrounding wetland had been a popular birding spot for years.

Google MapDirections: From the intersection of Routes 30 and 202, drive west along Route 30 and turn right on Valley Creek Blvd. At the end of the road, make a left on Swedesford Road and park in the gravel parking lot on your left where the perimeter trail starts. This is a 1.5 mile walk and will take between 1.5 and 2 hours.

Exton Park

Start: December 14, 2017 8:30 am
End: December 14, 2017 10:30 am

December 16, 2017

West Chester Christmas Bird Count

For: Winter Residents

Place: Assigned territories, any time from midnight to midnight.

Coordinators: Barry Blust (610-458-5616, BarryBlust@comcast.net) and
Tony Fernandes (610-647-7868, jets741@verizon.net)

Note: Contact coordinator early for questions or to let him know of your interest so that sector assignments and leaders can be identified.

There will be no meeting after the count for a tally or dinner.

Audubon Christmas Bird Count

Date: December 16, 2017

December 21, 2017

Every Thursday Morning Exton Park, Exton, PA

For: Seasonal birds

Place: Exton Park, 8:30 a.m.

Leader: Various leaders in conjunction with Friends of Exton Park

Note: Formerly known as Church Farm Pond and now a part of Exton Park, this pond and surrounding wetland had been a popular birding spot for years.

Google MapDirections: From the intersection of Routes 30 and 202, drive west along Route 30 and turn right on Valley Creek Blvd. At the end of the road, make a left on Swedesford Road and park in the gravel parking lot on your left where the perimeter trail starts. This is a 1.5 mile walk and will take between 1.5 and 2 hours.

Exton Park

Start: December 21, 2017 8:30 am
End: December 21, 2017 10:30 am

December 23, 2017

Valley Forge Christmas Bird Count

For: Winter residents

Place: Assigned territories, dawn to dusk.

Coordinator: Vincent Smith (484-410-1157, nyctea34@aol.com)

Note: Circle is centered on Mill Grove.  Beginning and experienced birders are welcome.  Section leaders will notify past participants. New volunteers please register by Dec. 17 to be assigned to a team.

Audubon Christmas Bird Count

Date: December 23, 2017

Elverson Christmas Bird Count

For: Winter residents

Place: Assigned territories, dawn to dusk.

Coordinators: Ruth Cook (610-286-9919, dunlin@dejazzd.com) and Jim Cook (610-587-7545, escjim@windstream.net)

Note: Contact coordinator early for questions or to let him know of your interest so that sector assignments and leaders can be identified.

Audubon Christmas Bird Count

Date: December 23, 2017

December 28, 2017

Every Thursday Morning Exton Park, Exton, PA

For: Seasonal birds

Place: Exton Park, 8:30 a.m.

Leader: Various leaders in conjunction with Friends of Exton Park

Note: Formerly known as Church Farm Pond and now a part of Exton Park, this pond and surrounding wetland had been a popular birding spot for years.

Google MapDirections: From the intersection of Routes 30 and 202, drive west along Route 30 and turn right on Valley Creek Blvd. At the end of the road, make a left on Swedesford Road and park in the gravel parking lot on your left where the perimeter trail starts. This is a 1.5 mile walk and will take between 1.5 and 2 hours.

Exton Park

Start: December 28, 2017 8:30 am
End: December 28, 2017 10:30 am
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