Calendar of Events

Monday, March 18, 2019

Cape May: History, Places, Birds

Mr. Bert Filemyr, retired teacher and Treasurer, Delaware Valley Ornithological Club.

Start: Monday, March 18, 2019 7:30 pm
End: Monday, March 18, 2019 9:30 pm

Thursday, March 14, 2019

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: Thursday, March 14, 2019 8:30 am
End: Thursday, March 14, 2019 10:30 am

Sunday, March 10, 2019

Evening Woodcock Walk, Marsh Creek State Park, PA

For: American Woodcock

Place: Park & Ride Route 113N, 6:30 p.m.

Leader: Holly Merker (610-733-4392 , HCybelle@aol.com)

Google MapNote: This is a joint trip with BCDC. Please check with leader in advance regarding weather conditions.

Directions: Meet at Park & Ride, Lionville, PA. Look for Park & Ride signs after turning from Route 100 onto 113 North. Turn right into Park & Ride.

Marsh Creek State Park

Start: Sunday, March 10, 2019 6:30 pm
End: Sunday, March 10, 2019 8:30 pm

Saturday, March 9, 2019

Delaware City to Bombay Hook NWR and South

For: Waterfowl and other late winter visitors

Google MapPlace: Painter’s Crossing, 7:00 a.m.

Leaders: John Mercer (484-459-2062, mercer1135@aol.com, and Denice Hardtmann (484-459-2062, dhardtmann@comcast.net)

Note: Bring lunch. Trip is an all day trip. Minimal walking involved.

Directions: We will stop first at Dragon Run overlook on Route 9, and then we will travel down Route 9 stopping at various locations along the way until we get to Bombay Hook.  After Bombay Hook, we will continue south to Port Mahon and keep going south until we run out of time.  We will have a dinner near Dover then head home. This is an all day trip with no set finish time.

Carpooling: Meet at Painters Crossing, PA, on the northwest corner of US Routes 1 and 202.  Departure time 7:00 a.mAlternate meeting place: ABA Headquarters 93 Clinton St. Delaware City, Delaware at 8:10 a.m. Please contact leaders if meeting at the alternate location.

Google MapBombay Hook NWR

Start: Saturday, March 9, 2019 7:00 am
End: Saturday, March 9, 2019 10:00 pm

Thursday, March 7, 2019

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: Thursday, March 7, 2019 8:30 am
End: Thursday, March 7, 2019 10:30 am

Monday, March 4, 2019

Building a Northeastern Wildlife Tracking Network

Ms. Lisa Kiziuk, Director of Bird Conservation, Willistown Conservation Trust.

Start: Monday, March 4, 2019 7:30 pm
End: Monday, March 4, 2019 9:30 pm

Thursday, February 28, 2019

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: Thursday, February 28, 2019 8:30 am
End: Thursday, February 28, 2019 10:30 am

Thursday, February 21, 2019

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: Thursday, February 21, 2019 8:30 am
End: Thursday, February 21, 2019 10:30 am

Monday, February 18, 2019

The Rio Grande Valley with the West Chester Bird Club

Mr. John Mercer, Treasurer, and Mr. Barry Blust, Director.

Start: Monday, February 18, 2019 7:30 pm
End: Monday, February 18, 2019 9:30 pm

Saturday, February 16, 2019

The Great Backyard Bird Count

For: Winter residents

Place: Your feeders and your yard, all day.

Coordinator: Carol Majors (610-399-1509, carolmajors@gmail.com)

Note: Count birds at your feeder, in your yard or any site of your choosing.  Although the bird count is Feb. 15 to 18, only lists for Feb. 16 will be counted in the report. Input data into eBird.org and send to coordinator. All results must be sent to Carol by March 1. For more information, see website at Great Backyard Bird Count.

Date: Saturday, February 16, 2019
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