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Binky Lee Preserve, Chester County, PA

For: Migrants and resident birds Place: Parking lot on Pikeland Road just off Route 113, 8:00 a.m. Leaders: Rick Wolf (610-933-6414, randewolf@icloud.com) Note: This will be a 3 to 4 hour walk covering about 2.5 miles with a decent grade at one point. We will be looking for resident and migrating birds including Bobolinks, Yellow-breasted […]

Springton Manor Farm, Chester County, PA

For: Migrants and resident birds Place: Manor House 860 Springton Rd, Glenmoore, PA, 8:00 a.m. Leaders: Kris Debolt and Peter Wade (215-219-5637, wadedeb@verizon.net) Note: This will be a 3 to 4 hour walk. This walk is in conjunction with BCDC. Directions: Take Rt. 322 West through Guthriesville, take a soft right onto Springton Road at […]

ChesLen Preserve (formerly Embreeville County Park) and Embreeville Mill Property, PA

For: Early migrants Place: Newlin Township Maintenance Building, 8:00 a.m. Leaders: Judy Ford (610-486-6061, RareJBird@verizon.net) and Mike Gardner (484-880-7083, birdnerd@zoominternet.net) Note: There will be some walking involved, about 1 to 2 miles over mostly flat, marshy terrain. Waterproof boots or shoes a must. After the marsh, we'll bird along the Brandywine around Embreeville. Directions: The […]

Stroud Preserve, Chester County, PA

For: Spring migrants, butterflies, etc. Place: Stroud Preserve parking lot, 8:00 a.m. Leader: Barry Blust (610-458-5616, barryblust@comcast.net) Note: Trip is an approximately two- to three-hour walk covering about 2 miles with some moderate hills. Directions: From West Chester, take Route 162 west for about 2 miles and turn left onto North Creek Road. The parking […]

White Clay Creek, Newark, DE

For: Migrants and resident birds Place: Wedgewood Rd. parking lot, 7:45 a.m. Leader: Bob Murray (610-644-5440, rmurray@murraymicro.com) Note: The walk will be on an abandoned railroad bed, along the banks of White Clay Creek, which forms a section of the Mason-Dixon trail. We will cover a total distance of about 3 miles. There will be […]

E.B. Forsythe (Brigantine) NWR, NJ

For: Shorebirds, herons & spring migrants in general. Place: Forsythe NWR Headquarters, 8:00 a.m. Leaders: Tony Fernandes (610-647-7868, jets741@verizon.net) Note: Meet at Forsythe at 8:00 a.m. Minimal walking involved. The trip is a half day trip all within the refuge. ┬áIt will not be an all day trip. Directions: Due to Covid concerns, check with […]

The Great Marsh

For: Spring Migrants & Resident Birds Place: 28 Moores Road, Elverson, PA, 7:00 a.m. Leader: Mike Coulter. If you plan to attend please email the Great Marsh Institute at greatmarshinstitute@gmail.com to let them know to expect you. Note: Join local birding expert Mike Coulter as he guides us through the Great Marsh, an ancient periglacial […]

Stroud Preserve, Chester County, PA

For: Summer residents, butterflies, etc. Place: Stroud Preserve parking lot, 8:00 a.m. Leaders: Armas Hill (302-529-1876, Armas@focusonnature.com) Note: Trip is an approximately two- to three-hour walk covering about 2 miles with some moderate hills. Directions: From West Chester, take Route 162 west for about 2 miles and turn left onto North Creek Road. The parking […]

Okehocking Preserve, Chester County, PA

For: Summer residents, butterflies, etc. Place: Okehocking Preserve parking lot, 8:00 a.m. Leaders: Sue Lucas (610-647-4779, sue.e.lucas7@gmail.com) Note: Trip is an approximately two- to three-hour walk covering about 2 miles with some moderate hills. Directions: From West Chester, take Route 3 East. After passing Route 926, at the next light (DelChester Road) make a u-turn […]

East Branch Brandywine Trail, Downingtown, PA – CANCELED

For: Summer residents Place: Lot off Rt. 322 just East of the Railroad Bridge, 8:00 a.m. Leaders: Kris Debolt and Peter Wade (215-219-5637, wadedeb@verizon.net ) and Pat Messner (484-716-7564, patmessner32@gmail.com) Note: Half-day trip, 2.6 miles of fairly flat paved walkway, with benches and plenty of shade. Directions: From Downingtown, take East Rt.322, go under the […]

The Great Marsh

For: Summer Resident Birds Place: 28 Moores Road, Elverson, PA, 7:00 a.m. Leader: Mike Coulter. If you plan to attend please email the Great Marsh Institute at greatmarshinstitute@gmail.com to let them know to expect you. Note: Join local birding expert Mike Coulter as he guides us through the Great Marsh, an ancient periglacial marsh and […]

The Great Marsh

For: Summer Resident Birds Place: 28 Moores Road, Elverson, PA, 8:00 a.m. Leader: Mike Coulter. If you plan to attend please email the Great Marsh Institute at greatmarshinstitute@gmail.com to let them know to expect you. Note: Join local birding expert Mike Coulter as he guides us through the Great Marsh, an ancient periglacial marsh and […]