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  • Looking for Local Patches!

    Our first field trip season including “local patch” birding spots has been terrific – participants on these trips have said how pleased they were to find some new places to visit.  I’m sending out a huge thank you to the many kind folks who have shared a favorite birding destination with us (and who will […]

  • Delaware Bird-A-Thon: May 2 to 10, 2015

    The Ninth Annual Delaware Bird-A-Thon will take place from May 2 to 10, 2015.  Join us for this special event that raises funds for bird conservation here in Delaware.  Nearly $300,000 have been raised already and we invite you to help us raise more this year!   [Printable Brochure] Also plan to attend the Bird-a-thon […]

  • Peregrine Falcons have Eggs

    Wilmington’s Peregrine Falcon’s now have 5 eggs!  Check out the action at the Wilmington Falcon Webcam page and at the Falcons’ Facebook page. /* Local CSS to hide featured image in post, not on front page */ .wp-post-image { display:none ! important; }

  • DOS Book Sale a Success

    Thanks to the book lovers out there for helping raise nearly $2,000 to support DOS programs!  The books sold were generously donated by the family of Howard Brokaw.

  • The Great Backyard Bird Count

    During the period from February 13 to 16, 2015, 692 checklists were submitted from Delaware for the Great Backyard Bird Count.  127 species of birds were found including 105 from Sussex Co, 95 from New Castle County, and 71 from Kent County.  The top birding hotspot for species was Fort DuPont State Park, where 48 […]