Long-time biologist Wayne Lehman has spent countless hours banding and monitoring barn owls and screech owls in Delaware. Banding provides valuable information on life span, home range, nest site fidelity, and migratory patterns, and in estimating population size. He will discuss banding methods, nest boxes, nest site competition with other species of wildlife, life history, […]
Daylight Saving Time is over, so celebrate by sleeping in for an extra hour and then join DOS for a birding trip to the Augustine Wildlife Area. Check out some new locations like the Ashton Tract and it’s new observation platform, and old favorites like Augustine Beach and the Green Tract. This half day trip […]
This Winter Waterfowl Identification Workshop is run in conjunction with the Delaware Museum of Natural History (DMNH) and Bombay Hook NWR. The workshop will be held at the Bombay Hook NWR Visitors’ Center. This fall program will offer participants the opportunity to examine closely, study and discuss the skins of a variety of waterfowl common […]
Hawks are migrating and our hawk counters are counting. Come visit us at the Ashland Hawk Watch andthe Cape Henlopen Hawk Watch from now through the end of November. This is a great opportunity to learn how to identify soaring raptors. Beginners and families are particularly welcome. More information available here.