Welcome to the Delaware Ornithological Society

Dedicated to enjoying, protecting and studying Delaware's bird life

Field trips and meetings:   We are offering a full slate of field trips.  The October monthly meeting will be held IN PERSON AT ASHLAND NATURE CENTER!

Upcoming Events

What we do

Field Trips

We run field trips throughout  the year to Delaware's birding hotspots.

Monthly Meetings

We hold monthly meetings with wide ranging topics.  

Conservation

We work to conserve critical bird habitats in partneship with other organizations and the state.  

Youth Birding

Our youth birding group and co-sponsorship of the Frontiers in Ornithology Symposium provide activities for school age birders.  

Citizen Science

From Hawk Watches to Christmas Bird Counts, we run a number of projects studying Delaware's birds.

Bird-a-thon

Our signature fundraising event has raised money to purchase 2000 acres of critical bird habitat.  

A word from our president

“DOS welcomes anyone with an interest in Delaware's birds, from beginner to expert.  There are many activities that you can participate in and many volunteer opportunities.  Whether it is birding, conservation, science or education, there is something for everyone.  Consider joining today.”
Michael Moore, DOS President

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All members receive our email newsletter, but anyone can subscribe who wants to learn more about what DOS is doing

DOS needs your support

DOS offers a wide range of activities and has an ambitious and multifaceted mission.  Please help with your support.

Members receive the monthly newsletter, annual journal and the Birdline rare bird alert.

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