All Upcoming Events and Trips

DOS January Meeting: Annual Christmas Count Recap

Join host Jim White and other Christmas Count compilers for a recap of all the exciting discoveries during the 2021-2022 Christmas Counts. Each compiler will summarize the highlights of their count and discuss recent trends in bird populations. The meeting is held online via Zoom software. Members will receive an email with Zoom login info ... Read more

Second Sea Watch for 2021-2022

Join Anthony Gonzon and Chris Bennett for 3 brisk birding adventures at the Indian River Inlet this winter! Sea Watch I - November 14 (Sunday) 8:00 AM until 12:00 PM Sea Watch II - January 23 (Sunday) 8:00 AM until 12:00 PM Sea Watch III - March 13 (Sunday)  8:00 AM until 12:00 PM To ... Read more

Owl Walk with Jim White (DOS Members Only)

Register now for Jim's Owl Prowl! Sunday Feb 13, start time 8 AM, location to be determined - Owl Walk with Jim White Full day search in various locations for as many species of owls as possible, and other raptors along the way!  Bring snacks, lunch etc, although there is typically a stop around lunchtime ... Read more

DOS February Meeting: To be announced

The meeting is held online via Zoom software. Members will receive an email with Zoom login info prior to the meeting.  If you are not a member and would like to attend, please use the button below to request login info which is available a few days before the meeting. We look forward to ‘seeing’ ... Read more

Third Sea Watch for 2021-2022

Join Anthony Gonzon and Chris Bennett for 3 brisk birding adventures at the Indian River Inlet this winter! Sea Watch I - November 14 (Sunday) 8:00 AM until 12:00 PM Sea Watch II - January 23 (Sunday) 8:00 AM until 12:00 PM Sea Watch III - March 13 (Sunday)  8:00 AM until 12:00 PM To ... Read more

DOS March Meeting: To be announced

The meeting is held online via Zoom software. Members will receive an email with Zoom login info prior to the meeting.  If you are not a member and would like to attend, please use the button below to request login info which is available a few days before the meeting. We look forward to ‘seeing’ ... Read more

DOS April Meeting: To be announced

The meeting is held online via Zoom software. Members will receive an email with Zoom login info prior to the meeting.  If you are not a member and would like to attend, please use the button below to request login info which is available a few days before the meeting. We look forward to ‘seeing’ ... Read more

Evening Rail Trip with Andy Ednie

Listen for rails after dark! This may be the only field trip all year where no birds are seen....only heard!  A four hour Rail bonanza (in the middle of the night!) targeting 7 species.  Bring long boots and bug spray.  Andy Ednie  - [email protected] *All participants must be vaccinated to attend per request of the ... Read more

Blackbird State Forest

Blackbird State Forest! Sat May 7, 2022 - Blackbird State Forest with Ian Stewart - limited to 20 participants In this twist on an old walk, we will explore the area around the headquarters of Blackbird State Forest followed by a convoy to some of it's lesser known corners in search of specialty birds and ... Read more

Mother’s Day Walk at White Clay Creek with Judy Montgomery

The traditional DOS Mother's Day walk Come spend Mother's Day at beautiful White Clay Creek State Park looking for local breeding birds and late migrants still passing through.  Offered during the DE Bird-A-Thon (DBAT) Judy Montgomery - [email protected] Meet at the Chambers House Nature Center off of Hopkins Road in Newark; State Park Fee/Pass required

DOS May Meeting: To be announced

The meeting is held online via Zoom software. Members will receive an email with Zoom login info prior to the meeting.  If you are not a member and would like to attend, please use the button below to request login info which is available a few days before the meeting. We look forward to ‘seeing’ ... Read more