All Upcoming Events and Trips

Killens Pond State Park with Chris Bennett

Woodlands at Killens Pond by Chris Bennett In search of summer residents! Located near the geographic center of Delaware, Killens Pond provides habitat for a wide variety of birds.  We will walk approximately 3 miles along the Pondside Trail in search of resident nesting bird species.  We should get great looks at Prothonotary Warbler, Ovenbird, ... Read more

Pea Patch Island with Declan O’Neil

Great Blue Herons by Declan O'Neil Pea Patch Island, a small island located in the middle of the Delaware River, is well known for its rookery of wading birds including Great Blue Herons, Great Egrets, Snowy Egrets, Glossy Ibis, and more! On this trip, take a ferry ride to the island and see the rookery ... Read more

Fair Hill Bobolinks & Blueberries with Ian Stewart

Bobolink by Ian Stewart See Bobolinks up close! We will explore the rolling grasslands of Fair Hill NRMA just over the Maryland border in search of breeding Bobolinks and Meadowlarks, then head into the woods in search of other breeding birds. Fair Hill is an excellent place to see these declining grassland birds thanks to ... Read more

Evening Bird Walk at the DuPont Environmental Education Center/Russell W. Peterson Refuge with Joe Francis

Marsh Wren by Carolyn Holland Explore Delaware's Premier Urban Wildlife Refuge! End the week on a positive note with a leisurely walk at the Russell W. Peterson Refuge. These walks will begin roughly 2 hours before sunset, allowing opportunity to check out roosting waterfowl, shorebirds, rails, wrens and blackbirds. Crepuscular sightings of muskrat, beaver and ... Read more

46th Annual Beginner’s Shorebird Field Trip!

Shorebirds for Beginners at Bombay Hook! Delaware Ornithological Society (DOS) is sponsoring a Beginner’s Shorebird Field Trip on Saturday, July 20th, at Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge, Smyrna, Delaware. This will be a Half Day trip - tailored for beginners, and is the 46th consecutive outing for this popular field trip. "Par" is 15 species of shorebirds, ... Read more