Field Trips

Fair Hill Bobolinks & Blueberries with Ian Stewart

June 22 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am EDT

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

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

June 23 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT

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

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46th Annual Beginner’s Shorebird Field Trip!

July 20 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT

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

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