Youth Birding Events

Organized by the Red Knots Youth Birding group for school age birders.

Youth Birders: Bombay Hook NWR Take Two

February 19 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am EST

Hooded Merganser by Michael Moore This trip is all about waterfowl! Join us to explore numerous species of ducks and geese that move into the Mid-Atlantic region for the winter each year. We’ll be bringing scopes to make sure we get great looks, so don’t miss out! Please RSVP to Jessica at [email protected] so we’ll … Read more

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Youth Birders: John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge

March 19 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am EDT

Northern Pintail by Michael Moore Tinicum Marsh is the largest remaining tidal freshwater marsh in Pennsylvania and on this field trip we will explore all that this fascinating urban wildlife refuge has to offer! Raptors, waterfowl, wading birds and other water birds are all possibilities for us to observe. We will bring scopes and binoculars … Read more

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Youth Birders: Bucktoe Creek Preserve

April 23 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am EDT

Blue-gray Gnatcatcher by Michael Moore This trip kicks off our exploration of spring migration! We will explore the trails searching for early migrant songbirds like phoebes, gnatcatchers and hopefully some warblers. Binoculars will be available for participants to borrow. Please RSVP to Jessica at [email protected] so we’ll know to expect you. Meet at the parking … Read more

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Youth Birders: Ted Harvey Wildlife Management Area-Logan Lane Central Tract

May 21 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am EDT

Greater Yellowlegs by Carolyn Holland On our trip to Ted Harvey we will explore shorebird migration. From the parking area, we will walk along the roadway through the marsh and out onto the beach to look for shorebirds like sandpipers, plovers and the Red Knots that give our group its name. Binoculars and scopes will … Read more

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Youth Birders: Bellevue State Park

June 11 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am EDT

White-eyed Vireo by Michael Moore This trip will focus on the breeding birds in northern Delaware, including warblers, vireos, finches, catbirds and orioles. We will also look for acrobatic aerial insectivores like chimney swifts and purple martins. Binoculars will be available for participants to borrow. State park fees will be in effect. Please RSVP to … Read more

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