Thurs., Apr. 23: Field trip to the boardwalk on Ironstone Hill Road at William Kain Park. Birds come to the water, wetland and woodland habitats for Spring courtship and nesting. Bring binoculars, a chair and snacks.
8:00 A.M. till noon. Leader: Carolyn Mathur 717-309-7899.
Sun., May 3: East Shore migration is evident along the Delaware River Valley at Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge and White Clay Creek State Park.
Bombay Hook has over 13,000 acres of tidal salt marsh with a 12 mile auto tour through the fluctuating impoundments. Spotting scopes can help see numerous waterfowl and shorebirds along the waterways. Sightings may include Plovers, Yellowlegs, Red Knots, Dunlins or Dowitchers.
White Clay Creek, Audubon Important Bird Area, will provide woodland sightings. Flycatchers, warblers, thrushes, and vireos may be seen along the trails. Cerulean Warblers have been sighted near a bridge near the nature center. (National Wild & Scenic River)
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Mon. May 11: Linette Mansberger, avid traveler and amateur photographer, will share some of the most beautiful, colorful and interesting natural treasures of Cuba, Brazil, Trinidad, Tobago and Panama in her presentation titled, “Hidden Gems of the Neotropics”.
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of York, Time: 7:00 P.M.
Wed.— Sat., May 13—16: Bus trip to Ohio’s Magee Marsh for the annual “Biggest Week in American Birding”. This is YOUR chance to see warblers, shorebirds and plenty of birders from all over!! Becky Stabler of NatureStabler Explorations has expertly organized this adventure for us.
E-mail Becky at Naturestabler@gmail.com or call Becky at 717-688-5183 to reserve your spot.
Mon., June 8: Field trip to Hopewell Area Recreation Complex to see grassland and woodland birds, as well as native plants. Wear walking shoes and bring binoculars.
Meet at the parking lot near the observation deck on Althouse School Road near the intersection of Plank Road at 9:00 A.M. Leaders: Alice and Tom Simmons 717-428-3673.
Sat., June 13: Annual York Audubon Society Picnic. Bring a covered dish to share, a plate and your utensils. Don’t forget your binoculars. (This pavilion has electrical outlets.)
All are welcome to join us at William Kain Park’s Muskie Pavilion at 12 noon.
We look forward to seeing you at our events!!
Keep an eye on our website for additional field trips.
For details on field trips, please call the leaders. All participants are requested to call the leader prior to the trip to reserve a spot. Specific trips are limited to a certain amount of people. To insure your spot, please call and notify the trip leaders of your interest.
Trips may be cancelled due to inclement weather.
Meetings are free and open to the public - Come join us!