are the Harford Bird Club field trips for the next few weeks.
If you would like further information about a particular field
trip, please contact Tom
5 (Sat.) - Susquehanna State Park. Meet
at the Lapidum Landing boat launch area at 8:00 AM for a morning
scan of the river for waterfowl and eagle flyovers. Other possibilities
include Little Gull and Black-headed Gull. Additional areas of
the park to be visited will depend on conditions and recent sightings.
The leader is Dennis Kirkwood (410-692-5905; email@example.com
April 12 (Sat.) – Swan Harbor Farm
Park. This is a premier location for a wide variety of bird life,
many species difficult to find elsewhere in Harford County. Meet
at 7:00 AM for the interesting early morning activity. Park in
the lot adjacent to the Agricultural Education Center (near end
of driveway). Leader is Dave Webb (410-939-3537 or firstname.lastname@example.org
April 25 (Fri.) – Jerusalem Mill.
Visit this appealing stretch of the Little Gunpowder River marking
Harford's western border. Meet at the Mill on Jerusalem Road (not
far west of Rt. 152) at 7:30 AM. The leader is Phil Powers (410-679-4116
April 26 (Sat.) – Susquehanna State
Park –Birds and flowers. An ideal time to enjoy emerging
wildflowers, early migrant songbirds, and lingering winter visitors.
Meet at the parking area at the confluence of Deer Creek and the
Susquehanna River just north of Rock Run Mill at 8:00 AM. The
leaders are Colleen Webster (410-459-4577; email@example.com
) and Sue Procell (410-676-6602; firstname.lastname@example.org).
May 3 (Sat.) -- Sixth Annual Epic Birding
Contest. (Inclement weather date, Sun., May 4) – The previous
5 competitions have been well-attended and good fun. So make room
on your calendar to join us at Susquehanna State Park. We'll meet
at the Rock Run Mill at 6:30 AM for team selections and rules
review. Counting will begin at 6:45 AM and end at 11:30 AM. A
rally celebration will occur at approximately 12 noon at the Laurrapin
Restaurant in Havre de Grace. Family members and others are welcome
to join the contestants for the celebration. Coordinators are
Tom Gibson (410-734-4135; email@example.com ) and Sue Procell
(410-676-6602; firstname.lastname@example.org ).
May 10 (Sat.) – Statewide May Count.
Help Harford County contribute to this important data collection
day and monitor migration throughout our locale. Contact the coordinator,
Rick Cheicante (410-803-2712 or email@example.com ) for assignments.
- 8 - 9:30 AM, Harford Glen – Monthly bird walk for youth
and beginners. We’ll take our time walking along the wetlands,
streams, and meadows and learn the basics of bird identification.
Meet at the fish pond, binoculars are available to loan. Contact
Ruth with questions 443-752-1967.
(July 19 / August 16 / Sept.
20 / Oct. 18) - all Saturdays – same time.
Field trip schedule compiled by Tom Gibson and Lynn Davis
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