Upcoming Bird Walks
Note: Twin Branches and Lower Glade walks have been switched to avoid conflict on 4/9 with Reston Marathon.
This walk follows one of the great paved paths through Reston woodland along the creek where bird activity in Spring can be lively and varied. Sponsored by the Reston Association and The Bird Feeder of Reston.
Mid-week walks can be great fun. Bles is good for both migrants and residents. Jean Tatalias leads. Sponsored by the Northern Virginia Bird Club.
Virginia’s Mason Neck peninsula incorporates a number of great birding sites as part of the Important Bird Area supported by Audubon. Dixie Sommers leads this walk that offers great field edges and a range of habitats. Sponsored by ASNV.
We’re probably too late for sapsuckers, but migrants and arriving summer residents will surely be abundant. Sponsored by the Reston Association and The Bird Feeder of Reston.
Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts and the Friends of Wolf Trap bring you a special guided hike for Mother’s Day, May 14, with birding leader Jean Tatalias of ASNV. Bring your mom to this special event to see the beautiful birds of Wolf Trap.
Return to Bles to see if new summer residents have arrived. Last year in May we had prairie warblers, redstarts, yellow warblers, and indigo buntings. Jean Tatalias leads. Sponsored by the Northern Virginia Bird Club.
May is running out! It’s time to be birding and enjoying Spring as we explore the edge habitats of this community park. Sponsored by the Reston Association and The Bird Feeder of Reston.
Join this fun walk for birding along the trial and seeing a bluebird box monitoring demonstration. Larry Meade leads. Sponsored by ASNV.
Try to spot our local hawks, pileated woodpeckers, and common yellowthroats that use this stream-side habitat. Sponsored by the Reston Association and The Bird Feeder of Reston.
Recurring Bird Walks
Several parks in the area have established year-round weekly bird walks. These walks are not run by ASNV, but may be of interest to ASNV members.
|Banshee Reeks NP||2nd Saturdays, monthly, 8:00 am||Various www.bansheereeksnp.org
|Dyke Marsh||Sundays, 8:00 am||Various www.fodm.org|
(Meet at the Prosperity Ave entrance.)
|Great Falls, Virginia||Sundays, 8:00 am||Various, www.nps.gov/grfa/index.htm|
|Huntley Meadows Park||
7:00 am (Mar-Oct)
8:00 am (Nov-Feb)
|Occoquan & Meadowood Wildlife Surveys||Monthly Scheduled Wednesday mornings. Read More→||Jim Waggener|
|Various Locations||Twice weekly walks, including most Saturdays||Northern Virginia Bird Club, http://www.nvabc.org/trips.htm|
|Various Locations||Various Dates||
Loudoun County Wildlife Conservancy
No fee, but registration is required. Click here for more information.