Ocean City, MD
Saturday, February 15, All day
Reservations required; deadline 9:00 PM Weds., Feb. 12
Our annual trip to search for wintering waterfowl will visit West Ocean City Pond, the OC Inlet, Indian River Inlet, Silver Lake and any other points where birds of interest are being reported. We'll take a lunch break at a condo on Assawoman Bay and check the grounds there. Trip will end around 4 PM. Limit 12. Make reservations with Carol & Jay Hadlock at firstname.lastname@example.org or 703-437-7451. More detailed information and carpool options will be given at time of reservation.
Getting there: Hadlocks will meet participants in Ocean City. Driving directions will be given with reservation.
Great Backyard Bird Count
Walker Nature Center, Reston, VA
Sunday, February 16, 1-4:00 PM
The event is intended for families and will include a feeder watch, bird walks, and a bird identification slide show. ASNV naturalists will be on hand throughout the afternoon to assist with bird ID and answer questions about the GBBC. Participants can join the fun at any time between 1:00 and 4:00 PM.
Sunday, February 23, 8-11:00 AM
Note: the date for this walk was originally Febrary 9; but has been postponed to February 23 due to ice and scarcity of ducks and geese. We've been doing this excursion for 5+ years and every year something interesting turns up on one or more of the lakes. Join Jay & Carol Hadlock to see what it will be this year.
We will start at Lake Newport and caravan to L. Anne, L. Audubon and L. Thoreau.
Getting there: Meet in the parking lot for the tennis courts on Village Rd., north of Baron Cameron Ave.
Saturday, March 1, 8:00 AM
Dixie Sommers and Phil Silas will lead this walk, looking for lingering winter waterfowl and any early arriving land birds. Plan to spend most of the morning.
Getting there: The refuge is located at the end of Dawson Beach Rd. in Woodbridge, VA. There is a fee; honor system; pay at the entrance. Meet Dixie and Phil in the parking lot.