Winter/Spring 2017
Field Trips, Bird
Walks, & Bird Counts









Luther Goldman Birding Trail
Fran Uhler and Governor Bridge Natural Areas
Field Trips Bird Counts
Other Area Birding Trips

The Prince George's Audubon Society leads mid-week bird walks every 1st and 3rd Thursday at the Luther Goldman Birding Trail.  In the fall and winter months (Sept. - March) walks will begin at 3:00 PM, and in the spring and summer months (April - August) they will start at 6:00 PM.  Meet at the parking lot at Berwyn Road and Ballew Ave. in Berwyn Heights (see map and directions).  For beginners and experts.  Bird checklist available.  No reservations needed.  Contact Dave Mozurkewich at  mozurk@verizon.net or 301-509-2212 for more information. 

Upcoming dates:

April 6 and 20, May 4 and 18, and June 1 and 15 at 6 pm

PGAS-sponsored Saturday morning bird walks to two areas of Patuxent River Park co-managed by PGAS and the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission

Fran Uhler Natural Area
Governor Bridge Natural Area
This park features mature woodlands and open water wetland that can feature migrant warblers, Barred Owls, and the occasional Yellow-crowned Night Heron. This park offers a wide variety of habitats -- mature riparian woodlands, second growth scrub, open grassy fields, and small ponds and creeks.
FUNA walks take place on the 1st Saturday of the month: GBNA walks take place on the 3rd Saturday of the month:
April 1*, May 6, and June 3
April 15*, May 20, and June 17
* the April bird walks will also be Earth Day clean-ups

Meet at park entrance at 7:30 am.  No reservations needed.  For maps, directions, and trip reports from our monthly bird walks, click on Fran Uhler or Governor Bridge.  If you have questions, contact trip leader Bill Sefton at kiwisuits@msn.com or 240-603-5201.

FIELD TRIPS
Co-sponsored by the Patuxent Bird Club
Check out the Trip Reports page for details from some of our past excursions

All trips are free unless otherwise noted
Trips are open to members and non-members and to birders from amateur to expert
All trips require reservations with the trip leaders or other contact person as indicated
The times listed are departure times, so please arrive a little earlier
Carpools can be arranged at the meeting areas

WHEN:
Sunday, April 30
WHERE: Piscataway Park

Meet at end of Wharf Rd in Piscataway at 7:30 AM.
WHAT:

WHO:
Trip Leader is David Mozurkewich, Mozurk@bellAtlantic.net, 301-509-2212

WHEN:
Tuesday May 23 (rain date Wednesday May 24, 2017).
WHERE: Hart-Miller Island
WHAT:
Birding Bus Trip
WHO:
Space is strictly limited because of the capacity of the boat and bus, and reservations are necessary. To reserve your spot, send an email to Marcia Watson at marshwren50@comcast.net no later than May 1.  Marcia will provide you with details on meeting place and time, and what to bring.

WHEN:
Saturday, May 27
WHERE: Eastern Shore sites

Meet at the Bowie Park & Ride at 7 AM
WHAT:
Migrating shorebirds
WHO:
Make reservations with trip leader Fred Fallon, fwfallon@ymail.com, 410-286-8152.




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OTHER AREA BIRDING TRIPS



Questions or comments?  Contact the PGAS Webmaster at:  info@pgaudubon.org

last updated 3/26/2017