January 27 – 29, 2017: Join us for the 2nd annual Winter Delmarva Birding Weekend, which celebrates the waterfowl, seabirds, shorebirds, raptors — and seals! — that are on full display in the mid-Atlantic during the winter months. 111 species were tallied during the 2016 Winter DBW, and highlight species may include Harlequin Duck, Great Cormorant, Purple Sandpiper, and 27 species of waterfowl. Winter birding trips include a near-shore maritime boat cruise to enjoy pelagic and arctic migrants, eagle-watching trips, and jaunts in Delaware and Maryland through some of the most pristine habitats on the East Coast. Click here to register!
New for 2017, our Beans, Birds & Beers day trips will pair great Delmarva birding with great Delmarva coffee shops and craft breweries.
Saturday, FeBREWary 25, 2017: We’ll meet in Berlin, MD, at the Urban Nectar Co-op, and bird the hotspots around Berlin, Assateague Island, and Ocean City. We’ll end the adventure with a Happy Hour tally rally at Burley Oak Brewing in Berlin. Click here to register!
Saturday, March 25, 2017: We’ll meet in Lewes, DE, at Arena’s Deli, and bird the hotspots around Cape Henlopen State Park and Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge. We’ll end the adventure with a Happy Hour tally rally at Dogfish Head Brewing & Eats in Rehoboth Beach. Click here to register!
April 27 – 30, 2017: Join us for the 22nd annual Spring Delmarva Birding Weekend, which celebrates our early-arriving spring migrants and late-wintering waterfowl and raptors. 174 species were tallied during the 2016 Spring DBW, and highlight species included Prothonotary Warbler, Black-necked Stilt, Black Skimmer, and 14 species of warbler. Spring birding trips include hiking, paddling, and boating experiences through some of the most pristine habitats on the East Coast. Click here to register!
PHOTO CREDITS: All bird photos courtesy of Frode Jacobsen. Seal photo courtesy of Rita Modesti. Birder photographs provided by the Delmarva Birding Weekends.