Winter/Spring 2016
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 301-509-2212 or mozurk@bellatlantic.net for more information. 

Upcoming dates:
April 7 and 21, May 5 and 19, June 2 and16, July 7 and 21, and August 4 and 18 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:
May 7, June 4, July 2, and August 6
May 21, June 18, July 16, and August 20
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
(
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, February 14  (President's Day weekend; all-day or overnight trip)
WHERE: Ocean City, Indian River Inlet, and adjacent areas

Meet at Bowie Park & Ride at 7:00 am

Dinner and overnight stay the night before a possible option.
WHO:
Contact Fred Fallon at fwfallon@ymail.com or 202-316-6875 for more info.

WHEN:
Saturday, March 12
WHERE: Location will be decided close to trip date depending on conditions

Meet  at  ~ 5:30 pm.
WHAT:
Field trip for displaying Woodcock 
WHO:
Reservations required.  Contact David Mozurkewich at mozurk@bellatlantic.net or 301-509-2212 for more info.


BIRD COUNTS

Date Event
Contact
Sat May 14
May Count.  Count all day at a park/WMA or just a few hours around your yard and neighborhood. Contact compiler FredFallon (fwfallon@ymail.com) for information, and coordination of areas covered.

OTHER AREA BIRDING TRIPS



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

last updated 5/6/2016