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[Field Trip] South Tract of Patuxent Research Refuge

  • 10901 Scarlet Tanager Loop Laurel, MD 20708-4027 Phone: 301 497-5760 (map)

One of a series of walks to explore the seasonal variations in bird use of the habitats at South Tract. Be prepared to walk up to 2 miles. Wear sturdy shoes and bring a water bottle. Target species include breeding warblers, flycatchers, vireos, and sparrows.

Meet at 7:30 am in the parking lot of the National Wildlife Visitor Center off Powder Mill Rd.; bear left on entering the parking area and go all the way to the last section of the lot past the covered solar recharging station for electric vehicles.

See directions above. For further information, contact the leader, Ken Cohen, at