Wednesday, January 30, 2019

LONG-TAILS IN LOVE Special Field Trip - February 9

Long-tailed Ducks and many other species of waterfowl frequent the ocean, bays, inlets, and ponds along he South Jersey coast. The Long-tailed Ducks court during the weeks surrounding Valentine's Day, with the males yodeling melodically to their mates. Join Chuck and Mary Jane Slugg and CMBO Naturalists on this exciting CMBO Special Field Trip to search for eiders, scoters and other waterfowl from Avalon to Cape May Harbor. Along the way, you may encounter other winter specialties, including Purple Sandpiper. Preregistration required. 

Saturday, February 9
10:00 - 4:00 PM
$24 members, $32 nonmembers.

Register now at: CMBO Programs

Saturday, January 19, 2019


Edwin B. Forsythe NWR (AKA Brigantine) is a great place to see ducks, geese (including Snow Geese & Brant), Northern Harriers, Short-eared Owls, eagles and Rough-legged Hawks.  After birding the refuge, the group will head to nearby Mott's Creek for raptor watching.  A refuge pass ($4; can be purchased that day), Golden Age Pass, or federal duck stamp will be required for each vehicle to enter the NWR. Join Janet Crawford, Karen Johnson, and CMBO Naturalists on this exciting Special Field Trip. Registration required.

Sunday, January 27
1:30 - 5:30 PM
$24 members, $32 nonmembers

Register now at: CMBO Programs

Tuesday, January 8, 2019


Join CMBO Naturalists on this exciting Special Field Trip. Come explore the Cape May National Wildlife Refuge’s Two Mile Beach Unit’s barrier island habitat, where we’ll see shorebirds, gulls, and waterfowl, as well as offshore migrants such as Northern Gannett and scoters. We’ll walk the beach to the Cold Spring Jetty and look for Great Cormorant and Purple Sandpiper. We’ll also visit the duck blind to view the salt ponds for ducks and raptors. Preregistration required - $15 members, $20 nonmembers.

Saturday, January 12
1:00 - 4:00 PM

Register now at: CMBO Programs