• Field Trip: Hawk Watch along Kittatinny Ridge
    The winds will dictate which exact hawk watch we go to along the Kittatinny Ridge. What to bring: snacks, drinks, and a chair if you would like. As usual, dress warmer than you think necessary - it is better to shed a layer, than be cold. ) Transportation: We will car pool. Driving up there is on a steep gravel road. Difficulty: Medium. Minimal walking. Ground is uneven but we'll spend most of the time in one spot. Leader: Mark Boyd [masked]

    Tilghman Square parking lot, close to Red Robin

    4688A Broadway · Allentown, PA

  • Program: Urban/Suburban Wildlife
    Join Brandon Swayser, Naturalist from the Wildlands Conservancy, as he talks about the wildlife that lives in our very own cities and towns and how we can best coexist with these animals. Brandon will have us meet some of Wildland’s Ambassador Animals!

    Pool Wildlife Sanctary

    3701 Orchid Place · Emmaus, PA

  • CBC: Allentown
    The Christmas Bird Count is open to anyone. Start time and duration will vary depending on what your group decides. Remember that you can participate by doing a feeder watch as well. Difficulty: Easy - Hard. Different groups have different ambitions. Transportation: Varies by group. Typically car pooling. Food: Varies. Equipment: Varies. Leader: If you are a prior participant, contact your group leader from last year. If you are brand new to this count, contact Rett Oren at[masked]

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  • CBC: Wild Creek and Little Gap
    The Christmas Bird Count is open to anyone. Start time and duration will vary depending on what your group decides. Remember that you can participate by doing a feeder watch as well. Difficulty: Easy - Hard. Different groups have different ambitions. Transportation: Varies by group. Typically car pooling. Food: Varies. Equipment: Varies. Leader: If you are a prior participant, contact your group leader from last year. If you are brand new to this count, contact Corey Husic ([masked])

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  • CBC: Bethlehem-Easton-Hellertown
    The Christmas Bird Count is open to anyone. Start time and duration will vary depending on what your group decides. Remember that you can participate by doing a feeder watch as well. Difficulty: Easy - Hard. Different groups have different ambitions. Transportation: Varies by group. Typically car pooling. Food: Varies. Equipment: Varies. Leader: If you are a prior participant, contact your group leader from last year. If you are brand new to this count, contact Don and Elaine Mease at[masked]

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  • Program: What's at my Feeder?
    Confused by some of our more local birds? Unsure of who visits your feeders? Barbara Malt will present information that will help answer those questions. A perfect program for the beginning or younger birder, yet packed with information for everyone.

    Pool Wildlife Sanctary

    3701 Orchid Place · Emmaus, PA

  • Field Trip: Round Valley / Oberly Rd in NJ
    These water bodies in western New Jersey can hold all kinds of good gulls, ducks, and raptors during the winter. Fields nearby can also have winter birds like longspurs, buntings, and larks if luck is on our side. Difficulty: Easy-Medium. Short walks. Weather might be cold, windy, and snowy. Meeting places: Meet at 7:30 AM at the Red Robin in West Allentown or call Mark if you would like to meet at 8:00 at the Park & Ride on Wm.Penn Hwy. & Rte 33. Trip leader is Mark Boyd [masked]

    Tilghman Square parking lot, close to Red Robin

    4688A Broadway · Allentown, PA

  • Field Trip: Middle Creek -- Date to Be Determined
    Birding trip to Middle Creek WMA in nearby Lebanon County for the spectacular tens of thousands of Snow Geese. Middle Creek is one of the best locations in the state for waterfowl. Plan on staying until dusk when we will look for Short-eared Owls. Timing: A Sunday in February or March. Depends on weather. Watch Facebook and Meetup for details! Difficulty: Easy. Short walks but ground might be uneven and muddy. Leader: Peter Saenger ([masked])

    Tilghman Square parking lot, close to Red Robin

    4688A Broadway · Allentown, PA

  • Program: Flexible Flyers - The Life & Times of Turkey Vultures
    Keith Bildstein, previous president of Hawk Mountain, will focus on the results of more than a decade of work involving studies of the movement (including migratory) ecology of more than 50 satellite tracked Turkey Vultures followed throughout North, Central and South America.

    Pool Wildlife Sanctary

    3701 Orchid Place · Emmaus, PA

  • Program: Birding by Ear
    A classroom tutorial by Chris Hugosson. Still confused by the myriad of bird songs that surround you? Envious of those who can identify birds by ear? Chris will show us strategies for learning how to listen to and appreciate the sound of the songs and calls of our feathered friends.

    Pool Wildlife Sanctary

    3701 Orchid Place · Emmaus, PA