8:00 – 11:00 am
Meeting Location: Free parking along Beech Avenue near Wyman Park. After parking, meet the group at the corner of Beech Avenue and West 37th Street (see the Google Map for specific location)
Wyman Park is 16 acres of open fields and hardwood forest along the steep slopes of Stony Run near the Johns Hopkins University campus. 100 species have been recorded here in May. Species may incude American Redstart, Magnolia Warbler, and Rose-breasted Grosbeak. This trip will include two miles of hiking on occassionally steep trails along the Stony Run. Morning coffee and mugs provided by David Rosario, State Farm agent.
8:00 – 11:00 am
Meeting location: Meet at 8 am at Latrobe Park (1529 East Fort Street, parking lot along Andre Street near ball field). At 8:45 am, we will drive to the parking lot near the Visitor Center at Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine (see the Google Map for specific locations)
“O say can you see…the Eastern Kingbird perched at 9 o’clock on that snag?” Fort McHenry is one of Baltimore’s most notable landmarks, and one the best birding hotspots in all of Maryland.196 species have been recorded here in May. Species seen during this trip may include Osprey and terns over the water, Great Blue Heron and shorebirds in the marsh, and several species of warbler, vireo and flycatcher in the trees. This hike will feature up to two miles of hiking on Fort McHenry’s pathways. Morning coffee and mugs provided by David Rosario, State Farm agent.
Reservations will be confirmed via email. No cancellations after May 5, 2017. Trips subject to weather cancellations.
Baltimore Birding Weekend t-shirts will be available in limited sizes during weekend events.