Saturday, Jan 15 9:00am - REGULAR MONTHLY BIRD WALK - WEYANOKE SANCTUARY (Please note the starting time which will be in force through April 2022)
1501 Armistead Bridge Road in the West Ghent neighborhood in Norfolk. The sanctuary is open once a month for a guided bird walk.
Saturday, February 12, 2022 – Chesapeake Bay Bridge & Tunnel and Eastern Shore. Please note: Advanced reservation required by February 1, 2022.
On Saturday, February 12, Bob Ake will lead a trip to Virginia’s Eastern Shore with a stop on the fourth island of the CBBT. We will meet in the parking lot at the south toll plaza of the CBBT at 8:00am where carpooling can be arranged if desired. Access to the 4th Island is only through application with an accompanying cost of $50/hr for a patrolman for each group of 15 participants with the cost divided among the participants. There is also the cost of the bridge toll which is $20 round trip per car. If you wish to make the birding stop on the CBBT, please download the form (http://www.cbbt.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/2011RevisedINDIVIDUALBirdingApp.pdf),print a copy and fill out only the second page, sign it and mail it to Bob Ake, 6603 Catherine Street, Norfolk VA 23505 so that it reaches him no later than February 1, 2022. The form can also be filled out online. If you do this, save the completed and electronically signed form, attach it to an email, and send it to Bob (firstname.lastname@example.org). He will confirm your status by email. The finances will be worked out later. After the time on the 4th Island, we will travel to the Eastern Shore of Virginia NWR where we will reconvene at the Visitor’s Center at approximately 10:30am and proceed for the remainder of the field trip. You may contact Bob (757-630-5189) if you have questions.
Recent Field Trip Reports
Hoffler Creek Field Trip - January 8, 2022
52 Species total - Highlights included Bald Eagle, Blue-headed Vireo, Hermit Thrush, and a good variety of ducks.
52 Species total - Highlights included excellent views of King Rail & Merlin, hundreds of Tundra Swans, Orange-crowned Warbler, and out-of-season Prairie Warbler and, for those who opted to continue with an impromptu addition to the outing, a cooperative Western Kingbird.