Cape May Event Calendar

Tag: birding

Natural Habitats Trolley Tour

Beyond the charming Victorian homes and sandy beaches, Cape May is world-famous for its birdwatching, monarch migration, and natural history. Join Cape May Bird Observatory naturalists on a trolley tour to local natural habitats (with opportunities to disembark at two locations), learning about the beauty, diversity, abundance (millions of birds, butterflies, and dragonflies pass through… Read more »

E-Z Birding at Cape May Point State Park

Join CMBO naturalists for 2 hours of birding around the Cape May Point State Park!  E-Z Birding is for beginning birders and for those want to learn more about the birds and how to find them. Cape May Point State Park is a great place to bird with a variety of habitats – woods, fields,… Read more »

Migration 101 Mini-Workshop

Are you interested in uncovering the mysteries surrounding bird migration? Join our CMBO Interpretative Naturalists as they explain how birds of all shapes and sizes are able to complete their annual migrations, as well as why Cape May is one of the best places to witness this incredible natural phenomenon! Meets at the East Shelter,… Read more »

E-Z Birding at Northwood

Join CMBO naturalists for 2 hours of birding around our Northwood trails and nearby Lake Lily! We’ll explore the nature trail and feeding stations at our Northwood Center and enjoy lingering waterfowl and migrant songbirds along Lake Lily. Along with spotting migrant and resident species an emphasis will be placed on learning how to identify song… Read more »

Birding the South Cape May Meadows

Join CMBO naturalists for this 2-hour walk around The Nature Conservancy’s South Cape May Meadows property! The spring birding can be very rewarding at this freshwater wetland for lingering waterfowl and migrant shorebirds. Preregistration Required.

Longtails in Love from Avalon to Cape May

Join Program Coordinator Adehl Schwaderer and CMBO naturalists on a search for waterfowl (amorous or otherwise) from Avalon to Cape May! We time this program each year to coincide with the peak of mating activity for Long-tailed Ducks – and this just happens to be right around Valentine’s Day! The wonderful sound of caterwauling Long-tailed… Read more »

Poor Man’s Pelagic aboard the Cape May Lewes Ferry

Join Cape May Bird Observatory Director Brett Ewald and CMBO Naturalists aboard the Cape May Lewes Ferry to bird the Delaware Bay! If you’ve never plucked up the courage to go out on the wild blue ocean in search of elusive seabirds, here’s a chance to do the next best thing. While we can’t promise you… Read more »

The Big Sip at Natali Vineyards

Join CMBO staff and volunteers for a relaxing afternoon of fun, counting birds and sipping wine! We will be participating in the annual, international birding event, The Big Sit! while enjoying the beautiful outdoor space at Natali Vineyard. Additionally, we will be sharing information about how our Stewardship Team is providing support to our local… Read more »

Back Bay Birding by Boat on the Osprey

Join Captain Bob and the crew of The Osprey for close-up looks at secretive rails, nesting Ospreys, migrant shorebirds, terns, gulls, herons and more. We explore the coastal saltmarsh of Cape May from Cape Island Creek to the Wildwoods and view the natural wonders of historic Cape May Harbor. The Osprey is a 37′ pontoon… Read more »