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 »
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.
Join Chris Marks and CMBO Naturalists, as we explore some of the iconic barrier islands in Cape May County! These long and narrow land strips are teeming with a variety of birds. For this trip, we’ll spend the majority of our time on Seven Mile Island, home to the boroughs of Stone Harbor and Avalon as… Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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, ponds, dunes, and beach! Important Information: We bird in all weather. Be sure to check… Read more »
Save the date New Jersey Audubon Bird and Fall Festival! TBA.
Mid-November is one of the best times to look for vagrants. Join Program Director Melissa Roach in rounding up these rarities! About this event Cape May is well known for the sheer number of birds that migrate through each fall, but did you know it’s also a great place to find rare species? Mid-November is… Read more »