Overnight Trips

National Destinations

  

Saturday, May 23-Saturday, May 30: Puffins, Warblers, and Lobster Boats: The Enchanting Coast of Maine, with Gabriel Willow

Atlantic puffin, copyright David SpeiserAtlantic puffin, copyright David Speiser

 

Join Maine native Gabriel Willow on a week-long adventure through Maine”: land of lighthouses, quaint villages, and lobster pounds... all nestled in a setting of primeval pine forests, bogs, and bucolic islands. Home to some of the East’s last true wilderness, Maine hosts populations of Atlantic puffin, bear, moose, shorebirds, and dozens of warbler species. This land of forests and rocky coast has been an inspiration to artists and naturalists for generations. $1,950 ($500 single supplement)

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 Saturday, April 25: Cape May Spring Migration Weekend, with Gabriel Willow

Common tern, copyright Lloyd SpitalnikCommon tern, copyright Lloyd Spitalnik

Come welcome the spring in lovely Cape May, NJ, the East's capital of birding. On good spring migration days, the area's forests and marshes are swarming with warblers in breeding plumage. We'll visit Cape May Point, Higbee Beach, Cape May Meadows, and more in search of returning songbirds, shorebirds, wading birds, and terns--as well as lingering winter visitors such as sea ducks and gannets. Transport by passenger van included. Limited to 10. $330. $50 single supplement.

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Friday, June 5: Montauk Spring Weekend, with Don Riepe

Ruddy turnstones, copyright Lloyd SpitalnikRuddy turnstones, copyright Lloyd Spitalnik

The wildlife weekend starts on Friday with a beach and dune hike at 3pm, and ends on Sunday after lunch. Includes two nights’ lodging at Manor House, five meals, five guided hikes, and two evening programs, plus free pickup at LIRR station in Montauk. For more information and to register, contact Don Riepe at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 718-318-9344. $395

 

Saturday, June 13: Bashakill, Shawangunk NWR, and Doodletown, NY, with Joe Giunta

Hooded warbler, copyright David SpeiserHooded warbler, copyright David Speiser

Look for breeding eastern meadowlarks, American bitterns, cerulean warblers, and more at these three great birding areas. An overnight stay will facilitate being in the right spot at the right time. Bring lunch for the first day, binoculars, and a spotting scope (if you have one). Transport by passenger van included. Limited to 10. $280 ($56 single supplement)

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Saturday, June 20: Bashakill, Neversink, and Sterling Forest, NY, with Joe Giunta

American bittern, copyright Lloyd SpitalnikAmerican bittern, copyright Lloyd Spitalnik

Look for breeding American bitterns, cerulean, hooded, and golden-winged warblers, and more at these three great birding areas. An overnight stay will facilitate being in the right spot at the right time. Bring lunch for the first day, binoculars, and a spotting scope (if you have one). Transport by passenger van included. Limited to 10. $280 ($56 single supplement)

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