Birds and Breakfast is a fun event full of bird watching and camaraderie at various locations through the county. Each event will begin with a bird walk along a wildlife refuge or open space property, and then end with a trip to a local diner for breakfast. Register HERE
Join us for any or all of the events listed below:
June 16 - Cherry Valley National Wildlife Refuge
July 14 - Austin Blakeslee Preserve
August 25 Stroudsburg township parks
September 16 - Barrett Open Space
A list of birds seen at prior B+B's. Species seen include: Indigo Bunting, Great-Crested Flycatcher, Eastern Bluebird, Yellow-billed Cuckoo, Scarlet Tanager, Northern Mockingbird, Grey Catbird, Tree Swallows, Northern Flicker, Red-Bellied Woodpecker, Wild Turkey, Red-eyed Vireo, Blue-grey Gnatcatcher, Hairy Woodpecker and the Chipping Sparrow. Warblers included the Common Yellowthroat, Northern Parula, Prairie Warbler, Magnolia Warbler, Black-throated Blue Warbler, Blackburnian Warbler, Blue-winged Warbler, Yellow Warbler, and the Louisiana Waterthrush.
Friday June 8, 2018 TIME: 1-6 pm at the Sorrenti Cherry Valley Vineyard Your ticket Includes:
Bird Walk at the adjacent Cherry Valley Wildlife Refuge: 1:30 -3pm
Continue birding at the pavilion at Sorrenti's
Light food including cheese, crackers, olives and grapes
If you are over 21: One wine glass and sample 5 different wines from the vineyard from 3-6pm (over 21 only)
Call for ticket information 570.236.3008 Rain date July 6, 2018
Annual Dinner January When: January Time: 1:00 pm– 4:00 pm Where: TBD Cost: $32 per person
Please join us for a Champagne Brunch Celebration for the Pocono Avian Research Center. Our buffet includes farm fresh eggs, garden vegetables, fruit and breads. Enjoy a feast of honey ham, roasted chicken, sausage, pancakes, quiche, and more. We will present yearly awards, play a birding game and hold our silent auction. We look forward to seeing you in January.
Call Jackie at 570-236-3008 for more information and to reserve your place for dinner by December 30.
Please send your check (payable to PARC) to: Pocono Avian Research Center PO Box 4, Cresco, PA 18326
As a participant in the Adopt –A-Bird program, you will receive a kit that contains: A beautiful certificate in appreciation of your donation, a color photograph and a fact sheet containing the natural history information about your species. If your bird turns up again in the years ahead, we will send you a special notice. It is very exciting for a researcher to have a banded bird recaptured.
Naturally, this is a great gift for the bird enthusiasts in your family. So- do not delay, adopt today! For more information about this program, please call Jackie at 570-236-3008 and ask for your ADOPT-A-BIRD brochure.
Thank you for your donation. PARC is a 501-c-3 non profit organization. Your donation is tax-deductible. The official registration and financial information of the Pocono Avian Research Center, inc.may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll free, within Pennsylvania, 1 (800) 732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.
The Great Monroe County Snipe Hunt October
This exciting birding quest will be great fun for birdwatchers of all ages and abilities. Start forming your teams now. The hunt will take place between the hours of 5 p.m. Friday and 5 p.m. Saturday. All participants will look for birds on their own from Friday night until Saturday night - you can begin your search anywhere in Monroe County and you can bird for 24 hours or just a few minutes. The main thing is to have a good time!! We will meet at Kettle Creek at 5 pm on Saturday for the TALLY RALLY, and to enjoy some refreshments. Prizes will be awarded Anyone may join in the Snipe Hunt. We encourage you to form a team with your family and friends. Select a catchy team name and register with the Monroe County Environmental Education Center (570-629-3061). Cost is $15 per person (non-refundable). After we have received your registration & payment you receive:
1. Monroe County Snipe Hunt License for each member of your team. 2. Checklist of the birds of Monroe County. Each species will be worth points. The rarer the bird, the higher the point value. 3. List of rules and birding etiquette. WE HOPE TO SEE YOU OUT THERE ON THE HUNT!! To register: call Kettle Creek EEC at 570-629-3061 or Pocono Avian Research Center at 570-236-3008