July Bird Monitoring Walk

Unidentified hawk overhead against a brilliantly blue sky. Photo copyright Erin Talmage and used by permission.

All birders (current, experienced, newbie and would-be!) welcome! Attend our monthly monitoring walk outdoors on the Museum’s trails in forest and meadow.

Most fun for adults and older youth. Please bring your own binoculars, and dress for the weather. We recommend bringing tick repellent and a water bottle.

Register online at https://sevendaystickets.com/events/july-bird-monitoring-walk-7-27-2024 or call the Museum at 802-434-2167.

Max: 12 people
Suggested donation $10 – $15

Photo: Unidentified hawk overhead against a brilliantly blue sky. Photo copyright Erin Talmage and used by permission.

Annual Butterfly and Bug Walk

Young Entomologist

Experience Vermont’s butterflies and other insects up close!

Join Vermont Entomological Society naturalists and entomologists for an exploratory stroll on the Birds of Vermont Museum grounds.

Bring binoculars, magnifying glasses, and an insect net if you have one. Pack a lunch if you would like to picnic after the walk. Do bring your water bottle and dress for outdoors.

Free, suggested donation : $5-$10
Pre-registration is helpful but not required. Call the museum at 802-434-2167 or sign up online at https://sevendaystickets.com/events/annual-butterfly-and-bug-walk-7-6-2024.

Max: 20 people

If it is raining on the day of the walk, please call the Museum (802 434-2167) to see if we have rescheduled; rain date is Sunday, July 7).

Terrific for anyone interested in Vermont’s six-legged creatures.

Check out the Vermont Entomological Society site https://www.vermontinsects.org/ — gorgeous photos and information about the Society.

Small green butterfly with a few spots on wings, one blooming purple vetch plant.

June Bird Monitoring Walk

Looking down on one (blue) Red-winged Blackbird egg in nest, with cattail stems surrounding and supporting nest. (copyright E. Talmage and used by permission)

All birders (current, experienced, newbie and would-be!) welcome! Attend our monthly monitoring walk outdoors on the Museum’s trails in forest and meadow.

Most fun for adults, older children. Please bring your own binoculars, dress for weather. We go out the last Saturday of every month.

Max: 12 people
Suggested donation $10 – $15

Register at https://sevendaystickets.com/events/june-bird-monitoring-walk-6-29-2024 or call the museum at +1 802 434-2167

(Walks start at 7:30 am April – August; 8am September – March)

Photo: Single Red-winged Blackbird egg. Photo © copyright E. Talmage and used by permission.

Early Birders Morning Walk

Two people stand on a footbridge looking through binoculars; one is pointing at something out of frame. Trees with spring foliage can be seen behind them.

Early summer mornings are terrific for birding. 

Who’s singing, calling, nesting, or flying around the Birds of Vermont Museum? Discover birds on an early morning ramble in the Museum’s forest and meadows. Walks are led by experienced birders familiar with Vermont birds. Pat Phillips will lead this week’s walk.

Bring binoculars and good walking shoes. Early mornings are often damp with dew and boots are definitely in order. Don’t forget bug spray/tick repellent!

Park at 900 Sherman Hollow Road, in the Museum parking lot.

Free, suggested donation: $10-$15

Register at https://sevendaystickets.com/events/early-birders-morning-walk-june-30-6-30-2024 or call the museum at +1 802-434-2167

Max: 12 people • waitlist available if walk fills

 

Early Birders Morning Walk

small songbird seen from underneath

Early summer mornings are terrific for birding. 

Who’s singing, calling, nesting, or flying around the Birds of Vermont Museum? Discover birds on an early morning ramble in the Museum’s forest and meadows. Walks are led by experienced birders familiar with Vermont birds. Mae Mayville will lead this week’s walk.

Bring binoculars and good walking shoes. Early mornings are often damp with dew and boots are definitely in order. Don’t forget bug spray/tick repellent!

Park at 900 Sherman Hollow Road, in the Museum parking lot.

Free, suggested donation: $10-$15

Register at  https://sevendaystickets.com/events/early-birders-morning-walk-june-23-6-23-2024 or call the museum at 802-434-2167.

Max: 12 people • waitlist available if walk fills

This typical view of a warbler is copyright © E. Talmage and used with permission.

Early Birders Morning Walk

Museum members on a bird walk

Spring mornings are terrific for birding. Who’s singing, calling, nesting, or flying around the Birds of Vermont Museum? Discover birds on an early morning ramble in the Museum’s forest and meadows. Walks are led by experienced birders familiar with Vermont birds.

Bring binoculars and good walking shoes. Early mornings are often damp with dew and boots are definitely in order. Don’t forget bug spray/tick repellent!

Park at 900 Sherman Hollow Road, in the Museum parking lot.

Suggested donation: $10-$15

Register at https://sevendaystickets.com/events/early-birders-morning-walk-5-12-2024 or call 802 434-2167.

Max: 12 people • waitlist available

5 people (seen from back) birding with binoculars in a ferny clearing in a spring forest

Early Birders Morning Walk

chestnut sided warbler by Erin Talmage

Late spring mornings are terrific for birding. 

Who’s singing, calling, nesting, or flying around the Birds of Vermont Museum? Discover birds on an early morning ramble in the Museum’s forest and meadows. Walks are led by experienced birders familiar with Vermont birds. This week, board members Mae and Bill Mayville lead the walk.

Bring binoculars and good walking shoes. Early mornings are often damp with dew and boots are definitely in order. Don’t forget bug spray/tick repellent!

Park at 900 Sherman Hollow Road, in the Museum parking lot.

Free, suggested donation: $10-$15

Register at https://sevendaystickets.com/events/early-birders-morning-walk-june-16-6-16-2024 or call the museum at 802 433-2167

Max: 12 people • waitlist available if walk fills

Image of Chestnut-side Warbler copyright © E. Talmage and used with permission.

Early Birders Morning Walk

Black-throated Blue Warbler seen from back: a small bird with a black face mask, a blue hood and shoulders, gray wings, blue tail. (The wings could appear blue in other lighting conditions.) The bird is on a small maple branch, with two green leaves visible behind the bird's head and a dark (shadowed) background.

Late spring mornings are terrific for birding. 

Who’s singing, calling, nesting, or flying around the Birds of Vermont Museum? Discover birds on an early morning ramble in the Museum’s forest and meadows. Walks are led by experienced birders familiar with Vermont birds. Today’s walk is led by Hans Nedde.

Bring binoculars and good walking shoes. Early mornings are often damp with dew and boots are definitely in order. Don’t forget bug spray/tick repellent!

Park at 900 Sherman Hollow Road, in the Museum parking lot.

Free, suggested donation: $10-$15

Registration link coming soon, or call the museum.

Max: 12 people • waitlist available if walk fills

 

Early Birders Morning Walk

American Redstart male from below: an orange, white and black songbird with a white belly, seen from below while perched on small tree branches. Seen from below against a bright blue sky.

Late spring mornings are terrific for birding. 

Who’s singing, calling, nesting, or flying around the Birds of Vermont Museum? Discover birds on an early morning ramble in the Museum’s forest and meadows. Walks are led by experienced birders familiar with Vermont birds. Today’s walk will be led by Pat Phillips.

Bring binoculars and good walking shoes. Early mornings are often damp with dew and boots are definitely in order. Don’t forget bug spray/tick repellent!

Park at 900 Sherman Hollow Road, in the Museum parking lot.

Free, suggested donation: $10-$15

Registration link coming soon.  Or call the museum.

Max: 12 people • waitlist available if walk fills

Two people stand on a footbridge looking through binoculars; one is pointing at something out of frame. Trees with spring foliage can be seen behind them.

Photos by E. Talmage and used by permission.

May Bird Monitoring Walk

Birders in early spring, looking at trees that are not fully leafed out.

All birders (current, experienced, newbie and would-be!) welcome! Attend our monthly monitoring walk outdoors on the Museum’s trails in forest and meadow.

Most fun for adults, older children. Please bring your own binoculars, dress for weather. Tick repellent and water bottles are recommended.

Free, suggested donation $10 – $15

Max: 12 people

Register at https://sevendaystickets.com/events/may-bird-monitoring-walk-5-25-2024 or call 802 434-2167.

We go out the last Saturday of every month. Walks start at 7:30 am April – August; 8am September – March.