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This is a list of upcoming birding field trips and Club meetings. New Club members, new birders, and guests are cordially welcome on every field trip. If you have any questions about a specific field trip, please contact the trip leader or contact MBC Trip Coordinator Linda Friedland at 301.983.2136 (before 9 pm). For directions to the Potomac Presbyterian Church for Club meetings, click here.

Trip - Saturday, June 30 Oaks Landfill - Laytonsville One-third day. Explore this meadow area in the now-closed landfill adjacent to the Blue Mash Nature Trail. Mostly open terrain with some ponds. Target birds include Dickcissels, Blue Grosbeaks, and Grasshopper Sparrows. We have special permission to enter this “closed to the public” landfill so reservations are essential. Meet time/place: 6:45 am on landfill entrance drive at 6001 Rt. 108, Laytonsville, MD. Make reservation (20-person limit) with leader Mark England at 240-375-4500 (cell) or Note: There are only a limited number of spaces left for this trip!

Trip - Saturday, August 11 Delaware Bay Coastal Areas Full day at Bombay Hook. Joint trip with Audubon Naturalist Society. Shorebirds, marshbirds, and some songbirds. Bring sunscreen, hat, bug repellent, lunch, snacks and lots!! of water. Meet at 8:30 am at Bombay Hook Visitor Center parking lot. Registrations required (15-person limit). Register online at LEADER: John Bjerke; Cyndie Loeper will co-lead. For more info, contact John at

Meeting - Wednesday, September 19 September Meeting Join us for our September Meeting. More information to follow!

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