Birding in Ocean City Maryland
Love on Tap: Birding in Ocean City Maryland
For those that traverse the Delmarva Peninsula regularly by boat, rv, atv, motorcylce, and car, it is no surprise, the land offers many different biological environments. This unique biological diversity hosts a multitude of animals including birds. Knowing visitors of the Shore Craft Beer Fest: Love on Tap would want as many opportunities as possible to explore and engage with the area as they could; Delmarva Birding Weekends has joined in celebrating FeBREWary. Delmarva Birding Weekends will offer Birding Tours during Shore Craft Beer Fest: Love on Tap Weekend (February 29 & March 1). Beer Lovers will enjoy birding in Ocean City, Maryland and the surrounding area and marvel at the amazing warblers, shorebirds, waterfowl and raptors that visit and live on the peninsula.
Birding in Ocean City Maryland in the Winter
Since 2016, Winter Delmarva Birding Weekend has featured boating and hiking trips with a special emphasis on winter waterfowl and raptors. This year is no different!
Love on Tap Birding Tours
Saturday’s Birding Expedition 8am-11am
Assateague, Bayside Ponds and Ocean City Inlet (DRIVING/HIKING) Cost: $25/person
Meeting Location: Assateague Island Visitor Center
Locals know where to see the best variety of ducks, shorebirds, and raptors. So it is local birders who will guide this sojourn to view birds from the Verrazano Bridge overlooking Sinepuxent Bay, the waterfowl-laden pond at the Bayside community, and the sea ducks of the Ocean City Inlet. Please note: This trip does not enter Assateague Island due to restrictive permitting issues.
Sunday’s Birding Expedition 8am – 11am
Newport Farms Winter Wonderland (DRIVING/HIKING) Cost: $25/person
Meeting Location: Cul-de-sac at eastern end of Hayes Landing Road
The 2,200-acre Newport Farm reveals spectacular winter birding replete with a remote duck-filled 70-acre freshwater pond next to the vast forests and marshes of Newport Bay. Bird lovers on this one-of-a-kind trip will enjoy short walks totalling less than a mile. The bucolic scene provides a breathtaking backdrop to one of Maryland’s most-renowned winter Bald Eagle and waterfowl spectacles. East Coast winter rarities like American White Pelicans and Golden Eagles may surprise, along with the occasional river otter.
- Food and drink are not included in the cost for trips and social events.
- No cancellations are accepted after February 15, 2020.
- Trips will go rain or shine. If the trip is canceled due to dangerous conditions, a full refund will be provided.