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Winter Birds at Pax River Airfield Field Trip

March 9 @ 8:00 AM

March 9 – SATURDAY – 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Field Trip Patuxent River Naval Air Station, St. Mary’s County 21866 Cedar Point, Bldg. 2189, NAS Patuxent River, MD 20670. Gate #2 “WINTER BIRDS AND TUNDRA SPECIALISTS AT PAX RIVER AIRFIELD”

Leader: Dean Newman

We are fortunate to have access to sections of the Navy base fronting on the confluence of the Patuxent River and the Chesapeake Bay, which hosts airfields that provide tundra-like habitat. Previous trips have turned up winter birds such as Snow Bunting, Lapland Longspurs, Short-eared Owls, Horned Larks, Savannah Sparrows, Wilson’s Snipe and Peregrine Falcon. Preregistration is required and open to U.S. citizens only. Must bring photo ID. Meet at pass office parking lot, Gate #2. We will be escorted and traveling together in a van; participant size is limited to 13. No restrooms.Preregister to Dean Newman at


March 9
8:00 AM


Southern Maryland Audubon Society
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Patuxent River Naval Air Station