Box 9021, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA
Phone: Toll-free in USA 1-888-721-3555
A Focus On Nature Tour
for some "Good Birds"
and a Good Time
February 27-29, 2016
(tour: FON/DE-1 '16)
as 2016 is a Leap Year.
A Tour in a Nice Mix of Habitats,
and a Nice Mix of Late-Winter Nature
To be led by Armas Hill.
Tour begins & ends
at the Bombay Hook Refuge
Brown-headed Nuthatch (photo by Howard Eskin)
Delmarva Birds (with some photos)
Delmarva Birds during FONT tours in 2015
of Eastern North America
including the Delmarva (with some photos)
Other FONT North American Tours
A Tour Registration Form
(photo by Howard Eskin)
February 27 The tour begins as we meet
in the morning at Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge
Our first birding and other nature will be at Bombay Hook, followed by more, further south, at the Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge, also in Delaware, and lastly, for the day, in the area of Assateague Island in Maryland.
The first of our two overnights at a bed & breakfast in Snow Hill, Maryland.
Above & below: a male Hooded Merganser
(both photos by Howard Eskin)
Sun: February 28 A full-day of birding and other nature observation, mostly at the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, in nearby Virginia, famous for its wild ponies and "good birds", especially in late July when there will be numerous waterbirds, including many swans, geese, ducks,loons,grebes, and more. A number of landbirds will also be found, from large to small, from raptors to sparrows.
At day's end, we'll be at the bayside Truitt's Landing, for whatever birds of the marsh we'll find.
Our second overnight at the b&b in Snow Hill.
Mon: February 29 Morning birding on Maryland's "Eastern Shore" (depending what's around), and on our way back north, more birds (that will be around) at Broadkill Beach and other places in Delaware along the Delaware Bay.
Late in the afternoon, our tour will end back at Bombay Hook.
Tour Price: US$ 330 per person, based upon double occupancy.
Single supplement: US $65.
Overnight accommodations, all outings for birds and other wildlife, and services of tour leader.
Breakfasts on February 28 & 29, lunch February 28.
Does not include:
Meals (other than those noted above)
Drinks & any items of a personal nature.
A deposit of $50, per person, is required to register for this tour.
Below: a blizzard of Snow Geese at Bombay Hook Refuge in Delaware
(photo by Howard Eskin)