The Eaglets are celebrating a successful and memorable weekend in Cape May for the 35th annual World Series of Birding! This was their 7th year competing as a team and 3rd year as a part of the Youth Carbon Footprint challenge. They ended with 115 species, beating their previous record of 103 for the biking… Continue reading WSB ‘18
Get to know our team members- Maya, Faith and Gavin!
Last year was an unforgettable one for the Eaglets! It was their second year participating in the Carbon-Free division, meaning their only method of transportation around Cape Island was biking. They managed to list 104 species from dawn to dusk. Weather wasn’t exactly ideal, and soggy bike seats were an issue, but regardless of the… Continue reading Let’s Reflect on WSB ’17
After winning the Youth Carbon Footprint Division of the World Series of Birding in Cape May last year, the Eaglets are training and preparing to return to Cape May this year for their 6th WSB in May.
The team is headed out this morning to the World Series of Birding. This recent article in the Star-Democrat featured their trip. Team Captain Maya McGrory had the following words about the satisfaction that comes from birding: “It is awfully hard to describe the feeling you get when you’re out birding,” said McGrory. “Just you… Continue reading Headed Off to The World Series of Birding 2016!
Recently the Eaglets were featured on QACTV talking about their World Series of Birding experiences in the past and how they’re looking forward to this year’s event in May. Here’s the whole video:
Check out the April issue of the National Wildlife Federation’s Ranger Rick magazine! Eaglets team member Faith McCarthy kept a journal of the 2015 World Series of Birding and you can read all about it this month! Photos in the article are by fellow Eaglet Miele McCluskey’s pro photographer mom Kellen McCluskey. The Eaglets were previously… Continue reading Eaglets Featured in Ranger Rick
by team member Miele McCluskey// The WSB is something I personally look forward to all year. When I board the ferry to Cape May I know that there is something amazing waiting for me on the other side of the Delaware Bay. One of my best memories takes place at The Grand Hotel, where the… Continue reading Best Things About the WSB
Today was our first day birding in 2016 and it started snowing while we were out there! Here’s our team with Chesapeake Bay Environmental Center Executive Director and Ornithologist Judy Wink, who taught us more about how to “landmark” when we call out a bird location. We are excited to get ready for our 5th time… Continue reading First Birding Trip of 2016