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Registration Opening Dates

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Teen Birding: Winter Raptor Survey

  • 01/15/2024
  • 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Battle Creek Cypress Swamp
  • 2


  • Fee is per person.

Registration is closed

For children 12 - 18 years old. Adults not required.

Our raptor research involves surveys of wintering hawks and falcons to better estimate their populations. Join us as we conduct roadside raptor banding surveys throughout Calvert County, to collect more data for this study. We will use traps to capture hawks to band, then release them, We'll take size & weight measurements as well as document age and sex of the birds.

We will meet at Battle Creek Cypress Swamp and travel in the county van to various areas.

For more information on the research project: Winter Raptor Research 

Location: Battle Creek Cypress Swamp

Advanced registration required. Please register each teen separately

Registration Deadline: Thursday, January 11th

Program Fee

Free for members

$8 per person for nonmembers

Naturalist in Charge: Gene Groshon

COVID Policies and Procedures

The Calvert Nature Society has developed policies and procedures for public program operations based on state and CDC guidelines.

Please consider the safety, health, and well-being of all participants in our programs and stay home if the participant(s) are ill. Full refunds will be given for cancellations due to health concerns.

Prior to participation in any Society sponsored program, we will ask each individual, if under 18 a parent, to agree to the participant waiver. The waiver agreement needs to be completed for each in-person program.

Please read our full policy statement and waiver.

Please read our full policy statement and waiver.

The schedule of events is subject to changed based on the status of the coronavirus response, weather, staffing, and other situations that may arise. If Calvert Nature Society or Calvert County Natural Resources Division cancels a program, a full refund will be issued. 

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