Middle Run Birding Trail

A Memorable “Bird Experience at Middle Run”

by Derek Stoner, Summer Camp Co-Director and Conservation Project Coordinator “Look!  A Baltimore Oriole flying overhead– it has food!  Watch where it lands– oh, there’s the nest!”  “Over there at the feeder, it’s a hummingbird!” “No– look over there, an Indigo Bunting is perched on the wire!” — Summer Campers on a bird walk at …

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Bio-Blitz and Pledge to Fledge: Enjoy the Birds!

By Derek Stoner, Conservation Project Coordinator The Date: Sunday, August 26, 2012 The Time:  Anytime between 7:00am and Noon (Start early or sleep in a bit!) The Place:  Middle Run Natural Area in Newark, Delaware  The Event:  The Fourth Annual Middle Run Bio-Blitz and the First Annual Pledge to Fledge Celebration The Purpose:  To Have …

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Middle Run Birding Trail: April 3 Walk Highlights

By Derek Stoner, Conservation Project Coordinator The bi-weekly bird walk at Middle Run started with a major squabble today:  the competition between two pairs of Tree Swallows for a nest box looked like New Yorkers fighting over that prize Fifth Avenue penthouse suite!  Just the evening before, I had installed this nest box with the …

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