Palmyra Cove Nature Park (PCNP) is a 250-acre urban oasis along a highly developed area on the Delaware River. Habitats include wetlands, woodlands, meadows, wild creek and river shoreline, and a freshwater Tidal Cove after which the park is named.
The Institute for Earth Observations at Palmyra Cove is a STEM educational initiative for students and teachers that studies Planet Earth. This is a unique and engaging facility where experiences can be shared…and innovative collaboration begins!
Beginning Birding for Adults
Learn how to identify birds by field marks, silhouette, behavior, and sound.
On the third Saturday of every month, adults can join the Director of Natural Science/Park Manager and other adults interested in birding for a hike around the park in search of residents and migrants, including some rare species. In the spring, the focus will be on migrants stopping by to feed and rest on their way to their northern nesting grounds. In the summer, the concentration is on finding resident nesting birds under a full tree canopy. The fall is the time to find south-bound migrants on their way to their wintering grounds, and the best time to see the most species around Palmyra Cove. In the Winter, our focus changes to winter residents, waterfowl, and owls.
Date: The third Saturday of every month. Check the calendar for exact dates.
Time: 9 AM – 12 PM
Age Group: Adults (18 years and older)
What to Wear: Dress for the weather, plus a layer in case we go down to the windy Tidal Cove.
What to Bring: Bring whatever you feel comfortable hiking with, including binoculars, field guides, notebook, snacks and water.
Cost: $10 per person; FREE to PCEEF members.PCEEF MEMBERSHIP
Cash or check accepted; sorry, no credit/debit cards.
For more information, contact Kristina Merola, Director of Natural Sciences and Park Manager; (856) 829-1900, ext. 1267, firstname.lastname@example.org.