December 18, 2022    
9:00 am - 10:30 am


Glen Foerd On the Delaware
5001 Grant Ave, Philadelphia, PA

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Glen Foerd mansion sits along the Delaware River in the northeastern-most corner of Philly and is one of the best places in the city to study gulls and waterfowl during the winter. We can also discuss how to distinguish Double-crested Cormorants from the Great Cormorants that visit the area in winter.

We plan this as a stationary event overlooking the river, but if folks want, we can also explore the parkland surrounding the mansion.
Please dress according to the expected weather.

We will meet at 9 am at the flagpole along the river. Folks can join at any point during the event. There is limited parking on-site and along the surrounding roads so please share a ride if you can. The location is also reachable by bus lines 19 and 84. The Torresdale regional rail station is a 15 min walk away.

No binoculars? No worries! Birding backpacks with binoculars and field guides are now back on loan at the following local Philly libraries: Andorra, Cobbs Creek, Cecil B. Morre, Falls of Schuylkill, Frankford, Greater Olney, Logan, Richmond, South Philly, Torresdale, and Widener.  

For questions, please reach out to birdphillywalks@gmail.com.