Nest Box Projects


Week of April 19, 2019

Battle Creek Cypress Swamp

  • 1 bluebird nest by the tenant house with 6 eggs (pictured)
  • 1 bluebird nest in the swamp with 5 eggs
  • Wood Duck Nest #1 with 12 eggs
  • Wood Duck Nest #2 with 12 eggs
  • Wood Duck Nest #3 with 1 egg (likely not viable since there was one egg on March 30)
  • Wood Duck Nest #4 with 18 eggs. If estimated are correct, the ducklings will hatch within a week
  • Heard the first prothonotary warbler of the 2019 season
  • Logged 31 species of birds seen/heard during the nest checks

Flag Ponds Nature Park

  • 1 chickadee nest
  • 1 bluebird nest in box 6 on the beach

UNDER CONSTRUCTION: Calvert Stewards Volunteer Portal

A new system for responding to volunteer opportunities and tracking volunteer hours.

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Calvert Nature Society is dedicated to the protection and preservation of Calvert County‚Äôs natural heritage and the creation of an environmentally literate and aware community. We provide opportunities for appreciation and understanding of our natural world through our outreach initiatives and in support of the mission of the Calvert County Natural Resources Division.  The Society is a 501(c)3 organization.

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Mailing address: PO Box 122, Port Republic, MD 20676. info@calvertparks.org
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