Hudson River Audubon Society of Westchester

A New York Chapter of the National Audubon Society  Audubon en Español
Serving the communities of Ardsley, Dobbs Ferry, Hastings-on-Hudson, Irvington and Yonkers
P.O. BOX 616  Yonkers, New York 10703

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Our mission is to foster protection and appreciation of birds, other wildlife and habitats, and to be an advocate for a cleaner, healthier environment.

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Baby - It's Hot Outside

2017 January/February Newsletter
Bronx Westchester Christmas Bird Count Results


Field Trips  

Lenoir Nature Preserve

Lenoir Hawk Watch

Lenoir Butterfly Garden

History of Lenoir

Westchester County Bird Checklist

Where to Bird in Westchester

Annotated List of Rare Sightings for
Westchester County

Guía a las Aves del Condado de Westchester

Audubon en Español

Where to Bird Outside Westchester

Bronx Westchester Christmas Count

Project FeederWatch

Member Photos

Trip Reports

Yonkers Bird List Updated for 2016!

Yonkers Butterfly Checklist

Yonkers Dragonfly List

Volunteer Opportunities

Board Members and Committees

In the Wild ... - Articles from our
newsletter by Mary Harrington

2001 Resolution Declaring Lenoir a Nature Preserve and Wildlife Sanctuary


Upcoming Chapter Meetings, Field Trips and Programs

Saturday, January 14, 2017
10 AM - Noon
 Host - Fran Greenberg
Lenoir Nature Preserve

Sunday, January 15, 2017
Noon - 2 PM
Host - Michael & Kelli Bochnik
Lenoir Nature Preserve

Saturday, January 21, 2017
Pelham Bay Park
Joint trip with Huntington-Oyster Bay Audubon Society
Meet at Pelham Bay Park at 8 AM; far left corner of the Orchard Beach parking lot.
Pelham Bay Park is known for its wintering owls, such as Northern Saw-whet, Great Horned, and Long-eared. We will also search the woods and water for winter birds. American Wigeon, Bufflehead, Red-breasted Merganser should be in the bays. The woods here are good for Fox Sparrows and other half-hardies.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Adventures in eBirding
Presenter: Anne Swain, Exec. Director, Saw Mill River AudubonTBA
Lenoir Nature Preserve
7:00 Refreshments, 7:30 Program
Great Program to start the year
Have a New Year’s Birding resolution? Come and learn how to use eBird to organize your birding records or track your 2017 sightings. Learn to use eBird when travelling, to explore new birding hotspots
or to connect with local birders. Any recent sightings of rare birds? What eBird can tell about seasonal patterns and the movement of birds across our area month by month. Learn how to get started with eBird. In addition to explaining how to use this simple but powerful program, this entertaining, multimedia program includes images of Westchester birds taken by local photographers.

Saturday, January 28, 2017
 Host - May Guglielmo
Lenoir Nature Preserve

Sunday, January 29, 2017
 Host - Mary Harrington
Lenoir Nature Preserve

Saturday, February 4, 2017 
Thompson Pond Preserve
We will search for wintering Golden Eagles
Inclement weather cancels this trip
Meet at the preserve at 9 AM
Directions: Take the Taconic Parkway to the exit for Route 199.
Go east on Route 199 to Route 82;
Follow Route 82 south to Pine Plains.
Turn right onto Lake Road, and follow 1.6 miles to the parking area and preserve entrance on left.

Mike and Kelli's Honeymoon

Mike and Kelli's Adventures

Citi and Shea (Penguins)

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Hudson River Audubon Society
P.O. BOX 616
Yonkers, New York 10703
Telephone (914) 237-9331

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