Chapter Meetings, Field Trips and Programs
10 AM - Noon
Noon - 2 PM
& Kelli Bochnik
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.
Adventures in eBirding
Presenter: Anne Swain, Exec. Director, Saw Mill River AudubonTBA
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.
Thompson Pond Preserve
We will search for wintering Golden Eagles
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.