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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Yonkers Bird List

 March/April 2017 Newsletter

Field Trip
Friday to Monday, 
April 28 – May 1, 2017
The Delmarva Peninsula
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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 2017!

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

Friday to Monday, April 28 – May 1, 2017
The Delmarva Peninsula
Drive down Thursday to Cambridge, MD
Friday – Blackwater NWR, MD
Saturday – Chincoteaue NWR, VA
Sunday – Milburn landing SP, MD
Monday – Bombay Hook NWR, DE
We’ll visit Delmarva – DELaware, MARyland and VirginiA to search for American Avocets, Black-necked Stilts, Red-headed Woodpecker, Brown-headed Nuthatch, Prothonotary and Yellow-throated Warblers.
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Friday May 5, 2017
Evening at Tibbets Brook Park
355 Midland Ave, Yonkers
Meet at the flag pole in front of the main building at 6 PM
We will search for early spring migrants such as Solitary and Spotted Sandpipers, Baltimore and Orchard Orioles, Rose-breasted Grosbeak, and Black-and-white Warbler as we stroll around both lakes.

Saturday May 6, 2017
Cranberry Lake
1609 Old Orchard St, West Harrison
Meet 8 AM at the Cranberry Lake nature center.
We will search a variety of habitats including a four-acre lake, cliffs and scrubland, mixed hardwood forest, vernal pools, and a swamp for spring migrants such as Black-throated Green Warbler and Ovenbird. Local returning birds such as Veery, Wood Thrush, Swamp Sparrow and Scarlet Tanager may be found as well.

Saturday, May 13, 2017
Bird like crazy in Westchester County to raise money for our chapter. Details to follow.

Sunday May 14, 2017
Mother’s Day Warbler Walk
Lenoir Nature Preserve 8 AM
19 Dudley St. Yonkers
Meet us for our 26th year of this Audubon tradition. Spring migrants will be searched for; followed by refreshments at the nature center.

Saturday- Sunday May 20,21 2017
Bashakill Marsh
Drive up Saturday afternoon and stay overnight for Whip-poor-wills, American Bittern, Virginia Rail, and Alder Flycatchers.
We will be staying at:
21 Perron Drive
Rt 17 Wurtsboro, NY 12790
(845) 888-2727
5 PM meet at hotel to first head out to dinner at Danny's Restaurant down the road at 178 Kingston Ave, Wurtsboro, NY. We will do some evening birding after that.
5 AM meet at hotel at before sun up. You are welcome to stay elsewhere or drive up and meet us here
Michael Bochnik cell - 914-953-7409

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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