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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The Big Sit
(article Hank Weber wrote about The Big Sit originally published in the Sept/Oct 2017 issue of Bird Watchers Digest magazine)

Beverly Smith Memorial Fund

Sunday, December 23, 2018
Bronx-Westchester Christmas Bird Count
 For more information, call the Count Compiler, Michael Bochnik at 237-9331, or visit http://hras.org/bwcbc.html
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Programs   

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 2018!

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, November 10 & Sunday, November 11, 2018 
Project FeederWatch
10:00 am – Noon
Lenoir Nature Preserve
19 Dudley Street, Yonkers

Join us as we sit INSIDE the Nature Center looking out two large picture windows at overflowing bird feeders identifying and counting birds. Good for beginners. Good company, good snacks 

Saturday, November 24 & Sunday, November 25, 2018 
Project FeederWatch
10:00 am – Noon
Lenoir Nature Preserve
Help us count the birds using the many bird feeders outside the nature center. 
ood for beginners. Good company. Good snacks

Saturday, December 8, 2018
Pelham Bay Park
Meet at 8 AM in the far left corner or the large parking lot. We will search the woods for Fox Sparrows and the sound for waterfowl.
http://www.hras.org/wtobird/pelhambay.html

Saturday, December 8 & Sunday, December 9, 2018 
Project FeederWatch
10:00 am – Noon
Lenoir Nature Preserve
Join us as we sit INSIDE the Nature Center looking out two large picture windows at overflowing bird feeders identifying and counting birds. Good for beginners. Good company, good snacks

Saturday, December 15, 2018
Peekskill Christmas Bird Count
Michael could use some volunteers to help cover the landfill at Croton Point Park. Meet at the main lot at 9 AM and be prepared for a long possibly icy walk.

Saturday, December 22 & Sunday, December 23, 2018 
Project FeederWatch
10:00 am – Noon
Lenoir Nature Preserve
19 Dudley Street, Yonkers

Join us as we sit INSIDE the Nature Center looking out two large picture windows at overflowing bird feeders identifying and counting birds. Good for beginners. Good company, good snacks 

Sunday, December 23, 2018
Bronx-Westchester Christmas Bird Count
A census of birds in the area. Help gather information on local bird populations in the 90th year of the count.
There is no particular meeting place for this event. Different groups of volunteers start at various locations throughout southern Westchester and the Bronx and canvas their area for birds. For more information, call the Count Compiler, Michael Bochnik at 237-9331, or visit http://hras.org/bwcbc.html
Hudson River Audubon will gather a small group at 10 AM in Tibbetts Brook Park in Yonkers to cover that park.
People with feeders can also help by counting their birds in their backyard. See the website for details.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Owls of the New York Area
Presented by Joe Guinta
Lenoir Nature Preserve
19 Dudley Street, Yonkers
7:00 pm Refreshments, 7:30 pm Program

Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Winter Survival of Birds
Lenoir Nature Preserve
19 Dudley Street, Yonkers
7:00 pm Refreshments, 7:30 pm Program 
Presented by Gabriel Willow from Wave Hill and NYC Audubon

Saturday, January 26, 2018
Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
Meet at 9 AM at the refuge. We will walk the 1.7-mile loop around the newly fixed West Pond for waterfowl such as Snow Geese and the bay for grebes and loons. Then search the revitalized gardens for some half hardy winter birds and maybe a Boat-tailed Grackle. We can then stop for pizza at New Park Pizza in Howard Beach
http://www.hras.org/wtobird/jamaicabaywildliferefuge.html

Saturday, February 16, 2019
Elizabeth A. Morton National Wildlife Refuge and Shinnecock Inlet
Meet at the refuge at 9AM
Handfeed chickadees, titmice, nuthatches and more. Then we’ll visit the inlet and Dune Road for winter birds and maybe a Snowy Owl or American Bittern. All day trip.

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
Email:
BochnikM@cs.com

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