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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September / October 
Science Watch
 Don’t Leave Home Without It! 
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Bird Trivia-Part 2
Program by Hank Weber
Lenoir Nature Preserve
7:00 Refreshments, 7:30 Program


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

Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Ghosts in the Parks
Virginia Carnes, historian, Curator for Westchester Dept. of Parks, Recreation
and Conservation, presents fascinating tales of strange and eerie events that have
occurred in Westchester County Parks.
And you thought parks were peaceful, natural retreats. Now you will learn the true stories of ghosts,
goblins, ghastly crimes, even murder, that have and continue to haunt our parks.
Come and learn the spooky, creepy and ghostly side of Westchester County parks.
Just in time for Halloween!
Lenoir Nature Preserve
7:00 Refreshments, 7:30 Program


Saturday, October 28, 2017
Lenoir Nature Preserve 
Hawk Watch Field Trip

19 Dudley St. Yonkers
Meet at 10 AM behind the Lenoir Mansion


Saturday, November 18, 2017
Jones Beach – Late Fall Migrants Field Trip
Meet at 8AM at the Coast Guard Station in West End II
This is a good time for a rarity or a western stray to show up. A variety of bird should be seen from seabirds, ducks, hawks, shorebirds and late land migrants.


November 29, 2017
Birds in Art
Program by Elana Kaplan
Metropolitan Museum Educator
Lenoir Nature Preserve
7:00 Refreshments, 7:30 Program

Saturday, December 2, 2017
Croton Point Park Field Trip
Meet at 8 AM in the large parking lot 
We will search the meadow for American Pipit and other grassland birds.

Saturday, December 23, 2017
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


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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