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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Beverly Smith Memorial Fund

Bronx-Westchester Christmas Bird Count

for as little as $20


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


Friday & Saturday, February 15 & 16, 2019
Project FeederWatch
Carol Lange will host on Fri., Feb. 15 from 10 am till 12 noon.
Cathy and Larry Mazzella will host on Sat., Feb. 16, also from 10 am till 12 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, February 16, 2019
Elizabeth A. Morton National Wildlife Refuge and Shinnecock Inlet
2595 Noyack Rd, Sag Harbor, NY
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.

There is no February Meeting
See you in March

Wednesday, March 27, 2019
March Meeting
Brazilian Birds
Presented by Wagner Nogueira
Lenoir Nature Preserve
19 Dudley Street, Yonkers
7:00 pm Refreshments, 7:30 pm Program
Wagner Nogueira, Brazilian field biologist and ornithologist, will once again fascinate us discussing the more than 1,870 species of Brazilian birds, their environment and behavior, and the beauty of the country and the birds, as well as his part in the team that re-discovered the blue-eyed ground-dove, a species that hadn’t been seen for 75 years and was thought to be extinct.

Saturday, March 30, 2019
Jones Beach, West End II
Meet at 9 AM at the Coast Guard Station parking lot.
The first American Oystercatchers, Piping Plovers and Eastern Phoebes should be in. Winter waterfowl will still be present along with the first Osprey and Great Egrets 

Sunday, April 28, 2019
Cranberry Lake Bird Walk
1609 Old Orchard St, West Harrison
Meet at 9 AM
The first spring warblers should be in as we explore this 190-acre park. Within the preserve are a variety of habitats including a four-acre lake, cliffs and scrubland, mixed hardwood forest, vernal pools, and a swamp. 


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

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