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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  Hudson River             Beverly Smith
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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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94th Bronx-Westchester
Bird  Count

Feeder Watch
Saturday, March 17
Judi Veder & Saul Scheinbach
will host
10 a.m. till 12 noon.

Sunday, March 18
Mary Harrington will host
  12 noon till 2 p.m.


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

Saturday, March 10, 2018
Evening Timberdoodle Walk
6:00 PM Croton Point Park Ball Field
Look for displaying American Woodcocks


Feeder Watch
Saturday, March 17
Judi Veder and Saul Scheinbach will host
10 a.m. till 12 noon.

Sunday, March 18
Mary Harrington will host
 12 noon till 2 p.m.


Wednesday, March 28, 2018
A Walk Through the History of Westchester
Lenoir Nature Preserve
19 Dudley Street, Yonkers
Refreshments 7:00pm; Program 7:30pm
Patrick Raferty, librarian of the Westchester Historical Society, will lead us on a trip back in time. Combining stories, folklore and photos, he describes the twists and turns that resulted in the Westchester County of today. For example, he will explain how Riverdale was once part of Westchester County.


Saturday, March 31, 2018
Jones Beach – Early Spring Arrivals
Meet at 8AM at the Coast Guard Station in West End II
 A variety of birds should be seen from seabirds, ducks, hawks, shorebirds and early land migrants.


Annual Spring Luncheon
Saturday, April 21,2018
The Riverview, 1 Warburton Ave, 
Noon until 4:00pm
Join us for a wonderful Luncheon to celebrate the return of spring. 
* Delicious food * Amazing views * Door prizes
* Good company * Fun Games
* Great Program
Oleg Zvegdin, physics teacher at the Horace Mann School in Riverdale, will talk about solar eclipses including the reactions of wildlife.
The Luncheon will take place at The Riverview, in Hastings, known for its excellent food and spectacular views. Cost is still only $35.00 per person. Cash bar. Guests are welcome. Bring your friends.
Reservations are required. Send in your check and Reservation Form (see newsletter) by mail by April 10th.


Saturday April 28, 2018
Nature Study Woods
Meet at 8 AM at entrance along Webster Avenue at Flandreau Ave at 8:00 a.m. (~ 806 Webster Ave)
Local early spring migrants


Friday to Sunday, May 4 – May 6, 2018
The Delmarva Peninsula
Drive down Thursday to Cambridge, MD
Friday – Blackwater NWR, MD
Saturday – Chincoteaue NWR, VA
Sunday – Milburn landing SP, MDBombay 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.
Details on accommodations, full itinerary and directions.


Saturday, May 12, 2018
Bird like crazy in Westchester County to raise money for our chapter. Details to follow.
Sunday May 13, 2018


Mother’s Day Warbler Walk
Lenoir Nature Preserve 8 AM
19 Dudley St. Yonkers 
Meet us for our 25th year of this Audubon tradition. Spring migrants will be searched for; followed by refreshments at the nature center.

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

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