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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SCIENCE WATCH

Who Killed the Carolina Parakeet


  How the Monarch Butterfly Became a Poison Pill


Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Film - Bird of Prey: The Story of the Rarest Eagle on Earth
A documentary of a strangely beautiful raptor, the Great Philippine Eagle.
 Lenoir Nature Preserve 
19 Dudley Street, Yonkers
7:00 pm Refreshments, 7:30 pm Program

96th Bronx-Westchester Count
 Sunday, December 22, 2019

January/ February
2020 Newsletter

 


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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 2019!

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

 

FEEDERWATCH
Saturday, February 15, 2020
10 AM - Noon
Host: Bill
Sunday, February 16, 2020
10 AM - Noon
Host: Cathy and Larry


Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Film - Bird of Prey: The Story of the Rarest Eagle on Earth
A nature documentary (produced by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology) that starts out as an adventure and ends with serious questions about the future of a strangely beautiful raptor, the Great Philippine Eagle. The film is must viewing for hawk lovers.
 Lenoir Nature Preserve 
19 Dudley Street, Yonkers
7:00 pm Refreshments, 7:30 pm Program

Wednesday, March 25, 2020
TBA

 Lenoir Nature Preserve 
19 Dudley Street, Yonkers
7:00 pm Refreshments, 7:30 pm Program 

Saturday, March 28, 2020
Jones Beach – Early Spring Arrivals
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.
http://hras.org/wtobird/jonesbeach.html

Saturday April 25, 2020
Nature Study Woods
Meet at 8 AM at entrance along Webster Avenue at Flandreau Ave in New Rochelle at 8:00 a.m. (~ 806 Webster Ave). We will explore this local park for early spring migrants. Black-and White, Pine, Palm and Yellow-rumped Warblers should be seen. Paths may be muddy.

Saturday, May 2 2020
The Great Swamp, New jersey
Meet at 8 AM at the Wildlife Observation center lot at 220 Long Hill Road, Gillette, NJ. This large refuge, about 90 minutes from Westchester has a mix of forest, fields and wetlands. Early spring birds should include Wood Duck, Eastern Phoebe, Swamp Sparrow, Common Yellowthroat, and both orioles. If the water is high, expect to see some snakes in the bushes!

Saturday, May 9 2010
Sterling Forest
Meet at the end of Ironwood Road at 8 AM
Sterling Forest is home to a number of breeding Golden-winged Warblers. One the best places to start is at the end of Ironwood Road. Other birds we may encounter include Alder Flycatcher, Cerulean Warbler, Prairie Warbler, Field Sparrow, Indigo Bunting, Scarlet Tanager and Rose-breasted Grosbeak. Ticks can be plentiful so make sure to spray and check yourself after our walk.

Sunday May 10, 2020
Mother’s Day Warbler Walk
Lenoir Nature Preserve 10 AM
19 Dudley St. Yonkers
Meet us for our 28th year of this Audubon tradition. Spring migrants will be searched for; followed by refreshments at the nature center.
http://www.hras.org/wtobird/lenoir.html

Saturday, May 16, 2020
Birdathon
Bird like crazy in Westchester County to raise money for our chapter. Details to follow.

Wednesday, May 27, 2020
Central Park
Presented by Ken Chaya
Ken spent over two and half years walking every acre of Central Park in order to map its many trails, highlight its stunning architecture and landscape features, and most importantly, locate and identify thousands of its magnificent trees. The result was “Central Park Entire,” a profusely illustrated map detailing the park’s varied topography and featuring the location and identification of nearly 20,000 trees and shrubs.
Lenoir Nature Preserve 
19 Dudley Street, Yonkers
7:00 pm Refreshments, 7:30 pm Program

Saturday & Sunday, May 30, 31, 2020
Bashakill Marsh
An overnight trip to include evening and before dawn birding in search of Common Nighthawks, Whip-poor-wills . Marsh bird such as both species of bittern, Common Gallinule, Sora, Virginia Rail should be present as well as local breeders including Alder Flycatcher, Acadian Flycatcher, waterthrushes and other warblers.

Saturday June 20, 2020
Shawangunk Grasslands National Wildlife Refuge
Meet at the refuge at 7:00 AM
Grasslands birds such as Bobolink, Eastern Meadowlark, Savannah and Grasshopper Sparrows are expected with the possibility of rarer birds such as Henslow’s Sparrow and Dickcissel. 

Wednesday, June 24, 2020
Members Night
Members show their best nature photos and videos
 Lenoir Nature Preserve 
19 Dudley Street, Yonkers
7:00 pm Refreshments, 7:30 pm Program 

 


Membership


Hudson River Audubon Society
P.O. BOX 616
Yonkers, New York 10703
Telephone (914) 237-9331
Email:
BochnikM@cs.com


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