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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Saturday, December 7, 2019
11 AM - 1 PM

Sunday, December 8, 2019
2 PM - 4 PM

November /
December 2019 Newsletter

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

Transylvania in the Galápagos

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 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


Saturday, December 21, 2019
watch birds at the Nature Center Feeders
2 PM - 4 PM
Host: Linda and Hal
 Lenoir Nature Preserve 
19 Dudley Street, Yonkers

Sunday, December 22, 2019
2 PM - 4 PM
Host: Carol Lange
 Lenoir Nature Preserve 
19 Dudley Street, Yonkers

Sunday, December 22, 2019
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

Wednesday, January 1, 2020
Greenwich Point, CT (aka Tod’s Point)
9:30AM at the main concession stand.
Start the New Year in a pleasant natural setting.
Build your bird list for the New Year. Hank Weber
will lead this trip as he has for more than a dozen
years. Expect to see wintering waterfowl, owls, and
backyard visitors.

Wednesday, January 22, 2020
An EPIC Big Year of Birding North America
Presented by Christian Hagenlocher
describes his new approach to Big Year birding, focusing on Engagement, Preservation, Inspiration, Inspiration, and building a Connection among the birding community through The Birding Project (
 Lenoir Nature Preserve 
19 Dudley Street, Yonkers
7:00 pm Refreshments, 7:30 pm Program

Saturday, January 25, 2020
Pelham Bay Park
Meet at Pelham Bay Park at 8 AM; far left corner of the Orchard Beach parking lot.
Pelham Bay Park is known for its wintering owls, such as Northern Saw-whet, Great Horned, and Long-eared. We will also search the woods and water for winter birds. American Wigeon, Bufflehead, Red-breasted Merganser should be in the bays.

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 

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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