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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Saturday, February 6, 2016
10AM - Noon
Host - Sandra

Saturday, February 7, 2016
2:45 PM - 4:45 PM
Host - Mary

Lenoir Nature Preserve


A Destructive Mimicking Mite


Sunday, December 27,2015
Bronx Westchester Christmas Count Results

16th Annual “Seasons at Lenoir” Art and Photography Exhibit 
Beginning Saturday, March 5th 
Works that depict or be inspired by facets of the Lenoir Nature Preserve:wildlife, 
trees, flowers, landscape, the Butterfly Garden, structures, activities, etc. 

If you wish to exhibit: 
By the week of February 22nd, please contact Lynn Shaw at (put “Seasons” as subject) or call 718-549-2380. Include your name, title of work(s), media, and price (if any). 
Saturday, February 27th – Bring work to the nature center between 9:30 and 12 noon. 
Saturday, March 5th: Opening reception, 11:00 am to 2:00 pm.  Gallery will be open Tuesdays through Saturdays from 10 AM to 3 PM until Saturday, April 2nd. Closed March 25th-27th for Easter.  Please pick up your work on Saturday, April 2nd. 


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 2014!

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, February 6, 2016
10AM - Noon
Host - Sandra

Saturday, February 7, 2016
2:45 PM - 4:45 PM
Host - Mary

Lenoir Nature Preserve

Saturday, February 13, 2016
Eagle Viewing on the Hudson
Meet at Georges Island Park 7 AM

There is no February Meeting

Saturday, March 5, 2016
Lecture & Special Workshop on Warblers 
Tom Stephenson and Scott Whittle
Authors of The Warbler Guide 
The five Westchester-based Audubon Chapters will host Tom Stephenson and Scott Whittle for a two-part Warbler series at the White Plains Presbyterian Church (39 North Broadway). 
This first part is a free public lecture on warbler identification, from 12 noon to 1:30pm. No advanced registration is required for the free lecture. 
The second part is an intensive workshop, from 2 to 5pm on warbler vocalizations and birding by ear. The workshop fee is $50 per person. You can register and pay online in advance at, or mail a check payable to Central Westchester Audubon Society (please mark “Warbler Workshop” in the memo line) to PO Box 359, White Plains, New York 10602. You may also register, space provided, at the door with cash, credit, or check. 

Saturday, March 12, 2016
Evening Timberdoodle Walk
6 PM Croton Point Park Ball Field

Look for displaying American Woodcocks

Wedesday, March 23, 2016
Plant it and They Will Come: Creating the Bird Friendly Landscape
Kim Eierman; Master Horticulturist, Master Gardener, Teacher at the New York Botanical Garden
Lenoir Nature Preserve
7:00 Refreshments, 7:30 Program
The National Audubon Society reports that our 20 most common Bird species have declined by an average of 68% since 1967. You can do a lot in your own landscape to help our many declining species. Kim Eierman explains how we can attract and support our native birds and neo-tropical migrants with ecological design and proper native plant selection.

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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