Hudson River Audubon Society
Lenoir Nature Preserve
Feeder Watch

November 19, 2016 to March, 2017 
Schedule Below 
Results
 
Feeder Birds
 

PROJECT FEEDER WATCH

   Please come and join us for  Project FeederWatch in the "observation" room at the Lenoir Nature Preserve. It's fun to sit there looking out the big window and counting the birds, along with socializing and munching on bagels.  We record our findings. The results are then sent to the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. FeederWatch is a citizen science program sponsored by the Cornell University Ornithology Lab. We do the count for at least two hours on two consecutive days, every two weeks. 

    Feeder watching helps us learn more about the birds at our feeders. Our observations help scientists at the Ornithology Lab monitor long-term trends in bird distribution and abundance. It has also become a great social event! At each FeederWatch session we usually have refreshments (e.g. bagels or donuts) provided by the person in charge of that particular session. 

   Our first session will be Saturday, November 19, 2016 and we will finish in April 2017. We will count for two hours, two days in a row, approximately every two weeks.     Below are the dates and leaders for FeederWatch. Contact each leader to find the hours they will cover the feeders.

If you are interested in being a leader for a day, or if you have any questions, please contact Carol Lange at 914 668-5101, or email CarolLange@aol.com.

Saturday, November 19, 2016 10AM - Noon - Michael & Kelli
Sunday, November 20, 2016 10 AM - Noon - Ruth

Saturday, December 2 - Sandy Prosnitz
Sunday, December 3 - Jackie Bruskin

Saturday, December 17- Noon to 2 PM - Carol Lange
Sunday, December 18 - 10 AM to Noon Sandy Prosnitz

Thursday, December 29 - Yvonne Lynn 11 AM - 1 PM
Friday, December 30  - Linda & Hal Kaplan 2 PM - 4PM

Saturday, January 14 - Fran Greenberg
Sunday, January 15 
- Kelli & Michael Bochnik 

Saturday, January 28 - May Guglielmo 2 pm - 4 pm
Sunday, January 29 
- Mary Harrington Noon - 2 pm

Saturday, February 11 - Michael & Kelli Bochnik
Sunday, February 12 - Fran Greenberg 

Friday, February 24 - Open
Saturday, February 25 - Sandra Wright

Saturday, March 11 - Judi Veder & Saul Scheinbach 10 AM - Noon
Sunday, March 12 - Cathy & Larry Mazzella 10 AM - Noon 

Saturday, March 25 Jackie Bruskin 2PM - 4 pm
Sunday, March 26 - Ruth DeFord 10 AM - Noon 

Thursday, April 6 - Bill Van Wart - 10AM - Noon
Friday, April 7 - Bill Van Wart - 10AM - Noon


FeederWatch times are chosen by the day's leaders and will be available approximately a week ahead of time. To be placed on the email announcements of times, please send your email address to CarolLange@aol.com. If you received these time announcements last year, you're already on the list and do not have to re-register.

For the exact times, please contact Carol Lange at 914 668-5101 or CarolLange@aol.com a few days before each session to find out the exact time. We look forward to seeing you!

Species found 

2016-2017 Results
Maximum of each species seen in each paired observation days.

Species Nov 19 and 20 Dec  3  and   4 Dec 17 and 18 Dec 29 and 30 Jan 14 and 15  Jan 28  and 29 Feb 11  and 12 Feb 24 and 25 Mar 11  and 12  Mar 25 and 26  Apr 6 and 7 
Wild Turkey                  
Turkey Vulture      1 1            
Red-tailed Hawk      2            
Sharp-shinned Hawk  1                
Cooper's Hawk                  
Mourning Dove 16  10  1 20  8          
Rock Pigeon  2  3  1  4          
Great Horned Owl                  
Red-bellied Woodpecker  1  2  1 2  2          
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker                  
Downy Woodpecker  2  3  3 2  2          
Hairy Woodpecker  1  1  1 1  2          
Northern Flicker                  
Eastern Phoebe                  
Blue Jay  1  3  2 1  3          
American Crow                  
Fish Crow                  
Common Raven                  
Black-capped Chickadee  8  4  6 4  5          
Tufted Titmouse  3  2   2  4          
Red-breasted Nuthatch       1  1          
White-breasted Nuthatch  2  1  2 2  2          
Brown Creeper  1                
Carolina Wren    1  1 1  1          
Ruby-crowned Kinglet                  
Golden-crowned Kinglet                  
Hermit Thrush                  
American Robin        1          
Northern Mockingbird        1          
European Starling        6          
Cedar Waxwing                  
Pine Warbler                  
Yellow-rumped Warbler                  
American Tree Sparrow                  
Chipping Sparrow                  
Fox Sparrow                  
Song Sparrow                  
White-throated Sparrow  1  1  1  2          
Dark-eyed Junco  5  9   2  5          
Eastern Towhee                  
Northern Cardinal  3  2  2 4  7          
Red-winged Blackbird                  
Common Grackle       1            
Brown-headed Cowbird                  
Purple Finch  3              
House Finch  21  3   3  12          
Common Redpoll                  
Pine Siskin                  
American Goldfinch  1  4              
House Sparrow  7  14  1 8  5          
TOTAL SPECIES 18 16 14 16 19            
TOTAL BIRDS 79 63 25 55 73            

Feeder Birds

Black-capped Chickadee Northern Cardinal American Goldfinch (winter) American Goldfinch (molting)
Dark-eyed Junco White-throated Sparrow House Sparrow (female) House Sparrow (male)
House Finch (male) Purple Finch (female) Downy Woodpecker Hairy Woodpecker
Chipping Sparrow (rare in winter) Red-bellieed Woodpecker Red-breasted Nuthatch White-breasted Nuthatch
Fox Sparrow Pine Siskin Song sparrow American Tree Sparrow
Brown-headed Cowbird Red-winged Blackbird Blue Jay Mourning Dove

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