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Upcoming Events

Mar 17

Planes, Plains and Food Chains

March 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Apr 01

Waterfowl Trip around Lake Otsego

April 1 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Apr 21

Marvels of Avian Migration

April 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Apr 22

Earth Festival Bird Walk

April 22 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Apr 22

DOAS Exhibit at Earth Festival in Milford

April 22 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm


The Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society Inc. (DOAS) has been a Chapter of the National Audubon Society since 1977. Our mission is to educate, improve environmental quality, protect and maintain ecological systems and wisely utilize and conserve natural resources.
Individual: $15/1 year OR $25/2 years
Family: $20/1 year OR $30/2 years

Members Receive:

  • 9 issues of The Belted Kingfisher (printed and mailed unless email only preferred)
  • Notification of upcoming programs and messages through DOAS News ListServe emails
  • Volunteer participation opportunities
  • Early notice for special events and opportunities; Member discounts when possible.
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    • ACTION ALERT - Climate Change Scientists Need Our Help +

      Call Congressman Faso Today The climate in Washington has changed. If you care about the scientific integrity of climate science, it is time to make a phone call. In spite of a scientific consensus, President Trump has called climate change a “hoax”. His recent actions make it clear that the Read More
    • 2017 Waterfowl Count Results +

      There was a good variety of waterfowl species recorded on the DOAS section of the NY State Ornithological Assoc.'s annual waterfowl count held the weekend of Jan. 15.  Waterways were largely open after a recent warm spell.  As usual, Otsego Lake turned up the most birds, including Common Loons, Redheads, Read More
    • 2016 Hawkwatch Totals at Franklin Mountain +

      Totals for August through December 2016 Turkey Vulture—465 Osprey—52 Bald Eagle—197 Northern Harrier—36 Sharp-shinned Hawk—301 Cooper's Hawk—52 Northern Goshawk—7 Red-shouldered Hawk—22 Broad-winged Hawk—2060 Red-tailed Hawk—1132 Rough-legged Hawk—2 Golden Eagle—231 American Kestrel—57 Merlin—33 Peregrine Falcon—14 Unidentified Raptor—27 Total--4688 Read More
    • 2016 DOAS Christmas Bird Count Summary +

      Bald Eagle near the Cannonsville Reservoir in January 2017; Photo by Rod Sutton; All rights reserved. The data from our 2016 Christmas Bird Count on December 17 (Oneonta Area) are in! A total of 4,558 birds, 47 species were tallied.  See the full detail here!     Read More
    • Greg the Golden Eagle - Fall 2016 Update +

      On the 18th of March 2014, a male Golden Eagle that had been feeding for most of that winter landed on the bait pile in New Lisbon. Scott VanArsdale patiently waited for the bird to get comfortable feeding. The bird dropped his head and Scott hit the button on the Read More
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    February 2017 Newsletter