2017 Bird Seed Sale Fundraiser for DOAS

Audubon to sell bird seed to raise funds Pre-order now through October 28 The Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society will be accepting bird seed pre-orders over the next two months to raise funds required to support programming throughout the region in 2018.  Orders are placed by mail-in form or by online store purchase at http://doas.us/Store/Bird-Seed-Fundraiser and then picked up by […]

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Bluebird Nest Box Monitor Sought for Cooperstown Project Area

Bluebird Nest Box Monitor needed for recurring Annual Project: April through August each year.  This opportunity is available for Individuals or Groups (with leader).  Training is available.  If you are interested, please contact DOAS at info@doas.us.  Project History Around 18 years ago, John Davis and Marion Karl of DOAS, working with Leatherstocking Golf Course Manager […]

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2017 Big Day Bird Count Results

From DOAS Director, Bob Donnelly, May 26, 2017   We had nine groups in Otsego,  Delaware and Schoharie counties counting birds. Altogether the reporting groups found 120 different species of birds with most groups finding some species that nobody else found. There were 22 species of warblers alone. Even though the day started cold, it […]

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Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society Launches Legislative Action Campaigns

  Concerned with recent changes to environmental policies, local environmental organization Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society has embarked on a campaign to let government officials know that their constituents value a clean, healthy environment, and are watching their votes.“As we prepare to celebrate the 47th anniversary of Earth Day this weekend, our government is dismantling protections that […]

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Binoculars and Birds Abound! – Spring Field Trips with DOAS

In these early days of spring, birdwatchers are easy to find due to the trees being in pre-stage leaf-out.  You can find them in all habitats – marshy river riparian zones, pond and lake shores,  fields and forests, and even in backyards.  They can be easily identified by their habit of constantly looking up (they […]

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