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 federal government will be less […]

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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, and Am. Coots. Totals:   […]

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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

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2016 DOAS Christmas Bird Count Summary

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!    

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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 remote, sending a net over […]

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