Protecting Golden Eagles

by Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society Co-president, Andy Mason April 2019 As most DOAS members know, our Chapter has been heavily involved in researching and protecting Golden Eagles for a number of years, including counting the large fall migration past the Franklin Mt. Hawkwatch, documenting the presence of wintering birds using motion cameras, fitting Goldens with satellite […]

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Montezuma Trip – March 2019 Recap

By Chris DeCesare On Saturday, March 23rd a group of 20 enthusiastic participants explored the Montezuma Wetlands Complex. From the National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center, we caravanned to Tschache Pool, May’s Point, the East Road overlook, the Sandhill Crane Unit, Carncross Road, and the Montezuma Audubon parking lot. Overall, we saw 29 different species of […]

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DOAS 2019 Online Auction

Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society is hosting an online auction as a fundraiser to help support maintenance work at the DOAS Sanctuary & Hawkwatch on Franklin Mountain. We will be working on much-needed visitor welcome signage at the site this Spring. The artwork featured below has been generously donated by member and long-time Board Director, Dr. Bob […]

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Breeding Bird Atlas 2020

New York Breeding Bird Atlas III Update (from New York State Ornithological Association) By Kathryn Schneider, Co-chair, NY BBA III Steering Committee The Steering Committee for New York’s third Breeding Bird Atlas has been meeting since 2015 to fund, organize, and plan our next bird atlas.  This project will provide a five-year snapshot of the […]

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Otsego County Board Passes Resolution Recognizing the Importance of Birds

Why Birds Matter On behalf of the Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society Board of Directors, chapter members and friends, we thank the Otsego County Board of Representatives and the Solid Waste and Environmental Concerns Committee for recognizing the importance of birds through the passage of the following resolution at the October 3 County Board meeting.   RESOLUTION […]

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