Noteworthy Count of Golden Eagles over Oneonta

Fifty-seven migrating Golden Eagles were tallied at the Franklin Mt. Hawkwatch, near Oneonta, on November 11 by counters Steve Hall, Fred Fries and Kyle Dudgeon.  This is the second highest daily count in the 28-year history of the site, topped only by the 71 counted exactly eleven years prior, Nov. 11, 2005.  The previous second […]

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Fall Montezuma Trip Recap

By Eleanor Moriarty, Trip Leader On Sunday, October 16th, DOAS sponsored a fall birding trip to the Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge, located at the north end of Cayuga Lake, and US Route 20, East Seneca Falls, NY.  A group of seventeen participants carpooled through the numerous pools and grasslands to view migrating geese, ducks, shorebirds, […]

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September Reminders – 2016

September News Update   In this issue: September 16 Program with Pat Kernan, NYSM Annual Bird Seed Pre-Order Sale (now through October) September Kingfisher Online Coming up in October: Open House on October 1 Field Trip to Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge – October 16 2016 Charter Dinner on Oct. 21 with Warren Greene Image: Red-headed […]

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2016 Summer Camp Fun

Twenty two nature campers entering grades 3 through 6 had fun in the outdoors this summer during our two exploration-focused sessions at the DOAS Sanctuary. The sessions ran beautifully under the continued direction of educator Megan Langan (nee Gigandet).  A warm thank you goes out to DOAS Co-President, Andy Mason and DOAS member, Eileen Kline […]

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Audubon video aims to reduce poisoning of eagles

ONEONTA–Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society has teamed with the American Eagle Foundation to create a video on the dangers lead bullets pose to eagles in New York and elsewhere. The 13-minute video, “Lead Ammunition: A Needless Danger to Eagles and Ourselves” features interviews with hunters and their families, as well as with wildlife biologists and wildlife rehabilitators, […]

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