DOAS Spring Waterfowl Walk

Spring passed for winter on April 4, when the Delaware Otsego Audubon Society sponsored the annual waterfowl count. A hearty group gathered at the Cooperstown Village docks and continued up the lake in a clockwise manner, thankful for dock bubblers and some naturally open water, with Clarke Pond the final Otsego Lake destination. An unusual duck species,  the Eurasian […]

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Birders – Help Report Invasive Species this Winter

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DOAS Position on Lead Ammunition

There is abundant scientific evidence documenting the negative impacts of ingesting spent lead ammunition on doves, pigeons, loons and other waterfowl, eagles, vultures and other scavengers, as well as other wildlife. Similarly, there is much documentation that these birds ingest lead shot, and lead fragments from wounded and unretrieved prey, or discarded animals or entrails. […]

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DOAS Board Member Bird Heroics

This is an email from the son of long time DOAS Board Director, Tom Salo about a particular adventure while on vacation in France this summer.  Never underestimate the heroic capabilities of a serious birder! Hello All, My parents left this morning to go back home through Montreal, but I did want to share one exciting part […]

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Audubon Adventures Goes Digital

FREE for one educator per school in the DOAS Operating Region (Delaware, Otsego, Western Schoharie, Eastern Chenango Counties) while funding allows.  Educators interested in receiving the Audubon Adventures materials should contact Susan O’Handley, Education Chair at 607-643-5680 or by email at sjohandley@gmail.com . The 2014/15 Audubon Adventures has been announced – BIRDS, BEES, and NEIGHBORHOOD BIOMES. […]

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