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Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society

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February 2019

2019 Great Backyard Bird Count

February 15 - February 18
NY United States
Free

The Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) is a free, fun, and easy event that engages bird watchers of all ages in counting birds to create a real-time snapshot of bird populations. Participants are asked to count birds for as little as 15 minutes (or as long as they wish) on one or more days of the four-day event and report their sightings online at birdcount.org. Anyone can take part in the Great Backyard Bird Count, from beginning bird watchers to…

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March 2019

Turtle Talk: Wood Turtles

March 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Elm Park United Methodist Church, 401 Chestnut Street
Oneonta, NY 13820 United States
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Habitat Selection and Ecology in a Disturbed Site Join Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society as we host a special program with Alexandra Vlk, a Graduate Student at SUNY Oneonta.  Alexandra will describe her research on Wood turtles (including photos of the species).  Wood turtles (Glyptemys insculpta) face decline due to human disturbances, including pollution, road mortality, habitat destruction, and illegal exploitation. To further wood turtle conservation, this program seeks to provide vital information regarding this species’ habitat and nesting preferences in an…

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Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge – Spring Migration 2019

March 24 @ 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Oneonta Area Carpool Location, Dietz Street
Oneonta, NY, NY 13820 United States
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Join Audubon on a trip to Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge on 3/24 On Sunday, March 24, Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society will lead a birding field trip to Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge to view migratory waterfowl and shorebirds on their annual journey to their breeding grounds.  The Montezuma Wetlands Complex is a globally significant Important Bird Area because of the incredible number of waterfowl that stop there during the migration seasons. Those interested in carpooling will meet at the Dietz Street Parking…

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Waterfowl Trip around Lake Otsego – March 30, 2019

March 30 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cooperstown Region Carpool, 1 Fair Street
Cooperstown, NY 13326 United States
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The annual spring waterfowl trip around Lake Otsego and environs will leave from Cooperstown’s Lake Front Docks on Saturday, March 30, 2019 at the foot of Fair St. at 8AM sharp. Sponsored by the Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society for several years, the trip has always attracted many area birders. Cars will be pooled and radio connected, and the trip will last until around noon. For more information, contact Bob Donnelly at rsdonn@yahoo.com or 607-264-8156.

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April 2019

What Montana Taught Me

April 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Elm Park United Methodist Church, 401 Chestnut Street
Oneonta, NY 13820 United States
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SUNY Oneonta Senior Kyle Dudgeon spent last summer in remote areas of Montana surveying birds and photographing wildlife. According to Kyle, “You can learn a lot about an area in two months, especially when you are forced to see it from your car: miles upon miles of exploring, hiking, birding and living; as simple as can be. These are the experiences I take with me from a summer of work in Big Sky Country, where the birds, the landscapes and…

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May 2019

Costa Rica: Recent Adventures

May 17 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Elm Park United Methodist Church, 401 Chestnut Street
Oneonta, NY 13820 United States
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Free

Join the Delaware Otsego Audubon's Public Meeting for photographs and stories of Costa Rica from area photographers Gail and Nelson DuBois on Friday, May 17, 7:30 PM at the Elm Park Methodist Church, 401 Chestnut St., Oneonta.. Refreshments will be available. The program is free. Gail and Nelson DuBois will share their very recent photographs and stories from their trip to Costa Rica. These two well-known area photographers have received recognition in birding publications, with Gail receiving awards for her…

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