DOAS Golden Eagle Researchers Attend Regional Meeting

The group is shown during a field trip to a wind farm. Peg standing far left. Tom kneeling center second row. Dr. Todd Katzner stands above all others in the red shirt. Photo by Craig Koppie.

DOAS Golden Eagle Research Team, Peg DiBenedetto and Tom Salo attended a meeting of the Eastern Golden Eagle Working Group in Rangeley, ME from 7/8-7/12. As the only representatives from New York, they met with eagle researchers and wildlife managers from Quebec to Florida.  

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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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