Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society (DOAS)

Established in 1968 – A Chapter of the National Audubon Society since 1970

DOAS News

2020 Waterfowl Count Report

Results from the Delaware-Otsego Audubon Soc. section of last weekend’s NYS Waterfowl Count are recorded below. In addition to the waterfowl, other sightings of interest included:  Great-blue Heron, Belted Kingfisher,

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Poem from a Hawkwatcher

The link below will take you to a poem written by Robert Bensen inspired by a visit to the hawkwatch in the Fall of 2018. It beautifully captures the feeling

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Breeding Codes Part 2 – Atlasing

From the New York State Ornithological Association Field trip at NYSOA Annual Meeting 2019, hosted by The Catskill Center When New Year’s Day arrived this year, New York State’s third

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Bald Eagle, Photo by Carl Higgs

Eagle Trip Report – Jan 11, 2020

Thirteen participants enjoyed a balmy day of birding around the Delaware Co. reservoirs on Jan. 11 for the annual DOAS Bald Eagle field trip.  Thirteen or fourteen eagles were spotted—depending on

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Breeding Bird Atlas 2020

For those of you who are new to the NY Breeding Bird Atlas and would like to learn more, here’s a great explanation from Andy Mason: The Breeding Bird Atlas

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Statewide Waterfowl Count on January 16

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Bald Eagle, Photo by Carl Higgs

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We envision a healthy world where people and wildlife thrive and natural resources are protected.
The mission of Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society is to protect our natural environment and connect people with nature
 to benefit birds and other wildlife through conservation, education, research and advocacy.
 

Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society
P.O. Box 544
Oneonta, NY 13820
(607) 397-3815
info@doas.us

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