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Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society (DOAS)

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

Links & Resources

The Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society is a member club of the NY State Ornithological Association.
(Looking for more field trips? Or other regional birding information? Try the list of NYS clubs on the NYSOA members page.)

Find lots of information about birds and citizen science projects at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

Learn about Audubon activities statewide at Audubon New York.

ybc_logoDOAS is now a partner organization of the New York State Young Birders Club, a special project of the NY State Ornithological Assocation. This club is for birders in New York State between the ages of 12 and 19, inclusive. Club activities include field trips, annual meetings and other events. In addition, youth members communicate via the YBC website, a newsletter, and an online discussion group. In addition to financial support, our Chapter’s partnership with the YBC includes DOAS organizing a field trip for the group to the Franklin Mt. Hawkwatch in November.

New York State has recently finished a five-year survey of breeding birds. See results at New York State Breeding Bird Atlas. (Click on the Breeding Bird Atlas Data and Maps link in the column on the left of the page.)

Read about and post local bird sightings at OSBirds!
Go to “”, click “Find or Create a Group”, search for “OSBirds”, then click “Join This Group”.

Birds of the Upper Delaware River (Brochure from Delaware Birding Club) – Page 1  and Page 2

Downloads Available from the Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society:

Photo by Dave Kiehm
Green Heron (Photo by Dave Kiehm)

Checklist of Birds of Otsego, Delaware and Nearby Parts of Adjoining Counties  Checklist

Guide to the Stephen Parker Nature Trail at Franklin Mountain

Self-Guided Eagle Trip (January through March)

Map of the DOAS Sanctuary on Franklin Mountain (including trails)

Map of Franklin Mountain Hawkwatch landmarks

Map of DOAS Favorite Places

Maps for the Fort Plain Christmas Bird Count

Map of the DOAS membership region

Bluebird Box Plans and Instructions

NEW: AUDUBON NY ADVOCACY GUIDE: Climate Ambassador Guidance

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DOAS Summer Day Camp 2024

Registration is Now Available for Audubon Day Camp 2024John G. New Audubon Summer Day Camp For more information contact: Susan O’Handley, Education Chairperson, Delaware-Otsego Audubon

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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

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