Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society (DOAS)

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

Webinars

DOAS Bird Chat – August 27, 2020 – Video

This bird chat presentation focuses on what to expect for Hawk Migration this fall and is hosted by DOAS Co-President, Andy Mason and DOAS Research Coordinator and Board Director, Tom Salo. Information about other upcoming programs can be found at the Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society Website at www.doas.us. Featured Image: Golden Eagle; Photo by Landa Palmer

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DOAS Bird Chat – August 13, 2020 – Video

As a follow up to our Birding for Beginners Webinar in mid-July (2020), we are hosting chat sessions with DOAS Board Members through the summer. If you have a bird question or observations you would like to share, please join us! Our hosts for this evening are DOAS Co-Presidents, Andy Mason and Becky Gretton. Attend the Next Chat You can register once for the series and attend using the same login information. Upcoming Summer Bird Chat Session Dates and Times Thursday, August 27, 2020 – 7:00-7:30 PM PRE-Registration Required (You may register once fore series)

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Beginning Bird Photography – Session 3 – Lighting and Composition

Our third session with DOAS Board Member and Photographer, Rod Sutton, focuses on helpful tips about how to use lighting and composition to create great photos that emphasize the story you are looking to tell. It’s a bit longer than our typical 30 minutes, but we hope you will find it helpful! Learn more about upcoming events and additional sessions at www.doas.us.

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DOAS Bird Chat – July 30, 2020 – Video and Links

As a follow up to our Birding for Beginners Webinar in mid-July (2020), we are hosting chat sessions with DOAS Board Members and guests through the summer. If you have a bird question or observations you would like to share, please join us! For this session join DOAS Treasurer, Charlie Scheim and Oneonta Region Christmas Bird Count Coordinator, Sandy Bright. LINKS from Chat Session Cornell Lab of Ornithology – All About Birds Website The Birder’s Handbook: A Field Guide to the Natural History of North American Birds (Amazon Link) Attend the Next Chat You can register once for the series

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Web Chat – Beginning Bird Photography – Session 2 – Your Camera’s Settings

Our second session focuses on your camera’s settings – what they are and how to use them: shutter speeds, aperture and more!  Bring your questions and “Ask Rod”! Photography Chat – Exposure Basics (Support Document) Share Your Photos (For Questions and Discussion – not for Critique) – Please note in description or title that this your image is “For Chat Session with Rod”. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THE NEXT SESSION Are you a bird enthusiast who wants to delve into bird photography?  If this describes you and you are not sure where to begin, this series of ‘chats’ might

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Birding for Beginners – Webinar

Join Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society (DOAS) and SUNY Oneonta’s A.J. Read Science Discovery Center for a special workshop introducing the basics of birding as a pastime. The program is presented by Andy Mason and Charlie Scheim, Co-President and Treasurer of DOAS respectively and includes things like choosing binoculars, field guides, birding apps and other identification aids along with how to find good locations, connecting with other birders and organizations and possibilities for more advanced birding. Printable Resources Birding HintsObserving Birds for IdentificationBird Families of the Northern CatskillsBirding Hot Spots Online Bird Chat Sessions with DOAS Board The presentation overviews common bird

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Web Chat – Beginning Bird Photography – Session 1 – Your Camera & Equipment

Are you a bird enthusiast who wants to delve into bird photography?  If this describes you and you are not sure where to begin, this series of ‘chats’ might be the perfect solution for you!  Join Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society (DOAS) Board Member and Local Photographer, Rod Sutton for a series of short, informal ‘chat’-style sessions for guidance, advice and tips for budding bird photographers.  To learn about all upcoming DOAS programs and events, sign up for DOAS emails. For additional information, please view:What Type of Camera Should I get for Bird Photography

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Birds from Near and Far – Gail DuBois – May 15, 2020 Webinar

Delaware Otsego Audubon Society presents “Birds from Near and Far” with Gail and Nelson DuBois. We spend the evening traveling with Gail and Nelson to favorite locations, as they share photos and stories with all. Enjoy the journey in the comfort of your home! Gail and Nelson DuBois are well-known local photographers who have received recognition in birding publications, with Gail receiving awards for her photos that capture songbirds, Eastern Bluebirds in particular, in their natural habitat. Recorded May 15, 2020.

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Slogs through Bogs

We are sorry to report that this webinar did not properly record. We are still learning, but promise to do better next time!

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The Joys of Atlasting with Julie Hart – March 20, 2020 Webinar

It has been 20 years since the last breeding bird atlas in New York State and a lot has changed! The third atlas will take place from 2020-2024 and involve thousands of volunteers from across the state. Join Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society as we present Julie Hart, Project Coordinator for the NY Breeding Bird Atlas. Learn about the history of the Breeding Bird Atlas, the importance of atlas data, and how you can get involved. Find out how the third atlas will differ from previous atlases, including how we will be using eBird for data entry.

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Extra-large Quilted Tote Bag, created and donated by Julie Wexler.

2020 Raffle Items

To purchase raffle tickets and/or register for our 53rd Charter Celebration, please click the link below: https://doas.us/event/2020-charter-celebration/ “Red-shouldered Hawk” – photo by Rod Sutton, framed.

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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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