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Sat 15 Sep
Bird & Breakfast: (Adult Program)
Saturday, September 15, 2018 08:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
(631) 581-1072

Enjoy a continental breakfast (courtesy of The Great South Bay Audubon Society) and a presentation introducing the local and migratory birds seen in our area. Afterward Audubon will lead a walk. Binoculars and I.D. books will be available for loan.

Registration: Required
Tue 21 Aug
Bird Bingo at Creekside Classroom
Tuesday, August 21, 2018 09:00 AM
Creekside Classroom Environmental Education Center
(518) 584-2000 ext 111

Join us for a fun introduction to birding! Binoculars provided. Welcome to people of all ages and all experience levels. Call (518) 584-2000 Ext. 111 to register.

Registration: Required
Sat 08 Sep
Hawk Migration Watch at Thacher Park Overlook
Saturday, September 8, 2018 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Emma Treadwell Thacher Nature Center
(518) 872-0800

Thacher Park Overlook is a great place to watch for hawks flying south during their fall migration. Hawk Watch leader Will Aubrey will be on hand to answer questions, provide background material, compile statistics, and assist with hawk identification. Come see live raptors and learn about wildlife rehabilitation with Richele Ford. Refreshments will be available at the Overlook concession stand. On Sunday, September 11, raptor viewing and counting continues with Will Aubrey. Call 518-872-0800 for additional information.

Fri 31 Aug
Animal Adventures!
Friday, August 31, 2018 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Gantry Plaza State Park
(718) 786-6385

Come learn about birds through a read aloud story and craft time. The program will begin promptly at 11 on Pier 4. All materials provided. Ages 2-6

Sat 01 Sep
Birding Basics: (Adult Program)
Saturday, September 1, 2018 09:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Jones Beach Nature Center
(516) 780-3295

In this introductory class for beginning birders, we will get you started with the basics of field guide and equipment use, tips for identification, and ethical field practices.

Registration: Required
Sat 01 Sep
Birding Basics: (Adult Program)
Saturday, September 1, 2018 09:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 780-3295

In this introductory class for beginning birders, we will get you started with the basics of field guide and equipment use, tips for identification, and ethical field practices.

Registration: Required
Sun 26 Aug
Live Owls and Other Birds of Prey
Sunday, August 26, 2018 02:00 PM
Robert Moses State Park - Thousand Islands
(315) 769-8663

Join Mark Manske of Adirondack Raptors, https://adirondackraptors.org, and his birds for a program all about raptors of this region. Mark will share his birds and stories every Sunday in July and August at 2pm at the Nicandri Nature Center Classroom. *3pm on Aug 5th*
Sun 26 Aug
Live Owls and Other Birds of Prey
Sunday, August 26, 2018 02:00 PM
Robert Moses State Park Nature Center
(315) 705-5022

Join Mark Manske of Adirondack Raptors, https://adirondackraptors.org, and his birds for a program all about raptors of this region. Mark will share his birds and stories every Sunday in July and August at 2pm at the Nicandri Nature Center Classroom. *3pm on Aug 5th*
Tue 21 Aug
Bird Bingo at Creekside Classroom
Tuesday, August 21, 2018 09:00 AM
Saratoga Spa State Park
(518) 584-2535

Join us for a fun introduction to birding! Binoculars provided. Welcome to people of all ages and all experience levels. Call (518) 584-2000 Ext. 111 to register.
Registration: Required
Sat 08 Sep
Hudson River Birding Ramble
Saturday, September 8, 2018 08:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site
(845) 786-2521

Fall Migratory birds. Join Rockland Audubon Society’s Della and Alan Wells as they explore the diverse bird habitats of Stony Point. Bring binoculars! Gates open 7:45a.m., Meet in parking lot. Open to all, from new to experienced birders.

Sat 08 Sep
Hawk Migration Watch at Thacher Park Overlook
Saturday, September 8, 2018 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Thacher State Park
(518) 872-1237

Thacher Park Overlook is a great place to watch for hawks flying south during their fall migration. Hawk Watch leader Will Aubrey will be on hand to answer questions, provide background material, compile statistics, and assist with hawk identification. Come see live raptors and learn about wildlife rehabilitation with Richele Ford. Refreshments will be available at the Overlook concession stand. On Sunday, September 11, raptor viewing and counting continues with Will Aubrey. Call 518-872-0800 for additional information.