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“Last 30 Days” Photo Gallery Archive – May 2015

Cerulean Warbler (F) - Firehouse Woods - © Jeanne Verhulst - May 11, 2015

This is the archived “Last 30 Days” photo gallery posting for May 2015.  To check out the active “Last 30 Days” gallery go to Photo Galleries under the Learn & Explore tab on the home page. Updated May 31,  2015  –  95 Species … Continue reading »

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Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge Field Trip

Sep 5, 2015

Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge Field Trip

We’ll be looking for migrating waterfowl and shorebirds. Bald Eagle and migrants are likely.
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Beginner Trip: Charlotte & Badgerow Park

Sep 6, 2015

Beginner Trip: Charlotte & Badgerow Park

We’ll be looking for shorebirds, warblers, and other fall migrants in Greece and environs. Badgerow Park is a small area that offers good vantage points along pleasant trails, with the occasional surprise rarity.
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Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge Field Trip

Sep 26, 2015

Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge Field Trip

We’ll be looking for waterfowl and migrating shorebirds.
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Yellow-bellied Sapsucker - Male © Richard Ashworth

Where to Bird this Month: September

A bit like May in reverse, this is the height of fall migration.  The woods fill with songbirds, the ponds with ducks, the lake with waterfowl, and the mudflats with shorebirds – all headed south.  September is the peak time to observe fall warblers and vireos, and most of the thrushes. Read more »

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“Last 30 Days” Photo Gallery

Bay-breasted Warbler © Dominic Sherony

“Last 30 Days” Photo Gallery

The Last 30 Days gallery displays images of birds that have been seen in … you guessed it … the last 30 days. This popular gallery helps keep people informed of what birds are being seen where throughout the seasons. All images submitted by RBA Members. Submissions welcome!

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