Join Amy Kahn (RBA) and June Summers (GVA) as well as Alexis Van Winkle (Ganondagan) for a 1.5 mile walk through woodlands, shrub, grassland and wetland habitat. Attendees Should Bring/Wear: Clothing appropriate to the weather, extra blankets or pillows if desired, and any bird books or binoculars they want to bring in addition to site… Learn More

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Brown Thrasher - Highland Park - © Dick Horsey - Jun 19, 2017

Browse the RBA "Last 30 Days" Gallery - a gallery of bird photos taken by amateur birders in and around Rochester, NY.

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Yellow Warbler - Whiting Road Nature Preserve - © Dick Horsey - May 31, 2017

This is the archived “Last 30 Days” photo gallery posting for May 2017.  To check out the active “Last 30 Days” gallery go to Photo Galleries under the Learn & Explore tab. Updated May 31, 2017  -  112 Species  -  Arranged by date taken ... Click on any thumbnail to view the full-sized gallery ... [The newest photos are automatically… Learn More

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Not in the least! Despite the free-spirited nature of our feline friends, there are several reasons to keep a cat indoors. It's not only better for the birds we love, but it lets kitty live longer. Cornell has fielded many questions and challenges about the bird-cat problem, and has produced a primer that addresses each question and challenge… Learn More

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Black-capped Chickadee - Four Mile Creek Preserve (RBA field trip) - © Dick Horsey - Apr 30, 2017

This is the archived “Last 30 Days” photo gallery posting for April 2017.  To check out the active “Last 30 Days” gallery go to Photo Galleries under the Learn & Explore tab. Updated April 30, 2016  -  109 Species  -  Arranged by date taken ... Click on any thumbnail to view the full-sized gallery ... [The newest photos are automatically… Learn More

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by Amy Kahn, RBA President   Doing bird surveys last November and then again in early February I found Blacklegged ticks (deer ticks) upon doing my now mandatory nightly tick checks.  But the only time I got bitten was last fall gardening in my own backyard when I wasn’t checking nightly.  Now I wear repellent… Learn More

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Pine Warbler - Buffalo - © Dana Kalir - Apr 16, 2016

New species are arriving every day, it is time to bird when ever you can. We had a very successful warbler workshop and eBird class on Earth Day.  I look forward to seeing everyone out at our area warbler hot spots in coming weeks. New birders and experienced alike can meet up in the field… Learn More

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Long-eared Owl - Owl Woods - © Dick Horsey - Mar 29, 2017

This is the archived “Last 30 Days” photo gallery posting for March 2017.  To check out the active “Last 30 Days” gallery go to Photo Galleries under the Learn & Explore tab. Updated March 31, 2016  -  74 Species  -  Arranged by date taken ... Click on any thumbnail to view the full-sized gallery ... [The newest photos are automatically… Learn More

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Finding and Identifying the Crown Jewels of Spring & Entering Sightings into eBird WHAT: Join regional birding experts for a Saturday workshop designed to enrich your experience with warblers this season. We’ll cover identification, song, resources and conservation INDOORS in the morning with Kevin Griffith, then head OUTDOORS with Kimberly Sucy and other leaders for… Learn More

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Yellow-rumped Warbler - Firehouse Woods - © Jeanne Verhulst - May 13, 2016

Spring is Coming! Save the Date now for the 2017 Rochester Warbler Workshop Finding & Identifying the Crown Jewels of Spring April 22, 2017 - an Earth Day teach-in More details to follow soon           Spring is a special time in Rochester as birdwatchers welcome back migrant birds that have flown… Learn More

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