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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American Goldfinch - Corbett's Glen Park - © Dick Horsey - Feb 28, 2017

This is the archived “Last 30 Days” photo gallery posting for February 2017.  To check out the active “Last 30 Days” gallery go to Photo Galleries under the Learn & Explore tab. Updated February 28, 2016  -  69 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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White-breasted Nuthatch (L) and Downy Woodpecker (R) - Irondequoit - © Candice Giles - Jan 24, 2017

Hi Rochester Birders, let's join in with National Audubon and Cornell Lab and participate in the twentieth annual Great Backyard Bird Count February 17 - 20, 2017. The Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) is a fun event that engages bird watchers of all ages in counting birds to create a instantaneous snapshot of bird populations… Learn More

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In addition to the APEX Lighthouse Wind Project proposed for Yates and Somerset on the Lake Ontario shoreline, we have another proposed wind farm from the same company.  The Heritage wind project is being proposed in the Town of Barre, Orleans County just east of the Iroquois Wildlife Refuge.  APEX is holding an Open House… Learn More

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Snowy Owl - Finger Lakes Airport - © Eunice Thein - Jan 20, 2017

Updated January 31, 2016  -  58 Species  -  Arranged by date taken ... Click on any thumbnail to view the full-sized gallery ... [The newest photos are automatically added to the end of the thumbnail gallery.  As the 30 days go by, the photos slowly rise to the top.  The size and placement of the thumbnails are determined by… Learn More

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Rachel Carson was a staunch defender and lover of birds. Photo: CBS Photo Archive/Getty

Women Ornithologists of the Late 1800s through Early 1900s” – Kevin Griffith February 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm 1101 Clover Street Rochester, NY 14610 United States Did you know it was women who brought the love of the study of birds to everyday people? Come to the February 9th meeting to hear Kevin… Learn More

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Harlequin Duck (F) - Irondequoit Bay Outlet (RBA Field Trip) - © Rosemary Reilly - Nov 13, 2016

This is the archived “Last 30 Days” photo gallery posting for November 2016.  To check out the active “Last 30 Days” gallery go to Photo Galleries under the Learn & Explore tab. Updated November 30, 2016  -  57 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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