Field Trips

Loading Events
Find Events

Event Views Navigation

Upcoming Events › Field Trips

Events List Navigation

May 2020

***CANCELLED*** New!! Taylor Road – Headwaters of Irondequoit Creek

May 26 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Taylor Road – Headwaters of Irondequoit Creek, 66 Taylor Road
Honeoye Falls, NY 14472 United States
+ Google Map
Hermit Thrush - Oatka Creek Park - © Jim Adams - Apr 25, 2016

We will walk the mowed grassy trails of the 65-acre property of RBA member Linda Roca. 

Find out more »

***CANCELLED*** Canadice Lake Field Trip

May 30 @ 7:00 am - 11:00 am
Canadice Lake, Canadice Lake NY United States + Google Map
Black-and-white Warbler - Cobbs Hill - © Dick Horsey - May 08, 2016

We’ll go down the east side of the lake for a variety of nesting passerines, especially warblers and vireos.  Mostly we’ll drive and park along the road. 

Find out more »
June 2020

Ganondagan State Historic Site State Park Field Trip

June 6 @ 8:00 am - 11:30 am
Ganondagan State Historic Site, 1488 NY-444
Victor, NY 14564 United States
+ Google Map
Bobolink - Burger Park - © Dana Kalir - May 21, 2016

This trip has generated large species lists due to the many habitat types we will travel through.  We will start from the parking lot to the longhouse and the meadowlark field and then head down a wide trail through woods, shrubland, wetland to an overlook in grassland. 

Find out more »

Letchworth State Park Field Trip

June 7 @ 5:30 am - 2:30 pm
Letchworth State Park Mt. Morris Dam Overlook, NY 14427 United States + Google Map
Barred Owl - Black Creek Park - © Dick Horsey - Feb 01, 2017

This trip frequently boasts more birds than any other RBA field trip.  Of course, it gets an early start!  We’ll look for birds not frequently seen on other trips, such as Acadian Flycatcher and Barred Owl. 

Find out more »

Nations Road Fields & Farms Field Trip

June 13 @ 7:00 am - 11:30 am
Nations Road, 2658-2682 Nations Rd
Avon, NY 14414 United States
+ Google Map

We will look for nesting bluebirds, Grasshopper and Vesper Sparrows as well as Eastern Meadowlarks, Bobolinks, and woodpeckers.

Find out more »

New!! Black Creek Park Breeding Bird Atlas Training Field Trip

June 14 @ 7:00 am - 11:00 am
Black Creek Park, 3830 Union Street
North Chili, NY 14514 United States
+ Google Map
Barn Swallow (Juv) - Tinker Nature Park - © Dick Horsey - Jul 07, 2017

We'll be looking for breeding birds across a wide variety of habitats.  Come learn about the 3rd New York State Breeding Bird Atlas and how to go atlassing and contribute data.

Find out more »

Bergen Swamp Field Trip

June 20 @ 7:30 am - 11:30 am
Bergen Swamp, Hessenthaller Road
Bergen, NY United States
+ Google Map
Ovenbird - Bergen Swamp - © Jim Adams - May 19, 2016

A trip to this unique place is by special permit from the Bergen Swamp Preservation Society and will feature nesting birds.  The mix of vegetation zones provides secluded nesting habitat for the usual western N.Y. species as well as those more characteristic of the Canadian zone such as Blue-headed Vireo, Hermit Thrush, Magnolia, Blackburnian, Black-and-white, Canada and Nashville Warblers. 

Find out more »

Odonata Sanctuary

June 21 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Odonata Sanctuary, 20 Parrish Road
Honeoye Falls, NY 14472 United States
+ Google Map

The 100 acre privately owned Odonata Sanctuary, 20 Parrish Road, Honeoye Falls, NY 14472, is the former home of Joseph W. Taylor, who was a founder of the American Birding Association and president of Hawk Mountain Association. 

Find out more »

Barnhart’s Camp and Keeney Swamp Field Trip

June 28 @ 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Shop ‘n Save – Nunda, 9045 State Route 408
Nunda, NY 14517 United States
+ Google Map
Mourning Warbler © Chuck Schleigh

Travel throughout the diverse landscapes of Northern Allegany County, 20 minutes south of Letchworth State Park.  Grassland, woodland, pond and swampland species such as Prairie and Mourning Warblers, Eastern Bluebirds, Pied-billed Grebes, and maybe a bittern or two should be seen.  This trip generally goes all day so we can see as much as possible! 

Find out more »
August 2020

Conesus Inlet State WMA Field Trip

August 1 @ 7:30 am - 11:30 am
Vitale Park, Vitale Park
Big Tree Rd, NY 14480 United States
+ Google Map
Male Wood Duck, Llanelli, Wales (© Richard Ashworth)

Explore this expansive wetland for Virginia Rails and Wood Duck families.  We’ve seen eagles on a reliable basis, Cliff Swallows and more. 

Find out more »
+ Export Events