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September 2018

Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge Field Trip

September 22 @ 10:00 am
Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge, Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge
Seneca Falls, NY 13148 United States
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Solitary Sandpiper - Montezuma NWR - © Dick Horsey - Sep 11, 2015

We’ll be looking for waterfowl and migrating shorebirds.

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Ganondagan State Historic Site

September 23 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Ganondagan State Historic Site, 1488 NY-444
Victor, NY 14564 United States
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Eastern Bluebird (F) - Oatka Creek Park (RBA field trip) - © Dick Horsey - May 16, 2017

We'll start near the longhouse and the meadowlark field and then head down a wide trail through the woods, shrub land, wetland, and to an overlook in grassland. The round trip is 1.5 miles and is suitable for most.

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October 2018

Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge Field Trip

October 13 @ 11:00 am
Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge, Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge NY United States + Google Map
Bald Eagle - Iroquois NWR (RBA Field Trip) - © Candace Giles - Oct 15, 2016

We’ll look for migrant ducks, owls, and various passerines in this “Get to Know Iroquois in Autumn” trip.

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Hamlin Beach State Park Field Trip

October 14 @ 8:00 am
Hamlin Beach State Park, 1 Camp Road
Hamlin, NY 14464 United States
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Pine Siskin - Hamlin Beach Park - © Dick Horsey - Oct 05, 2015

We’ll start off walking wooded and brushy areas of the park, looking for thrushes, sparrows, and maybe a half-hardy warbler or two. After that, we’ll stop by the lake watch to view ducks on the water and in flight, learning about the Lake Watch process as we share scopes.

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Batavia Wastewater Treatment Plant Field Trip

October 21 @ 9:00 am
Batavia Wastewater Treatment Plant, 9 Treadeasy Ave
Batavia, NY 14020 United States
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Northern Shoveler - Batavia WTP - © Dick Horsey - Oct 30, 2015

Why a wastewater treatment plant? Open water and a great location mean that this spot appears regularly on the fall birding mailing lists.

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November 2018

Durand Eastman Park Field Trip

November 11 @ 8:00 am
Durand Eastman Park, Lakeshore Boulevard
Rochester, NY 14620 United States
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Red-breasted Nuthatch - Durand Eastman Pk (RBA Field Trip) - © Dick Horsey - Nov 15, 2015

Waxwings, winter finches, and lingering migrants are possible as well as Snowy Owl. We may visit Irondequoit Bay to look for waterfowl.

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Afternoon Owl Trek Field Trip

November 23 @ 12:00 pm
Charlotte / Ontario Beach Park, Charlotte Park, 4800 Lake Avenue
Rochester, NY 14613 United States
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By the day after Thanksgiving, wintering owls may have returned to the area while our resident owls remain close to their home turf. We’ll be looking for Eastern Screech-, Great Horned, Snowy and Short-eared Owl primarily in this trip that may involve driving between counties to get to where the owls are!

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December 2018

Niagara River Field Trip

December 2 @ 7:00 am
Niagara River, Old Fort Niagara
Youngstown, NY 14174 United States
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Black-headed Gull, Niagara River (© Dominic Sherony)

Looking for special gulls and waterfowl. The Niagara River area is famous for the variety and number of gulls in winter. Can you pick out the rarities? This is a joint trip with the Buffalo Ornithological Society.

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Conesus Lake Area Field Trip

December 8 @ 8:00 am
Conesus Lake Area, Vitale Park
Big Tree Road, NY 14480 United States
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Bufflehead - Conesus Lake (RBA Field Trip) - © Dick Horsey - Dec 05, 2015

We’ll be looking for Tundra Swan, Canvasback, Redhead, and other waterfowl.

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Beginner Trip: Nations Road

December 9 @ 2:00 pm
Nations Road, 2658-2682 Nations Rd
Avon, NY 14414 United States
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Short-eared Owl - West Bloomfield - © Zaphir Shamma - Jan 01, 2017

Sharpen your skills on wintering hawks and Short-eared Owl. Other wintering birds such as Horned Lark, Snow Bunting, and Lapland Longspur are often present.

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