Field Trips

Loading Events
Find Events

Event Views Navigation

Upcoming Events › Field Trips

Events List Navigation

April 2019

Owl Woods (“Pear Orchard”) Woodcock Courtship Flight Field Trip

April 12 @ 7:00 pm
Owl Woods, 349 Manitou Beach Road
Rochester, NY 14468 United States
+ Google Map
American Woodcock - Hamlin Beach Park - © Dick Horsey - Jul 26, 2016

This will be an evening trip for woodcock courtship flight. If you’ve never seen this spectacle, prepare to be amazed: birds call noisily from the ground in grassy fields before spiraling rapidly up high, descending back down in a zig-zagging noisy frenzy only to start the cycle anew.

Find out more »

High Acres Nature Area Field Trip

April 20 @ 8:00 am
High Acres Nature Area (HANA), 425 Perinton Parkway
Fairport, NY 14450 United States
+ Google Map

Over 130 bird species have been observed at HANA including more than 70 that nest in the diverse habitats found there. During this field trip we expect to see at least 40 species returning to nest or on their way to northern nesting grounds.

Find out more »

Highland Park Field Trip

April 24 @ 8:00 am
Highland Park, Reservoir Avenue
Rochester, NY 14620 United States
+ Google Map

We'll be looking for spring migrants and lovely flora. This walk would be gorgeous even without the birds, but it does have birds in abundance!

Find out more »

Beginner Birder Trip: Lakeshore Warbler Hotspots

April 27 @ 8:00 am
Lakeshore Warbler Hotspots, 30 Long Pond Road
Greece, NY 14612 United States
+ Google Map

The shoreline of Lake Ontario is a haven for migrating warblers and other passerines. We’ll look for those early warblers, such as Palm and Yellow-rumped Warblers, to whet our appetites for the weeks to come.

Find out more »

Braddock Bay Hawk Lookout Field Trip

April 28 @ 9:30 am
Braddock Bay Park, 199 East Manitou Road
Greece, NY 14612 United States
+ Google Map

This trip is for the spring hawk flight and migrating songbirds. This is a joint trip with the Buffalo Ornithological Society.

Find out more »
May 2019

Cobbs Hill Park Field Trip

May 1 @ 8:00 am
Cobbs Hill Park, Culver Road and Norris Drive
Rochester, NY 14610 United States
+ Google Map
Black-throated Blue Warbler © Dominic Sherony

With spring in full swing, come to one of Rochester's best kept birding secrets: Cobbs Hill Park's Washington Grove. Colorful warblers and other spring migrants arrive in masses to this urban oasis of tall stately trees.

Find out more »

Taylor Marsh Field Trip

May 4 @ 8:00 am
Taylor Marsh, Allens Hill Road & Nighan Hill Road
Honeoye, NY United States
+ Google Map
Virginia Rail - Conesus Inlet - © Nick Kachala - May 14, 2016

Taylor Marsh is a preserve owned by the Bergen Swamp Preservation Society and located in Ontario County north of Honeoye Lake. It is best known for marsh birds, including both local bittern and Virginia Rail. However, the star attraction is the 2-3 Sandhill Cranes that have been present in this area all year around for many years.

Find out more »

Four Mile Creek Preserve, Webster, NY Field Trip

May 5 @ 8:00 am
Four Mile Creek Preserve, Phillips & Lake Road
Webster, NY United States
+ Google Map
Golden-crowned Kinglet © Chuck Schleigh

We will meet at 8:00 a.m. in the preserve parking lot at the SE corner of Lake Rd. and Phillips Rd. in Webster. We will look for early spring migrants along the hiking trails.

Find out more »

Camp Beechwood and Olga Fleisher Wildlife Preserve Field Trip

May 7 @ 7:00 am
Beechwood State Park, Campground
Sodus, NY 14551 United States
+ Google Map
Wood Thrush, Thousand Acre Swamp, Penfield, NY (© Richard Ashworth)

This park on the shoreline of Lake Ontario in Wayne County should attract warblers, vireos, thrushes, and other migrants and also boasts a robust Bank Swallow colony.

Find out more »

Ontario Pathways Field Trip

May 8 @ 7:00 am
Ontario Pathways, 2011-2077 New York 96
Clifton Springs, NY 14432 United States
+ Google Map
Bay-breasted Warbler © Chuck Schleigh

We’ll look for warblers and other spring migrants along this level, rails-to-trails pathway in Ontario County. This well-maintained trail is an established favorite for wildlife viewing and scenic views.

Find out more »
+ Export Events