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February 2019

Great Backyard Bird Count

February 15 - February 18
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 22nd annual Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC), February 15 - 18, 2019. GBBC is a fun event that anyone can participate in, from beginning bird watchers to experts.

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September 2019

Montezuma Muckrace – Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge

September 13 @ 7:00 pm - September 14 @ 7:00 pm
Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge, Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge
Seneca Falls, NY 13148 United States
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Northern Shoveler - Montezuma NWR - © Eunice Thein - Nov 01, 2016

This is it – the biggest bird race in upstate New York! Organized by the Friends of the Montezuma Wetlands Complex, the Muckrace is a 24-hour birding competition in which teams try to see as many species of birds as possible on the Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge.

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December 2019

RBA Young Birder Event: Christmas Bird Count – Seneca Park

December 15 @ 7:30 am - 10:30 am
Seneca Park, 2222 St. Paul Street
Rochester, NY 14621 United States
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Eastern Bluebird - Hamlin Beach Park - © Dick Horsey - Dec 04, 2016

Participating in a Christmas Bird Count is an annual tradition for many birders, and this will be the 116th CBC in Rochester. In a Christmas Bird Count, birders try to count as many birds as possible within a particular “count circle.”

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