Throughout the seasons, Rochester birders participate in various monitoring projects. These provide an opportunity to be outside, collect useful data, and do meaningful work with other birders in a fun environment. Details of surveys can be found at these links:
- Christmas Bird Counts
- NYSOA Waterfowl Count – 2015 January 17 details.
- Project FeederWatch – backyard feeders
- Braddock Bay Hawkwatch
- Hamlin Beach Hawkwatch
- Project SNOWStorm: Snowy Owl Tracking Study
- Breeding Bird Survey
- The Big Sit!
Members of the Genesee Birds Google Group often discuss times and routes for these surveys, so be sure to monitor that for local, timely opportunities. If you’re managing a survey route and want to discuss ideas for reaching RBA members, contact us.