With migration largely behind us and breeding season in full swing, it’s time to think about the use of birdsong recordings (commonly called playback) to attract birds in the field. This controversial practice has become more and more commonplace as phone apps put these recordings in the hands of many more birders. Why does anyone… Read more
Rochester Birding Association reminds all birders to remember that your actions in the field can have repercussions on birds and other birders. Follow all road rules, stay off private property unless permission is granted, stay on trails or roads, stay far enough away from birds to not affect their behavior. Your exemplary behavior will generate… Read more
Come help us count the birds that make their winter homes in Mendon Ponds! For 117 years, adults have counted birds every winter as part of the annual Christmas Bird Count, and now it’s time for kids to join the fun!
Join us for the 118th Christmas Bird Count of the National Audubon Society and the 114th Rochester CBC.
Spring is Coming! Save the Date now for the 2017 Rochester Warbler Workshop Finding & Identifying the Crown Jewels of Spring April 22, 2017 – an Earth Day teach-in More details to follow soon Spring is a special time in Rochester as birdwatchers welcome back migrant birds that have flown… Read more