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Enjoy the company of other birders! Participate in citizen science!

Join us for the 119th Christmas Bird Count of the National Audubon Society and the 115th Rochester CBC. New observers will be paired with experienced birders. If you cannot get out to bird in the field, watch your feeder and phone results to the area leader.

In the evening of the count day, we will gather at Newport Yacht Club (on Seneca Road in Irondequoit) at 6:00 p.m. for pizza (there will be a $5 charge to cover costs) and pot-luck followed by a species tally. Hot cocoa and cider will flow!

The tally will start about 7:30PM. We will be finished by 9:00 p.m. Come to the tally even if you don’t come to dinner.   Please reply to  Norma Platt at 585-260-5221 by December 13.

Birds seen during the count week, December 13 to 19, may be called in to the area leaders.

To participate in the count, call an area leader. Be sure to ask your leader for details. Rochester CBC areas and leaders are as follows:

Bob and Susan Spahn 671-5690 Braddock Bay to Long Pond Road

Greg Lawrence cell 730-2553 Long Pond Road to Dewey Avenue

Jay Greenberg littlegulleditor@gmail.com Dewey Avenue to Charlotte Harbor

Dominic Sherony 223-7353 Summerville to Culver Road

Tom & Nancy Poeth 872-5344 Culver Road to Baker Road (Webster)

Shirley Shaw 385-3907 Highland Park, Genesee Valley Park, Mt. Hope Cemetery

Andrea Patterson &  Young Birders/Robert Buckert  Seneca Park

Rosemary Reilly Maplewood & Turning Point Parks, Holy Sepulchere and Riverside Cemeteries

John Boettcher  Area west of Rochester-Monroe County Airport


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