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August 2021

Beginner Trip: Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge – Registration Opens August 1, 2021

August 8 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge, Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge
Seneca Falls, NY 13148 United States
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Common Gallinule - Montezuma NWR - © Dick Horsey - Jun 21, 2017

Learn more about the fall migration of shorebirds in this nearby birding treasure. We’ll visit key spots you’ll want to revisit again and again! There will be a number of stops during this mostly driving trip. Bring binoculars. Restrooms may not be available at the Visitor Center.

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Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge Field Trip – Registration Opens August 15, 2021

August 22 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge, Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge
Seneca Falls, NY 13148 United States
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Common Gallinule - Montezuma NWR - © Mary Ackley - Aug 23, 2016

We’ll be looking for waterfowl and migrating shorebirds. Expect to see herons, eagles and possibly falcons.

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September 2021

Beginner Trip: Charlotte & Turning Point Park – Registration Opens August 28, 2021

September 4 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Charlotte / Ontario Beach Park, Charlotte Park, 4800 Lake Avenue
Rochester, NY 14613 United States
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Tennessee Warbler. © Richard Ashworth

We’ll be looking for shorebirds, warblers, and other fall migrants along the river and lakeshore. At Charlotte Beach, we’ll look for gulls in many plumages and some shorebirds, too. At Turning Point Park, we will look for the usual suspects and fall migrants. Bring binoculars.

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New! Whiting Road Nature Preserve Field Trip – Registration Opens September 4, 2021

September 11 @ 8:00 am - 10:30 am
Whiting Road Preserve, 403 Whiting Road
Webster, NY 14580 United States
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Pileated Woodpecker - Whiting Road Nature Preserve - © Dick Horsey - Feb 24, 2017

This preserve includes about 240 acres of land that is made up of a variety of birding habitats.  This results in decent birding lists throughout the year.  The trails are well marked and maintained.

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Durand-Eastman Park Field Trip – Registration Opens September 5, 2021

September 12 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Durand Eastman Park, Lakeshore Boulevard
Rochester, NY 14620 United States
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Wood Thrush, Thousand Acre Swamp, Penfield, NY (© Richard Ashworth)

We’ll be looking for thrushes and other migrants. Durand can be surprising this time of year. This will be an easy 2-3 hour walk along paved roads. This trip is wheelchair accessible.

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Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge Field Trip – Registration Opens September 11, 2021

September 18 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge, Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge
Seneca Falls, NY 13148 United States
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Sandhill Crane - Montezuma NWR (RBA Field Trip) - © Eunice Thein - Sep 24, 2016

We’ll be looking for waterfowl and migrating shorebirds. Expect to see herons, eagles and possibly falcons. There will be a number of stops during this mostly driving trip.

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Ganondagan State Historic Site – Registration Opens September 18, 2021

September 25 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ganondagan State Historic Site, 1488 NY-444
Victor, NY 14564 United States
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Bobolink - Montezuma NWR (Muckrace) - © Dick Horsey - Sep 19, 2015

We will look for sparrows in the brush and other migrating birds near the parking area, and then walk about 2 miles round trip on the wide trails through fields, shrubland and woodlands to beautiful overlooks.

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Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge Field Trip – Registration Opens September 19, 2021

September 26 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge, Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge NY United States + Google Map
Bald Eagle - Iroquois NWR (RBA Field Trip) - © Candace Giles - Oct 15, 2016

We’ll look for migrant ducks and various passerines in this “get to know Iroquois in autumn” trip. This trip is a combination of driving and walking and includes a boardwalk, forest trail, and dirt road. Not wheelchair accessible in the forest trail.

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October 2021

Hamlin Beach State Park Field Trip – Registration Opens October 3, 2021

October 10 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Hamlin Beach State Park, 1 Camp Road
Hamlin, NY 14464 United States
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Pine Siskin - Hamlin Beach Park - © Dick Horsey - Oct 05, 2015

We’ll start off walking flat wooded and brushy areas of the park, looking for thrushes, sparrows, and maybe a half-hardy warbler or two. After that, we’ll stop by the lake watch to view ducks on the water and in flight, learning about the lake watch process.

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Batavia Wastewater Treatment Plant Field Trip – Registration Opens October 9, 2021

October 16 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Batavia Wastewater Treatment Plant, 9 Treadeasy Ave
Batavia, NY 14020 United States
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Northern Shoveler - Batavia WTP - © Dick Horsey - Oct 30, 2015

Why a wastewater treatment plant? Open water and a great location mean that this spot appears regularly on fall birding lists. We will drive on the banks of the ponds, getting out wherever the birds are congregating. Discover the great opportunity this spot (and its helpful staff) offers.

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