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March 2021

March Meeting via Zoom!: Matt Young – “From Finches to FiRN (the Finch Research Network)”

March 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Rochester, NY
Matt Young

Many area birders have been fortunate and delighted to observe Common Redpolls, as well as a sprinkling of other winter finches this season; colorful visitors from the North.

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May 2021

NEW!!! Rush Riverside Refuge (in association with Rush Recreation and Parks Association) Field Trip – Registration Opens May 6, 2021

May 13 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Rush Riverside Refuge, 250 Rush Scottsville Rd,
Rush, NY 14543 United States
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Chestnut-sided Warbler - Letchworth Park (RBA Field Trip) - © Jeanne Verhulst - June 12, 2016

The town of Rush has recently acquired a new patch of land containing old-growth woods, farm fields in various stages of succession, and a mile of Genesee River frontage.  Join us as we explore this “new” birding spot. 

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New!! Taylor Road – Headwaters of Irondequoit Creek – Registration Opens May 18, 2021

May 25 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Taylor Road – Headwaters of Irondequoit Creek, 66 Taylor Road
Honeoye Falls, NY 14472 United States
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Hermit Thrush - Oatka Creek Park - © Jim Adams - Apr 25, 2016

We will walk the mowed grassy trails of the 65-acre property of RBA member Linda Roca. Hedgerows, fields, Irondequoit Creek, brushy habitat, and woods should be productive for thrushes, late warblers, and woodpeckers among others.

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June 2021

Ganondagan State Historic Site State Park Field Trip – Registration Opens May 29, 2021

June 5 @ 8:00 am - 11:30 am
Ganondagan State Historic Site, 1488 NY-444
Victor, NY 14564 United States
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Bobolink - Burger Park - © Dana Kalir - May 21, 2016

This trip has generated large species lists due to the many habitat types we will travel through. We will start from the parking lot to the longhouse and the meadowlark field and then head down a wide trail through woods, shrubland, and wetland to an overlook in grassland.

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Odonata Sanctuary Field Trip – Registration Opens June 13, 2021

June 20 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Odonata Sanctuary, 20 Parrish Road
Honeoye Falls, NY 14472 United States
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The 100 acre privately owned Odonata Sanctuary, 20 Parrish Road, Honeoye Falls, NY 14472, is the former home of Joseph W. Taylor, who was a founder of the American Birding Association and president of Hawk Mountain Association. The sanctuary participates in the Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP) that provides nesting acreage for grassland nesting birds such as Eastern Meadowlarks, Bobolinks, and Dickcissels.

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September 2021

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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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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