New York State
Ornithological Association

For the birders and birds of the Empire State


 

NEW 7/28/15

Checklist Updates:
What's Changed
and Why

American Tree Sparrow, photo by Aidan Griffiths, age 14
American Tree Sparrow
photo by
NYSYBC Youth Member
Aidan Griffiths, age 14


CONSERVATION

Red Knots, photo by Carena Pooth
Red Knots
photo by Carena Pooth

NYSOA Backs Red Knot "Threatened" designation


Golden-winged Warbler, photo by Benjamin Van Doren
Golden-winged Warbler
photo by Benjamin Van Doren

Range Changes for Golden-winged & Blue-winged Warblers
by John Confer


NYSARC Reports
& Historical Database

Updated 3/1/15
1977 - 2012

Grace's Warbler, photo by Lloyd Spitalnik
Grace's Warbler, Point Lookout
photo by Lloyd Spitalnik


New York State
Young Birders Club

Looking for the White-eyed Vireo at Muttontown Preserve, photo by Carena Pooth
Spotting a White-eyed Vireo
at Muttontown Preserve
photo by Carena Pooth



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Last Updated 7/29/15

 
NYSOA and the the Hudson-Mohawk Bird Club are pleased to announce this year's
ANNUAL FALL BIRDING CONFERENCE

NYSOA Annual Meeting 2013

 
NYSOA 68th Annual Meeting
and New State York Birders Conference
Hosted by Hudson-Mohawk Bird Club
October 2-4, 2015
Holiday Inn, 205 Wolf Road, Albany, NY 12205

All birders and guests are welcome.
Registration is now open!

This year’s conference promises to be an exciting event, chock full of great birding and educational activities, along with opportunities to catch up with old friends and make new ones. Highlights include:

  • Friday evening reception at the New York State Museum Bird Hall.
  • Behind-the-scenes tours of the museum’s research collection and labs.
  • Saturday evening banquet featuring a keynote presentation on
    Wood Warblers of North America
    by Jon Dunn, noted birding tour leader and author.
  • Saturday and Sunday field trips to great local destinations with top birders.
  • Workshops.
  • Paper presentations.
  • NYSOA award presentations.
  • NYSOA's Annual Business Meeting.
  • Plenty of time to catch up with old friends and make new ones!

 

To see more details, including information on discounts for early registration and lodging, visit https://hmbc.net/nysoa.

Mail-in registration forms and online registration are also available at
                                  https://hmbc.net/nysoa


The objectives of the New York State Ornithological Association are to document the ornithology of New York State; to foster interest in and appreciation of birds; and to protect birds and their habitats.

Individuals as well as clubs/organizations are welcome to join and will enjoy the benefits of membership, including subscriptions to NYSOA's quarterly journal, The Kingbird, and its newsletter, New York Birders.  NYSOA also offers its individual members a discounted rate of $25 annually (40% off the regular rate of $42) for a subscription to the online version of the The Birds of North America.
 


 

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Check out our directory of member organizations
with links to websites listing local field trips and other activities!


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