September Environmental Education + Bird Walks: What to Do

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Enjoy the Start of Fall Migration by Joining Us for a Walk or Lecture this September

Tuesday, September 4, 7:30am-9:30am, First Tuesdays Bird Walk: Dean’s Bridge, Somers. Meet at the eastern end of Dean’s Bridge Road in Somers where it dead-ends at the old bridge. Cost: Free. Level of Physical Difficulty: Easy-moderate. Register with Susan at info@bedfordaudubon.org or 914-302-9713.

Saturday, September 8, 8-11am, Bird Walk: North County Trailway at New Croton Reservoir. Join us for a nature walk focused on birds, jointly held with the Hudson River Valley Ramble, near the peak of fall migration. We will be following the Trailway south over the reservoir through woods and shrubland in search of migrants and year-round residents. Meet at the parking lot at the intersection of the Trailway and Route 118 in the Town of Yorktown at 8am – this is just north of where the North County Trailway crosses over New Croton Reservoir. Easy. Please register with Susan at info@bedfordaudubon.org or 914-302-9713.

Sunday, September 9, 7:15 am-2 pm, Field Trip: The Wonders of Fall Migration in Central Park. Join Bedford Audubon Naturalist Tait Johansson to explore Central Park, a truly extraordinary “migrant trap” famous for its impressive concentrations of landbirds in spring and fall. We’ll stop at the boathouse for lunch, or bring your own. Meet at Bylane at 6am, or at 72nd St. and Central Park West at 7:15 am. Cost: Free. Level of difficulty: Easy. Please register with Susan at info@bedfordaudubon.org or 914-302-9713.

Wednesday, September 12, 7:00 pm- 9:00 pm, Bedford Audubon Monthly Lecture: Bat Basics for New Yorkers. Our September monthly lecture held at the Katonah Village Library will be led by Dr. J. Alan Clark who will introduce us to the wonderful world of bats, with a special focus on the nine bat species found here in New York. Please join us for refreshments at 7:00 pm; lecture begins at 7:30pm. Free. Katonah Village Library.

Saturday, September 15, 10am-12pm. Field Trip: Chestnut Ridge Hawkwatch. Join us for the peak of Broad-winged Hawk migration at Chestnut Ridge, when we sometimes see thousands of hawks in a day. Cost: Free. Level of Difficulty: Moderate. Please register with Susan at info@bedfordaudubon.org or 914-302-9713.

Thursday, September 20, 7:30am-9:30am, Third Thursdays Bird Walk: Maple Avenue, Katonah.   Meet at the intersection of Maple Avenue and Reservoir Road (right at the dam). Cost: Free. Level of Difficulty: Easy. Register with Susan at info@bedfordaudubon.org or 914-302-9713.

Wednesday, September 26, 5:30pm-6:45pm, Bedford Audubon Evening Walk at Bylane: Join Bedford Audubon Naturalist Tait Johansson as we explore Bedford Audubon’s Bylane Farm. Cost: Free. Level of Difficulty: Easy. Register with Susan at info@bedfordaudubon.org or 914-302-9713.

Saturday, September 29, 8am-11:30am, Field Trip: Larchmont Reservoir, Larchmont . Join birder Doug Bloom and Naturalist Tait Johansson for an outing focused on fall migrant birds. Level of Difficulty: Easy-moderate. Register with Susan at info@bedfordaudubon.org or 914-302-9713.

 

 

 

Photo Credit: Birders on First Tuesday’s Bird Walk by Susan Fisher

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