Calendar of Events
Last updated 04/07/2020

ADBC Field Trip Schedule:  Spring 2021
Anticipating the arrival of migrants, the ADBC has worked to offer an abbreviated Spring field trip schedule. With Covid still a community concern, walks will be limited to 10 participants* and require; masks, distancing, and the non-sharing of equipment.

*we expect to have two trip leaders for most walks to allow for two groups of 10 if needed

Download Printable Schedule:   April 2021

May 1, 2021

Coordinator:  Kathryn Schneider, 518-248-8665
Meet 8:00am at the Museum visitor parking lot. The property has several trails affording a nice mixture of habitat. The Museum is located at 202 Shaker Rd off Route 20 in New Lebanon. Shaker Museum contact is Susie Harding 518-794-9100 and

MAY 15, 2021

CENTURY RUN (all day)
Coordinator: Marcia Anderson, 518-758-6433
Join Club members and friends as we try to see & hear over 100 species in one day. All are welcome to participate in this fun challenge. The Club has recorded the species sighted for this annual event since 1979. The Century Run is also the Club's main fundraiser of the year. Virtual tally the following day (Sunday May 16th) at 4:00pm.

MAY 22, 2021

Coordinator: Marian Sole, 203-710-9096
Meet 7:30am at the parking area west of Route 22 on Cattalino Road before the intersection with Overmountain Road. Address is 138 Cattalino Rd, Ancramdale, 12503. Explore this newly opened and largest CLC property. Sparrows, Bobolinks, migrants, and a nice mix of habitat await our visit. CLC website is www.cltrust.ord.

JUNE 5, 2021

Coordinator: Chris Franks, 518-781-0204
Meet 8:00am at the main parking lot for the Clermont State Historic Site. The Entrance is off Route 35 (Woods Rd) in Germantown just past the intersection between Route 35 and Route 6. This event is free for ADBC and Clermont members. Fields, gardens, woods and river views. Clermont contact is Jennifer Hemmerlein at 518-537-6622 or

JUNE 12, 2021

Mud Creek (morning)
Coordinator: Chris Franks, 518-781-0204
Meet 8:00am at the main parking lot by the pond at Mud Creek Environmental Learning Center. The center is located at 1024 Route 66, Ghent (about 1mile northeast of the intersection 66 & 9H). Wilson's Snipe, Swamp Sparrow, and Killdeer have been seen at this site.

Following the field trip for which you are the leader, send a brief summary/write-up of the trip for The Warbler to Marion Ulmer, via or to 94 Kinderhook St., Chatham NY 12037.

Field Trip Guidelines

• If you are looking for a particular species let the leader and others know.
• Prepare for the occasion, such as proper clothing for the season, sunscreen, protection against ticks, etc.
• Bring binoculars and a field guide.
• Bring lunch and beverage if it is an all day trip.
• The club encourages carpooling. Be prepared to share expenses.
• Persons who smoke are asked to respect the wishes of nonsmokers in carpooling and other group    activities.
• Please remember that field trips are a group activity; quiet groups see more birds and members who walk    ahead of the group flush the birds before others can see them.
• The club encourages all members to protect birds and their habitats while birding.
• Children are welcome on club trips, but they must be accompanied by a parent or guardian who is    responsible for their behavior and well being.
• Pets are not allowed on club trips.
• Please do not call coordinators after 9 p.m.

Hudson-Mohawk Bird Club Trips & Programs
Check out the HMBC website for the latest schedule information.

Columbia Land Conservancy Outings
Check out the CLC online calendar of events , or call 518-392-5252 for information.

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