Calendar of Events
Last updated 03/11/2022

ADBC Field Trip Schedule:  March 2022-June 2022
 
ADBC is pleased to offer the following bird walk schedule. These walks are free and open to the public. Children should be accompanied by an adult. Please note start times and contact specific trip coordinator or Chris Franks at 518-781-0204 with any questions.

Download January-June 2022 Events Schedule
 
MAR 19, 2022
SAT (morning)
GREENPORT CONSERVATION AREA (morning). Meet 8:00 am in the parking lot of the Greenport Conservation Area. From the North: Take Route 9 to Greenport, NY. Veer right onto Joslen Boulevard, and go straight for 1.1 miles. Turn right into the parking lot at the sign for the Conservation Area. If you reach Daisy Hill Road, go back 0.1 miles. Early start to the spring migration. Good mix of habitats: fields, views of the Hudson, North Bay Marsh, and woodlands.
Coordinator: Joanie Scheu, 845-702-7564.
MAR 26, 2022
SAT (morning)
VOSBURGH SWAMP WMA (Greene County; morning). Meet at 8:00 am at the Four Mile Point Preserve parking lot on Four Mile Point Road. From Mansion Street in the Village of Coxsackie, go south on State Route 385 (Washington Avenue) approximately 2.5 miles to a left onto Four Mile Point Road. Proceed to the bottom of the hill—the parking area is straight ahead where the road takes a 90-degree bend to the right. Coordinators: Kathryn Schneider, 518-248-8665 and Alan Mapes, 518-817-1512
APR 23, 2022
SAT (morning)
MOUNT LEBANON SHAKER (morning). Meet 8:00 am at the Museum visitor parking lot. Introduction to bird songs and guided walk. The Museum is located at 202 Shaker Rd off Route 20 in New Lebanon. The number of species reported here (via eBird) has reached 99 due to increased visits by birders. Help us find species #100. Coordinator:  Chris Franks, 518-781-0204
APR 24, 2022
SUN (morning)
WILSON POWELL SANCTUARY (morning) with HMBC. Meet 8:00am in main parking lot of Wilson M. Powell Wildlife Sanctuary, 75 Hunt Club Road, Old Chatham, off Route 13. This is ADBC's owned and managed property. It features a beaver pond with observation blind, fields, woods, and a view of the Hudson Valley from a sandstone ledge named Dorson's Rock. Our property list includes 200+ species. Coordinator: Kathryn Schneider, 518-248-8665.
APR 30, 2022
SAT (morning)
Art OMI (morning). Meet 8:00 am at the parking lot at 1405 CR 22, in Ghent. This site offers over 200 acres of hedgerow, woodland, grassland, and pond habitat. Green Heron is usually sighted. Coordinator: Joanie Scheu, 845-702-7564.
MAY 14, 2022
SAT
CENTURY RUN (full day). Join Club members and friends as we try to see & hear over 100 species in one day. Potluck lunch and tally at Marcia Anderson's (2383 County Route 21, Valatie) the following day (Sunday May 15th) at 4:00 pm. Coordinator:  Marcia Anderson, 518-758-6433.
MAY 21, 2022
SAT
DROWNED LANDS SWAMP w/NYSOA Young Birders. Meet 7:30 am at the visitor parking lot of Drowned Lands Conservation Area on Route 3 in the township of Ancram (about 3.5 miles north of Ancramdale Route 82.) We will be hosting the NYSOA Young Birders group. Spring migrants including Yellow-throated Vireo, Green-winged and Blue-winged Teal, Nashville Warbler, Sora, and Virginia Rail have been seen or heard on this trip. Coordinator: Marian Sole, 203-710-9096.
JUN 11, 2022
SAT
CLERMONT (morning). Meet 8:00 am at the parking lot for the Clermont State Historic Site. One mile north of Tivoli off Route 9G. This event is free for ADBC and Clermont members. Fields, gardens, woods and river views.
Coordinator:  Chris Franks, 518-781-0204
JUN 18, 2022
SAT
OVER MOUNTAIN CONSERVATION AREA (morning). Meet 7:30 am at the parking area west of Route 22 on Catalano Road before the intersection with Overmountain Road. Explore this newly opened and largest Columbia Land Trust property. Sparrows, Bobolinks, migrants, and a nice mix of habitats await our visit. Coordinator: Marian Sole, 203-710-9096.

NOTE TO FIELD TRIP LEADERS
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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