Field TripAugust 27, 2016Perch River Wildlife Management AreaGerry Smith will lead a trip with a focus on shorebirds and marsh species. The trip will be to an area that is usually closed to the public but briefly open in late August. Please contact Gerry for additional details: 315 771-6902
Field TripSeptember 10, 2016Green Lakes State Park, 7900 Green Lakes Rd, Fayetteville, NY 13066, USAThis hike will take from 3 to 5 hours (or more) depending on trail length and weather conditions. It is highly recommended that participants bring their own water and insect repellant. Please contact Paul Richardson (315 488-5022) for details and specific time and meeting place.
Free Public ProgramSeptember 14, 2016 at 6:30 pm – 8:30 pmOnondaga Free Library, 4840 W Seneca Turnpike, Syracuse, NY 13215, USAAutomated Monitoring of Nocturnal Migrants at Derby Hill Numerous species of songbird migrate at night, posing visual detection issues. However, many species give short vocalizations as they fly that can be captured by microphones aimed at the sky and recorded. Distinctive call-types within these recordings can be detected and classified by computer software. Bill Evans,…
Field TripSeptember 24, 2016Onondaga Creekwalk, Syracuse, NY, USAA field trip to Onondaga Lake to look for waterfowl and late migrating songbirds. Please contact Paul Richardson (315 488-5022) for details and specific time and meeting place.
Board MeetingSeptember 28, 2016 at 6:30 am – 8:30 amManlius Library, 1 Arkie Albanese Ave, Manlius, NY 13104, USA
Field TripOctober 8, 2016Onondaga Lake West Shore TrailA field trip to Onondaga Lake’s Visitor Center and West Shore Trail. This five-mile round trip is on an easy, paved walking trail and will afford looks at waterfowl, resident birds, and late fall migrants. This trip is great for beginning birders. Please contact Alison Kopek (602 402-2284) for more details and meeting location.
Fall 2016 Programs
The mission of Onondaga Audubon is to engender in Central and Northern New Yorkers a greater appreciation for their land, water, and other natural resources, and to increase respect for the wildlife that inhabits these places, especially birds.
National Action Alert
Ask President Obama to Strengthen the Migratory Bird Treaty Act
National Action Alert
Please take action to protect ocean habitat for puffins today! Photo: Derrick Jackson/Audubon Photography Awards
Engaging students and educators
Christmas Bird Counts
December 14 to January 5
2017 Bird Festival – May 13
2017 Birdathon – May 20
Tell the EPA that Long Island Sound is Not a Dumping Ground
Stand with Audubon New York as we remind the EPA that Long Island Sound is one of New York’s greatest natural treasures and not a dumping ground.
Support Bird-friendly Buildings Legislation
Building collisions kill millions of bird each year, and many of these needless deaths can be prevented. A new bill would promote bird-friendly materials and design features at federal buildings.
Local Action Alert
Toad Harbor and Big Bay Sewer Districts
Meet outdoor and wildlife enthusiasts
Visit our sanctuaries
We have two, both on the shore of Lake Ontario
Add your voice on issues that impact our environment