The mission of the Onondaga Audubon Society 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. Onondaga Audubon believes this focus will lead to wiser use of these resources, and we encourage such use through program meetings, field trips, sanctuary management, and environmental education.
- Field Trip September 10, 2016 Green Lakes State Park, 7900 Green Lakes Rd, Fayetteville, NY 13066, USA This 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 Program September 14, 2016 at 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Onondaga Free Library, 4840 W Seneca Turnpike, Syracuse, NY 13215, USA Automated 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 Trip September 24, 2016 Onondaga Creekwalk, Syracuse, NY, USA A 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.