This is a collection of photos of raptors taken at Derby Hill Bird Observatory. If you “mouse” over the photo the identity of the bird and photographer appear. If you have a photo of a raptor taken at Derby Hill you would like to submit for display on this page please email it to OnAudubonCom@gmail.com.
- Field Trip August 27, 2016 Perch River Wildlife Management Area Gerry 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 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,…