Field trips

Club field trips

Reservations due for Fort Edward trip

Leader or Speaker: 
Scott Stoner & Denise Hackert-Stoner
Location of Event: 
Fort Edward, NY
Date: 
February 6, 2019 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Wednesday, February 6, DEADLINE FOR RESERVATIONS, FORT EDWARD GRASSLANDS

Coordinators: Scott Stoner & Denise Hackert-Stoner 518-785-6760 scottjstoner [at] aol [dot] com

RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. Contact the coordinators no later than February 6th, to sign up and get the meeting time and place. Space is limited, and carpooling will be necessary.

Counting Common Nighthawks

Leader or Speaker: 
Tom & Colleen Williams, Scott Stoner & Denise Hackert-Stoner
Location of Event: 
Albany Pine Bush Discovery Center
Date: 
August 29, 2019 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Sunday, August 25 through Thursday, August 29, 2018, COUNTING COMMON NIGHTHAWKS (Albany County; evenings)

Coordinators: Scott Stoner & Denise Hackert-Stoner 518-785-6760 scottjstoner [at] aol [dot] com (8/25-8/27) and Tom and Colleen Williams 518-857-2176 trwdsd [at] yahoo [dot] com (8/28-8/29)

Counting Common Nighthawks

Leader or Speaker: 
Tom & Colleen Williams, Scott Stoner & Denise Hackert-Stoner
Location of Event: 
Albany Pine Bush Discovery Center
Date: 
August 28, 2019 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Sunday, August 25 through Thursday, August 29, 2018, COUNTING COMMON NIGHTHAWKS (Albany County; evenings)

Coordinators: Scott Stoner & Denise Hackert-Stoner 518-785-6760 scottjstoner [at] aol [dot] com (8/25-8/27) and Tom and Colleen Williams 518-857-2176 trwdsd [at] yahoo [dot] com (8/28-8/29)

Christmas Bird Count for Beginners

Leader or Speaker: 
Schodack Island State Park staff
Location of Event: 
Schodack Island State Park
Date: 
December 8, 2018 - 9:30am - 11:30am

Join a group effort from the Hudson Mohawk Bird Club and the Audubon Society of the Capital Region for a family-friendly introduction to the annual Christmas Bird Count. On this outdoor foray, beginning birders will learn all about the Count’s history, methodology and contribution to conservation science. Schodack Island State Park is well located for open-water winter bird specialties such as Bald Eagle and Great Black-backed Gull, large and common residents which even novices can easily identify. You’ll learn plenty of cool birds!

Dyken Pond Environmental Education Center

Leader or Speaker: 
Naomi Lloyd
Location of Event: 
Meet at Walmart/Dunkin Dounuts, Troy
Date: 
June 16, 2019 - 7:30am - 12:00pm

Sunday, June 16, DYKEN POND ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION CENTER (Rensselaer County; morning)

Coordinator: Naomi Lloyd 518-596-5964 naomi_kestrel [at] yahoo [dot] com 

Lost Valley State Forest

Leader or Speaker: 
David Harrison
Location of Event: 
Montgomery County, NY
Date: 
June 15, 2019 - 7:00am - 12:00pm

Saturday, June 15, LOST VALLEY STATE FOREST (Montgomery County; morning)

Coordinator: David Harrison 908- 892-5495 david [dot] harrison57 [at] earthlink [dot] net

Magee Marsh/Ottawa NWR, Ohio

Leader or Speaker: 
Gregg Recer & Cathy Graichen
Location of Event: 
Ohio
Date: 
May 24, 2019 - 7:00am - May 28, 2019 - 6:00pm

Friday-Tuesday, May 24-28, MAGEE MARSH/OTTAWA NWR, OHIO (Out-of-area trip)

Coordinators: Gregg Recer and Cathy Graichen 518-330-4552(GR, c), gregg [dot] recer [at] gmail [dot] com

Ann Lee Pond

Leader or Speaker: 
Tom & Colleen Williams
Location of Event: 
Colonie, NY
Date: 
April 27, 2019 - 7:30am - 12:00pm

Saturday, April 27, ANN LEE POND (Albany County; morning)

Coordinator: Tom and Colleen Williams 518-857-2176 trwdsd [at] yahoo [dot] com

Early Migrants II, Five Rivers EEC

Leader or Speaker: 
Scott Stoner & Denise Hackert-Stoner
Location of Event: 
Five Rivers EEC
Date: 
April 20, 2019 - 7:30am - 12:00pm

Saturday, April 20, EARLY MIGRANTS II, FIVE RIVERS EEC (Albany County; morning)

Coordinators: Scott Stoner and Denise Hackert-Stoner 518-785-6760 scottjstoner [at] aol [dot] com 

Join us for a walk through the varied habitats of Five Rivers as we explore fields, ponds, woodlands, and marshes.  More than forty bird species can be observed on a favorable day in mid-April. Be prepared for wet trails. 

Meet at 7:30 a.m. in the parking lot at Five Rivers EEC in Delmar. 

Normanskill Farm/NYS Museum Ornithology Collection

Leader or Speaker: 
Jeremy Kirchman
Location of Event: 
Albany, NY
Date: 
April 6, 2019 - 7:30am - 12:00pm

Coordinator: Jeremy Kirchman jeremykirchman [at] gmail [dot] com (preferred) or 518-708-3617

For the second year in a row, Hudson Mohawk Bird Club is offering a birding field trip combined with a special tour of the New York State Museum Ornithology Collection in Albany, hosted by Curator of Birds, Dr. Jeremy Kirchman.

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