New Year's Day Bird Count at Five Rivers

Leader or Speaker: 
Five Rivers Staff, John Kent
Location of Event: 
Five Rivers EEC
January 1, 2019 - 8:45am - 11:30am


Five Rivers Environmental Education Center
United States
42° 36' 30.7728" N, 73° 53' 19.7232" W

Coordinators: Five Rivers EEC 518-475-0291 (daytime) ~and~ John Kent 518-424-2234 jwkent [at] fastmail [dot] fm

Five Rivers Environmental Education Center, located on Game Farm Rd., in Delmar, NY, is a large area of fields and forest and is one of the premier birding locations in the Capital District.

This year marks the 38th Annual New Year’s Day Bird Count at Five Rivers. The goal of the count is to identify all the bird species present on January 1st. This also marks the start of Five Rivers’ annual bird list. HMBC joins the event again this year and encourages members to participate. Groups will go out at 9:00 a.m., but birders are welcome to come earlier to get a head start. Everyone will meet up at the Visitors Center for a compilation of species-observed at 11:00 a.m.

Call ahead to Five Rivers in case of inclement weather.

Meet at 8:45 a.m. at Five Rivers EEC in Delmar.