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New York State Christmas Bird Count Calendar Dates and Contacts for Christmas Bird Counts in New York

Friends of the IBA Friends of the Washington County Grasslands Important Bird Area

New York State Breeding Bird Atlas Compare the maps from the 1980-1985 and the 2000-2005 Breeding Bird Surveys.

NYS Important Bird Areas This website describes the program and lists all IBAs in NewYork State.

New York State Avian Records Committee NYSARC's home page contains a list of rare birds in NYS, hints on documenting rare birds, a printable report form, and past records. Browse the site and send in your reports.

NYS Ornithological Association NYSOA used to be "The Federation of New York State Bird Clubs". This site lists info on the society's member clubs, publications, field trips, birding projects, annual meeting, state list, patches, county listing, reporting rare birds and conservation.

The New York State Young Birders Club provides community, friendship, and fun for young people who have a passion for wild birds and their habitats. If you're a birder between 10 and 19 years old, this is the club to join. Check out their field trips.

HMBirds This eGroup is sponsored by our Club and is devoted to the birds seen in the Hudson-Mohawk region. You can read the messages and join up at this website.

Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy promote the voluntary conservation of farmland, cultural sites and natural landscapes, for all to enjoy. Our Club runs field trips to some of their preserves.

The New York State Bluebird Society is a non-profit organization dedicated
to the conservation of the Eastern Bluebird, our state bird. There is information about the society and its activities as well as a nice page on bluebirds and another on nest box plans. They would like visitors to fill in an easy nest survey form.

Audubon Society of the Capital Region Our "neighbors" have program meetings and field trips. Check out their site.

Southern Adirondack Audubon This chapter meets at the Crandall Libray in Glens Falls.

Alan Devoe Bird Club A very active birding club in Columbia County. Check out their field trip list.

Birding listservs in and around New York State (via birdingonthe.net)

Adirondack Mountain Club A voice for wilderness.

Pember Museum and Nature Preserve This small museum is upstairs at the library in Granville, Washington county. There is a lovely nature preserve just eight miles south of Granville on route 22.

Sierra Club - New York Information on the Atlantic Chapter.