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    Bergen County Audubon Society – Founded in 1941

Chapter of National Audubon Society; member of The Nature Program Cooperative

As members of Bergen County Audubon Society, we share a love of birds and a concern for the environment. Our mission is to promote and protect wildlife in its natural habitat by providing opportunities for observation and conservation.

Upcoming Chapter Meeting & Program 
(Chapter Meeting 7:30pm. Program 8-9:30 pm.)

Autumn-Leaves-Desktop-HD-Wallpaper (800x533) 2Wed., Oct. 15, 8pm. Rick Wright, A widely published writer, popular tour leader, and sought-after speaker, is the author of the new ABA Field Guide to Birds of New Jersey. Topic: What a Bird Book Can Do. We tend to take our field guides for granted. But like any published work, the making of a bird book requires decision after difficult decision, choices upon choices that can make or break a new title in what is today a surprisingly competitive field. Join Rick Wright to discuss what goes into writing a field guide-and what should, ideally, come out of it for the reading birder. Rick birds in Bloomfield and around the world with his wife, Alison Beringer, and their chocolate lab, Gellert.

 Field Trips and Nature Walks

The following hike has been moved to Sunday.
Oct. 19 (Sunday) Wallkill NWR, Sussex, NJ

View waterfowl, raptors, sparrows and other fall migrants. Meet at the Refuge Headquarters. Bring lunch.
Leader: Ken Witkowski (973) 208-9808 or kenwitkowski@yahoo.com
Time: 9:00 AM

Oct. 19 (Sunday) Teaneck Creek Conservancy – Sparrows: those Confusing little brown birds
October is “The Month” for the greatest diversity of Sparrow species. BUT how do you tell them apart?!? Join Bergen County Audubon Society for a presentation to assist you with Sparrow Identification. Then a walk around the Conservancy to see what birds we can find.
Contact: Don Torino 201-230-4983 or greatauk4@aol.com
Time: 9:30 AM

Oct. 21 (Tuesday) Losen Slote Creek Park Little Ferry
A free two-hour guided nature walk where we’ll look for fall migrants. Meet at the Little Ferry DPW parking lot on Merhrof Rd.
Leader: Don Torino greatauk4@aol.com or (201) 230-4983
Time: 10:00 AM

Nov. 2 (Sun)  NJMC Harrier Meadow
70-acre natural area normally closed to the public. Meet at entrance to Harrier Meadow by 10AM. Waterfowl, raptors, birds of interest.
Leader: Don Torino greatauk4@aol.com or (201) 230-4983
Time: 10:00 AM

See Programs and Field Trips for details

 

“Blue Jay” Newsletter

Fall 2014

Summer 2014

Prior Issues

BCAS Members are welcome to forward photos webmaster@bergencountyaudubon.org

 

Please Support Bergen County Audubon Society

The funds that we raise allow us to continue our Education and Conservation efforts. To participate, see our printable form BCAS Donation - or donate now via our secure PayPal payment system!

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