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Southern Adirondack Audubon Society

Protecting the environment through the preservation of natural habitats
and the advancement of environmental education
Southern Adirondack Audubon Society, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit

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Serving over 500 members in Warren, Washington, northern Saratoga and southern Hamilton counties of New York State

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  May 29 - 7pm

"Night Moves: Natural History of Adirondack Flying Squirrels"

  Details on our
Program Page



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We are sorry to have to cancel the bird walk
that was scheduled for May 22
at Saratoga National Historical Park
Our trip leader is ill and we wish her a speedy recovery!

Dreaming of birding out west?

How about joining our
Birding and Natural History Tour
 in Southeast Arizona next September?

More Information here

Elegant Trogon

White-breasted Nuthatch
White-breasted Nuthatch
Photo by Gordie Ellmers
The Climate Watch Project Breeding Survey Period is almost here!

SAAS is participating in National Audubon Society’s citizen-science pilot project, Audubon Climate Watch, in both winter and summer.

The goal of the project is to learn how specific bird species are affected by climate change. The SAAS survey will focus on both Red-breasted and White-breasted Nut-hatches.
Red-breasted Nuthatch
Red-breasted Nuthatch
Photo by Don Polunci
The survey is conducted twice a year: in the early summer breeding period and in winter. The Audubon Climate Watch program started in 2016 and SAAS joined the program in June, 2017.  The Climate Watch project was developed after National Audubon issued a report in 2014, Birds and Climate Change, on risks faced by North American bird species from climate change.  Volunteers use a specific protocol established by National Audubon: using grid maps of a specific area, birders conduct 12 counts, observing for five minutes each. They  also record the numbers and species of other birds identified within 100 meters (328 feet).

Contact SAAS board member Rob Snell for more information: birdbrane1@gmail.com

The Results of the 119th Christmas Bird Count
are posted here

We are continuing our efforts to help the local Eastern Bluebird population.
Check it out here

Eastern Bluebird
                      by Gordie Ellmers