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Huntington-Oyster Bay Audubon works to protect wildlife and habitat through conservation action, advocacy, education and impactful partnerships. Serving Huntington and Northern Oyster Bay Townships.

Field Trips and Activities

"It is not enough to fight for the land; it is even more important to enjoy it." - Edward Abbey

As required by our insurance company, all field trip/outdoor activity participants must sign a waiver of liability. Participating in a field trip or outdoor activity carries with it certain risks and this agreement is necessary for the benefit of HOBAS and participants. A copy of the waiver can be found here. We appreciate your understanding.

FEBRUARY

Sunday, February 3, 2019 - 9:00 AM

North Shore Ducks

Long Island can be one of the best places in the country to watch winter waterfowl. Join us for a fun day to see as many of these species as possible and learn about their interesting life histories.

Registration: (631) 885-1881

Directions: Meet at St. John’s Pond by the church behind the Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery


Sunday, February 10, 2019 - 9:00 AM

Sunken Meadow State Park

We will investigate the trails, ponds, and seashore to see which birds have arrived for the winter.

Registration: 585-880-0915 .  

Directions: Take Sunken Meadow State Pkwy north to end, meet in northwest corner of field 1.

 


Sunday, February 24, 2019 - 9:00 AM

Point Lookout

Look for loons, grebes, and Harlequin Ducks which are usually seen on Long Island only at Point Lookout.

Registration: (631) 885-1881

Directions: Take Meadowbrook Pkwy to Loop Pkwy. At end of Loop Pkwy., turn left on Lido Blvd. Go to end of road and park anywhere near the entrance to the park. Meet by the gate to the park.


MARCH

Sunday, March 10, 2019 - 9:00 AM

Robert Moses State Park

We will bird different sections of the State Park in search of variety of wintering ducks and land birds.

Directions: Take Robert Moses State Pkwy south to end, meet in field 2

Registration: (585) 880-0915

APRIL

Sunday, April 14, 2019 - 9:00 AM

Tackapausha Preserve

In the middle of densely populated Seaford on the South Shore, is an historic and beautiful 84-acre sanctuary of oak forests, ponds, streams, small mammals and scores of bird species, all of which can viewed via five miles of clearly marked trails.

Registration: (585) 880-0915

Directions: Take Rt 135 south to its end at Merrick Road in Seaford and drive east for a half mile, then turn left onto Washington Avenue. Meet at 2225 Washington Ave. Seaford, just north of the big Dunkin Donuts parking lot.

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