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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.

NOVEMBER

Sunday, November 19, 2017 - 9:00 AM

Jones Beach State Park

By late November, many of the winter species have returned. We may see a variety of seaducks, raptors, and Snow Buntings. Lost birds from all over the country can end up at barrier beaches this season, so we may see something surprising!

Registration: 516-782-0293

Directions: Meadowbrook Parkway south, take first right into West End after drawbridge. Continue past tollbooth (no fee), Police Station, and stop sign, and make a right after the sign for the West End Boat Basin and Coast Guard. Meet by the little concession building facing the boat basin.


DECEMBER

Saturday, December 2, 2017 - 9:00 AM

Montauk Point

Winter waterfowl abound including scoters, eiders, loons, gannets, and numerous pond ducks.

Registration: 631-885-1881

Directions: LIE to exit 70, Manorville. Go south on Route 111 to Route 27. Take Route 27 east all the way to Montauk Point Lighthouse. There may be a parking fee. Meet at the concession building at Montauk Point State Park.

JANUARY

Sunday, January 7, 2018 - 9:00 AM

Sunken Meadow State Park

We will investigate the trails, ponds, and seashore to see what birds are leftover from the fall and which birds have arrived for the winter.

Registration: 585-880-0915

Directions: Take Sunken Meadow Parkway north to the end. Meet in the southwest corner of the main parking lot.

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