UPCOMING EVENTS


Bird Walks, Sundays, 9:00 a.m.


General Calendar


Bird Walks

All walks start at 9:00 A.M.

There is no walk if it rains or snows or temperature is below 25°F.

For more information or in case of questionable weather conditions, please phone Joe at 516 467-9498 .

For directions to our bird-watching locations, click here.

2016

September 4: Alley Pond Park

September 11: Mill Pond Park

September 18: Massapequa Preserve

September 24: Marine Nature Study Area (Saturday)

October 2: Hempstead Lake State Park

October 9: Columbus Day Weekend — No Walk



Monthly Membership Meetings

Usually Second Tuesday of the Month, September Through May

TIME: 7:30 P.M.

PLACE: Freeport Memorial Library

144 W. Merrick Rd.

(at S. Ocean Ave.)


NEXT MEETING



DATE: Tuesday, September 13, 2016

SPEAKER: Joe Giunta

TOPIC: Sparrows and Allies in the NYC Area


At our first monthly meeting after our summer break, our announcements and coffee break will be followed by a slide-enhanced presentation about many of the birds that are referred to as “LBJs” (little brown jobs). We all should leave with a better understanding and knowledge of sparrows and related birds that tend to be dismissed as too hard to identify.

A frequent guest speaker for SSAS, Joe Giunta has led bird walks for the Nature Conservancy, NYC Audubon, Brooklyn Bird Club, Road Scholars, and the South Fork Natural History Society. He has taught birding classes at Brooklyn Botanic Garden since 2001. He is the owner of Happy Warblers, a travel and education company, and has birded extensively in the U.S., Panama, Belize, and Costa Rica. Join us!

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