General Calendar

Bird Walks

All walks start at 9:30 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.


May 3: Norman J. Levy Park and Preserve

May 10: Hempstead Lake State Park

May 17: Marine Nature Study Area

May 31: Jones Beach West End 2

May 24: no walk due to Memorial Day Weekend

June 7:Marine Nature Study Area

June 14: Alley Pond Park

Monthly Membership Meetings

Second Tuesday of the Month, September Through May

(except third Tuesday, November 18, 2014).

TIME: 7:30 P.M.

PLACE: Freeport Memorial Library

144 W. Merrick Rd.

(at S. Ocean Ave.)


DATE: Tuesday, May 12, 2015

SPEAKER: Joe Giunta

TOPIC: Breeding Birds of Orange, Sullivan, and Ulster Counties

For our last monthly meeting until September, we will have a slide-illustrated

presentation that compares three counties just north and west of New York City.

Included will be the top parks to visit and the fantastic breeding birds that

can be found there. A strategy will be presented to cover the entire area in one

bird-filled weekend.

Joe Giunta, a native New Yorker and frequent SSAS

speaker, has been birding the New York City region for over 25 years. A former

math teacher and program chairman at Fort Hamilton High School, Joe is the

birding instructor for the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. He has led bird walks for

The Nature Conservancy, New York City Audubon, Brooklyn Bird Club, and South

Fork Natural History Society. He is a captain in the Brooklyn and South Nassau

Christmas Bird Counts, and has participated in breeding bird surveys for New

York State. An enthusiastic traveler, he has birded extensively in Central and

South America. Joe is the owner of Happy Warblers LLC, a birding and educational

travel company. Join us!

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