Field Notes

New Hope Audubon Society

Winter Visitors

February 6th, 2017

Each winter I look forward to the return of the hermit thrush. – By Barbara Driscoll.

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Fostering New Advocates for Birds

January 20th, 2017

What better place to start with promoting the conservation and enjoyment of birds and other wildlife than by educating our children.
– By Tommy Richey

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Mixed Flocks

January 8th, 2017

Chickadees and titmice, yes. But there’s a lot more going on in these woodland mixed flocks in winter. – By Norm Budnitz

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How Many Sapsuckers?

November 19th, 2016

Yellow-bellied Sapsuckers make the wells, but lots of other sap suckers take advantage of the sweet bounty. – by Norm Budnitz

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Feeder Watch

November 4th, 2016

Our veteran feeder watcher, Tom Driscoll, tells us what to look for, offers advice, and answers your questions about feeding birds.

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Gray-cheeked Thrush Program

October 24th, 2016

Brian Pendergraft invites birders to his house to enjoy fall migratory birds, including the illusive Gray-cheeked Thrush. – by Brian Pendergraft

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Youth Is Wasted on the Young!

October 6th, 2016

Vern finds his 1956 copy of the Golden Nature Guide entitled “Birds, A Guide to the Most Familiar American Birds.” Nostalgia is the sublime result. -By Vern Bothwell

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Summer Days Looking Forward to Fall

August 29th, 2016

Soon fall will be here which is a great time for planting those bird-friendly perennials, shrubs and trees and for controlling invasive species. Learn more about what you can do to make your garden more bird friendly this fall. – by Barbara Driscoll

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What We Did Last Year

August 21st, 2016

New Hope Audubon volunteers were very busy last year from May, 2015 to April, 2016, and we accomplished a tremendous amount. Read all about what we did last year. – by Tom Driscoll

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Eastern Bluebirds

August 8th, 2016

This inaugural blog on our new website celebrates the Eastern Bluebird, an iconic species that exemplifies our mission and is featured in our new logo. – by Norm Budnitz

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