Thursday, November 29, 2012

Upcoming early December events and help needed

Three upcoming events for your attention.  Please note the date and details.

12/2 Michele Dreger Early Morning Bird Walk 
Audubon Center on Sunday December 2nd at 8am

12/6 Rusty  Harold's lecture on Cuba Birding

Litchfield Villa 630 pm

12/15  Kings Christmas Bird Count. Help is needed to setup the dinner . Dinner is POTLUCK.

Contact Mary Eyster coordinating the dinner setup. 



Dec 6th Cuba Birding  presented by Rusty Harold

Thursday, December 6th, 6:30 P.M.

Discovering Cuba

Presenter: Elliotte Rusty Harold

Rescheduled date ( from 11/3)

Cuba is the largest, best preserved, and perhaps least well-known island in the Caribbean, at least to U.S. birders. Native avifauna include over 300 species including 25 endemics and 17 endangered species. In March 2012 Elliotte Harold visited Cuba for two weeks with the National Audubon Society. He'll recount that trip, and talk about the birds, people, culture, environment and economy of Cuba today.


Dec 15th Kings Christmas Bird Count

Saturday, December 15th, 113th Christmas Bird Census

Teams Coordinator: Heidi Steiner-Nanz (718) 369-2116 (call early eve before 8 pm) or email

Count Dinner setup Mary Eyster , please email 

Compiler: Rick Cech, Assisted by Paul Keim
Comments: Coordinator assigns trip leaders and participants, assimilating teams and establishing starting points with team leaders. Please call as early as possible for participation in this great event. The count dinner should be held at the Prospect Park Audubon Center. Help and assistance is needed for dinner setup (Mary Eyster) ; email Peter at on Prospect Park Xmas count teams