Soar into Spring

Events at Audubon Greenwich



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Learn how to bird watch like a pro and explore the trails of Greenwich this spring at Audubon Greenwich!

For a full list of spring events go to greenwich.audubon.org >>

Spring Birding Begins
Morning bird walks are a spring tradition. Get out & enjoy two local ‘birding’ hot spots. No charge or RSVP required. Bring binoculars & or camera. Loaner binoculars may be available. Questions? Call Ted Gilman at 203-869-5272 x230.
Saturdays (7:00-8:45 am @ Audubon Greenwich): April 6, 13, 20, 27 / May 11*, 18, 25 ~ Meet in Audubon Greenwich parking area on Riversville Road. (*6:30 am)
Wednesdays (7:00-8:30 am @ Fairchild Garden): April 10, 17, 24 / May 1, 8, 15, 22 ~ Meet in Fairchild Wildflower Garden parking area on North Porchuck Road.

Birding 101: Bird Watching Basics for Adults
Saturday, March 30 1:00-3:30 pm
An intro to Ornithology and the tools/skills used in bird study. Enjoy a walk, learn binocular tips, field guides, and online resources that make birding so much fun. For adults and young birders. $12 adults; No charge for youth. RSVP required to Ted at 203-869-5272 x230.

Audubon's Springtime Film Fest – Part 2
Friday, April 5
Birders: The Central Park Effect reveals the extraordinary array of wild birds and the equally colorful New Yorkers who schedule their lives around the rhythms of migration. The spectacular wildlife footage captures the Park’s bird life mostly goes by unnoticed by the 38 million people who visit America's most famous park each year. (61 min.) Event & film details on website. Receptions at 6:00 pm. Film at 7:15 pm. $15/adult & $5/under 21. RSVP required to greenwichcenter@audubon.org or via voicemail to Jeff at 203-869-5272 x239.

Saturday, April 27     
2:00-3:30 pm ~ Bluebird and Tree Swallow Nestbox Happenings
Join a leisurely stroll to check out the activity of two of our most regular nestbox inhabitants. We’ll listen for songs and calls, watch for feeding activity, courtship and competition with other species. RSVP to Ted at 203-869-5272 x230.

Friday, May 3
Hummingbirds @Home – a lecture & film with Geoff LeBaron 6:00-8:30 pm
Hummingbirds are the only birds able to hover, fly backwards, and upside down. To fuel their acrobatics, they are constantly in search of nectar-rich flowers. To promote hummingbird-friendly native plant gardening, Geoff LeBaron, Director of the Christmas Bird Count, will introduce Audubon’s new Hummingbirds @Home initiative  and screen the NATURE documentary film, ‘Hummingbirds: Magic in the Air’. $10 adults; $5 youth. Nature Store Sale & Reception from 6:00-7:00 pm. RSVP requested to greenwichcenter@audubon.org or 203-869-5272 x239.

Saturday, May 4
NYC Birding & Audubon Art Expedition
8:00 am-5:00 pm
Start with a guided birding experience in Central Park with a local legend, Robert DeCandido PhD. Then, after lunch, the group will get a tour of the New York Historical Society’s ground-breaking new exhibit, ‘Audubon’s Aviary: Part I of the Complete Flock’. Space limited & RSVP required. $40 via the Audubon van or $10 to join group in NYC. Guests pay other costs (tour, lunch, train, etc.) Trip itinerary online. RSVP required to Jeff at 203-869-5272 x239.

Wednesday, May 8               
International Migratory Bird Day
Annual Bird Walk & Bird Breakfast
Saturday, May 11  6:30-9:00 am
Join this annual Audubon tradition when people of all ages rise and shine in search of birds and signs of spring. After the spring birding, return to a hearty, home-cooked ‘bird breakfast’ prepared by volunteers. Meet in main parking area to hike. RSVP required for breakfast($8). RSVP to Ted at 203-869-5272 x230.

Monday, May 13
‘Birding Outside of the Box’ with Alvaro Jaramillo 7:00-8:30 pm
Audubon Greenwich is pleased to host Alvaro Jaramillo, Senior Biologist at the San Francisco Bay Bird Observatory, for a lively discussion about birder brains and how humans relate to birds. This talk is partly about what we understand about brain function and partly about how it allows us to identify birds; and this understanding helps one be more proficient in bird identification. Jaramillo is a sought-after keynote speaker and contributed chapters to The Sibley Guide to Bird Life and Behavior; wrote the Birds of Chile and New World Blackbirds: The Icterids; is a columnist for Bird Watcher’s Digest; and is an associate editor for North American Birds. Suggested Donation: $5. RSVPs appreciated to greenwichcenter@audubon.org or 203-869-5272 x239.

Audubon's Springtime Film Fest – Part 3
Friday, May 24
Last Call At The Oasis: Water - the earth's most valuable resource. Countless living things need it to survive but it's very possible that in the near future, there won't be enough clean water to sustain our planet. From Academy Award-winning director Jessica Yu, this film sheds light on the vital role water plays and it introduces us to individuals who are championing revolutionary solutions. Event & film details on website. Receptions at 6:00 pm. Film at 7:15 pm. $15/adult & $5/under 21. RSVP required to greenwichcenter@audubon.org or via voicemail to Jeff at 203-869-5272 x239.

Saturday, May 25  
2:00-3:30 pm ~ Turtle Time     
Learn about turtle natural history, nesting behavior, how to help protect turtles, and meet some of our local turtle species. Then join our naturalist for a hike to Mead Lake in search of nesting turtles. All ages. RSVP to Ted at 203-869-5272 x230.

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