Presidents Weekend, February 18 through 21, 2022 Join Wyncote Audubon to participate in the 25th Annual Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) this weekend! The GBBC is scheduled for Presidents Weekend, February 18 - 21, 2022. The GBBC was launched twenty-five years ago in 1998. It has become one of the largest and most widely participated [...]
Building strikes are an unfortunately common occurrence, especially during migration season. Here’s what to do if you find a collision victim. By Carlyn Kranking, Editorial Fellow, Audubon Magazine Originally published by National Audubon on November 18, 2021 Wilson's Warbler stunned after hitting a glass building. Photo: Mr. TinDC/Flickr (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) Maybe you’ve seen the [...]
Our latest edition of Naturally is now available to read online! READ THE FALL 2021 EDITION OF NATURALLY
This was a Zoom presentation on Chimney Swifts on September 9, 2021, hosted by Pennypack Ecological Restoration Trust. To report chimney swift sightings, please use THIS FORM.
From audubon.org Connie Sanchez does not have a favorite bird. Like many birders across the world, it is the hardest question to answer. “Too many to choose from.” Sanchez would probably have a similar response when asked about the highlight of her conservation career. That’s what happens when a career spans more than twenty years, takes [...]
A Presentation by Judy Stepenaskie on June 4, 2021 On February 17, 2011, Judy Stepenaskie was walking across the Green Lane Bridge in Manayunk looking for ducks on the Schuylkill River below, when she saw another birder walking across the bridge from the opposite direction. The birder introduced himself and while they were talking spotted [...]
Wyncote Audubon Society REPORT OF THE NOMINATING COMMITTEE* For Election of Officers and Directors May 2021 OFFICERS Nominations for a Term of One – Year July 2021 to June 30 2022 President: Leigh Altadonna Vice President: Sherry Krider Secretary: Wendy Clymer Treasurer: Constance Sanchez BOARD OF DIRECTORS Class of 2024 Leigh Altadonna Wendy Clymer Rich [...]
One of the recommendations in the Wyncote Audubon Society Strategic Plan was to review and revise the Constitution and By-Laws under which Wyncote Audubon has operated. The existing by-laws have been in place for decades and with little change since becoming an Audubon chapter in 1967 and incorporation in 1977. Major revisions were considered. The [...]
Reprinted from the Delaware Valley Italian-American Herald By Pete Kennedy Leigh Altadonna has been fascinated by birds since he was a kid.
Triggered by a catastrophic bird collision event in Philadelphia on October 2, 2020, that received international publicity, the Wyncote Audubon Society convened a meeting of a group of key conservation partners on October 14, 2020 to actively address the bird collision problem in Philadelphia. As a result, the Bird Safe Philly Coalition was formed. The [...]