nighthawk flying in sky

Community Science: Common Nighthawk Watch

Wednesday, August 26, 2020 | 6:00 pm

6:00 pm - 07:30 PM

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Suitable for tweens, teens and adults

A New York State designated Species of Greatest Conservation
Need, the Common nighthawk is experiencing declines throughout many parts of its breeding range including New York state. With a 2-foot wingspan and a habit of feeding in flocks flying near the ground, these birds are easy to spot. We invite you to join us and the Hudson Mohawk Bird Club in the Discovery Center parking lot to see science in action and help us count common nighthawks flying over the preserve as they continue on their over 6,000-mile southward migration. Feel free to come any time between 6:00pm and 7:30pm and stay as long as you like. Reminder Notes: This event will take place in the Discovery Center parking lot.

Albany Pine Bush Discovery Center
From I-87 take exit 2W (Rt 5 West, Central Avenue). Follow Rt 5 for about 2 miles then turn left onto Rt 155 (New Karner Rd). Continue on Rt 155 for about 1.2 miles. The Discovery Center is located on the left at 195 New Karner Road. (518)456-0655
195 New Karner Road Suite 1
Albany, New York

 

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