Great Adirondack Birding Celebration

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By Scott Atkinson

Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

May 31, 2013 at 9:00 AM until 9:00 PM

June 1, 2013 at 9:00 AM until 9:00 PM

June 2, 2013 at 9:00 AM until 9:00 PM

Location: Paul Smith's College VIC, 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, New York 12970

Phone: 518-327-6241

Email: bmcallister@paulsmiths.edu

Link: http://www.adirondackvic.org/Great-Adirondack-Birding-Celebration-2013.html

Event Description

The 11th annual Great Adirondack Birding Celebration is scheduled for 31 May - 2 June 2013, at the Paul Smith's College Visitor Interpretive Center (VIC) in Paul Smiths, New York. The event features field trips to boreal birding hot spots, informative lectures, workshops, a raffle, social hours and more.

Some of the boreal species that participants in the Great Adirondack Birding Celebration hope to find include the Black-backed Woodpecker, American Three-toed Woodpecker, Boreal Chickadee, Spruce Grouse, Bicknell's Thrush, and a variety of migrating warblers.

The 3,000-acre Paul Smiths VIC contains every habitat type found in the Adirondack Park with the exception of alpine vegetation. Included on the property is a 60-acre marsh, five ponds, several brooks and swamps, bogs, fens, and varied forest types, most notably northern boreal forest.

Festival Hours:

Friday, 31 May: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Saturday, 1 June: 6:00 AM to 8:30 PM
Sunday, 2 June: 6:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Preregistration is required. Registration opens 1 May 2013.
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