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, 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.
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.
Three-day Registration = $125
Three-day Registration (Northern New York Audubon member) = $112.50
Saturday Registration only = $90.00
Sunday Registration only = $50
Birding Across the Adirondacks Field Trip = $70