Conference Schedule – Sunday, November 3rd

Sunday, November 3rd

6:00 am – 7:00 am

Breakfast on your own. (Conference Special, 10% off all hotel restaurants for conference participants. Just tell them you’re attending the New York Birders Conference)


7:30am – 12:30pm except East End “Winging It” and Photography field trip.

Meet at field locations at 7:30, except as noted.

A. Jones Beach State Park

Leader: Doug Futuyma

Meeting Place: Meet at West End 2 parking lot, (not field 2), north of pavilion.

B. East End “Winging It” rarity search

Leader: Seth Ausubel

Meeting Place: Hampton Bays Diner, 157 W. Montauk Highway, Hampon Bays, at 6:15am. Note: this trip will pursue an itinerary based on current conditions and reports, it will end at approximately 4:00pm.

C. Alley Pond Park

Leaders: Eric Miller 

Meet at East side of parking lot on 76th Ave. off of Springfield Blvd., Bayside, NY.

D. Kissena Park

Leaders: Jeff Ritter

Meet at the Velodrome parking lot, entrance at Booth Memorial Ave. and Parsons Blvd., Flushing, NY.

E. Robert Moses State Park

Leader: John Gluth

Meet at eastern end of Field 5.

F. Photography Workshop (workshop runs till 11:00am, participants then free to practice on their own)

Leader: Lloyd Spitalnik

Point Lookout Town Park-southeast corner of lot. Entrance to park opposite southern end of Loop Parkway.

G. Francis Purcell Preserve

Leader: Steve Schellenger

Meet in Lobby, Long Island Marriott.

1:30pm End of Proceedings – A safe trip home!