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Bird Surveys - Volunteers Needed
Rutland County Audubon periodically undertakes monitoring at locations in Rutland County. If you are interested in participating, please contact us at birding@rutlandcountyaudubon.org.

West Rutland Marsh Bird Monitoring. An ongoing monthly survey of the bird life in West Rutland Marsh. To date over 1,175 participants have tallied 137 species from American bittern to northern shrike. Check Events for the next outing. Click here for more information, including a complete bird list.

Our dedicated volunteers during a December monitoring walk: L-R: Bryan Palfey, Andy Zak, Joan Fingon, Lou Daignault, Sue Elliott, Roy Pilcher.

The Pomainville Wildlife Management Area. In April 2009 RCAS undertook monitoring of the 356 acres of upland and wetland habitats along the Otter Creek in Pittsford. The monitoring will conclude in March. To date 94 species have been tallied. For more information on the area, including a complete bird list, click here.

Aitken State Forest. In 2008-2009 RCAS monitored the 918-acre state forest in Mendon. Seventy-three species were tallied over a twelve-month period. For more information, including a complete bird list, click here.