The Kiwanis Club of the Helderbergs met in Mike Hammond’s workshop in Knox on Tuesday morning to build bluebird houses, which will be sold for $12 each to raise funds for Kiwanis projects that support local youth.

BETHLEHEM — On Saturday, April 6, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., the Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy  will host a free eBirding training seminar in partnership with Cornell University’s Lab of Ornithology.

The IBirdNY campaign is starting its second year.

Habitats of North American birds, especially wintering grounds in Central America, face their greatest threat from human activities, according to a recent study published in the journal Global Change Biology.

Biddies will ride in a refurbished Ferris wheel as part of the Chick Follies at the Altamont Fair in August; the state ban on live fowl competitions has been lifted.

The Albany Pine Bush Preserve Commission and the Audubon Society of the Capital Region will host the fourth annual Migration Celebration on Saturday, May 2, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Albany Pine Bush Discovery Center at 195 New Karner Road.

The Audubon Society of the Capital Region is offering a week’s stay at what it bills as “a private birding paradise in Rensselaerville,” and is giving it away on Sunday, April 26, John B. Audubon’s birthday.

The Albany Pine Bush Preserve Commission is catching birds in mist nets so they can be banded, released, and tracked.

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