Greenwich Point has recently been
designated as an IBA, Important Birding
Area as such there are a number of
resources related to birds and the hobby
of birding at Greenwich Point.
First Sunday Bird Walks
Naturalist-led bird walks are held the first
Sunday of every month. These free walks
are co-sponsored by Wild Wings,
Audubon, and Bruce Museum. More info.
Bird Walks and Talks
Additional bird walks and talks are held throughout the year. Examples of prior walks; Wonderful Warblers, Mother's Day Bird Walk, International Crossroads of Bird Migration. To learn about the next scheduled bird walk become a Member of the Friends of Greenwich Point and receive a quarterly newsletter and a monthly Constant Contact detailing information about all the upcoming events, join our Constant Contact, or visit the home page of this website which also highlights all the upcoming events at Greenwich Point.
Interested in seeing what birds have been sighted or would like to note your recent observation visit the Anniversary Holly Grove shelter which holds a simple log of bird observations. For more advanced data collection, visit the website eBird.org. With eBird you can start your own private bird list, submit sightings at Greenwich Point or elsewhere, and explore the data with maps, charts and records.
Photos by Debra Bender
Click through the Bird photos
Birds of Greenwich Point
Joe Zeranski has complied a detailed Greenwich Point bird checklist. It lists 266 species and describes their seasonal abundance. This along with a field guide will aid in the accurate identification of the birds encountered.
Copy of GP Bird Checklist
If interested in a tri-fold card stock paper bird checklist or you are unable to print one please email firstname.lastname@example.org with request and one will be mailed to you
A collection of bird feeders are located in the Holly Grove, from late fall to early spring Greenwich Point volunteers fill the feeders daily. Helping the birds that call Greenwich Point home or those that may stop by as they migrate south.
For more information about birds that visit or call Greenwich Point home, click on these links:
Winter 2010 Newsletter Summer 2009 Newsletter
Winter Birds at Greenwich The Ardeidae Family Vacation
By Cynthia Ehlinger By Cynthia Ehlinger