Upcoming Events

Sat 22

Happy Owl-ween

October 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thu 27

Birding Van Tour

October 27 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Nov 11


November 11 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Photo by Patrick Michatek


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The 20th Annual Muckrace Musings

A great turnout of enthusiastic birders enjoyed the ‘Big Day’, 24-hour birding event and premier fund-raising effort of the Friends of the Montezuma Wetlands Complex. This was the 20th annual Muckrace and it continues to provide good times for birders of all skills and ages. read more

Save the Date — 20th Annual Montezuma Muckrace

The 20th Annual Montezuma Muckrace will be on September 16-17, 2016. This Big Day competition begins at 7:00 PM Friday runs for 24 hours. Teams will compete to see who can see the most species within the Montezuma Wetlands Complex in Cayuga, Wayne, and Seneca...

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Duck Banding on Cuyuga Lake

What a great celebration of wildlife in the Finger Lakes! We had a great turnout of about 80 people of all ages and interests. Students from SUNY ESF and Oswego made the trip. Ducks cooperated pretty well, with almost 40 mallards and black ducks. It is a highlight for...

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