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Ducks, in the right circumstances, can roar. They do not roar alone, but only in company. One duck by itself flies with a special kind of wingbeat, fast and furious, like a racing heartbeat after some great scare. Five ducks whir along with flair. Five thousand...read more
Ptyxis is a strange word, one that looks foreign and hard to pronounce yet once learned, rolls off the tongue as if you’ve always known it. Pronounced “tik-sis” it refers to the pattern of a folded leaf within a bud of a tree. Tree species have specific ptyxis and can...read more
How do you know what you saw is what you saw? There are some animals that everyone just seems to know, such as robins, Blue Jays and Raccoons. But what defines the essential “raccoon-ness” of a raccoon? Would you recognize one if it was completely or partially white?...read more
Have you ever noticed the male goldfinch getting to that brilliant outfit? He does not suddenly appear dressed in black cape and cap. It is a process. A transition. Like many transitions in life, it can appear slightly awkward.read more
While we have a calendar and have an idea of when things happen according to our calendar, this latest warm week in February has me wondering about the calendar that the animals keep.read more
Jamestown, NY – If you are ready for a “Hawaiian Experience,” you are invited to participate in the Jamestown Audubon Nature Photography Club’s meeting on Thursday, March 9. Featured speaker is Arlene Bonnett, a teacher who developed a passion for photography after...read more
Audubon Community Nature Center
1600 Riverside Road
Jamestown, NY 14701
March - October
Monday - Saturday 10:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Sunday 1:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
November - February
Sunday - Friday 1:00-4:30 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.