Joan Collins

Joan Collins, President of Adirondack Avian Expeditions & Workshops, LLC, leads birding trips year-round, is a New York State licensed guide, an Adirondack 46er, and has climbed all the Adirondack fire tower peaks. She is a past President of the New York State Ornithological Association and current Editor of New York Birders. She is a past Board of Directors member of the Audubon Council of New York State, and past President of Northern New York Audubon Society. Joan has published several journal, magazine, and newspaper articles on wildlife and conservation topics in various publications including Audubon, New York Birders, Conservationist, Adirondack Life Magazine, LOCALadk Magazine, and The Kingbird. She authored several warbler species accounts, in addition to serving as a peer reviewer for The Second Atlas of Breeding Birds in New York State. Joan is a frequent keynote speaker and teaches classes on ornithology topics.

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Blogs by Joan Collins

9
Apr
2017
An Interesting Season Birding is particularly exciting in early spring. Many of our winter visitors from the north...
7
Feb
2017
The Sport Of Birding: Lists & Big Years! Most birders keep “lists” of bird species they have seen. The variety...
3
Sep
2016
Exciting Bird News! This summer, a new species has been added to the list of breeding birds of the Adirondacks. A...
19
Nov
2015
When the snow holds off, autumn can be a lovely season to visit Spring Pond Bog. This remote area, with abundant boreal habitat...
17
Nov
2015
A great way to explore and bird Massawepie Mire is via bicycle. I recently biked 14 miles round trip through the mire and...
5
Oct
2015
I once again led the “Leaf Peeping and Birding” field trip on the beautiful Low’s Ridge – Upper Dam Trail in Piercefield-Colton...
30
Sep
2015
Over the past 15 years, when hiking around Massawepie Lake, I have longingly looked at the lovely Distillery Hill campsite...
3
Sep
2015
Exciting Bird News! A pair of Sandhill Cranes made Tupper Lake their home this summer much to the delight of birders...
24
May
2015
  There are some wilderness trails that lure you back over and over. The Mountaineer Trail along Massawepie Lake is...
20
May
2015
Opening Day on Mount Arab! The Canadian holiday weekend celebrating Victoria Day marks the official opening of the...
25
Mar
2015
I took advantage of a glorious blue-sky day to go cross-country skiing in the Horseshoe Lake – Bog River area. It’s officially...
15
Feb
2015
The wide, road-sized Leonard Pond Trail is a wonderful place to cross-country ski. Like so many hidden gems in the Adirondacks...
23
Nov
2014
Situated at the heart of the Adirondack boreal zone, Tupper Lake is an exciting birding destination. Massawepie Mire and Spring...