about TAS

Welcome to the Tiadaghton Audubon Society of Tioga and Potter Counties. Our chapter was founded in 1906 with 23 members, making it the oldest chapter in the state. The Tiadaghton name was selected in 1953, and in 1972 the chapter was officially chartered. To contact us, please use the Facebook link below left. (Photo: Scarlet tanager photographed near Hills Creek State Park here in Tioga County)

Sunday, March 27, 2022

Hills Creek State Park Spring Bird Walks Start April 2

 Our annual spring bird walks at Hills Creek State Park will resume this year on Saturday,  April 2 and will continue every Saturday through April and May at 8:00 AM. Meet at the park office. Walks are free, and birders of all levels and ages are welcome. Be sure to wear sturdy shoes and dress warmly -- the weather can be very blustery, especially in April. April walks usually feature waterfowl out on the lake and raptors such as bald eagles and ospreys flying over head. Later in May more land birds will start to arrive, and we will see a colorful assortment of warblers, vireos, orioles, etc.  Good binoculars are available for loan if you don't have any.

Monday, March 21, 2022

Tiadaghton Audubon Society Bird Box Sale

    Order now and pick up on Friday April 29, 2022 at the Tioga County Conservation District 2022 Tree Sale at 1869 Shumway Hill Road, Wellsboro PA 16901 between 8AM and 5PM or we can arrange another time and pickup place. To order contact TAS at tasmember@yahoo.com or message us on Facebook.com/TiadaghtonAudubon/. Payment by cash or checks made out to “TAS”, sorry no Credit Cards.
    All boxes are stained. 5% discount for order of 3-6 boxes and 10% on orders of 7 or more. Note all boxes are crafted to last for multiple seasons made out of 1 to 1 1/8 -inch-thick Hemlock. All proceeds are used to support educational actives in our local area.

Monday, September 20, 2021

Presentations to Resume on September 25th

The Tiadaghton Audubon Society will resume its presentations on environmental topics and outdoor activities with a program on Saturday, September 25th, at 3:30 at the amphitheater by the nature/visitors center at Hills Creek State park. The program will be on creating a back yard bird-and-pollinator-friendly garden focused on native plantings. Although the program will take place outdoors, DCNR urges park visitors "to do their part to make the experience healthy and enjoyable for themselves and others by following COVID-19 mitigation guidelines, including practicing social distancing, avoiding crowds, and wearing a mask when they encounter other people."

Monday, November 30, 2020

122nd Christmas Bird Count

The good news is there will be a Christmas Bird Count this season in Tioga County. The Cowanesque circle count will take place on December 19, and the Mansfield-Wellsboro count will take place on January 1, as in the past. The bad news is that because of the covid-19 situation, there will be no annual luncheon for the counters. We will contact last year's participants to work out assignments. Because of covid social-distancing rules, some of last year's teams may have to be broken up, so it may take some time to get everything coordinated. As you know, these are difficult times, and we do appreciate everyone's concern and cooperation.

Dark-eyed Junco

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

All Meetings Cancelled Until Further Notice because of Coronavirus

Unfortunately, the coronavirus pandemic has forced us to cancel all activities in April, May, and June, including our spring bird walks at Hills Creek State Park. It  may be possible to resume some activities later in the summer; however that is not certain. We will keep you informed if anything changes.