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Sunday: Bird Walk @ Laurel Hill

'Art of Birding' Event Is June 6: RSVP NOW

You are cordially invited to test your birding skills and powers of observation in  the world's first Art of Birding competition on Saturday, June 6, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the  Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum in Oradell.

The event is free, the museum is beautiful, and free refreshments and door prizes are provided.

Participants from the Fyke Nature Association and the Bergen County Audubon Society will be divided into teams, with the goal of finding and identifying the most birds and most bird species in the paintings and sculpture on display on the museum’s first floor and patio.

(Clue 1: There’s quite a few, but not at all overwhelming.)

(Clue 2: One of the countable birds is in the photo above.)

Cathy Sheeter, the museum’s wonderful artist-in-residence, will serve as referee and line judge.The Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum is located at 705 Kinderkamack Road, Oradell. ;

E-mail Jim Wright at celeryfarm(at)  to let him know if you are participating, or if you have any pressing questions about this event.

We hope to see you on June 6.

The Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum’s website is Cathy Sheeter’s website is