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(this month and next)
Mar 13, Apr 10
Generally, the second Monday of each month. For more information, see the Meetings page.
RECENT BIRD ALERT:
A Snow Bunting and Lapland Longspur have been seen with a Horned Lark flock in fields next to the intersection of Strickley Road and Custard Lane in northeast Augusta County. Since early December, Short-eared Owls have been seen at dusk in the northwest portion of Bell's Lane. A Northern Harrier has been in that general area on a regular basis since early November.
Last bird alert:
27 Dec 2016
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Augusta Bird Club members may submit rare bird sightings by using the Update page. For further information, or to report any unusual sightings, please contact the rare bird alert coordinator, Allen Larner.
Blue Ridge Young Birders
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DUE TO THE FORECAST OF A WINTER STORM, THE MEETING SCHEDULED FOR MONDAY, MARCH 13 HAS BEEN CANCELLED, AND WILL NOT BE RESCHEDULED.
Program for March 2017 meeting:
Baby Bird Identification
Our next "Birds & Brews, Wings & Wine" social hour will be:
6:00 P.M., Wednesday, March 22nd at Seven Arrows Brewing,
2508 Jefferson Highway, Waynesboro, VA.
(Note the new location!)
In January, Ann Cline took a trip to Panama, including visits to two renowned tropical birding hot spots. At Gamboa she tallied 77 species, of which the highlights were Rufescent Tiger Heron, Golden-collared Manakin, Crimson-backed, Flame-rumpled, Blue-Grey, Palm, and Golden-hooded Tanagers, and several species of Caciques. At El Valle a few days later she saw Toucans, Araçaris, Wood-creepers, and Ani's. Here is a sampling of the photos she took: