Monthly Archives: February 2014

First Saturday Bird Walk March 1st

Hey, did you realize that this Saturday is March 1st?!?  February has flown by and it’s time for another first Saturday bird walk with Mike Mahoney.  Come join the friends !  Meet at Ladd Marsh headquarters on Pierce Road at … Continue reading

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Bird Festival Friday night change of venue

Some have noticed that the post below lists Senior Center as the location for the Bird Festival Friday evening activities.  No, that is not a typo.  Yes, we will be at the Union County Senior Center (1504 N. Albany St, … Continue reading

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2014 Bird Festival Speaker Announced

We are pleased to announce that the Friday evening presentation at Bird Festival 2014 will be Terry Rich.  Terry is a wildlife biologist with many years of field experience with the BLM.  He has worked with Partners in Flight, an … Continue reading

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Cathy’s View

The Cathy’s View page has a new post about an encounter with a Northern Harrier.

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February Bird Walk

Nine birders spent a beautiful, snow-dusted and wind-free morning searching for wildlife on the marsh.  Highlights included the following birds: American Tree Sparrows, Harris’s Sparrow, Bald Eagle, Rough-legged Hawk, Red-tailed Hawk, Northern Harrier, Canada Goose.  Returning home, a Harlan’s Red-tailed … Continue reading

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