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Niligiri In The Himalayas

Program Meeting May 24th, 7pm: The Himalayas by Bob Fleming

Here's the link for the Zoom meeting: https://uoregon.zoom.us/j/96411662189?pwd=ZWpVWEw0RlNuY0FzdWhnTEVzWU1KZz09 Meeting ID: 964 1166 2189 Passcode: 994979 The Himalayan System, consisting of east-west trending ranges sandwiched between the Asian and Indian continental plates, features a plethora of lofty peaks, with thirty-seven summits…

Drone

Drones Can Cause Harm to Birds

Please do not use drones for bird photography or videography as they may cause harm to birds. The birds are likely to perceive the drone as a predator and leave their roosting or nesting area. Drones could disturb them to…

Golden-winged Warbler Drawing

Enthusiasm Expressed for Audubon Adventures

Dear Cecelia Hagen, My students loved the Audubon Adventures Magazines and learned many facts from them. First, they liked learning about climate change and what they can do to protect our important ozone layer. They loved hearing about the young…

Three-toed Woodpecker

10th Annual Dean Hale Woodpecker Festival

The Festival takes place June 2-5, 2022 and is headquartered in beautiful Sisters, Oregon. Online registration opens April 9 at 8 am PDT. This is a very popular festival and most tours fill very quickly, sometimes within a day of registration…

Kid's Drawing Chickadee

Audubon Adventures Helping Students Draw Connections to Nature

Nora Hagerty, a first-grade teacher at Adams Elementary, kindly responded to a request for insight into how educators are using the Audubon Adventures materials. Her creative and innovative ideas clearly help her students appreciate birds and the interwoven world they…

Herb Wisner

Herb Wisner Would Have Been 100 on March 24, 2022

Lane Audubon is sad to report the passing of life-long Audubon member, Herb Wisner on February 20th. Herb, a Lane Audubon Board member and long-time organizer of the Eugene Christmas Bird Count, was a teacher, writer and committed naturalist and…

Black Phoebe

Other Ways to Keep Tabs on Local Birds

There are many different ways to communicate about birds. Social media, word of mouth, listservs, and messaging apps. Whatsapp is a messaging app that is connected to your cell phone number. It can be accessed on a smartphone and also…

Alan Contreras With Boat

A New Big Year Record for Lane County

By Alan Contreras Lane County’s previous Big Year record of 289 was set by Dave Irons in 2008. I finished at 296 in 2021! In doing this, I birded in Lane County away from my house on 150 days. Sally…

Mountain Plover

Thanks!… And It’s Not Too Late to Give to LCAS

We thank everyone who generously donated this year to Lane County Audubon Society’s once-a-year, November fundraising request in The Quail. We value each contribution we receive, large or small. In case you forgot to respond to the fundraiser, it’s not…

John Marzluff

Willamette Valley Bird Symposium–Saturday, January 29, 2022

The 8th annual Willamette Valley Bird Symposium took place on Saturday, January 29, 2022. The day-long event was recorded and is available for viewing. WVBS is an annual, day-long symposium bringing together professionals, students, and amateurs from the Willamette Valley…