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Birders In Wheelchairs

Bird Sits

Rebecca Waterman, Lane Co Audubon Bird Walk Coordinator, has plans in the works to start a regularly scheduled Birding Sit (an hour or so) for birders who have mobility challenges. If you’re interested, or know someone who might be, email…

Birders In Scope Line

September 2021 First Saturday Bird Walk Report

Ten folks observed 3 dozen species at Mt Pisgah during September's First Saturday Bird Walk. It was very smoky. Several warblers seen, plus a vocalizing Dusky Flycatcher! Full list below. Cheers and good birding —Rebecca Waterman (she/her) 4 Canada Goose…

Snowy Owl - Archimedes

Patient and Visitor Numbers Up at Cascades Raptor Center

What a busy year this has been for the Raptor Center... record-breaking patient numbers (more than 500, including over 80 barn owl orphans), multiple raptor rescues and renestings, plus an increase in visitors and the return of education programs. Cascades…

Notebook

Volunteer Needed: Administrative Assistant

Lane Audubon would like a volunteer who could serve as an administrative assistant for Board and Chapter responsibilities. Requisite skills include use of typical word processing, Excel spreadsheets, and PowerPoint. Since we do not have a physical office, working from…

Tundra Swans With Wind Turbines

Wind Energy Safety

The American Bird Conservancy, a non-profit national organization, is dedicated to conserving wild birds and their habitats throughout the Americas and has been working for years on efforts to reduce threats to bird populations. One of their project areas has…

Cecelia Hagen

Welcome new Audubon Adventures Coordinator Cecelia Hagen

We are grateful that Cecelia has joined our volunteer group to lead the Audubon Adventures project this school year! Cecelia Hagen grew up in Norfolk, Virginia, and now lives in Eugene. She first started to study birds with her older…

Grebes Sculptor

The Grebes Are Coming

If you’ve ever watched (or wanted to watch) grebes enjoying their mating dance in Klamath Falls, you’ll appreciate this news. The Klamath Basin Audubon Society has commissioned Stefan Savides, a world-class local sculptor, to create a bronze sculpture for installation…

Art In Nest Box

Art in Birds at Green Island

In the spring of 2021, local artists and bird enthusiasts Dennis Arendt and Shel Neal brought a little extra life to Tree Swallow bird boxes out at Green Island. Building on a decade long project to provide nesting habitat for…