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  News & Events & Winter Bird Festival

  Christmas Bird Count Dates
Bird  Articles, Art
 and Photography


  Field Trips & Meetings
  • Audubon Spring Retreat  hand
  • General MeetingWednesday, May 10: TBA   (Tonaquint map)
  • Field Trip: Saturday, May 14: Trip to Grafton.  Details later. For more information call 435 673-0996.  (BLM map)
  • Meetings are always the second Wednesday of each month. There will be refreshments after all of our meetings if you want to ask questions or gab a little about birds.
  • We will have a field trip every month this year with the exception of August and December. Plan for your next outing by visiting our field trip schedule page. 

         Photos from the Winter Bird Festivals

Field Trips Reports

2014 Utah Audubon Council
Spring Retreat report

                     Local Membership Dues

     Local membership dues for February 2014 through February 2015 are:

          $15 Individual
          $20 Family

  If you renew with the National Audubon, please put our membership number on your form: C2ZW560Z


  We would love to have you as a new Audubon member.  We promise fun and informative
 field trips in the company of "old birds", "new birds",  and "snowbirds."
All are welcome! See you there!

April News
lytle ranch
Audubon Spring Retreat - May 7, 2016
Lytle Ranch

Special field trip to Lytle Ranch in conjunction with a Spring Retreat with the Utah Audubon Council.  We will meet at 7:00 a.m. at the St. George BLM parking lot (345 East Riverside Dr.) and proceed to Lytle Ranch.  After 'Birding' we will return to St. George where the Utah Audubon Council will hold a Spring Business Meeting - 1:00 p.m. at the Tonaquint Nature Center.  This is a great opportunity to find out what Audubon is accomplishing across the State of Utah and its Future Goals. 

So much of what happens in the State of Utah on Wildlife....is decided up north by our State Legislature and at this meeting you will find out the concerns Audubon has about Future Water Projects, Roads Through Critical Habitat, etc. etc. etc.

There will be refreshments for the afternoon break.  Come enjoy a great afternoon and meet some superb people (birders) from Northern Utah Audubon Chapters.


From National Audubon:

Meet the Brainiacs - American Crow.


  If you misidentify a bird - saving face.


Are city birds more street smart?


How climate change is affecting US birds.


This bird sings with its wings!


Can birds survive without mosquitoes?


Sandhill Crane cam.


Are city sparrows getting louder?


Is the parasitic mistletoe good for birds?


Do you want to know PLACES TO BIRD IN UTAH?
Utah Birds website is the place to visit.


Support Wildlife Research

Keith Day very interested in any sightings of the following species:
Crissal Thrasher, Bendire's Thrasher, Bell's Vireo
Abert's Towhee, Virginia's Warbler, Yellow-billed Cuckoo

Notations of time, place (as detailed as possible) and numbers are very important.
Records of gender, age, behavior, habitat, etc. would be helpful. His contact information follows, as well. Thank you.

Keith Day, Wildlife Biologist, Utah Division of Wildlife Resources
1470 N. Airport Rd., Cedar City, UT 84721
435-865-6100 (o), 435-691-3113 (c), 435-586-2457 (fx)

Contact Information:
Phone:  435 673-0996

Original Red Cliffs Audubon logo
 design by Phil Janney
WBF drawing by Pam Wheeler (modeled
 from a photo by Patrick Williams)

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