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Field Trips, Meetings, CBC dates,
Newsletter and Reports

  News & Events & Winter Bird Festival

  Christmas Bird Count Dates

Bird  Articles, Art
 and Photography


  Field Trips & Meetings
  • General Meeting: Wednesday, Feb 10 - 7:00 pm - John Roberts will present "The History of, and the Upcoming Plans for, Ivins Reservoir."  This reservoir is an important water source for many bird species that come to our area as well as for the people. Come early and enjoy the many visitors to the Pond.  If time permits, we will have a short presentation on "The Rock Ptarmigan".  If not, we will save that for another meeting.  Board Meeting begins at 5:45 pm and all are welcome to come sit in and learn what things are being discussed.   (Tonaquint map)
    Field Trip: Saturday, February 13 - Parowan Raptors.  Meet at the St. George BLM at 8:00 am to carpool north.  Stop at the Maverick Station (third off-ramp going to Cedar off I-15)  We will meet  Steve Hedges there at 9:00 am.  Steve tells me the weather will be sunny and in the high 50s.  However, if you have a 4-wheel or truck . . .you might want to bring it.  Some of the roads may be a bit mucky.  (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. 


 2015 Christmas Bird Count

        Photos from the Winter Bird Festival 

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!

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)

Webmaster:  birdbrain@amazingnature.us

February News

Great Backyard Bird Count
February 12-15, 2016


February Audubon Articles


  How one town deals with too many Crows!


You might have seen the video - taking down drones
with Eagles.  Is that a good idea?


Using your smart phone for bird photography.


Read about the Audubon Mural Project.


bird dog

Flyways of the Americas.


Olympic Peninsula Audubon Society Birdfest in Sequim, Washington
If you like traveling to the Northwest, you may be interested in the
Olympic Birdfest 2016
on April 15-17, 2016
preceded by a San Juan Islands Cruise on April 12-14, 2016; and
followed by a two-day excursion to the Neah Bay area of coastal
Washington on April 17-19, 2016.


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)