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Jan. 29-31, 2015

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Field Trips, Meetings, CBC dates,
Newsletter and Reports

  News & Events & Winter Bird Festival

2014 Christmas Bird Count Dates

Bird  Articles, Art
 and Photography


  Field Trips & Meetings
  • General Meeting: Second Wednesday of each month. Everyone is welcome.  Details.
  • Field Trip - There is no field trip in December because of the Christmas Bird Counts. Please join us on any of the counts listed in the center panel of this page. For a list of this next year's field trips, click here. Information on the Winter Bird Festival in January can also be found there.  pointing hand
  • Sorry, no mid-week field trips anymore, unless you wish to volunteer to lead them, because Steve Hedges has moved back to Cedar.  We're disappointed, too!  Call us if you want to volunteer : )

   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
  Field Trips Reports

2014 Utah Audubon Council
Spring Retreat report

Newsletter 2013

2014 WBF photos

2013 Christmas Bird Count report for Zion, St. George, and Silver Reef.
    2013 Winter Bird Festival Photos:

       6 pages by Jerry and Janice Vander Molen
       7 pages of 2013 WBF photos

   2011 Winter Bird Festival - Photos

   2012 Winter Bird Festival - Photos


Come to the Bird Festival!!
At least it's not raining cats and dogs!
cats and dogs
Don't let a little blessed rain keep you from coming to the Festival today.
Activities are going on as usual and
Tonaquint Pond is showing off with
 Ring-necked Ducks,
Swans, Great Egrets, and other friendly visitors.
The weathermen promised Saturday may start out a little soggy but
will turn out sunny. See you there!


2015 St. George Winter Bird Festival!!
January 29, 30, 31, 2015

Please Note: Changes to the following in Field Trips,
Workshops & Presentations Schedule:

Friday - Workshops, Presentations & Exhibits
Added:  10:15 - 11:15 AM -
"Ancient People of the Great Basin
& Climate Change" Presenter: Keith Davis

Saturday - Workshops, Presentations & Exhibits
* Presentation:  10:15 - 11:15 AM (note time change)
"Jr. Birder Program" Presenter:  Marilyn Davis

* Workshop:  9:30 AM - 3:00 PM (note time change)
"Home Depot - Bird Feeders & Activities"
(a photo of the schedule changes can be viewed here)

For Festival information:
Go directly to the Registration Page.

St. George City festival information here.
Please be aware of the above-mentioned changes to the schedule.

Registration Information:

     18 and over = $10  

Hawkwatch International will spend January 26 to 30 presenting to
Schools in southern Utah and for the Festival. 

There will be an Art Contest  --  Birds and Baby Bird Families -- 
for 4th and 5th Grades.  Pictures will be on display
before the Festival.

We would like to thank "Super 8 Motel"
partners with Winter Bird Festival in St. George, Utah
260 East St. George Blvd.  435 673-6161  Friendly accommodations.

winter bird festival

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)

Webmaster:  birdbrain@amazingnature.us
Cats & Dogs graphic by Toon-a-day

Today's update January 27, 2015

Artists and Birds

Artists & Birds article

"The Good Samaritan"

Young Artists & Birds

Updated September 27, 2015
bird singing

Color Me Feathered


Red Cliffs


Our Favorite links:

Prescott Audubon (Arizona)
Condor Cliffs
National Audubon Society
Utah bird hotline
Great Backyard Bird Count
Juniper Wind Designs
Milne Jewelry - St. George
Super 8 Motel - St. George

The Red Cliffs

  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!