Iowa Young Birders Schedule     Forever Green adds 10% seed dscount for members
Feb 14-17, Great Backyard Bird Count. For results see http://www.birdsource.org/gbbc
 
March 25 - May 4, Tue, 7 p.m. Introduction to Birding Course at the Conservation Education Center at Kent Park. Advance registration is requested, and is free for club members. Call Brad Freidhof at 645-1011 to register. For course details click here.

Tue, April 22, 7 p.m. WHERE TO BIRD IN JOHNSON COUNTY by Rick Hollis at the Conservation Education Center at Kent Park. Well known, lesser known and secret places to watch birds and study nature in and around Johnson County.
Sat, April 26, 8 a.m. Field Trip to TERRY TRUEBLOOD RECREATION AREA and WATERWORKS PARK. Visit these two Iowa City parks with great trails for woodland, prairie, and wetland species.
Tue, April 29, 7 p.m. WARBLER IDENTIFICATION by Karen Disbrow at the Conservation Education Center at Kent Park. Warblers are among our most colorful birds. Compare and contrast similar species within this interesting and challenging group.
Sun, May 4, 8 a.m. Field Trip to HICKORY HILL PARK. May is prime time for viewing warblers in Iowa, and this park is an eastern Iowa hot spot for viewing migrant warblers and other songbirds.
Wed, May 7, 8 a.m. Wednesday Morning Bird Walk. Meet at the Kent Park CEC. Rick Hollis, 665-3141.
See Kent Park Map
. Also: Kent Park location map 


Membership cards for 10% discount on bird seed at Lenoch & Cilek Ace Hardware, 600 N Dodge St, can be picked up from Karen Disbrow at the store. Karen Disbrow, 430-0315. Discount good also at Forever Green Nursery, Forever Green Rd.
Field trips, unless otherwise noted, leave from the Dodge Street Hy-Vee (Map) or MapQuest Map. Meet in the SW corner of the parking lot. Destinations may be changed. Please contact the leader in advance if you plan to meet the group at the trip destination.
Kent Park Bird Walks leave from
the Conservation Education Center in the NE corner of the park. See Kent Park Map. Also: Kent Park location map
Meetings: unless otherwise noted,are at Grant Wood AEA Southern Facility, 200 Holiday Road, Coralville

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2010 Archive       
2011 Archive      2012 Archive     2013 Archive     2014 Archive


American Tree Swallow 4/11/14
Waterworks Prairie Park


Sandhill Cranes 3/22/14
Cone Marsh, Louisa Co

Great-horned Owl 3/22/14
Lone Tree, Louisa Co.

Barred Owl on Lee Street
By Sukie Brown 3/17/14.

Bald Eagle 3/9/14
Iowa River at Butler Bridge
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2012 CBC Record: 81 Species  2012 Highlights
Band Codes      2012 Warbler Walk Results      2013 Warbler Walk Results    
Iowa Breeding Bird Atlas    
Spring Breeding Bird Atlas Newsletter   
Types of Chimney Swift Towers       Epidonax ID

All rights are reserved for all photos on this site.
Permission is required for further use.


Pileated Woodpecker 2/21/09
Cottage Reserve, Lake Macbride

Remembering Richard Lynch

Photo Gallery 1 (Sep 2004 to Dec 2008)
Photo Gallery 2
(Dec 2008 to Apr 2010)
Photo Gallery 3 (From May 2010)
Mark Brown's 2011 Arizona photos
Mark Brown's Arctic Tern at Lake Macbride

See birds of Hickory Hill Park
Jim Scheib's Mexican Sampler Mar 2010
Mark Brown's 2010 Florida photos
Mark Brown's 2010 Arizona photos
Mark Brown's
California IOU trip photos
Ken Lowder's Brazil Sampler Sept 2009
D
ick Lynch's photos at Lacey Keosauqua May 7, 2009
Jim and Sharon Scheib's Yucatan Sampler Jan 2009
Jim Durbin's Birds of Iowa

Great Backyard Bird Count web site and results: http://www.birdsource.org/gbbc/


Macbride Raptor Project To report an injured raptor call (319) 398-5495 anytime of the day. LEAVE A MESSAGE WITH YOUR NAME AND PHONE NUMBER. Your call will be returned as quickly as possible.

"We advise anyone finding an injured raptor to place it in a box just slightly larger than the bird with a few small holes for ventilation. It is important NOT TO GIVE IT FOOD OR WATER. Allow the raptor to rest in the box, in a cool quiet place, until it can be delivered to MRP or picked up by a volunteer. "


Ivory-billed identification        Ivory-billed Woodpecker Paper April 2011    State of the Birds Report
Cedar Rapids Audubon      Quad City Audubon Society      Iowa Ornithologists' Union      Eastern Iowa Outdoors Blog

Riverview Birding Group
, Clinton, Iowa: Call Linda Boardsen at (563) 242-9297

THE PHOTO GALLERY

Johnson Co Birding Map

Hawkeye Wildlife Area Map

Waterworks Prairie Park Map

7/14/09
Donelsons in Australia

IBA Checklist pdf download

2009 Christmas Count Report

Table of Xmas Counts from 1990

May Warbler Walk Reports

Spring Counts pdf

Mission: "To promote the  enjoyment, study, and conservation of birds in their natural habitats."
Meetings: 7:00 pm business meeting and speaker or program,
usually on  the 3rd Thursday (September - May, but not December)
at Grant Wood AEA Southern Facility, 200 Holiday Road, Coralville.
Map  or MapQuest
Thanks to Grant Wood AEA for their gracious support.
Field trips, unless otherwise noted, leave from the Dodge Street Hy-Vee (Map) or MapQuest Map. Meet in the SW corner of the parking lot.
Destinations may be changed; please contact the leader in advance if you plan to meet the group at the trip destination.
Newsletter: The Eastern Iowa Birdwatch is published three times per year  (usually April, September, and December). Archive of Past Issues 

Annual membership dues are $15.00, payable January 1st for the coming year. Make checks payable to Eastern Iowa Birdwatch, and mail to
Bruce Gardner, 3055 Wapsi Ave. NE, Iowa City, IA 52240
.
Ph: 319-643-2575
Check your mailing label for the year through which you have paid.

NOTE: Spring Beginning Birder Course free to members.


Get your dues back in no time
10% discount
on bird feed with membership card at
Lenoch & Cilek Ace Hardware
600 N Dodge St

Iowa City, IA 52245
Phone: 319.354.4112

Also at Forever Green Nursery
on Forever Green Rd.

Area birders should also consider membership in IOU.
Click here for IOU membership form.

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