Walk Results 2017 Warbler
Walk Results 2016
Big Day Rules
Christmas Bird Count results
Count Results to 2016
Trips are free and open to the public. Meeting place varies
and is noted in the schedule. Carpooling is encouraged and figured
out at the designated meeting place and time. Some trips are accessible
to people with disabilities. Meetings are held at the Robert A. Lee
Recreation Center, Room A, 220 S. Gilbert St., Iowa City, generally
at 7 p.m. on the third Thursday of the month.
Spring 2017 Schedule
Aug 20, Sun,
7:30-11:30 a.m. HAWKEYE WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA for shorebirds
and other early fall migrants. Meet leader Chris Caster at the
HWA parking lot on Swan Lake Road, across from Swan Lake. We
will carpool our way around HWA, with moderate hiking at some viewing
areas. Dress for the weather and wet and muddy trails.
Bring a spotting scope if you have one
Aug 20, Sun,
Noon.CLUB POTLUCK PICNIC at Kent Park's
Red Haw Shelter. We're reviving an old tradition at a new
location! Come after birding HWA, or just come for the picnic and
social fun. Bring a dish to share and your own drink and table service.
The shelter is handicapped-accessible and has nearby restrooms. For
questions, contact Linda Quinn E-mail:
Sep 6, Wed,
8 a.m. KENT PARK BIRD WALK with leader Rick Hollis
Sept 10th, Sun, Pelican Festival
2017. 11:00am to 4:00pm,
DNR HQ, F20 Amana Rd, Hawkeye Wildlife Management Area.
The festival will center around large migratory flocks of American
White Pelicans that stop to rest and forage for fish here on Coralville
Lake. Interpreters from local birding groups will be present to help
visitors view pelicans through binoculars and spotting scopes (provided).
Besides pelican viewing, from 12:30 to 3 PM, short talks will be presented.
Exhibitors will have displays about conservation and other topics
about nature and the outdoors. Join us for lots of outdoor fun and
education at this Sept 10 event sponsored by Iowa Audubon, the Iowa
City Bird Club, Cedar Rapids Audubon, and US Army Corps of Engineers.
Sept 30, Sat, 7:00 AM Grammer Grove Hawk Watch. Target
Birds are Merlins, Peregrines, Broad-wings, and Sharp-Shinned Hawks.
Grammer Grove WA is a lovely wooded area on the Iowa River, 1hr 50m
away, near Marshalltown. We’ll start by birding it’s woodland
trails then take a seat and enjoy the hawk watch. Bring a chair, and
bag lunch. Meet at the Coralville Kohl's parking lot, across from
McD's. ICBC Leader: Elizabeth Aubrey, Hawk Watch Leader: Mark Proescholdt