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
Sept 21, Thursday, 7 p.m. Meeting. Mark Madsen,
former President of Bur Oak Land Trust, will present “Hidden
Gems in Johnson County”.
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
4, Wednesday, 8 a.m. Kent Park Bird Walk. Meet at the Conservation
8, Sunday, 8 a.m. Tailwater Riverwalk Trail for fall migrants.
This 1⁄4-mile paved, accessible trail below the Coralville Dam
offers multiple habitats including river, woodland edge, and wet forest
bottomland. Option for those wanting additional hiking is Woodpecker
Trail, wrapping up before noon. Meet at the south end of the parking
row at the Devonian Fossil Gorge. Leader: Linda Rudolph, 319-325-8393.
14, Saturday, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Hawk Watch at Stainbrook Preserve,
located along Mehaffey Bridge Road just north of Sugar Bottom Recreation
Area. Join us on the hill to watch for migrating raptors. At nearby
Macbride Nature-Rec. Area, there will be hawk watching at Bluestem
Shelter with the Iowa Raptor Project staff, and live raptor presentations
at the Raptor Center at 10:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Chris Edwards, 319-430-4732.
18, Wednesday, 8 a.m. Kent Park Bird Walk. Meet at the Conservation
19, Thursday, 7 p.m. Meeting. Marlene Ehresman, Exec Dir
of Iowa Wildlife Center in Ames :“Bats of Iowa”.