Walk Results 2016
April 28-May 25, Weekdays, 6:30 a.m. Hickory Hill Park Warbler Walks.
Meet at the north parking lot at the end of Conklin Lane off North
Dodge Street. Daily sightings posted. Co-sponsored by the Bur Oak
Birding Course Schedule and registration info March
29– May 8 at Kent Park CEC
May 7, Sat. Spring Migration
Count. We will bird in teams to count as many birds as possible
Johnson County. To participate in this fun event, call Chris Caster
Sun, May 8, 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.
May 13-15, Friday-Sunday, Iowa
Ornithologists’ Union Spring Meeting in Ames, which
is close to many great birding hotspots including Ledges State Park,
Brookside Park, Colo Bogs, Hendrickson Marsh, Saylorville Reservoir,
and Harrier Marsh. Keynote speaker Mary Gustafson of Texas will talk
about bird conservation initiatives in Mexico. Visit www.iowabirds.org
for more information.
May 18, Wed, 8 a.m. Kent Park
Bird Walk. Meet at the Kent Park CEC. Rick Hollis, 665-3141.
See Kent Park Map. Also:
Kent Park location map
May 19, Thur, 7 p.m. Meeting
at Iowa City Robert A. Lee Recreation Center, Room A.
Dick Sayles will present “Birds and Culture of Cuba.”
• 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
good also at Forever Green Nursery, Forever Green Rd.
trips, leave from different locations depending on the
Kent Park Bird Walks leave from the Conservation
Education Center in the NE corner of the park first and third Wednesdays.
See Kent Park Map.
Also: Kent Park location map
unless otherwise noted, are at Room A, Robert A. Lee Community Rec.
Center, 220 S. Gilbert St.