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WELCOME

Welcome to the Quad City Audubon Society. A chapter of the National Audubon Society, we are an association of local volunteers whose primary concerns are birds and the habitats that sustain them.

Waterfowl

~~ Clockwise, Lesser Scaup, Ring-necked, Common Goldeneye, and Trumpeter Swans. All pictures by Jody Millar

Mission Statement

The Quad City Audubon Society (QCAS) is dedicated to the enjoyment of birds, a better understanding of the natural world, stewardship of natural areas and habitats, fellowship, improvement of community awareness of environmental issues, and education of youth for the benefit of future generations.

UPCOMING EVENTS

All events are open to the public:


May 7, 2022, Saturday - Earth Day 2022 Fair, at the Freight House Farmers Market from 9 to 2. QC Audubon is planning on hosting a table and would appreciate volunteers to help.  Contact qcaudubon@gmail.com if you wish to volunteer.

May 7, 2022, Saturday.   50th Annual Illinois Spring Bird Count. Coordinated by Illinois Natural History Survey, a county by county survey of Illinois Birds.  One may participate by joining a field party or by counting their neighborhood, personal property or feeder.  For Rock Island County Contact Tim Murphy:  309-16-4575.  For information of other counties:  https://spring-bird-count.inhs.illinois.edu/

May 12, 2022, Thursday -   Audubon Membership meeting at Nahant Marsh , 42209 Wapello Avenue, Davenport, 6:00 pm. A program, "Birds of Nahant Marsh” by Nahant ornithologist, Jimmy Wiebler will be presented, followed by a walk along the marsh to view evening birds.

May 15th, 2022, Sunday – Field trip to Illiniwek and Dorrance Parks. Half day trip. Meet at Illiniwek Park, east side of highway at 7:00am to view migrating and resident warblers, orioles, tanagers. This field trip may offer amazing views of a great many species.

Saturday and Sunday, May 21-22.  GO WILD GO NATIVE PLANT SALE,  HAUBERG ESTATE, 24TH Street & 13th Ave- Rock Island, IL
MAY 21, 9 AM - 4 PM; MAY 22,  NOON - 4 PM
HOSTED BY : Guardians of the Prairie and Forest , Hauberg Estate, Mariposa Nursery, Perennial Crops Nursery, The Purple Violet
Featuring native grasses, flowers, trees and shrubs.  3,200 plants over 90 species.  
Iron Garden Sculptures for sale with 100% of the proceeds to benefit QC Honor Flight.  

Sunday June 5th, 2022 - Mississippi Palisades. This is an all-day event. Those interested in attending should meet at Shuler’s Shady Grove Park/boat ramp in Rapids City at 6:00 am. Carpooling will be at discretion of participants. This has typically yielded good views of Yellow-throated, Parula, Kentucky, Cerulean Warblers and many other species.

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