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Illinois Audubon Society 
(www.illinoisaudubon.org)

Iowa Audubon 
(www.iowaaudubon.org)

National Audubon Society 
(www.audubon.org)

Iowa Ornithologists' Union ** 
(www.iowabirds.org)

Cornell Lab of Ornithology 
(www.birds.cornell.edu)

All About Birds 
(www.birds.cornell.edu/programs/AllAboutBirds) 

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service 
(www.fws.gov)

Quad Cities Earth Week Coalition 
(www.qcearthweek.org)

IBET (Illinois Birders Exchanging Thoughts) ** 
(www.groups.yahoo.com/group/ILbirds)

Iowa Breeding Bird Atlas 
(bba.iowabirds.org)

The Great Backyard Bird Count 
(www.birdsource.org/gbbc/)

American Birding Association 
(www.aba.org/birding/)

** These web sites allow you to see bird sightings from around the state.

 

They also allow you to join their bulletin boards and report your own sightings.

 

 

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 9th, 2020, Saturday. Illinois Spring Bird Count. Join us for this annual survey of spring birds in our area. We need volunteers in Rock Island and Mercer County, Illinois to cover field parties. Contact Tim Murphy to participate: 309-764-9779.

May 9, 2020, Saturday -  Global Big Day.  Look for birds and report what you see - in your backyard, neighborhood, or favorite spots - then share your list with ebird.  For more information, check out this web site. https://ebird.org/news/global-big-day-9-may-2020

June 6th, 2020, 7:00 a.m., Saturday -  PLEASE NOTE CHANGE:  Field Trip, Illiniwek Forest Preserve, Hampton, Illinois, and Dorrance Park, Port Byron, Illinois. Meet on the bluff side of Illiniwek Park for this half day field trip. We will be practicing social distancing while looking for resident birds and late migrants.  We will be driving our own vehicles between Illiniwek and Dorrance Parks.


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