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Tri-colored HeronIf you would like to submit a bird sighting, or if you have a question or comment, please fill out the form below. For questions, you will get an email from Walt Zuurdeeg,, which may go to your trash or junk folder, so check those folders if you do not receive a response in your inbox.

There are web sites for Illinois and Iowa where you can see bird sightings from around the state. They also allow you to join their bulletin board and report your sightings.

For Illinois go to IBET (Illinois Birders Exchanging Thoughts).

For Iowa go to Iowa Ornithologists' Union IA-Bird Listserv.

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Photo by Dick Sayles
Tricolored Heron
Port Aransas, Texas


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.


All events are open to the public:

August 17, Saturday ~ Cone March Field Trip - Meet at Casey's parking lot near Highway 61 and Interstate 280 at 7:00 a.m. Carpool to Cone Marsh. Half day trip. We hope to see shorebirds. Please check back here for potential changes.

August 17-18 ~ Bishop Hill Hummingbird Festival - August 17th at 5:30 p.m. An Intimate Evening with John James Audubon. A Dinner Theater Experience catered by PL Johnson's. Reservations Required. $30 per person. August 18th, 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Birding with Audubon ($10 suggested donation) 12:00 – 4:00 Hummingbird Banding in the Prairie, Song Bird Banding near the Cemetery, and Hands-On Hummingbird Crafts for Kids; 12:30 Hummingbird Tales w/ Brian "Fox" Ellis; 1:30 Audubon's Hummingbird Stories; 2:30 Plein Air Art Exhibit and Awards Ceremony.

September 7, Saturday ~ Blackhawk State Park Field Trip - Meet at Singing Bird Lodge, Rock Island, IL at 8:00 a.m. Half day field trip. Fall migration!

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