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If 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:

September 8—Half day Black Hawk State Historic Site ~ Singing Bird Center, Rock Island, Illinois. Meet at 8:00 am at Singing Bird Center at the north end of the park. We will look for migrating fall warblers.

September 13—Monthly Meeting: Dr. David Shealer from Loras College will be speaking on Black Terns.

October 11—Monthly Meeting: Holly Welch will be speaking about "Rescuing, Rehabing, and Loving Swans.”

October 13—Half day Sylvan Island ~ Meet at 8:00 am at the bridge to Sylvan Island. We will look for Black crowned Night-Herons and other birds. Bridge is near Second Street and Second Avenue in Moline. It is off the bike path in that area.

November 8—Monthly Meeting: Mitch and Marilyn Davis will be speaking about their trip to the Galapagos.

November 18—Lock & Dam 13 ~ We will meet at Brothers Restaurant in Rapids City, Illinois at 7:00 am. We will look for waterfowl.

December 13—Monthly Meeting: Benjamin Leture, Groundskeeper at Glynns Creek Golf Course, Long Grove Iowa is a Scott County Park, will speak about their recently acquired designation as an Audubon International Certified Golf Course. He will share criteria for certification and how the local community, including Quad City Audubon, assisted in this designation.

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