Birdathon 2017 Begins!

We look forward to another great fundraising year to benefit the birds of Central Indiana thanks to our generous donors. With your help we will raise the $30,000+ necessary to fund our nine grant requests. This year we have 14 teams competing in the Big Day as well as fundraising. Details of the grant recipients, teams, and how to donate can be seen on the Birdathon Page.

Birdathon 2017 Begins!2017-04-06T10:11:22+00:00

Passenger Pigeon Extinction State Historical Marker

The “Passenger Pigeon Extinction” Indiana State Historical Marker was dedicated in Metamora, Indiana on April 3rd, 2017. The last verified passenger pigeon in the wild was shot about five miles from here near Laurel on April 3, 1902.

Passenger Pigeon Extinction State Historical Marker2017-03-30T14:49:39+00:00

Greenfield Birders Walk Schedule

Avid birders are starting to organize in Greenfield, about half an hour east of Indianapolis in Hancock County. See our Event Calendar page for scheduled walks!

Greenfield Birders Walk Schedule2017-03-22T13:37:34+00:00

Oregon Dark-eyed Junco at Eagle Creek Ornithology Center

An Oregon Dark-eyed Junco has been frequenting their feeders for the past couple of months. This subspecies has a dark hood, a reddish back and light brownish flanks. Be sure to keep an eye out for this cool little bird if you visit the park!

Oregon Dark-eyed Junco at Eagle Creek Ornithology Center2017-03-30T15:04:01+00:00

Please Help Save the Crown Hill Woods

Many Audubon members are aware that the Veterans Administration purchased a 14.75-acre forested tract of land in Crown Hill Cemetery with the intention to develop the site with columbaria to inter the remains of veterans. This tract is the core of an irreplaceable urban forest characterized in 2006 by DNR scientists as “a true high quality remnant of Indiana’s pre-settlement forest

Please Help Save the Crown Hill Woods2017-03-31T09:07:32+00:00

Hummingbirds & Snowy Owls: An Odd Wintery Mix

The irruption of Snowy Owls from Canada into the Northeast and Great Lakes that began in late November is garnering a lot of attention. After the breeding season, waves of hummingbirds that nest in the western U.S. make their way eastward and appear in Indiana and elsewhere.

Hummingbirds & Snowy Owls: An Odd Wintery Mix2017-03-30T15:43:27+00:00

Celebrating 75 Years of Amos Butler Audubon Society

To celebrate Amos Butler Audubon Society's 75th anniversary in 2013, we will be introducing you to 75 species of birds during the course of the year on our Facebook page.

Celebrating 75 Years of Amos Butler Audubon Society2017-03-12T17:15:00+00:00