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  • Bird Hikers in the Woods

Brown County State Park Field Trip

June 4th, 2017|Comments Off on Brown County State Park Field Trip

It was a beautiful morning to bird at Brown County State Park on the Amos Butler Audubon Society field trip. A fun group of 29 birders set out to hike some trails and see some birds. Of the 33 species we logged, the highlights were views of Worm-eating Warbler, Kentucky Warbler and Hooded Warbler!

  • Great Blue Heron Rookery

Rookery Preserve Trip

April 28th, 2017|Comments Off on Rookery Preserve Trip

There were plenty of Great Blue Herons to be seen and a wonderful talk by Amanda Smith of Hamilton County Parks and Recreation. It was very interesting to dive deeper into an individual species.

  • Magnolia Warbler

Warbler ID Workshop a Success!

April 15th, 2017|Comments Off on Warbler ID Workshop a Success!

Thanks to the more than 20 people who came out to today's Warbler ID Workshop at Cool Creek Park!

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Whitney Yoerger is LifeLines Editor

Join us in welcoming Whitney Yoerger as the new editor of our LifeLines Newsletter. Whitney and her husband Jonathan are relatively new birders in the area. They started birding while living in Hong Kong and moved to Indiana in summer 2016. We’re guessing they have a few birds we don’t have.

By | June 13th, 2017|Categories: Featured, Information|

Albino Sparrow in Morgan County

Lori Braden found this sparrow on May 25. She was visiting a home about 5 miles southeast of Mooresville. From her picture, it certainly seems as thought this is an albino house sparrow. It completely lacks any color pigmentation though it's eyes appear to be a bit darker. Some believe encountering a white bird or animal brings luck. Click "Read More >" below to see the photo and learn more.

By | May 30th, 2017|Categories: Featured, Information|

Will Schaust Named Park Manager – Eagle Creek Ornithology Center

Will joined Eagle Creek Park in Summer of 2016 as the Assistant Manager, and has since been promoted to Park Manager, in charge of the Ornithology Center. Join us in congratulating Will in his new position. We all wish him the best.

By | May 24th, 2017|Categories: Featured, Information|

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.

By | April 5th, 2017|Categories: Featured, Information|