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5th Annual Young Birders Conference

June 30th, 2017|Comments Off on 5th Annual Young Birders Conference

The Indiana Young Birders Club will be holding its fifth annual conference at the Cool Creek Nature Center on Saturday, August 19. The conference will feature speakers from the Indiana Young Birders Club as well as a keynote speaker.

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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!

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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.

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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.

By | December 8th, 2013|Categories: Blog Posts, Featured, Information|

Snowy Owls

Snowy Owls cast a bewitching spell over most birders. Here in the Midwest, where the species can be considered rare, the news of a Snowy being sighted tends to draw flocks of birders to the location.

By | December 5th, 2011|Categories: Blog Posts, Featured, Information|