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Sunday Morning Bird Walks
March 6 - May 29
7:30 - 9am

BirdNote is a 2-minute radio show. Visit http://birdnote.org/ for more info.
Note: BirdNote is not the CCAS bird sighting listserve, Birdnotes.

Birding in Senegal
Presented by Rob Kanter
Thursday, Feb 4, 7pm
Urbana Free Library

Enjoy a vicarious escape from the central Illinois winter through this show of bird photos taken by Rob Kanter on a recent family tour of Senegal. We'll "visit" city birds in the capital, Dakar, as well as waders, shorebirds, and more on stops along the Atlantic coast at Cap Saint Louis in the north and Toubacouta in the south.

Great Backyard Bird Count
February 13, 9am-4pm
Guided Hikes at 10am and 3pm
Anita Purves Nature Center

Help with bird conservation by counting birds for as little or as long as you like. Audubon members will be there to help with identification in the Wildlife Observation Room and will lead hikes at 10am and 3pm.
Learn more about this annual 4-day event at gbbc.birdcount.org.
Or Count on Your Own!
February 12 - 15

Count birds for at least 15 minutes on one or more days of the GBBC. You can count for longer than that if you wish! Count birds in as many places and on as many days as you like—one day, two days, or all four days.
Submit a separate checklist for each new day, each new location, and for the same location if you counted at that location again at a different time of day. Estimate the number of individuals of each species you saw during your count period.
Enter your results on the GBBC website by clicking “Submit Observations” on the home page (gbbc.birdcount.org). Download the free eBird Mobile app to enter data on a mobile device.


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Audubon en Español
The National Audubon Society has launched a new section of their website, Audubon en Español, which will be the digital face of Audubon in the Spanish-speaking community.
http://espanol.audubon.org/




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