Category Archives: Events

NAMC 2014

The birds don’t need to see the Equinox on the calendar to know that spring is here. Here in western Arizona, they’ve been on the move for a few weeks now! Lucy’s Warblers are in full song on territories, Bell’s … Continue reading

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North American Migration Count 2013

The North American Migration Count is like the Christmas Bird Count, but in the spring and on a county-sized scale. This year, the count will be happening on Saturday, May 11. Mark your calendars! This will be my third year … Continue reading

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2012 AZFO Meeting Summary

This fall, Arizona Field Ornithologists held their sixth annual meeting right here in Lake Havasu City.  The meeting was a great success, honoring Gale Monson with talks memorializing him and his work, discussion of the lower Colorado River Valley where … Continue reading

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Big Sit 2012: Cape Havasu

This weekend, everyone is talking about the Big Sit, a national birding event hosted by Birdwatcher’s Digest, which falls every year on the second Sunday in October.  (This year, they added the preceding Saturday as a possible count day.)  This … Continue reading

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Christmas Bird Count!

It’s that time of year again!  The count period for Audubon’s Christmas Bird Count begins tomorrow, December 14.  Have you figured out which CBCs you’ll be participating in this year?  Will you be counting in one or two local circles … Continue reading

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Check out AZFO’s annual meeting

October has come around, and it has brought a lot of excitement with it.  The rare birds are a plus, but the weather has been the star of the show.  Highs have been in the 70s and 80s, we’ve had … Continue reading

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Get Involved!

I think one of the great things about birding as a hobby is that anyone, everyone, can get involved and contribute to our knowledge of birds.  Citizen science also allows amateur enthusiasts to affect conservation and provides a learning opportunity. … Continue reading

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