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  • Birding the Davis Mountains

    By Jason Garcia, Travis Audubon Board Member Featured birds: Black-headed Grosbeak Acorn Woodpecker Cassin’s Kingbird Say’s Phoebe Hepatic Tanager Plumbeous Vireo Zone-tailed Hawk The Davis Mountains, a loose association of peaks in West Texas, form what is known as a “sky island”, an oasis of wetter, forested area in an

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  • July Bird Forecast

    By Kristen Currie What to watch for in July: Water Birds and Sunflower-loving Birds It may be hard to motivate yourself to get outdoors in July to enjoy birds and other wildlife, but there are ways to get around the heat. Even though the humidity is often high in the

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  • Thank you, 2017 Master Birders!

    On July 17, we celebrated the all-stars from the Master Birder Class of 2017. To reach permanent Master Birder status, they had to volunteer a minimum of 90 hours across 3 years following graduation from the Master Birder course. Master Birders are responsible for thousands of volunteer hours every year,

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  • Raptor Renesting with Austin Wildlife Rescue

    Austin Wildlife Rescue (AWR) is committed to the rehabilitation and release of injured, orphaned, or sick Texas wildlife. Their focus is always on releasing animals back into the wild. With raptors, a special challenge is presented in that we must avoid imprinting/habituation to people with these animals, as well as

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