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  • Making Windows Safer for Birds

    by John Bloomfield In his 2021 book, A Season on the Wind, Kenn Kaufman describes the journey of a migratory bird as a feat that defies all imagination. In the space of a few weeks, these birds can fly thousands of miles, “navigating through heat and storm, stopping over in

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  • Pine Siskins and Salmonellosis – How to Identify and Prevent the Spread

    UPDATE (4/23/21): As long as you aren’t seeing visibly sick birds at your feeder, it is safe to start putting out feeders again. By Anna Vallery, Conservation Specialist, Houston Audubon Reposted from Houston Audublog Backyards across the United States have had an unusually high number of small, heavily striped finches,

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  • Spring Migration at Blair Woods

    By Emily Novak Each month, a survey is conducted to track the bird species that are using the ecosystem and resources that are found at Blair Woods. Thank you to all of the volunteers who have lent us your eyes and ears throughout the last few months. February Survey: It

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  • Meet the 2021 Board Nominees

    Learn more about the 2021 Board Nominees by reading their bios below! Election will take place at the virtual May Member Meeting– more details for that meeting coming soon. Karen Bartoletti Karen is a native of Western Pennsylvania who migrated to Austin in 1971. A retired business lawyer, she has

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