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  • Bird of the Week

    American White Pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos) It’s extremely easy to distinguish the American White Pelican from the more commonly seen Brown Pelicans. Color and size are the biggest differences. The American White Pelican is a huge waterbird that is both very tall, with broad wings and a massive yellow to orange

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  • Bird of the Week

    Adult male Eastern Bluebird. Photo Credit: Keith Kennedy.   Eastern Bluebird (Sialia sialis) The Eastern Bluebird is common in most of North America and is present year-round in Texas. They are recognized easily by their namesake color, with the males displaying distinct true blue coloring, a vivid rust-colored throat, and

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  • Austin American-Statesman Project Needs to be Bird Friendly

    Travis Audubon friends and members, we need your help! On December 1, Austin City Council will meet with the redevelopment of the former Austin American-Statesman property high on their agenda. The Statesman PUD, as it’s known, will change the downtown Austin skyline, and we need our members to contact City

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  • Learning Through Birding

    Monarch Butterfly, courtesy of Jaya Ramanathan. Birding provides opportunities to hone our artistic and scientific skills. Learning the scientific connection between flora and fauna helps us create habitats that are critical for the survival of birds. Science also helps us understand the behavior of birds. Art inspired by nature exists

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