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  • Rare Bird Alert: Scarlet Tanager, American Golden-Plover, and More

    This is the Austin Area Rare Bird Alert. Last update on 10/22/2019. Send interesting sightings, complete with species name, location, and contact information to Vincent O’Brien at vincentobrienbirds@gmail.com Solo LEAST GREBEs reported from Webster Lake, Hays, 10/21, and Parksville Way Retention Pond, Williamson, 10/22. AMERICAN GOLDEN-PLOVER was described in flight

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  • I Love Cardinals (Part II of II)

    By: Tracy Novinger, Travis Audubon Master Birder The first Austin house we lived in had a breakfast nook that looked out to a small back yard. My husband and I liked to eat at the table there. In fine weather, we often ate outside at a wooden picnic table, inhaling

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  • Vote for Prop. 5 on Nov. 5!

    By: Mark Wilson, Travis Audubon Board Member Have you gone birding in a Texas State Park recently? Perhaps you enjoyed the bird blind at Pedernales State Park. Drove down to Bentsen-Rio Grande State Park to see some South Texas specialties. Or joined a Travis Audubon field trip at one of

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