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  • Rare Bird Alert: Cape May Warbler, Least Grebe, and More

    This is the Austin Area Rare Bird Alert and has been updated through 9/13/2019. To report rare or unusual bird sightings in the Austin area, provide recent sighting updates, or inquire about location details on birds listed below, please send an email to If submitting a bird sighting, please include species name, location details, and

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  • Meeting the Cahills: Part 2

    By: Jean Warneke Now, let me tell you about the campus at Community Cloud Forest Conservation. At our first meeting, Rob showed me some pictures of the buildings but until seen in person, it’s hard to imagine. Two large, undulating buildings have dorm rooms, large kitchens, and classrooms. The center

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  • Meeting the Cahills: Part 1

    By: Jean Warneke I first met the Cahills while I was birding in Guatemala in 2017. JB Journeys runs a Guatemala Holy Week tour each year and I’d gone early to scout for a birding trip. I knew that the Golden-cheeked Warbler overwintered in the central part of the country so

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