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  • 2024 Victor Emanuel Conservation Award Celebration Honoring Virginia Rose

    The Board of Directors of Travis Audubon is honored to announce that the 2024 Victor Emanuel Conservation Award Hero is former Travis Audubon Board Member, Virginia Rose. Virginia Rose, a passionate advocate for birding accessibility and inclusivity, is the driving force behind Birdability, an initiative dedicated to introducing people with access

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  • The Spring Splendor

    By Jaya Ramanathan June 2024 Earlier this spring, I mused that I could not wait for the fresh beginnings of spring to blossom into its full splendor. Nature fulfilled my wish, with plentiful garden blooms, delightful birding sights, and spectacular juvenile shows. Our garden is now a canvas of color.

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  • June Monthly Bird Forecast

    By Jane Tillman for KXAN What to watch for in June: Breeding Birds While you may get to sit back and enjoy the lazy days of summer, birds are busy raising young. Some species like the Pied-billed Grebe, Mourning Dove and Eastern Bluebird can have two or even three broods

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  • Bird of the Week: Lesser Goldfinch

    Lesser Goldfinch Spinus psaltria Content and photos by James Giroux Becoming a birder opens your eyes to a new world of color and bird species that were always right under your nose. After becoming a birder, there are some birds that you can’t believe you didn’t notice before you were

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