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  • April Bird Forecast

    By: Jim Spencer What to watch for in April – Zugunruhe Here’s the Central Texas bird forecast for the month, courtesy of Travis Audubon. Learn more about Central Texas birds and bird-related events for all ages at travisaudubon.org or by calling 512-300-BIRD. Follow us at www.facebook.com/travisaudubon April is the big

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  • Birding at South Llano River State Park

    By: Michael Jewell, Travis Audubon Master Birder South Llano River State Park has become my favorite birding/camping park. It’s an easy drive from Austin through the Hill Country, past the Wildseed Farms, through Fredericksburg, and onto I-10, usually under a three hour drive. Junction is the seat of Kimble County

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  • Catbirds

    By: Jim Pauff, Travis Audubon Master Birder It isn’t that banders don’t like gray catbirds (Dumetella carolinensis), it’s that some days there are so many of them dangling in the nets one gets sick of looking at them. You get sick of hearing them complain about being caught.  They use avian

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