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  • Rare Bird Alert: Violet-green Swallow, Ross’s Geese, and More

    This is the Austin Area Rare Bird Alert for the week of 10/30/2019 through 11/07/2019. 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,

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  • VIP Trip to Cibolo Bluffs Preserve

    By: Kelsey McKenna, Travis Audubon Development Manager Our fall VIP birding trip on November 2 at the Cibolo Bluffs Preserve, a Nature Conservancy property, was a hit! Situated about 20 miles northeast of San Antonio, this 2,765-acre preserve encompasses nearly three miles of Cibolo Creek. It was the perfect locale

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  • Why I Love Birding at Hornsby Bend

    By: Jane Tillman, Travis Audubon Master Birder I got my introduction to Hornsby back in 2001 when I took the Capital Area Master Naturalist training. Long-time birder John Kelly led our group out to the ponds to look at the ducks, which included memorable Northern Shovelers swimming around in rafts

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