APRIL 2021 PROGRAM - JOIN ONLINE
Birds from Southeast Arizona
Join BOB CLARKE, local photographer and Grand Valley Audubon member who recently initiated the new Bird Photo Gallery on this website. He will present a Zoom program highlighting Birds from Southeast Arizona in January during the 2017, 2018, 2020 seasons and a collection of recent (2021) photos from the Texas Gulf Coast.
Bob has a Master's degree in biology and has been photographing and studying birds for many years including 2-3 winter seasons in the Newport Bay area of Southern California.
Topic: Grand Valley Audubon April Monthly Meeting
Time: April 19, 2021, 06:45 PM Mountain Time (US and Canada)
Monday, April 19 via Zoom: 6:45pm – online social **
Program start: 7:00pm
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WORLD EVENTS 2021
World Migratory Bird Day – May 8, 2021
We were not able to accept additional volunteers for this year’s event. But next year? We will welcome your participation!! More about World Migratory Bird Day can be found at https://www.migratorybirdday.org
SPRING BIRDING ADVENTURES 2021
These adventures are typically limited to 6 people (although Ron Lambeth is allowing up to 10). We do want you to register by contacting the field trip leader via email or phone. We will not carpool and we will socially distance. There is no charge for these field trips but donations to GVAS are always appreciated.
Friday, April 9: Spring Bird Walk in Colorado National Monument. Leader: Cary Atwood
We welcome 8 people to join the bird walk as we explore the upland habitat of Lower No Thoroughfare Canyon to seek out arriving migrants and greet resident birds who call this home. Meet in the Devil’s Kitchen parking lot at 8:30am inside the East Entrance gate for a 2 hour walk on uneven terrain. Entrance fees apply. To register, please contact Cary by email: catwood814gmail.com
Tuesday, April 27: Horsethief Canyon State Wildlife Area.
Leader: Doug Diekman
Managed by Colorado Parks and Wildlife, this Bureau of Reclamation/BLM property is located on the south bank of the Colorado River, adjacent to McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area and southwest of Fruita. Over 200 species of birds have been identified at this site. Meet Doug Diekman at the main parking area at 8 a.m. located about 1/4 mile past the Pollock Bench trailhead on the Horsethief Canyon road. Be prepared to be out for about 3 hours, walking about 3 miles on level gravel roads. To register, please contact Doug by email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monday, May 3: “Birding by Ear”.
Leaders: Ronda Woodward & Dave Price
Early morning is the best time to train your ears to the songs and sounds of birds. Meet us at the East Entrance to Colorado NM, just past the gate turn onto access road on the left. An entrance pass is required. To register, please contact Dave by text at 970-640-4508 or email email@example.com
PROJECT FEEDER WATCH
Project Feeder Watch
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Stay safe and don't forget to feed your backyard birds!
Check out the Grand Valley Audubon Costa Rica Trip 2021!
Accompany Grand Valley Audubon on a birding excursion in the Osa Peninsula to seek out the spectacular abundance of avifauna, flora, and wildlife inhabiting the primary and secondary rainforest. Hike through Corcovado National Park—the largest national park in Costa Rica—and observe the area’s richness in biodiversity, learn about conservation initiatives, explore Caño Island, and search for water and shore birds along the Tárcoles River on this 8-day journey through a natural hub for wildlife and beautiful scenery. Click here to find out more!