Alachua Audubon Society

A chapter of the National Audubon Society

April 13, 2015
by Rex Rowan
0 comments

A few news items, plus a Cedar Key bird report

From: Rex Rowan <rexrowan@gmail.com> To: Alachua County birding report Join the Alachua Audubon Society on Wednesday, April 15th at 6:00 pm for our annual pot luck dinner celebration and to help us welcome our newest board members, Marie Davis, Will … Continue reading

March 22, 2015
by Rex Rowan
0 comments

Looniness, a profusion of siskins, and more spring arrivals

From: Rex Rowan <rexrowan@gmail.com> To: Alachua County birding report I can tell it’s spring because I found three ticks crawling on me after a “Sneaky Sunday” visit to the sheetflow restoration area this morning. I mentioned this to Mike Manetz … Continue reading

March 13, 2015
by Rex Rowan
0 comments

Loonacy begins! plus Western Tanager in High Springs

From: Rex Rowan <rexrowan@gmail.com> To: Alachua County birding report Here’s a blast from the past. If you were here seventeen years ago, this description of spring 1998 from that summer’s birding newsletter may ring a bell: “As March began, the … Continue reading

August 2, 2014
by Rex Rowan
0 comments

Oh. THAT migration.

From: Rex Rowan <rexrowan@gmail.com> To: Alachua County birding report Thoreau called it “the royal month of August,” and he was right. The stupendous clouds, the heat, the lushness of the greenery – and of course the birds. June and July … Continue reading

April 22, 2014
by Rex Rowan
2 Comments

Blue bird bonanza

From: Rex Rowan <rexrowan@gmail.com> To: Alachua County birding report On the 21st Dean Ewing wrote, “If people want to see a blue bonanza, just go over to Mildred’s Big City Food (south of University Avenue, just west of 34th Street) and walk … Continue reading

April 8, 2014
by Rex Rowan
0 comments

Additional springerie

From: Rex Rowan <rexrowan@gmail.com> To: Alachua County birding report There are two stages of life. Stage One is, “You’re not getting older, you’re getting better.” Stage Two is, “You’re not getting better, you’re getting older.” When Samuel Ewing recently corrected my misidentification … Continue reading

March 23, 2014
by Rex Rowan
0 comments

The calendar, she does not lie

From: Rex Rowan <rexrowan@gmail.com> To: Alachua County birding report Adam Kent and Ryan Butryn put their kayaks into Lake Santa Fe on the 20th and went looking for the Pacific Loon. They failed to find it, but they did see the county’s … Continue reading

March 23, 2013
by Rex Rowan
0 comments

A few rare birds, a few spring arrivals, and a few birding blogs

From: Rex Rowan <rexrowan@gmail.com> To: Alachua County birding report It’s a rainy Saturday, a good time for this particular birding report. The winter-plumage White-faced Ibis at the end of the La Chua Trail has been joined by a second, a bird in … Continue reading