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January 2020

Rio Grande Valley, TX Extended Field Trip

January 25 @ 8:00 am - January 31 @ 5:00 pm

NOTE: This trip is full! You can be added to the waiting list by emailing officers@wichitaaudubon.org. The Valley is always a hot spot for rarities and tropical species that don’t occur anywhere else in the U.S. In the winter months there is more potential for Mexican vagrant species. This year there is extra motivation to go, as construction of the border wall threatens to damage or destroy some of the most popular birding destinations. Pete Janzen and Kevin Groeneweg are…

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Bald Eagle Winter Hike

January 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Veteran’s Memorial Lake, Arkansas City, KS, 1401 S. Sixth St
Arkansas City, KS 67005 United States
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Free

Mid-winter is one of the best times to view Bald Eagles in Kansas. Searching for open water, many eagles migrate down to Kansas to spend the winter on the Arkansas River. The program will start with a 15-minute introduction to the history and adaptations of the Bald Eagle. We will then take a 1.5-mile hike down to the River to search for over-wintering eagles. Binoculars are helpful but not required.

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February 2020

Bald Eagle Winter Hike

February 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Veteran’s Memorial Lake, Arkansas City, KS, 1401 S. Sixth St
Arkansas City, KS 67005 United States
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Free

Mid-winter is one of the best times to view Bald Eagles in Kansas. Searching for open water, many eagles migrate down to Kansas to spend the winter on the Arkansas River. The program will start with a 15-minute introduction to the history and adaptations of the Bald Eagle. We will then take a 1.5-mile hike down to the River to search for over-wintering eagles. Binoculars are helpful but not required.

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2nd Saturday Bird Walk

February 8 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
Great Plains Nature Center, 6232 E 29th St N
Wichita, KS 67220 United States
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Free

Bring your binoculars and discover the birds that
visit and live in Chisholm Creek Park. No birding experience is needed. Expect 1–2 miles of walking on paved paths. The walk will last about 90 minutes. Meet at the Great Plains Nature Center parking lot.

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Meeting Program – Australia – Adventures Down Under by Jim & Patty Marlett

February 18 @ 7:00 pm
Great Plains Nature Center, 6232 E 29th St N
Wichita, KS 67220 United States
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Jim and Patty Marlett have made two trips to Australia, both times with Carol and Hal Cumberland. In 2015 they visited Queensland, Sydney, and Tasmania for four weeks. They returned in 2018 to spend three weeks in Victoria and South Australia, traveling from Melbourne to Adelaide. The wildlife in Australia was amazing, and like nothing in Kansas! They will show you everything from Emus and penguins to blue-tongued skink to Tasmanian devils. Jim and Patty are both retired. He was…

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Birding the Tropics at the Sedgwick County Zoo

February 22 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Sedgwick County Zoo, 5555 Zoo Blvd
Wichita, KS 67212 United States
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Meet in the lobby of the Tropics Building at 9:15 (the zoo opens at 9). Leave the cold weather outside and enjoy birding in the tropics. Bring admission money. Binoculars will be helpful. We’ll have an intro by a keeper and a list of birds to find.

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Home School Birds at the Feeder

February 27 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Chaplin Nature Center, 27814 27th Dr
Arkansas City, KS 67005 United States
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Free

This program will focus on the identification of common birds found at feeders during winter. Also, we will learn the basic use of binoculars and a few common bird calls. Reservations are not required, but are always appreciated. Call 620-442-4133 or email cnc@wichitaaudubon.org

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March 2020

2nd Saturday Bird Walk

March 14 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
Great Plains Nature Center, 6232 E 29th St N
Wichita, KS 67220 United States
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Free

Bring your binoculars and discover the birds that
visit and live in Chisholm Creek Park. No birding experience is needed. Expect 1–2 miles of walking on paved paths. The walk will last about 90 minutes. Meet at the Great Plains Nature Center parking lot.

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Bald Eagle Nest Viewing

March 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Veteran’s Memorial Lake, Arkansas City, KS, 1401 S. Sixth St
Arkansas City, KS 67005 United States
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Free

Bald Eagle nesting activity starts in early winter and by mid-March the eggs have hatched, and the eaglets should be several weeks old. This is a great opportunity to view both the adults and young. As the nest site is protected by Federal law, we will take special care not to disturb them by setting up our spotting scopes at a safe distance. If you are interested in getting a close-up view through our scopes, we will be at Veteran’s…

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Meeting Program – Nature Highlights of Scotland and Ireland by Bob Gress

March 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free

From rugged coastlines to Caledonian forests to mountain highlands, the Scottish islands maintain some of the most pristine wilderness in the United Kingdom.  Wildlife thrives in much of this country of castles, lochs, moors, heaths, glens and firths.  The Emerald Isle’s physical appeal endures, but by no means is entirely green.  The gray limestone Burren’s in County Clare and black peat bogs of the Midlands accent this beautiful landscape.  This program highlights Scotland and Ireland’s traditional culture, landscapes, rural life…

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