Walk Results 2017 Warbler
Walk Results 2016
Big Day Rules
Christmas Bird Count results
Count Results to 2016
Trips are free and open to the public. Meeting place varies
and is noted in the schedule. Carpooling is encouraged and figured
out at the designated meeting place and time. Some trips are accessible
to people with disabilities. Meetings are held at the Robert A. Lee
Recreation Center, Room A, 220 S. Gilbert St., Iowa City, generally
at 7 p.m. on the third Thursday of the month. April 30, Sunday,
8 a.m. HICKORY HILL PARK.
Late April to May is prime time for viewing warblers in Iowa, and
this park is an eastern Iowa hotspot for viewing migrant warblers
and other songbirds. This
trip involves hiking on park trails which could be muddy. Hiking boots and insect repellent are
advised. This is a half-day Introduction to Birding course trip but
all are welcome. Meet at the Hy-Vee parking
lot, 1125 N Dodge St., Iowa City.
27-May 25, Weekdays, 6:30 a.m. HICKORY HILL PARK WARBLER WALKS. Co-sponsored
by Bur Oak Land Trust with leaders Mark Madsen, Jason Paulios, Dan
Rose, and Chris Edwards. Meet at the parking lot at the end of Conklin
Lane.; Daily sightings will be posted on our web site.
3, Wednesday, 8 a.m. KENT
PARK BIRD WALK with
leader Rick Hollis.
May 13, Saturday.
SPRING MIGRATION COUNT.Bird
in teams to count as many birds as possible in Johnson County. The
number of species and the number of individual birds are tallied last
year 163 species were recorded. Teams gather for a noon lunch at the
North Liberty Recreation Center. To participate on a team, email email@example.com
in advance of count day.
May 17, Wednesday, 8 a.m. KENT PARK BIRD WALK with
leader Rick Hollis. Meet at the Kent Park CEC.
May 18, Thursday,
7 p.m. MEETING at Iowa City Robert A. Lee Recreation Center,
Room A. Dick Sayles will present
“Birding Panama,” a report of his October
2016 trip there.
May 20, Saturday,
6:30 a.m. WILDCAT DEN STATE PARK near Muscatine. Target birds
are warblers, flycatchers, and other late migrants. Extensive walking
on wooded trails. If time allows we’ll stop at Wiese Slough
on the way back, and we’ll return to Iowa City by early afternoon.
Pack water, snacks, and insect repellent. Meet leader Chris Edwards
at the Hy-Vee parking lot, 1125 N Dodge St., Iowa City.
May 21, 9:00
AM, McGregor public dock. Cerulean Warbler Tour. We are sponsoring
a Cerulean Warbler tour with Robert Vavra on the Maiden Voyage tour
boat in the backwaters of the Upper Mississippi River on Sunday, May
21. This is a great way to see and hear Ceruleans as well as a great
variety of other birds. Boat leaves from public dock at McGregor,
Iowa at 9 a.m. $25 per person helps support Cerulean
Warbler monitoring in the Driftless Region of Northeast Iowa.
RSVP with Jon Stravers - e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone 563-880-8046