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Black-chinned Hummingbird – Photo Credit: Jeannie Marcure

Check out May’s Bird of the Month, the Black-chinned Hummingbird.

Learn more about the migration of the Northern Saw-whet Owl at this month’s Flathead Audubon meeting.

Are you going to the Wings Across the Big Sky? Find out more here and plan on attending.

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Black-chinned Hummingbird - Photo Credit: Jeannie Marcure

Black-chinned Hummingbirds

By Jeannie Marcure The arrival of spring is a special time for all of us who enjoy birdwatching. I especially enjoy the end of April and the first part of May as these weeks typically mark the return of our hummingbirds with their jewel-like colors and frantic display flights. For most of the years that […]

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Chirps and Squawks

May 2016 Chirps and Squawks

Highlights from April 2016 Board Meeting Heard report that IRS Form 990 due by May 15. Board meeting scheduled for June 6 to make up for the one missed earlier. Heard that Bruce Tannehill will be doing the annual financial examination. Tabled Montana Audubon request for 2 year donation commitment until obtain more detailed information. […]

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Northern Saw-whet Owl in Hand - Photo Credit: Marco Restani

May 2016 Program

Swets in My Nets Migration of the Northern Saw-whets Owls Marco Restani of Montana Audubon will be featured speaker at our annual meeting on May 9. His presentation will focus on migration ecology of Northern Saw-whet Owls and the techniques used to run an owl banding station. Twice a year millions of birds migrate north […]

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Photo Credit: Jake Bramante

A Golden Opportunity

By Jake Bramante We stood below the trees pishing so that we could count the Golden-crowned Kinglets that were flitting high in the canopy. I don’t remember how old I was, but I remember the kinglets coming down to get a look at us. I was helping Al, a family friend and wildlife biologist, count […]

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Photo Credit: defenders.org

Time to Prepare for the Bears

From MT Fish, Wildlife & Parks Montana’s hibernating black bears and grizzly bears will soon be stirring. Adult males usually emerge first from winter dens in mid-March. When bears emerge from their dens, they are physically depleted and food is a priority. Bears are often tempted to go where raccoons and domestic dogs are getting […]

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