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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

Keep Hummingbird & Seed Feeders Clean

From www.allaboutbirds.org, Cornell Lab of Ornithology. Hummingbird feeders must be kept clean. Bacteria and mold grow in sugar water, and sugar ferments, so sugar water should never be left out more than 2 or 3 days; change daily in very hot weather. Clean feeders at least once a week with hot water and a brush. […]

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Lisa Flowers

Conservation Education Corner – May 2016

By Lisa B. Flowers, FAS Conservation Educator Adult education class – Beauty of Birds ran at Flathead High School on Wednesday evenings from 6 – 8 PM in April. The 4-week class got off to an exceptional beginning with wildlife biologist Steve Gniadek presenting his photos of birds in Glacier National Park. One of the […]

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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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