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We strive to be your Northwest Montana Bird Headquarters. Feel free to return to this site many times for everything “Birdy.”

Snow Geese above pond Photo Credit: Dick Walker

Spring is in the air! Well it’s not quite here just yet, but we’ve had a few warmer spells that are getting us excited. With the longer days, we know that migrations will start happening soon (thus the Snow Geese photo from Freezout Lake). There is a lot going on, so make sure that you check back every day to see what the latest news is. Also keep checking our Calendar page to find out what great presentations we have lined up as well as some fantastic field trips.

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Wolverine - Photo Credit: Kalon Baughan

April 2017 Program

Swan Valley Carnivores by Adam Lieberg Adam Lieberg with Swan Valley Connections will provide an update on the Southwestern Crown Collaborative Carnivore Project at the monthly Flathead Audubon Society meeting. His team has been monitoring rare carnivores since 2012 by obtaining more concrete data on their distribution, abundance and genetics. The project combined and developed […]

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Merlin Bird ID from Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Merlin Bird ID

What is Merlin Bird ID?  From Cornell Lab of Ornithology, it’s a free app for your phone designed for beginning and intermediate birders that helps identify birds based on your observed details or a photo.  Answer five simple questions about a bird you are trying to identify and Merlin will come up with a list […]

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Information Kiosk in Owen Sowerwine Natural Area Photo Credit: Linda Winnie

2017 OSNA Volunteer Monitoring Season Starts this Month

Can you help? From Linda Winnie, Co-Chair, Owen Sowerwine Committee Flathead Audubon’s OSNA Volunteer Monitoring Program starts its 11th year in March. This Program provides the on-site information that underpins our management of the Owen Sowerwine Natural Area. Reports from Volunteer Monitors keep our OSNA On-the-Ground Manager up to date on maintenance needs at Owen […]

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Dancing Crane - Photo Credit: John Winnie

West Valley Wetlands Project Fundraising Success!

by Kay Mitchell, FAS President We did it! As the Pileated Post goes to press, Flathead Audubon has just passed the $10,000 mark for our fundraising pledge to the Flathead Land Trust for the West Valley Wetlands Project. Thank you, everyone, for donating money or sale items, passing the word, supporting, and cheering each other on! […]

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