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Chirps and Squawks

October 2017 Chirps and Squawks

Highlights from September, 2017 Board Meeting Learned that the June Birdathon netted us more than we had earlier expected Appointed 4 committee chairs as 1-year directors Received a resignation from the Board from Paula Smith Named Jan Metzmaker as Publicity Chair Heard a list of programs for the new program year and suggested additional possibilities […]

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Chirps and Squawks

March 2017 Chirps and Squawks

Highlights from February 2017 Board Meeting The February Board Meeting was cancelled due to the major snow storm. Two items were circulated via email for discussion after the cancellation. What action if any should be taken to get the landfill reopened to birders? To what extent should meeting notices for other non-profits be included in […]

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Glacier Christmas Bird Count Photo Credit: Jake Bramante

Ninepipes CBC 2016 Report

by Brian Williams The Ninepipes Christmas Bird Count was held on Sunday, 18 December 2016.  Sixteen observers braved the single-digit weather and treacherous roads to count birds.  The deep cold made open water scarce and held our total species down a bit from 5 and 10 year averages, but we found some excellent birds.  Short-eared […]

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Glacier Christmas Bird Count Photo Credit: Jake Bramante

Kalispell CBC 2016 Report

by Pete Fisher The 18th annual Kalispell Christmas Bird Count (CBC) was held on January 1, 2017.  Twenty-eight intrepid field observers braved wind and drifting snow to count 75 species of bird. Four feeder watchers contributed data as well. Major highlights were an Iceland Gull at the Flathead Dump and a Northern Saw-whet Owl at […]

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Northern Goshawk juvenile - Photo Credit: BJ Worth

Jewel Basin Hawk Watch 2016 – A Great First Half

By Dan Casey This fall season marks the 9th year of full-time surveys at the Jewel Basin Hawk Watch, and the second year with Flathead Audubon as the primary sponsor of the effort. Thursday, Oct. 13th marked the 31st survey of the 2016 season, bringing us to 2,417 birds counted. We were on a record […]

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