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Welcome to the Appalachian Audubon Society Website


See our updated Education page
for the latest information
on scholarships
we're offering for 2022.


Get Ready for Our

Fall Native Plant Sale

Saturday, Sept 25, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Don't Want to Miss It!


Get the Latest!

Here's the hot new release
of our
2021-2022 Programs and
Field Trips Brochure

Use it to update your calendar!

See the Brochure for details on these
upcoming events:

Saturday, Sept 11 - Field Trip
Birdwalk and Volunteer
Clean-up at Wildwood Park

Thursday, Sept 16 - Program
Red Creek Wildlife Center -
LIVE! Raptor Program

Sunday, Sept 19 - Field Trip
Field Trip to Cove Mountain

(Our Events Page will be
updated soon.)


September 2021 Edition
Kingfisher Courier
Our Chapter Newsletter
Is Now

Unfortunately a few of
the links aren't correct yet.
But that won't stop you from enjoying
this great newsletter.

(here are the correct ones)
p. 1 - Wildwood Volunteer Work Days
p. 3 - Diakon Nursery Fall Native Plant Sale
p. 4 - AAS Membership Page
p. 6 - PA Game Commission Statement

You'll LOVE it!


Read about the

Mysterious Illness
Local Songbirds

Stay Up to Date Here

Find out what you need to do
with your feeders
and other concerns.


Our World Migratory Bird Day
Field Trip

May 8 at Memorial Lake
was a great success.

Thank you, Rick.

Here's a short video of a
few of the highlights
(5 hours of birding in 5 minutes):

AAS Birding Field Trip Video

56 species and 3 taxa.

See the list at the end of the video above.


Wearing Orange?

Stay informed and stay safe
wherever you are birding.

Wear orange in areas where hunting is allowed.
Hunters do. So do wise birders.

Check out PA Wearing Orange

=== Membership News ===

Great News!

We now have 153
Chapter Support Memberships
for 2020-2021 !

(Does that include you???)

Please Consider Joining
&/or Renewing Your
AAS Chapter Support Membership

We Are Wrapping Up A
Different and Exciting New Year!

Our AAS Chapter Support Membership
year runs from
October 1, 2020 thru September 30, 2021.

You can register and pay
right here on our Membership page
(it's safe and easy):

=== Did You Know? ===

All National Audubon Society members
are full-fledged
Appalachian Audubon Society members,
- but -
many people join both groups to provide
national as well as more local
support to our organization.

If you are not already an AAS Chapter Support Member, please consider joining.

We now offer Family, Adult
and Student memberships.

Read the details on our Membership page.

It doesn't cost much, and your
local support really can
make a huge difference.


Thank you.

Read the latest issue of the
AAS Kingfisher Courier
our chapter Newsletter.


Here's last year's annual 2020-2021

Programs and Field Trips Brochure

Also check our
Events Page

for all dates and details.

NOTE: The new 2021-2022 Programs & Field Trips Brochure
will be out shortly.
We'll let you know when it's ready.


-- And Check Out Our --
FacebookFacebook Bird Chat Page

The pictures and discussions will
certainly impress you.

Bald Eagles in PA Today

High Definition Live Cameras of PA Bald Eagles

PA Bald Eagles Live Cam

Wonder how birds survive the winter?

Check out this beautiful article from
Cornell's Winter 2019 Living Bird

Winter Bird Survival

Cornell Lab of Ornithology Resources

Cornell Lab's Wall of Birds Project:

Cornell Wall of Birds


Cornell Bird Academy Video Collection

Bird Academy Videos


Cornell Lab of Ornithology Macaulay Library Catalog

Macaulay Lab Library Catalog


Need Some Joy Today?

Here's a fun and interesting link to the
National Audubon website
that will brighten your day:

NAS Joy of Birds

Check out the Live Cam of the
Sandhill Cranes in Nebraska!

== And, oh! Those baby bird photos! ==


(visit our Links page).

Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art

>>> Need ideas for a road trip?
Check out links for the 3 closest National Wildlife Refuges:
John Heinz NWR at Tinicum (Philladelphia)
Cherry Valley NWR (Stroudsburg)
Patuxent Research Refuge and Naional Wildlife Visitor Center (Laurel, MD)

Incredible Photos from Atlas Obscura
Birds in Flight - Stunning and Intriguing!
Check out the Ornitography link near the bottom of our
Links Page.
You'll be glad you did.

DCNR's Native Plants Page - many brochures
and 4 Sample Garden Plans
Excellent Resources!

Native plants for shady locations
in Pennsylvania.

A huge list of Birding by Ear Tips & Mnemonics
from Dale Rupert.

A very handy list of Native Plants for
S. Central PA from George Weigel.

Curious how are our National Parks are affected by walls and energy policies in today's political climate?

Get started with a Young Birder's Backyard Guide.

Falcons in downtown Harrisburg?
Check out the Falcon Cam.

You'll find these and many more informative articles and websites listed on our Links Page.

Also learn more about Birds and Cats
on our Conservation Page.

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