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License to Bird, with Don Chalfant

Join Washtenaw Audubon’s popular speaker and field trip leader Don “The Man” Chalfant for another masterly presentation. Among the plethora of birds he has photographed, Don has put together his photos some of the birds, along with a selection  of photos of the creative vanity license plates that are named for these birds that he […]

Birding the Rocky Mountains

Join John Mills for a look at his ten week trip through the Rocky Mountains, from Montana through Arizona, with a look at the 65 life birds he saw during his odyssey, including Chestnut-collared Longspur, Baird’s Sparrow, Rosy-Finches, Mountain Plovers, Eared Quetzal, and Lucifer’s Hummingbird, plus Grizzly Bear, and Wolf.  John is a longtime Washtenaw […]

Tern Research in Chesapeake Bay with Matt Hack

Matthaei Botanical Gardens 1800 N Dixboro Rd, Ann Arbor, MI

This event is online only and will not offer an in-person option.  Join Washtenaw Audubon member Matt Hack for a program about his field work on an island in Chesapeake Bay monitoring breeding terns and banding chicks. Matt graduated from Yale University and is working on a PhD in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the […]

Migration Stopover Discovered for Threatened Shorebirds – with Andy Johnson

Join Andy Johnson from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology for a program on the recently discovered migration stopover site for threatened Whimbrels, one of the fastest declining shorebird species. The 20,000 Whimbrels using this site at night is the largest known gathering anywhere and is of critical importance to the survival of this species. Andy […]

Birding is for Everyone

Join us for this educational and engaging session on how you can help make your local birding community more welcoming for all birders. Dr. Jeff Galligan and Dexter Patterson will share tips and tricks that will allow you to start having more success and fun when you go birding and offer advice on making your […]

Identifying Spring Warblers & Vireos – with Josh Haas

Matthaei Botanical Gardens 1800 N Dixboro Rd, Ann Arbor, MI

This is a hybrid in-person and Zoom event. Most southern Michigan birders would agree Warblers and Vireos are just plain tough; in part due to limited time with these colorful neotropical migrants each migration season. Many northern breeding birds spend as little as a couple weeks in our region. Join us as we welcome Josh […]