Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Fall Meeting Schedule

Here's the Fall 2012 Grosse Pointe Audubon meeting schedule.
Sept. 17—New Guinea Adventure. Join Don Burlett for an exciting program on Birds-of-Paradise, jungles and cannibals as he leads us on a tour of Papua New Guinea. Don Burlett is the president of the Oakland Audubon Society and an avid world birder and photographer.
Oct. 15—Kenya, From Fast Cats to Flamingos: Pelicans, lilac-breasted rollers, secretary birds, ostrich and flamingos are just a few of the birds we will view in this amazing photo tour of Kenya. Mammals range from cheetah and lions, to rhino and elephants, from cape buffalo and warthogs to hippo and wildebeest. World traveler Randy Baker leads an exciting photo journey into the wilds of Africa.
Nov. 19—Pure Michigan Birding. Late Spring is a great time to travel north to follow the migration of warblers and shorebirds. Northern Michigan also hosts some interesting permanent residents. Join Director-Naturalist Mike Champagne of Seven Ponds Nature Center as he recounts recent trips north to Michigan's birding hotspots.

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Spring 2012 Newsletter

The Spring 2012 newsletter is here!

Spring 2012 Newsletter

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Speaker set for April 16

Bryn Martin will return to Grosse Pointe Audubon on April 16 to present a program on birding in Peru. All are welcome. Bring a friend.

Date Set for the Annual Grosse Pointe Birding Challenge

Mark your calendars now for Monday, May 14, for the annual Grosse Pointe Birding Challenge. More information will be in the spring newsletter.

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Winter Newsletter 2012

The winter newsletter is finally here!

Winter 2012 Newsletter

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Winter 2012 Schedule

Jan. 23 -- “Maine: Puffins, Plants, and Whales” Join Nancy Tar for a visit to Maine where she will show you the Atlantic Puffin Reclamation Project started by Steven Kress 35 years ago. Along the way we’ll see Acadia National Park, pelagic birds, plants, lobsters, and finback whales.
Feb. 27 -- “Turkey Vultures: Gorgeous in a Different Way” Dorothy McLeer will tell us how these masters of the migratory winds often go unappreciated for their vital job as part of nature’s clean-up crew. Learn some of their surprising “tricks of the trade” and about their unique adaptations as the ghoulish gourmand of the bird world..
March 19 -- Grosse Pointe Audubon President Bill Rapai has written a book on the Kirtland’s warbler, “The Kirtland’s Warbler: The Story of a Bird’s Fight Against Extinction and the People Who Saved It.” Join him for a celebration of the book’s March release and hear his presentation based on the book.