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Tuesday August 8 6:30 pm – Member Photo Sharing & Ice Cream Social

Monthly Membership Meeting: MEMBERS’ PHOTOS AND ICE CREAM SOCIAL
Tuesday, August 8, 6:30 p.m.

Everyone’s favorite meeting of the year. Make YOUR OWN ICE CREAM SUNDAE followed by a picture show! Share your best nature photos and tell us your stories with the photos you’ve sent to Gerry Felipe for pre-loading to the digital projector. Large prints and paintings brought to the meeting for display are also welcome.

As anyone who’s visited our website knows, ASE is blessed with a number of extremely talented photographers. Some of the best bird pictures we’ve seen have been at the photo sharing meeting, so don’t miss this one!

And, if some of the best bird photography in the state isn’t sweet enough for you, we’re also throwing our annual ice cream social, so come join us!

Also at the meeting – August Bird of the Month: Bachman’s Sparrow. Come hear more about this fascinating bird from our expert, Clive Pinnock.

Doors open at 6:30 for the fun and camaraderie. Rooms 101 and 102 at FAU Pine Jog Environmental Education Center, 6301 Summit Blvd, (near Jog Road) in West Palm Beach. Meeting is free and open to the public.

Swallow-tailed Kites Update

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The Swallow-tailed Kites are already on the move to their wintering grounds to South America! Follow these incredible birds on their 5,000 mile migration as they glide their way back to the other side of the equator. Swallow-tailed Kites typically head to South America in late July or early August, and they return to . . . → Read More: Swallow-tailed Kites Update

August 2017 Bird of the Month – Bachman’s Sparrow

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August’s Bird of the Month is the Bachman’s Sparrow, and here is the article in the July-August 2017 Kite written by Ben Kolstad.

Bachman’s Sparrow Peucaea aestivalis

This is one of two species that Audubon named for his friend, the Reverend John Bachman (pronounced Back-man, not Bock-man). The other species, Bachman’s Wood Warbler, is . . . → Read More: August 2017 Bird of the Month – Bachman’s Sparrow

Soil and Water Conservation District opposes GL Homes Ag Reserve plan

Article from The Palm Beach Post regarding the Soil and Water Conservation District opposing GL Homes’ plan to expand and build on Ag Reserve land.

The July-August 2017 KITE newsletter is now online.

The July-August 2017 issue of the Everglade Kite is now online.

About ASE Project Perch article in Sun Sentinel today!

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Project Perch is working to save burrowing owls in Palm Beach County. The Audubon Society of the Everglades is having a meeting to discuss the project on July 11. (Susan Faulkner Davis/Courtesy)

Project Perch works to protect burrowing owls Jan Engoren

The Audubon Society of the Everglades will have its next meeting July 11 . . . → Read More: About ASE Project Perch article in Sun Sentinel today!

July 2017 Bird of the Month – Red-cockaded Woodpecker

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July’s Bird of the Month is the Red-cockaded Woodpecker, and here is the article in the upcoming July-August 2017 Kite written by Ben Kolstad.

Red-cockaded Woodpecker Picoides borealis FE (Federally Endangered)

This endangered woodpecker kicks off our series of Pine Woodland birds. Like the Florida Scrub-Jay, the RCWO is a social species that lives . . . → Read More: July 2017 Bird of the Month – Red-cockaded Woodpecker