American Avocets by David Cree

American Avocets

photo by David Cree

Protecting birds and the habitats that sustain them through education, conservation and advocacy

 

 

What's new at Atlanta Audubon...


Help! I've Found an Orphaned or Injured Bird

 

Spring is in the air and birds are nesting. It is not uncommon to find baby birds on the ground this time of year, and Atlanta Audubon Society receives many calls each spring from well-meaning citizens who have found a baby bird and want to help.

 

Click HERE to find out what to do if you find an orphaned or injured bird.

 


 

Stock Up On Birdseed and Support Atlanta Audubon Society at the Same Time!

 

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Are the birds eating you out of house and home? If so, take advantage of our great prices and stock up for fall migration at the Atlanta Audubon Society Bird Seed Sale. We are proud to offer a variety of Cole's Wild Bird Feed products, a local supplier of high quality bird seed, at competitive prices. You can read more about their products at www.coleswildbird.com.  All proceeds support the education and conservation efforts of Atlanta Audubon Society. Order must be received by August 18.  


 

No June 2017 Monthly Meeting

 

Please note that we will not be having a June monthly meeting. We'll reconvene on July 23 to hear from Mark Mandica with The Amphibian Foundation.  


An Evening with New York Times bestselling author Mary Alice Monroe

 

Tuesday, June 27

7:00 PM

Eagle Eye Bookshop, 2076 Decatur Road, Decatur, 30033

 

Join New York Times bestselling author, Mary Alice Monroe, and Atlanta Audubon Society at Eagle Eye Book Shop in Decatur on Tuesday, June 27. Ms. Monroe will be presenting her best-selling book Beach House for Rent, a fictional work about two women from different generations bound together by a beloved beach house on Isle of Palms, South Carolina. In the book, the characters connect with a man who rescues migratory shorebirds. Ms. Monroe connects with the birding community through her work with conservation of seabirds, sea turtles, birds of prey, and other coastal wildlife. Copies of her book will be available for purchase and signing, and a portion of proceeds from book sales will be donated to Atlanta Audubon Society for their conservation work. Light refreshments will be provided courtesy of Eagle Eye Bookshop

 


 

 

Solar Astronomy Workshop and Eclipse Primer

 

Saturday, July 29th

10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Drop by anytime during this time frame

Historic Fourth Ward Park, 680 Dallas Street, NE, Atlanta, 30308

Event will be held weather permitting. 

 

Atlanta Audubon Society Master Birder Stephen W. Ramsden will host a free, state of the art Solar Astronomy Workshop and Eclipse Primer at Historic Fourth Ward Park in Atlanta. Mr. Ramsden is the founder and director of the Charlie Bates Solar Astronomy Project, named in memory of a friend and victim of veteran suicide.

 

Mr. Ramsden will have several single wavelength, state-of the-art solar chromospheric and photospheric telescopes for you to observe the endless magnetic ferocity on our nearest star. He will also provide high-definition video cameras for monitoring the solar atmosphere. Come by the event to pick up your free solar eclipse glasses and spectrographs for use during the eclipse and to chat with a world-renowned solar astronomer and eclipse expert.  

 

This event is free and open to the public. The event will be held weather permitting. For more information, visit https://www.atlantaaudubon.org/upcoming-events.

 


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