Show/Hide Navigation

WELCOME

TN WarblerWelcome to the Quad City Audubon Society. A chapter of the National Audubon Society, we are an association of local volunteers whose primary concerns are birds and the habitats that sustain them.

Mission Statement

The Quad City Audubon Society (QCAS) is dedicated to the enjoyment of birds, a better understanding of the natural world, stewardship of natural areas and habitats, fellowship, improvement of community awareness of environmental issues, and education of youth for the benefit of future generations.

~~ Tenneessee Warbler, photo by Jody Millar

UPCOMING EVENTS

All events are open to the public:


May 7, Sunday—Illinois Spring Bird Count. Though our efforts focus on Rock Island County, counters are also needed in the surrounding counties of Mercer, Whiteside, and Henry County as well. Binoculars are highly recommended.  For additional information, contact Tim Murphy at 309-764-9779 or molinemurphy@sbcglobal.net.  

May 11, 2017—Monthly Meeting:  Amber Schorg, Biologist with the US Fish & Wildlife Service in Moline, IL will present a program on the impact of wind farms on birds and bats. 

May 13, Saturday—Field Trip:  Black Hawk State Park.  Meet at Singing Bird Lodge on the west side of Blackhawk State Park at 7:30 a.m.  Half day trip.  Hope to see Hooded and Kentucky Warblers. 

Saturday May 13—Prothonotary Days, Nahant Marsh, 4220 Wapello Avenue, Davenport, IA.  Discover why this striking little yellow bird is referred to the jewel of the wetlands.  Expert speaker, Dr. Brian Peer will provide a lecture beginning at 9:00 a.m. Following the lecture, there will be a variety of Prothonotary Warbler themed activities for adults and families. In order to raise funds for continues research, there will be a silent auction.

Saturday May 20—Port Louis National Wildlife Refuge, 10728 X61, Wapello, Iowa will sponsor  A Spring Bird Festival from 9:00 to noon.  This Festival will include Bird Banding, Bird Walks and program on Wild Bird Identification.  For further information contact Jessica Bolser:  jessica_bolser@fws.gov.

June 3, 2017—Trip to Mississippi Palisades State Park, Savanna, IL.  Meet at Brother’s Restaurant, Rapid City, IL 7:00 a.m.  Bring lunch or eat at a restaurant.  Looking for Cerulean and Yellow-throated Warblers. 

Facebook icon