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Welcome 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.


All events are open to the public:

April 9

Janelle Swanberg will present a program with tips on finding and identifying the warblers of our area.

April 25

Field trip to St. Mary Monastery, 2200 88th Ave W., Rock Island, IL, home of Sr. Claudia Scharf OSB. The monastery is at the end of 88th Ave W; coming from Andalusia Road turn right, from the Beltway turn left. There are small green signs on the Beltway and also at the turn on Ridgewood Road. Please park in the parking lot and walk to the two benches that are located between the two buildings and by the circle drive. We will hike the grounds that consist of hills and mowed paths. Refreshments at the monastery followed with a short tour. Meet at 7:00 a.m.

May 9

Illinois Spring Bird Count, the annual survey of spring birds in our area which provides valuable data on bird population and distribution trends. Join a field party or count the birds seen in your yard. Contact Tim Murphy , (309) 764-9779, to participate.

Four Mondays in May program (May 4, 11, 18, 25

Birding at the Wapsi Center and Sherman Park, from 6:00-9:00 a.m. Meet at 6:00 a.m. at the Wapsi Center Headquarters. For more information, contact Dick Sayles, 563 676 9616.