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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.

Little Blue Heron

~~ Little Blue Heron. Photo by Jody Millar

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:

Field Trip, Saturday, February 13th, 2021 - Smith's Island, Lock and Dam 14 near Le Claire, Iowa. Meet at 8:00 a.m. at the parking lot at Lock and Dam 14 (Iowa side). 3 hour field trip to view gulls, eagles, waterfowl and winter passerines. Contact Tim Murphy for further information: 309-764-9779.

Field Trip, Sunday, March 14th, 2021 - Up the Mississippi River to Lock and Dam 13, Spring Lake, with stops along the way. Mostly a full day field trip (return around 2:00 p.m.). Due to COVID restriction, it is advised to bring a lunch. Meet at Brother's Restaurant in Rapids City, Illinois at 7:00 a.m. Contact Tim Murphy for further information: 309-764-9779.

Field Trip, Saturday, April 10th, 2021 - Cone Mash, Iowa: migrating waterfowl, shorebirds, early spring migrants. We expect to return around 1:00 p.m. from this long half-day trip. Due to COVID restrictions, it is recommended one bring a lunch. Meet at Marquette Street Boat Landing, Davenport, Iowa at 7:00 a.m. For further information, contact Tim Mutphy: 309-764-9779.

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