Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

January CAS meeting: presentation by Sarah Kendrick (State Ornithologist for MDC)

7:00 p.m.

Speaker: Sarah Kendrick, State Ornithologist for the Missouri Department of Conservation Title: Technology and Tracking Bird Migration: What We Are Learning and How You Can Help Tracking birds during migration is a rapidly growing field of ornithological study due to development of new technologies that improve each year. Tracking devices small enough to be placed

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Saturday, January 27th

Field Trip to Riverlands and Columbia Bottoms

6:00 a.m.

We leave Moser's Moser’s Foods (formerly Patricia’s Foods), 900 N. Keene St. Columbia, MO. at 6:00 a.m.

  WE will meet the St Louis Audubon Society group at Riverlands (Teal Pond parking lot) at 8:00 AM. Should be a great chance to see lots of swans and other wintering water birds, if the weather cooperates! The SLAS trip will last all day and the CAS group will plan to return to Columbia no later

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Sunday, February 11, 2018

Columbia Audubon Society Book Discussion: The Genius of Birds, by Jennifer Ackerman

1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Years ago, a Common Raven on the Channel Islands (off the coast of California) discovered and opened a zippered pocket in our long-used backpack, a pocket whose existence my wife and I had never suspected. It was a powerful lesson in not underestimating bird intelligence and creativity. In The Genius of Birds, Jennifer Ackerman summarizes

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