Fall Freeze Up Bird Walk – Saturday, October 20, 2018

Fall Freeze Up Bird Walk

October 20, 2018

meet at the Cuddy Pond parking lot just south of the

Loussac Library and north of Cuddy Pond

8:30 AM

Come watch waterfowl and other birds at hot spots around town before the lakes freeze.

Andrew Fisher will lead this outing to a number of good waterbird locations around town including Westchester Lagoon and Lake Hood.

Enjoy searching for the less usual waterbird species during this exciting time of year or just enjoy the typical species that are still with us. Bring binoculars and a scope if you have one and dress for the weather.

We will meet at the Cuddy Pond parking lot south of the Loussac Library and north of Cuddy Pond at 8:30 AM where we will go over plans for the day and consolidate into fewer cars by carpooling as much as possible.

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Fall Freeze Up Bird Walk – Saturday, October 14, 2017

Fall Freeze Up Field Trip

October 14, 2017

meet at the Cuddy Pond parking lot just south of the

Loussac Library and north of Cuddy Pond

8:30 AM

Come watch waterfowl and other birds at hotspots around town before the lakes freeze.

Andrew Fisher will lead this outing to a number of good waterbird locations around town including Westchester Lagoon and Lake Hood.

Enjoy searching for the less usual waterbird species during this exciting time of year or just enjoy the typical species that are still with us. Bring binoculars and a scope if you have one and dress for the weather.

We will meet at the Cuddy Pond parking lot south of the Loussac Library and north of Cuddy Pond at 8:30 AM where we will go over plans for the day and consolidate into fewer cars by carpooling as much as possible.

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Seward Birding Birding Trip – February 20, 2016


Saturday – February 20, 2016

Anchorage Audubon Society – Annual Winter Field Trip

Seward Birding Birding Trip

Meet in front of the Seward Harbormaster’s restrooms,
located at the south end of the small boat harbor.

Join Aaron Bowman and others for a winter birding excursion to enjoy Seward’s great diversity of wintering birds and the possibility of a few rarities. Come dressed for the weather and the location, prepared for a great day with great birds.
Bring your binoculars and spotting scope (if you have one…there never are too many!) and other favorite birding gear. Plan on gathering with the group for a lunch break in town where you can eat a packed lunch or purchase something locally. You may also wish to bring walkie-talkies to communicate between cars, or donations of sunflower bird seed for one of our regular feeder stops provided by a local birder.
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June 2016 Ferry Trip to Dutch Harbor

June, 2016

with Aaron Bowman

Several Anchorage Audubon members are organizing a guided birding trip on the Tustumena ferry from Homer to Dutch in June. We are also hoping to charter a boat in Dutch to better our chances of seeing the Whiskered Auklet.

The ferry schedule doesn’t come out until November but the cabins fill up very quickly so we are doing some preplanning now. We think it will cost about $550 for the ferry trip with a berth. Please note: this price is based on last year’s rate. The flight from Dutch to Anchorage is roughly $500, and we expect the cost of staying overnight in Dutch to be about $100/night (possibly 2 nights depending on the ferry schedule).

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Fall Freeze Up Bird Walk – Saturday, October 17, 2015

Fall Freeze Up Bird Walk

October 17, 2015

meet at the Cuddy Pond parking lot just south of the

Loussac Library and north of Cuddy Pond

9:00 AM

Aaron BowmanCome watch waterfowl and other birds at hotspots around town before the lakes freeze.

Aaron Bowman will lead this outing to a number of good waterbird locations around town that may include Westchester Lagoon and Lake Hood.

Enjoy searching for the less usual waterbird species during this exciting time of year or just enjoy the typical species that are still with us. Bring binoculars and a scope if you have one and dress for the weather.

We will meet at the fountain in front of the Loussac Library at 9:00 AM where we will go over plans for the day and consolidate into fewer cars by carpooling as much as possible.

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General Membership Meeting – January 2015

Thursday – January 15, 2015

Aaron Bowman’s Big Year

by Aaron Bowman

at the BP Energy Center

7:00 PM

Aaron Bowman

Aaron Bowman

Our January program will finally present the December talk which was unfortunately cancelled due to an encounter with an unknown illness which got the better of our esteemed speaker.

But once again, Anchorage Audubon presents another fabulous birding talk, and this one will be a total treat to start your New Year!  Aaron Bowman, Anchorage Audubon’s Field Trip Czar, has been on a year-long quest to do an Anchorage Big Year.

And now that it’s over, and Aaron will share his quest with us at this month’s meeting and program.

During 2014, Aaron scoured the Municipality and has found at least one “First Ever Anchorage Bird” which turned up on the foulest day of the year.  Only Aaron would have even left the safety of his house on that day!

Aaron’s Big Year is a glimpse into what we can all find without leaving our own back yard, and it’s an evening you won’t want to miss.

And we wouldn’t even think about starting the New Year without cookies!