Membership Meeting: Feathered Architects: The Fascinating World of Bird NestsMarch 20th, 7:00 PM Room 151 Hall of Science, Whitman College
From eagles to hummingbirds, Idie Ulsh will explore with us how and where birds make nests, and relate interesting facts about their construction. She has photographed the nests of more than 30 species and done an extensive three year perusal of bird nest literature.
In addition to her own photos she will include photos from many excellent northwest photographers and University of Puget Sound Slater Museum in this unique program.
Idie Ulsh is well known for her bird and butterfly programs. She is a past president of Seattle Audubon, founder of the Washington Butterfly Association, Seattle Audubon Master Birder, freelance nature photographer and an independent college counselor.
Field Trip - Bennington Lake Walk - We Ain't Going Swimming - Saturday: March 22 9:00 AMJoin Paul and Judy Treman for a leisurely walk around Bennington Lake. We will be looking for winter birds that haven't left (Townsend's Solitaire, Northern Shrike, etc.), early arriving summer birds (Violet-green and Tree Swallows, Yellow-rumped Warbler, etc.) and resident birds (Northern Harrier, Great Horned Owl, Downy Woodpecker, Bewick's Wren, etc.).
As always, we will be looking for the "surprise" uncommon or rare bird that is waiting to be discovered.
Bring your binoculars, a friend or two and plan to return to the parking lot about 11:30. Please contact Paul and Judy if you have any questions: E-Mail Paul and Judy or call 509-527-0722.
MEET AT THE BENNINGTON LAKE PARKING LOT.
TUESDAY BIRD WALKS AT BENNINGTON LAKE
Come join us as we walk around Bennington Lake on Tuesday mornings. It's fun to see what birds are present at different times of the year and to enjoy the changes of the seasons at the lake. The walks last 2-3 hours. We do not walk in inclement weather. For more information E-mail Ginger Shoemake