NEW Sept. '13- To
view a slideshow of John Redman's bird photographs
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Spring Meeting of the AAS
The 2014 Spring Convention of the Arkansas
Audubon Society (AAS) will be held May 2-4, 2014 at the Hilton
Garden Inn in Jonesboro. Registration opens Friday from 4:00 to
6:00 p.m. For information about the hotel, including maps and
driving directions, go to www.jonesboro.hgi.com. The hotel is
located at 2840 South Caraway Rd. Jonesboro, AR.
Hotel room rates are $82 per night + tax. The hot breakfast is ½
price ($4.75) for our group. A few rooms are also available at
the conference rate on Thursday night, May 2. To make a
reservation, call the hotel direct at (870) 931-7727. Tell them
you want a room in the “Audubon” block.
Click here to
download the registration form and details of the program and
Send us your rare bird discoveries!
e-mail connection for submitting your records of rare or out-of-season
bird observations to the AAS Curator.
Lenord Vaughn discovered this Snowy Owl in the Little Rock
Port Authority area. Last seen on Dec. 20. It was present for
about 3 weeks. Photo by Michael Linz.
Click here for an enlarged view
A Snowy Owl was photographed in Lonoke on
Dec. 26th and subsequently found dead on the roadside on Dec.
It is assumed this was the owl that disappeared from Little Rock earlier.
Checklists of the Birds of Arkansas
The 2009 AAS
Field Checklist of the birds of Arkansas is available for
downloading. This is a five page download. This valuable
resource provides a listing of all the species of birds that
occur in Arkansas with detail codes on distribution, abundance,
and dates of occurrence for each. You will need the free pdf reader program
Adobe Reader installed to view and print the checklist.
Arkansas Field List
The 2009 bird Field List of Arkansas Audubon Society is available. A copy may be
obtained for $0.50 plus a large, self - addressed, stamped
envelope. (Two copies would require two stamps). Quantity
prices are available.
14300 Chenal Pkwy # 7473
Little Rock AR 72211
Documentation Supporting Listing in the AAS Field List
This PDF document provides
supporting documentation for the listing of each species in
the Arkansas Audubon Society Field List. Documentation
includes photographs, specimens, recordings, or written
documentation that has been accepted by the Bird Records
Click here to download .
Member Address Changes
If you move or have an address change, please notify the AAS
to insure that you continue to receive the AAS newsletter
Butterflies of Arkansas
A checklist of the butterflies of
Arkansas, created by Herschel Raney,
is available HERE (Revised 2004. PDF file - 268k).
Welcome to the online home
of the Arkansas Audubon Society. Join Us on
We hope you will find our website informative and useful. As you
look through our site you'll find information about
becoming a member of the Arkansas Audubon Society and a
convenient online form you can use to start that process. You can now pay your membership with a
If you would like to further support the
activities of the Arkansas Audubon Society, you may
securely make a donation using your credit card or PayPal account by
clicking the donate button below.
We also have a form you can use to contact the Arkansas
Bird Records Committee with any sightings you have made.
Long-tailed Duck(male) - Photo by Lyndal York
This very rare winter visitor to Arkansas was discovered by Edie
Calaway near the foot bridge over the Little Maumelle River in Two
Rivers Park in Little Rock on January 29, 2014. There are several
reports of this species in Arkansas this winter. (Click on image for
Helps With Bird Identification
If you have difficulty identifying Arkansas birds check out the
helpful identification sheets at
You can also find other information about the Arkansas Audubon
Society including our Mission and our By-Laws,
as well as the Society
Arkansas Birds, our quarterly newsletter
that all AAS members receive.
Would you like a scholarship to attend a nature camp
or a grant to perform bird related research?
Click on this link for more information.
you see on the masthead were taken by AAS members Charles Mills,
Robert Herron, Joe Neal, Kenny Nichols, Sally Jo Gibson, Rick Farrar and Lyndal York. To view
additional photographs by AAS members
click on this link.
Halberg Ecology Camp
Kids and parents, be sure to check out our
Halberg Ecology Camp page where you'll find details on how
kids can enjoy a summer camp where they can have fun and
experience a unique
experience nature, hands-on, at the Halberg Ecology Camp. The 2014 Camp dates are June 8th -
13th for the first session and June 15th
- 20th for the second session. Additional details and an
application form is available on the
Halberg Ecology Camp
We also have a printable brochure about the
Arkansas Audubon Society that you can download and print on
your computer. You will need the free reader program,
Adobe Acrobat. If you already have that program on your
Click Here to download our
brochure (595k). Please understand these files can be
quite large and may take several minutes to download.