Fall 2016 Meeting of the AAS
The 2016 Fall Convention of the Arkansas Audubon Society (AAS)
will be held September 9-11 at the Delta Resort & Spa near
McGehee in SE Arkansas. The emphasis will be on large waders
like spoonbills, ibis, etc. Watch this space for details
as they become available.
Fall 2016 Adult Workshops
The fall adult workshops will be held
again at Ferncliff Camp in Ferndale, AR on September 17-18,
2016. Ferndale is about 12 miles west of Little Rock. The
three workshops are Aquatic Biology, Monarch Butterflies,
Bird Friendly Backyards.
Click here for
details on the workshops and
to download the registration form.
Say's Phoebe - photo by Lyndal York
Highlight of the Holla Bend NWR field trip. This bird was
discovered by Amy and Joe Hall and subsequently admired by many.
Uncommon in Arkansas and the first record for Holla Bend NWR.
Send us information on your rare bird discoveries!
e-mail connection for submitting your records of rare or
out-of-season bird observations to the AAS Curator.
Checklists of the Birds of Arkansas
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
Species added to the checklist since the 2009
publication can be found
you would like 15 copies or more of the new 2015 checklist,
email us at arbirds
at arbirds.org. Single copies are available at AAS
Documentation Supporting Listing in the AAS Field List
This PDF document provides the type of
supporting documentation for the listing of each species in
the Arkansas Audubon
Society Field List.
For a list of new
species added to the AAS Field List since 1986
species page contains a photo and a summary.
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 2014 updated checklist of the
butterflies of Arkansas, created by Herschel Raney, is
We also have a printable brochure about the Arkansas
Audubon Society that you can download and print on your
Click Here to
download our brochure (595k). Please understand these
files can be quite large and may take several minutes to