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April 23- Field Trip to Cave Valley near Pomona with the focus on warblers. Participants should meet in the parking lot of Pomona fire station/community center at 9 a.m. From there we will move on to the old fire road and walk an easy flatĀ trail. The trip will conclude before noon and is open to […]

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Pope County, Spring Bird Count May 6th and 7th

[ May 6, 2017; ] May 6th and 7th – Statewide Spring Bird Count. The Shawnee Chapter does a bird survey of Pope County. Participants are to identify species and count their numbers in assigned areas. Call 618-564-2079 for assignment. It is a 24 hour count but we will welcome anyone willing to survey for at least three hours. We […]

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Field Trip — Cave Valley

[ April 27, 2014; 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] A birding field trip sponsored by the Shawnee Chapter of Illinois Audubon will be at Cave Valley with the focus on warblers and migratory songbirds. Participants should meet at 8 am by the old general store in Pomona. It will be an easy hike down a trail on an old railroad bed. The trip should […]

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