Rogue Valley Audubon Society
 
A voice for education and conservation in the natural world.
JUNE EDITION OF THE CHAT NOW AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD  CLICK HERE

FREE BIRDING BOOKLET

Birding Hotspots, a new free book-
let from the Rogue Valley Audubon
Society, is now available at Wild
Birds Unlimited in Medford,
Northwest Nature Shop in Ashland,
and other locations in Jackson
County. The colorful  foldout  
includes a map and text describing
15 local birding destinations.  To
see the booklet online, click
here.

RVAS CALENDAR

Wed. Sept. 3 -- First Wednesday bird
count at Agate Lake


Sat. Sept. 13 -- Mountain Lakes Birding
Trip (Ron Ketchum leader)


Tue. Sept. 23 --  Chapter Programs
resume

Wed. Oct. 1 -- First Wednesday bird
count at Agate Lake

Wed. Nov. 5 -- First Wednesday bird
count at Agate Lake

Wed. Dec. 3 -- First Wednesday bird
count at Agate Lake
Downloadable copies of "Observations of a Rogue Valley Birder" by Otis
Swisher can be obtained free of charge
here.  The PDF file is 148 pages.
Want to Join RVAS ?
Check
here for details.

   BIRDS OF JACKSON COUNTY -- 2014 EDITION
BIRDS OF JACKSON COUNTY, Fourth Edition, is now available for sale ($5.00) at local stores or by ordering
directly from the Rogue Valley Audubon Society (P. O. Box 8597, Medford, OR 97501).

It will also be sold at RVAS chapter meetings beginning September 23.  

This popular reference source features monthly abundance charts and distribution characteristics of all
species seen in the last 25 years as well as pre-1989 historical records.

Also in this booklet, updated since it was last published in 2009, is a county map with reference marks to
detailed descriptions of forty-five Jackson County birding and hiking locations in the Rogue Valley, the
Siskiyous and the Cascades.

Introductory notes written by Jackson County Checklist Committee chair Stewart Janes include discussion of
changes in this fourth edition, a general description of Jackson County and its birdlife, and extensive
comments on changes in local bird populations that have occurred in the last four decades
.