Dec
6
to Dec 15

ASNV is going to Cuba!

You can join Northern Virginia birders on a trip to Cuba!  ASNV is sponsoring a one-week trip, December 6-15, 2017, through Holbrook Travel. Our travelers will look for the Cuban Trogon, Zapata Wren, Bee Hummingbird and other Cuban endemics

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Dec
17
7:00 AM07:00

Manassas-Bull Run Christmas Bird Count

Join us for the 36th Annual Manassas-Bull Run Christmas Bird Count. This year the count will be on Sunday, December 17th. The count circle is around Centreville and includes Manassas Battlefield, parts of Bull Run Regional Park, undeveloped areas south of Dulles Airport, and many stream valley parks and undeveloped locations from Clifton to west Fairfax City.

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Oct
22
3:00 PM15:00

October Audubon Afternoon

Vulture: The Private Life of an Unloved Bird

Just in time for Halloween!  Vultures are often overlooked, underappreciated, and unloved, despite the vital role they play healthy ecosystems. Worldwide, vultures are more likely to be threatened or endangered than any other group of raptor, but in the United States turkey and black vultures may be increasing in number.

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Magnificent Monarchs
Oct
14
1:00 PM13:00

Magnificent Monarchs

Monarchs and their amazing migration to Mexico are in peril for many reasons. Learn about the monarch life cycle, migration, cycle, how you can attract them to your home garden or favorite public space, and how to raise them to send them on their fall journey. Resources for milkweed and garden design also included.

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Ornithology:  A Way of Knowing
Sep
19
7:00 PM19:00

Ornithology: A Way of Knowing

We are excited to be able to offer Bill Stott’s Ornithology course this fall.  This is a college-level introduction to the study of birds in the context of their environment.  Particular attention will be paid to their biology, field identification, ecological relationships, life histories, geographical and seasonal distribution, and migration.

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