The sight of butterflies fluttering around on a warm day is one of the most iconic signs of summer. These beautiful insects usually only live for a few weeks as adults, but they make quite an impression while they are in their full glory.
Join leader Toby Hardwick at this park to look for the dickcissels and grasshopper sparrows that have been spotted in this field, farm, and woodland habitat park. Sponsored by ASNV.
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.
Elections for Officers and Board of Directors will be held at our Annual Meeting on Sunday June 10, 2018.
Enjoy the woods and the stream bed areas which are rich in bird life. Sponsored by the Reston Association and The Bird Feeder of Reston.
This weekend shorebird trip is full. Call or email Ray Smith to check on wait list possibility. 571-286-7856 or email@example.com
Australia is known for its unique wildlife, and its birds are no exception. We are lucky enough to have Tim Low speaking to us about the birds of Australia and the origin of the world’s songbirds (fresh from his talk at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology!)
Get a head start on the Mason Neck State Park Eagle Festival on May 12, 8 AM - 10 AM with a bird walk along the Bayview Trail. Free admission to the park on this day only. Park at the picnic area, not the Visitor Center. Dixie Sommers leads. Sponsored by ASNV.
Trip is Full. There is a waiting list.
On this spring trip to southern Virginia, we will bird at Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge, a spring warbler destination and one of the few Virginia locations for Swainson’s Warbler.
Bill Young will lead us in four two-hour sessions examining a variety of bird behaviors, including avian feeding, reproduction, migration, visual and auditory displays, and more. Each session will feature video, audio, and photographs to help people to learn about the many aspects of bird behavior.