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This page serves as an interface that allows authorized members of the Augusta Bird Club to make updates to the content of certain pages of this Web site themselves, without having to go through the Web master. At present, two items -- rare bird alerts and field trips -- can be updated through this new system. Eventually, it may become possible to update club-related news stories with this system as well. IMPORTANT: Any rare bird alerts should be brought to the attention of Allen Larner via telephone or e-mail (see the Club contacts page), and likewise any proposed field trips.

How to make updates

For the time being, anyone can post rare bird alerts on this Web site, but if spam gets to be a problem we may have to go back to the old system requiring people to register first. When you are sure you have entered the correct information in the forms below, click the appropriate "Submit" button.

UPDATE on updates: Due to "spam" attacks, the bird alert update function has been disabled. Stay tuned for remedial measures...

Current text:

Bird alert update

A Snow Bunting and Lapland Longspur have been seen with a Horned Lark flock in fields next to the intersection of Strickley Road and Custard Lane in northeast Augusta County. Since early December, Short-eared Owls have been seen at dusk in the northwest portion of Bell's Lane. A Northern Harrier has been in that general area on a regular basis since early November.

Please enter the new bird alert text in the box below, being as concise as possible. IMPORTANT: If you would like to keep any of the existing bird alert text, please copy it from the box on the right, and paste it in AT THE END of what you write. Otherwise, it will be deleted.

NOTE: The initials of the person doing the updating will automatically be displayed at the beginning of the new text, if he or she has registered.

You have not yet registered for this Web site, so you cannot post proposed field trips. Please register.

Field trip update

Current field trips:

Date Destination Meeting Place * Time Coordinator(s)
March 11 Crozet Crozet Artisan Depot (5791 Three Notch'd Rd, Crozet VA) 08:30 AM Evan Spears
March 17 Bells Lane Bells Lane bird club kiosk 08:00 AM Penny Warren
March 22 McCormick's Mill in the parking lot behind McDonald's on Greenville Ave. or 9:00 am at the Mill 08:30 AM Jo King
March 31 Ridgeview Park, Waynesboro, VA Food Lion, N. Coalter Street, Staunton or 8:30am at Ridgeview Park at near the bridge. 08:00 AM Penny Warren

After you have selected a month and date, and have filled in all the information, click the "Submit" button below.


NOTE: Delete the words destination and meeting place when filling in those fields.

* If not listed, or if there are more than one, please specify the OTHER trip leader / coordinator in the "Meeting Place" field.

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