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RECENT BIRD ALERT:

On August 3 and 4, a Swallow-tailed Kite was seen in Rockbridge County south of Buena Vista, at the intersection of River Road (Rt. 663) and Brady Mountain Road (Rt. 841).

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Augusta Bird Club members may submit rare bird sightings by using the Update page. For further information, or to report any unusual sightings, please contact the rare bird alert coordinator, Allen Larner.


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Birds of Augusta County:
new edition! (PDF)

Birds of Augusta County book cover

Just click on the image above. The 4th edition (2016), edited by Dan Perkuchin, replaces the 3rd (2008) edition Birds of Augusta County, which was edited by YuLee Larner.

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News

Last news update: 17 Sep 2019

2019 Bird Seed Sale

The Augusta Bird Club's annual Bird Seed Sale is now open for business. Details to follow soon...


Avocets at Leonard's Pond!

/American Avocets

American Avocets on September 15; courtesy of Ann Cline.


Field trip to Falls Hollow & Elliott Knob

On Saturday, September 7, four Augusta Bird Club members hiked along the Falls Hollow trail in western Augusta County and made it all the way up to the summit of Elliott Knob. Details to follow soon...

Montage 07 Sep 2019

CLOCKWISE FROM TOP LEFT: Blackburnian Warbler (M), Dark-eyed Junco, Eastern Wood Pewee, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Black-throated Blue Warbler (M), Blue-headed Vireo, and (in center) Cape May Warbler. (Sept. 7, 2019 )


Hawk watch season is approaching!

August 15 marks the traditional start of the annual Rockfish Gap Hawk Watch on Afton Mountain. This year the open house will take place on Saturday, September 21 -- weather permitting! Stay tuned for additional details about that event, and about how to participate in the hawk watch.

Swallow-tailed Kite

Swallow-tailed Kite, south of Buena Vista near Glasgow (yes, Virginia!) on August 10.



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