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ASC Field Trips

Weekend Field Trips

Bring your binoculars and come with us! Birds are our common interest, and people at all levels of expertise join our field trips to the best local and regional birding spots. If you’re a beginner, we’ll help you find and identify birds; if you’re an experienced birdwatcher, you can lead us to a favorite place. We enjoy bats and other animals, too…and of course, people interested in plants are always welcome on our outings.

Tentative 2017 Schedule

  • Bandon/ Port Orford March 10-12
  • Klamath Basin March 31 - April 2
  • Rogue Valley April 28-30
  • Malheur NWR June 1-4
  • Summer Lake June 16-18
  • Wallowas July 20-23
  • Steens August 10-13
  • South Coast August 25-27

On these trips, we travel in rental vans, stay in motel-style accommodations, and eat meals wherever we can get them. We share all expenses.

There will be signup sheets at the Field Trip table at the ASC general meetings starting in December of this year. If there are parts of Oregon you want to add to the schedule, please consider organizing a tour. Assistance in the planning and execution is available..

Second Saturday Field Trips

Our Saturday morning local field trip meets the second Saturday of each month from September through June at the Benton Center parking area, behind the Cannery Mall, 777 NW 9th, Corvallis. This field trip is geared towards beginning birders, birders new to Oregon's mid-valley area and persons looking for a pleasant outing. For more info, contact Bill Proebsting, proebstw@gmail.com , 541-752-0108. Check the Midvalley ListServ, www.midvalleybirding.org/pipermail birding, a couple of days before the field trip for updates. Weather may alter plans, so watch the forecast and dress appropriately. Trips return to Benton Center by noon.

  • March 11
  • April
  • May 13
  • June 10

Field trip coordinator is Bill Proebsting, proebstw@gmail.com , 541-752-0108

Bicycle Birding 2016

Bicycle birding is a great way to cover more ground than you can on foot. You can bird by ear while you’re riding, instead of missing them while driving a car. Get a little exercise and make your birding less fossil fuel-dependent!

Registration is required and space is limited. Please contact Don Boucher (email preferred)
PH: 541-753-7689, donaboucher@gmail.com.

You’ll receive a reminder and directions to the site a few days prior to each event for which you’re registered.

  • 2017 TBA

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Audubon Society of Corvallis
PO Box 148
Corvallis, OR 97339
Email: Audubon.Corvallis@gmail.com