Category Archives: In The News
FWC conserves painted, indigo buntings, focuses on illegal trapping
Important Information from FWC Painted and indigo buntings breed in northern Florida, spend the winter primarily in southern Florida and can be found throughout much of the state during spring and fall migration. Poachers illegally trap these beautiful birds to … Continue reading
Trip chair Ken Hodgson passed along this interesting info about a Redpoll migration discussion coming out of Tadoussac Bird Observatory, located near the end of the St. Lawrence in Quebec. From 26-28 Oct, they counted more than 70,000 migrating redpolls, with a one-day … Continue reading
Rufus Hummingbirds Seen in Lehigh Acres
Several rufus hummingbirds have taken up residence in Lehigh Acres as reported by CBC member Vince McGrath. Read Humzilla is Here, as written in the News-Press on October 26,2012
The Christmas Bird Count is Now Free!
The CBC is now FREE! Important and Exciting news for the Christmas Bird Count program After nearly two years of internal discussions, budget modeling, head-scratching, and intense decision-making, two major changes will come to the Christmas Bird Count program effective … Continue reading
Members in the News
Read the article ” Birds of a Feather ” featuring CBC member Vince McGrath. This article about the Christmas Bird Count appeared in the News-Press. Click [HERE] to read the article.
News-Press article features CBC member Charlie Ewell
A recent article appearing in the News-Press featured CBC member Charlie Ewell. Charlie is a volunteer at the Thomas J. Allen Butterfly House at Rotary Park in Cape Coral.
Wild Flamingos Spotted
A recent News-Press article featured President Gayle Sheets and Past President Vince McGrath’s discussion on recent Flamingo sightings. Read the article here.
CBC Members in the News
CBC Members in the News has returned to the Caloosa Bird Club website. Read past news articles featuring our members. Please submit any articles found in local news papers or magazines that feature our members to the webmaster.
New Movie is “For the Birds”
The birding community is in a twitter, eagerly anticipating the release of a new movie, “The Big Year” based on the 1998 book ” The Big Year” by Mark Obmascik. The movie will premier on Friday October 14th, 2011 at … Continue reading