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Arizona Field Ornithologists
Fourth Annual State Meeting

8-10 October 2010

Crossroads Center
220 Grove Street
Prescott College
Prescott, AZ

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Featuring:  Presentations, Dinner Speaker, Field Trips

List of accommodations

Restaurants

Detailed Saturday Meeting Agenda

Workshop and Field Trip Details

Prescott College

Campus map

Directions, maps, transportation, lodging & camping links


Friday, 8 October

1:30 PM: Afternoon Mini-Expedition to Pine Creek.  Click here for details. 

Saturday, 9 October 8:00 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Detailed agenda click here

Information tables in lobby from other local bird-focused organizations

Used Book Sale

Invited Presentations on Arizona Birdlife and Research

The distribution of and ecological relationship between wintering Gray Vireo and Elephant Tree by John Arnett, Wildlife Biologist for the 56th Range
Management Office at Luke Air Force Base, AZ

Status of Common Black-Hawk and rther raptors in riparian habitats of the Verde River Watershed by Matthew Johnson, for last 8 years has been with what is today the USGS Southwest Biological Science Center, Colorado Plateau Research Station on the Northern Arizona University campus in Flagstaff

Avian monitoring and native restoration efforts on the lower Colorado River by Chris Dodge, Wildlife Biologist with the Bureau of Reclamation and the Lower Colorado River Multi-Species Conservation Program and administers its Willow Flycatcher program

Statewide colonial aquatic bird nest counts, with ways AZFO members and others can participate by Troy Corman, President AZFO and Arizona Breeding Bird Atlas Coordinator
 

Bird Photo Quiz

Other Reports:

  • Reports and future plans for such AZFO Activities as Field Expeditions, Seasonal Reports, Sightings Database, the Online Journal, Web Page, annual Avian Censuses

  • Report from the Arizona Bird Committee

  • Elections of the AZFO board and officers

Location:

Crossroads Center
220 Grove Street
Prescott College
Prescott, AZ

 

Saturday, 9 October, 6:30 P.M.

    Dinner and keynote speaker, Carl Tomoff, Professor of Environmental Studies at Prescott College and nearly four decades of field experience in Arizona

    Location:
     
     Crossroads Center
     220 Grove Street
     Prescott College
     Prescott, AZ


Sunday, 10 October 2009: Mini Expeditions and Workshops

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Morning mini-field expeditions to Gaddes Canyon and Grapevine Creek, under birded and seldom-visited sites in the Prescott Area.

Workshops:  Two workshops (one emphasizing land birds, the other water birds) will focus on morphological and behavioral detail of the bird species encountered as well as techniques for approaching and making observations. Emphasis will be placed on lesser-known vocalizations, molts and plumages, sizes and shapes, as well as behaviors.


Meeting Details:

Costs:

    The dinner:  $23 ($29 with beer and wine), which is due by 1 October and nonrefundable after 7 October.
     

    Registration (in advance or walk-ins welcome):

      AZFO Members:  No cost.

      Nonmembers: Registration $10, deducted from your annual dues if you decide to join AZFO that weekend.
       

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AZFO Used Book Sale during sessions on 9 October 2009

    WANTED: USED BOOKS

    We ask for donations of gently used bird-related books and audiovisual materials.  Donations are tax deductible.  Books must be received by 1 October.

    To arrange pickup email Marceline Vandewater at fieldtrips@cazba.org.


For more information contact:

Doug Jenness
email: d_jenness@hotmail.com
Coordinator for AZFO statewide meeting


 

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