To view a short bird video
click here .
NEW - To
view a slideshow of Jacque Bown's bird photographs
click here .
Adult Natural History
Workshops will be held Sept. 21-22 at the Ferndale Camp west of Little Rock.
This session will include a study of mammals, insects, wildflowers and tree
identification. For a detail description of the program
click here or to download
the application form
click here .
Redpoll - This rare eruptive was found at Lyndal York's
feeder in Little Rock on 1/30/13. The bird remained until
2/24/13. This is the 2nd record for
Online Bird Record Submissions!
form for submitting your records of rare or out-of-season
bird observations to the AAS Curator. If you would like to see
recently submitted observations,
click here . These
records have not been vetted.
Justin Brand discovered this Mountain Blue Bird on March 22,
2013 near Oppelo, Arkansas. This is the 2nd documented record
for this species in Arkansas. Photo by Edie Calaway.
Click the image for an enlarged view
Checklists of the Birds of Arkansas
The 2009 AAS Field Checklist of the birds of Arkansas is available
for downloading. This is a five page download. This valuable
resource provides a listing of all the species of birds that
occur in Arkansas with detail codes on distribution,
abundance, and dates of occurrence for each. This is a large
file (1.5 mb) and will take some time to download on a dial-up
connection. You will need the free pdf reader program
Adobe Acrobat installed to view and print the checklist.
Arkansas Field List
The 2009 bird Field List of Arkansas Audubon Society is available. A copy may be
obtained for $0.50 plus a large, self - addressed, stamped
envelope. (Two copies would require two stamps). Quantity
prices are available.
14300 Chenal Pkwy # 7473
Little Rock AR 72211
Documentation Supporting Listing in the AAS Field List
This PDF document provides
supporting documentation for the listing of each species in
the Arkansas Audubon Society Field List. Documentation
includes photographs, specimens, recordings, or written
documentation that has been accepted by the Bird Records
Click here to download .
Member Address Changes
If you move or have an address change, please notify the AAS
Treasurer (twbutler at windstream.net
to insure that you continue to receive the AAS newsletter
Butterflies of Arkansas
A checklist of the butterflies of
Arkansas, created by Herschel Raney,
is available HERE (Revised 2004. PDF file - 268k).
We also have a printable brochure about the
Arkansas Audubon Society that you can download and print on
your computer. You will need the free reader program,
Adobe Acrobat. If you already have that program on your
Click Here to download our
brochure (595k). Please understand these files can be
quite large and may take several minutes to download.
Welcome to the online home
of the Arkansas Audubon Society. Join Us on
We hope you will find our website informative and useful. As you
look through our site you'll find information about
becoming a member of the Arkansas Audubon Society and a
convenient online form you can use to start that process. You can now pay your membership with a
If you would like to further support the
activities of the Arkansas Audubon Society, you may
securely make a donation using your credit card or PayPal account by
clicking the donate button below.
This Red Crossbill was found and
photographed by Michael Linz near Toadsuck in Perry County in late
December 2012. This was an irruption year for Crossbills in Arkansas.
One was reported in Little Rock and many in NW Arkansas.
This Lesser Goldfinch was found by Lenore Gifford in
Mabelvale, AR, Dec. 28th 2012 at her feeder. Very rare record as it
is the 5th documented occurrence in AR. Photo by Michael Linz.
We also have a form you can use to contact the Arkansas
Bird Records Committee with any sightings you have made. You
can see a list of unusual bird sightings
for the last quarter or do a
of all rare bird observations for the period 1986 - to the
Helps With Bird Identification
If you have difficulty identifying Arkansas birds check out the
helpful identification sheets at
You can also find other information about the Arkansas Audubon
Society including our Mission and our By-Laws,
as well as the Society
Arkansas Birds, our quarterly newsletter
that all AAS members receive.
Would you like a scholarship to attend a nature camp
or to perform bird related research?
Click on this link for more information.
you see on the masthead were taken by AAS members Charles Mills,
Robert Herron, Joe Neal, Kenny Nichols, Sally Jo Gibson, Rick Farrar and Lyndal York. To view
additional photographs by AAS members
click on this link.
Halberg Ecology Camp
Kids and parents, be sure to check out our
Halberg Ecology Camp page where you'll find details on how
kids can enjoy a summer camp where they can have fun and
experience a unique
experience nature, hands-on, at the Halberg Ecology Camp. The
expected 2013 Camp dates are June 9th -
14th for the first session and June 16th
- 21th for the second session. Additional details and an
application form is available on the
Halberg Ecology Camp