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For a listing Arkansas Christmas Counts, dates, coordinators and contact information click here .


Report From the Fall 2018 Convention

    The meeting was held at the Arkansas Convention Center at the Holiday Inn in Texarkana on Oct. 5-7.   The Friday evening dinner speaker was Kevin Morgan from Louisiana (left) who spoke about the history 

 of wintering hummingbirds in Louisiana.  The Saturday evening dinner speaker was Charles Lyon ( right) from Shreveport, La who described the discovery of rare  as well as high numbers of wintering waterfowl in the rice fields and reservoirs of SW Miller County.

    Numerous field trips around the area were held on Friday afternoon and Saturday.  The total number of species seen was 121.


Searching for Nelson's Sparrows at Bundrick Farms

  Sunday field trips were to Bundrick Farms, AR and to Red Slough WMA in OK.

    The Arkansas Audubon Trust awarded $5,960 in grant funds to support the research of five students. Read More

     The spring convention will be held May 3-5 at the Rockefeller Institute on Petit Jean Mountain. Watch this page for details as they are developed.


General Information

You can also find other information about the Arkansas Audubon Society including our Mission and our By-Laws, as well as the Society Trust, and  Arkansas Birds, our quarterly newsletter that all AAS members receive.

Would you like a scholarship to  attend a nature camp or a grant to perform bird related research?  Click on this link  for more information. 

Send us information on your rare bird discoveries!
Use our e-mail connection for submitting your records of rare or out-of-season bird observations to the AAS Curator.

Checklists of the Birds of Arkansas
2015 AAS  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. 

Species added to the checklist since the 2009 publication can be found hereIncluded in this list are photos and documentation of each species.

If you would like 15 copies or more of the new 2015 checklist, email us  at arbirds0 at Single copies are available at AAS conventions.

Documentation Supporting Listing in the AAS Field List
This PDF document provides the type of supporting documentation for the listing of each species in the Arkansas Audubon Society Field List. 

For a list of new species added to the AAS Field List since 1986 click here . Each species page contains a photo and a summary.

 Help With Bird Identification

If you have difficulty identifying Arkansas birds check out the helpful identification sheets at ASCABird .


Member Address Changes
If you move or have an address change, please notify the AAS Treasurer (wmlynch at to insure that you continue to receive the AAS newsletter regularly.




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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 credit card.

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 or the alternate text "The safer, easier way to pay online"  below. AAS is a tax exempt organization.

Black-Headed Grosbeak

This male Black-headed Grosbeak was discovered and photographed by Jody Brannam at a feeder in Hector, AR on April 16, 2018. This particular Grosbeak is a western species seldom seen in Arkansas.



This bird was found and photographed by Gabrielle Hargrove in the Dewitt City Park on Oct. 19, 2018. This species is rarely observed in Arkansas as a migrant. It mainly migrates  east of the Mississippi River.

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 learning opportunity.

Halberg Ecology Camp

Students experience nature, hands-on, at the Halberg Ecology Camp. The first camp session will be June 10-15, 2018. The second session will be June 17-22.  Additional details are available on the Halberg Ecology Camp webpage.

If you would like to help support the Halberg Ecology Camp, send your check to Treasurer, Ecology Camp, 804 Konrad Court, Little Rock, AR 72223-9201. Donations are tax exempt.

Butterflies of Arkansas
A  2014 updated checklist of the butterflies of Arkansas, created by Herschel Raney, is available here .

Downloadable Brochures!
We also have a printable brochure about the Arkansas Audubon Society that you can download and print on your computer.  Click Here to download our brochure (595k). Please understand these files can be quite large and may take several minutes to download on a slow connection.

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