Commons Ford Monthly Bird Walk with Shelia Hargis

07/17/2016 06:30 AM - 11:30 AM CST


Commons Ford Monthly Field Trip


Summer in Austin is a great time to watch birds. Our breeding birds are busy raising their young so this provides opportunities to observe interesting plumages (some young birds look very different from their parents) and interesting behavior. Join Shelia Hargis for a field trip focusing on the birds that breed at Commons Ford and their behavior. We’ll walk even slower than normal identifying and discussing bird behavior, discussing the natural history of some of the species we encounter, practicing our ID skills on immature birds, and practicing our birding-by-ear skills. The trip is limited to 12 participants and reservations are required. More details will be provided a week or so before the field trip. For questions, to register or to be put on a waiting list if the trip is full, contact Shelia at

If you would like to learn more about the prairie restoration project, visit, see a pictorial display at or donate to CFPRO at The field trip is free but consider a charitable donation in support of the ongoing restoration efforts. For information, maps, and eBird data about Commons Ford Ranch Metropolitan Park, visit Central Texas Birding.



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