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Annual Membership Meeting & Program April 27

past board member Jean Folsom being recognized by President Joe Watts on her retirement.

Join in the fun with the potluck supper (Don’t forget to bring a dish!) and entertaining slide show, celebrate volunteers and partners for their service to our mission and programs, and cast your vote for officers to serve over the next year at the Annual Membership Meeting April 27 beginning at 6:00 p.m., Birmingham Botanical Gardens. […]

Flicker Flashes for February 2017

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The February edition of Flicker Flashes is now available! Inside, you’ll find stories from our MLK Day habitat restoration at Limestone Park, information and results from the 81st annual Birmingham Audubon Christmas Bird Count, and an introduction to our newest staff member. Don’t forget to mark your calandars for our upcoming Gosse Nature Walk at Crestwood Park on February […]

Emerging Architects Design Downtown Bird Habitat

Lamar Smith and Erik Lizee of McWane Science Center, along with Andy Coleman of Birmingham Audubon Society, discuss the chimney tower site requirements with emerging professionals of the Alabama Chapter of the American Institute of Architects.

Birmingham – Chimney Swifts are a common summer sight in downtown. This tiny bird with a cigar-shaped body soars and dives all day long, eating up to one-third of its body weight in insects during never ending flight. Emerging professional members of the American Institute of Architects Birmingham responded to a challenge by Birmingham Audubon […]