The Sept/Oct 2016 Issue of the Thrasher is online.
Click here to download (Adobe Acrobat Reader Required).
A Birder's Guide to Metropolitan Richmond - New Updated Edition
This unique guidebook by local author, Jerry Uhlman, has been newly revised and updated. For more info on how you can get a copy, click here.
Upcoming Member Meeting Programs:
WHERE: Held at St. Luke Lutheran Church, 7757 Chippenham Pkwy., Richmond, VA at the corner of Custis Road and Chippenham Parkway unless noted.
WHEN: RAS membership meetings are on the 3rd Thursday of the month at 7:00 PM (except June, July, August and December). Come early for coffee, cookies and conversation beforehand starting at 6:30 PM.
September 15 - Prothonotary Warbler Research
Presented by: Jesse Reese - VCU Grad Student
Jesse, a VCU Grad Student, will be presenting her research focused on conservation efforts for the Prothonotary Warblers on September 15th. She will discuss results from banding Prothonotary Warblers (PROW) on their breeding grounds, as well as her work overseas in Columbia this past January, where they overwinter
October 20 - Birds of Prey
Presented by: Bob Schamerhorn
Experience the beauty and majesty of these apex predators. Includes information on fall migration, prey, adaptations, and identification. Discussion and facts about: Hawks, Owls, Falcons, Eagles and even Vultures of the mid-Atlantic. Learn about their protection history, survival struggles, conservation successes, plus general characteristics of these amazing predatory birds. Raptors are some of our most exciting, fierce, and interesting birds.
RAS helps home-schoolers appreciate birds
A group of 18 home-schoolers from Hanover completed a CBC mural on December 9, 2014 that was displayed at the Ashland Public Library through January, 2015.
New - Guide to Gulls of the Richmond Area
Find out more about our fascinating local gulls with identification tips and photos from RAS's very own Arun Bose.
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