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ASC Field Trips

Bring your binoculars and come with us! Birds are our common interest, and people at all levels of expertise join our field trips to the best local and regional birding spots. If you’re a beginner, we’ll help you find and identify birds; if you’re an experienced birdwatcher, you can lead us to a favorite place. We enjoy bats and other animals, too…and of course, people interested in plants are always welcome on our outings.

Weekend Field Trips

Explore Oregon from its Pacific Ocean shores to the lofty mountains on its eastern border. ASC schedules six weekend birding trips all across this marvelous state. “Weekend” consists of either three days - Friday through Sunday - or four days - Thursday through Sunday. Comfortable vans supply transportation. We stay in comfortable motels and lodges and eat at some excellent restaurants. All ASC members and prospective members can participate. The trips are led by an experienced crew of good birders who take pride in their abilities to help beginners. Expenses are shared by all participants. So pick up your 2015 calendars, and mark these dates:

  • 2016 TBA

Second Saturday Field Trips

Our Saturday morning local field trip meets the second Saturday of each month from September through June at the Benton Center parking area, behind the Cannery Mall, 777 NW 9th, Corvallis. This field trip is geared towards beginning birders, birders new to Oregon's mid-valley area and persons looking for a pleasant outing. For more info, contact Bill Proebsting, , 541-752-0108. Check the Midvalley ListServ, birding, a couple of days before the field trip for updates. Weather may alter plans, so watch the forecast and dress appropriately. Trips return to Benton Center by noon.

  • October 10 E.E. Wilson (bring ODFW parking permits)
  • November 14 Finley NWR, Philomath Sewage Treatment Ponds

Field trip coordinator is Bill Proebsting, , 541-752-0108

Bicycle Birding

May through September

Bring a bicycle helmet, water and binoculars. We ride slowly, listen for birds and stop frequently. Trip lengths are less than 10 miles.

To ensure an optimal birding experience for all participants, this year we will be requiring registrations and limiting each trip to 12 participants. There will be waiting lists in case of cancellations. Registered participants will be notified a few days prior to each event and those on the waiting list will be notified if they may attend. There is no deadline for registration, but register early for any or all trips to ensure your spot.

To Register contact Don Boucher - email is preferred!

PH: 541-753-7689,

You’ll receive meeting locations and instructions upon registration.

  • 2016 TBA

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Audubon Society of Corvallis
PO Box 148
Corvallis, OR 97339