Cover photos: 1. American Kestral photo by Curious Chickadee 2. Belted Kingfisher 3. Brown Thrasher photo by Bob Kothenbeutal 4. Rufous Hummingbird photo by Julie Kacmarcik 5. Dunlin and Sanderling photo by Ewa Greene 6. Northern Cardinal
For daily sightings and trips, we have an Email Freelist that can keep you in the loop.
For information about helping Injured Birds. Please visit the website of our local Virginia wildlife rehabilitation center for more details.
Our B. Lewis Barnett III Memorial Award will further education, research and conservation of birds and their environment.
For links to great birding hotspots in the Richmond area,
check out the Virginia DWR Bird and Wildlife Trail website.
Our most notable ares include the James River Park system during spring and fall migration, Dutch Gap/Henricus in winter for waterfowl, and several state parks and plantations to spot breeding birds during the summer months.
Our Birds and Bird Areas page will give you an idea of the types of birds you may see.
This film, based in Richmond, Virginia, discusses threats birds face in cities, ecological and social benefits birds provide, and ways that individuals can help birds in their local environment and around the world.