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AOS Spring 2023 Meeting features Dwight Cooley discussing the nearly 100 years of bird conservation at Wheeler NWR

Bachman's Sparrow photo by Curt Burney

Dwight Cooley is a native Alabamian who worked for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for 36 years at various locations throughout the southeast including Merritt Island NWR in Florida, Mississippi Sandhill Crane NWR in Mississippi, and Alligator River and Pea Island NWR’s on the North Carolina Outer Banks. From 1997 until his retirement in […]

Significant Sightings for Fall, 2021 from Alabama Birdlife

Black-legged Kittiwake 18 Nov 2021 Pelican Peninsula, Dauphin Island, Mobile Co AL Photo by Cynthia Freeman

Sightings columns appear in each issue of Alabama Birdlife, usually with spring/summer and fall/winter groupings. These reports present the most significant seasonal occurrences in the AOS area (Alabama and the Florida Panhandle). With each record is an explanation of why it is important. Reading through these columns is a great way to learn more about […]