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San Antonio Audubon Society:  
SPECIAL: Mike Scully's Species Articles -- the lead-off piece in each issue of the newsletter.
John James Park -- Brad Wier's full-featured description of one of his favorite birding spots in NE San Antonio
Species Profile: Eastern Screech-Owl (Or: All you wanted to know about our screech-owls but were afraid to ask) by Jack Eitniear
Dowitcher Dilemmas -- tips for identifying Short-billed and Long-billed Dowitchers
On the Diversity of Avifauna in Bexar County, Texas -- an essay by Steve Hawkins
Birding Castroville -- a town to the southwest of San Antonio with great birding spots (and more!)
Birding North-East Bexar County: The Back Roads
Catharus Thrushes -- finding them in Bexar County
Remininces of Adele Harding from the 1950's and 1960's
Big Day Birding -- suggestions for a big day in Bexar County
Swamp Sparrow -- find and identify it in Bexar County
Spring Birding at the San Antonio Botanical Gardens and Annual Summary, 2001
Ten Life Birds -- a spring trip to AZ, CA, and CO
The Trans Pecos -- a trip to west Texas
Soft-Part Coloration -- an explanation of this breeding bird phenonema
How Many Birds are in Your Yard? -- Cardinals and Hummingbird numbers may surprise you
The Wrens of Bexar County -- How many species of wren can you find in Bexar County on a single day?
Christmas Gifts for Birders -- 2005 (with links to previous years)
The Medina River -- birding access and great descriptions
Virtual Nature Center website -- new central location for San Antonio environmental concerns
Shorebird ID Class outline by Mike Hannisian
Sightings, Reports and Records -- the SAAS Bird Records Committee reorganized in 2005; here's how and why to report your sightings.

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Species Articles by Mike Scully:

"Coopers and Sharpies" Gnatcatchers
Wilson's Warblers Shovelers
Upland Sandpipers Cowbirds
Shrikes Dowitchers
Our Myiarchus Flycatchers Kites
Kingbirds Passerina Buntings
Swainson's Hawk #28955 Swifts
Swallows and Martins The Crested Caracara
Red-tailed Hawks American White Pelicans
Cuckoos Waxwings
American Woodcocks Nest Cams
Kinglets Blackburnian Warblers

Local Birding Spots
Field Trips
Membership Info
Officers and Contacts
Newsletter and Articles

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