The New, The Noteworthy & Upcoming Events

  • 2015 Great Backyard Bird Count

    2015 Great Backyard Bird Count

    February 13-16, 2015

    FCAS is hoping to see record participation levels by bird enthusiasts in this year’s Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC). Learn how to participate here.

  • The Allure, Perils, and Promise of the Brazilian Atlantic Rainforest

    The Allure, Perils, and Promise of the Brazilian Atlantic Rainforest

    February 12, 2015

    There is another South American rainforest in danger, the Atlantic Rainforest. Learn more about this important habitat by clicking here.

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    FCAS Apparel

    Don't venture out on another fieldtrip without one of our shirts, caps or other items with our beautiful ptarmigans logo on them. Find out more here.

  • photo gallery

    Photo Gallery

    The photo gallery needs your fall and winter birds! Please submit any of your favorite photos for inclusion. Find out more here.

Latest Field Trip Reports

Summary of Summer Field Trips

by John Shenot

FCAS sponsored nine well-attended field trips between our May and September pro-gram meetings. For highlights and photographs from the May 17 trip to Gateway Natural Area, the May 23 trip to Phantom Canyon Preserve, the May 31 trip to Sylvan Dale Ranch, and the June 8 monthly survey at Bobcat Ridge Natural Area, visit the FCAS’s Facebook page



Find FCAS on Facebook for Field Trip Information

FCAS has a Facebook page where we post announcements about upcoming field trips, last minute changes to scheduled trips, and high-lights of most of our outings. Just click on the “Like" button in the plugin to Like our page! Our announcements should then appear on your wall. You can also click on "Fort Collins Audubon Society" to be taken directly to the Facebook page. Note: We will continue to announce all field trips in the Ptarmigan and on our website.

Fort Collins Audubon Society

Serving Larimer County, Colorado, and Surrounding Areas.

The Fort Collins Audubon Society is a non-profit organization dedicated to nature appreciation, environmental education, and conservation activities.

FCAS Mission Statement

  • To promote the appreciation, conservation, and restoration of ecosystems, focusing on birds and other wildlife, through education, participation, stewardship, and advocacy.