The New, The Noteworthy & Upcoming Events

  • Face Of The Earth

    “Science, Culture, and Natural Landscapes: Researching and Writing The Face of the Earth”

    March 12, 2015

    Join us as Dr. SueEllen Campbell discusses the process of writing about many of our Earth’s major landscapes. Learn more here.

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    Photo Gallery

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

Latest Field Trip Reports

A Pitch for Field Trips

by John Shenot

I’ve found that lots of birders are introverts. Many of us don’t usually go for “group activities.” We are more content to go where we want to go, when we want to go, move on if we are bored, and leave when we’ve had enough. Some might even feel insecure around more experienced birders, or the opposite—like it’s tiresome to help beginners find and identify birds. If any of this sounds familiar, you might wonder why on earth you would sign up for a FCAS field trip.

So here’s my sales pitch:



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.