Field Trip – Stuttgart Municipal Airport, Stuttgart, AR February 15

Meet at 7:30 a.m. at the Prothro Junction commuter lot located on the southeast side of the interstate at Exit 157 off I-40 East (heading from Little Rock towards Memphis).  We should arrive at the airport terminal around 8:30 a.m. for anyone who’d like to meet us there.  You are welcome to use the terminal’s bathrooms.  Lapland and Smith’s Longspurs, Short-eared Owls, Pipits, and sparrows will be our target birds.  Dress in layers; bring gloves, be prepared for wind and cold.  Knee-high boots are essential for walking through the Aristida grass.  On the way back to Little Rock, we’ll check the open fields for flocks of geese and ducks.
Reminder:  February 14-17 is the 2014 Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC).  Participate as a citizen scientist by counting the birds in your yard and submitting your sightings to the GBBC website at


Meet at 7:30 AM