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The mission of the Audubon Society of Central Maryland
is to protect and restore birds, other wildlife
and their habitats through education and action,
for the benefit of people and the earth.
Fall News

October 2009
In This Issue
Autumn Walk
Bird Seed Sale
  Attracting Birds
To maximize the number of species that visit your feeders, you'll want to offer a variety of food. And offer it at different heights above the ground. Most birds that stay in cold regions in winter eat seeds.  Insects are hard to find in freezing weather. So in winter, offer a variety of seeds to the wild birds.

*black oil sunflower seeds
*white millet
red-shouldered hawkAutumn Walk
October 17, 9 to 11 a.m.
Fred Archibald Sanctuary

The Audubon Society of Central Maryland will sponsor a Nature Walk at the Fred Archibald Sanctuary in New Market. What could be better than a cool, crisp autumn day? One can expect to see numerous birds on their way south for the winter, many of them feeding on the seeds of the tall warm-season grasses that fill the meadows. With luck, some hawks may be seen soaring overhead.
Meet at 9 a.m. at the Sanctuary entrance, which is on the east side of Boyer's Mill Road just one mile north of Rte. 144 in New Market. There are no facilities at the Sanctuary, and the walk will be cancelled in the event of inclement weather. For more information, contact Bob Schaefer at 301-831-5660 or
Audubon's Fall Bird Seed Sale!

Here's your chance to purchase quality bird seed to attract and keep birds in your yard - and support the Audubon Society of Central Maryland. Your purchases will support our two sanctuaries as well as other club activities.  Plan to pick up your seed between 9:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.

Choose the pick-up date and location that's most convenient for you:   

Saturday, October 31, 2009
Clarksville Elementary School
12041 Route 108
Clarksville, MD
Saturday, November 7, 2009
Prospect Hall, Prospect U.M.C.
5923 Woodville Road (near Old Annapolis Rd.)
Mount Airy, MD

***Orders must be received by October 27th
Audubon Society of Central MD
P.O. Box 660
Mt. Airy, Maryland 21771