Great Egret, by Judith Collins

Smoky Hills Audubon

Serving birders in North Central Kansas

Contact Dan Baffa for more infomation at 620-271-8891
or send an e-mail to

Mailing Address : SHAS, PO Box 2936, Salina, KS 67402-2936

Our Chapter History:
Kansas Bird Checklist Project:

Find information on Backyard
Habitat Certification under Tab labeled Certify Habitat

Birders with binoculars
Find more images and
regular posts at our  Facebook page.

Current Events and News

SHAS Board meeting on Thursday, 12-May at 7pm, Location: Community Learning Center, 308 Elm St (corner of Elm and 9th, just across from Salina Public Library), Rm 1.  All are welcome (See e-mail from Doug Rudick asking for interested people to get involved under Mission Tab)

Our FREE May 2016 program is on Thursday, 19-May at 7 pm with a half-hour social, followed by the talk at 7:30 pm.  Location: Social, just outside Rm 229, enter through door labeled 217.  General Election, immediately followed by talk in Rm 229, Peters Science Hall, KWU (near intersection of Cloud & 4th).
Speaker, Jason Graves, Horticulturist, K-State Research and Extension, Central Kansas District, Salina, KS

Topic: Insects of Significance & their impacts on Kansas gardens and landscapes

Please RSVP to Dan Baffa at if you wish to attend the pre-talk 5:30 pm dinner.  Dinner Location: TBD

Join us to bird - Next Field Trip date to be announced by Dave Tanksley, Field Trip Chairman.  Meet at McDonald's parking lot on West Crawford St at 8:00 am.  See details in April Newsletter.  Also, please review at your convenience the ABA Code of Birding Ethics HERE. Learn more about the American Birding Assoication on thier webpage

Sign Up for Dillons Community Rewards Program to help our chapter, our Chapter NPO number is 86468. See details and link under tab labeled Join/Donate.

Also click on tab labeled Join/Donate to learn about membership options, including Chapter-Only Membership

We monitor the bluebird trail at the sanctuary, promote conservation education, certify bird-friendly backyards, and coordinate with local organizations for Bird watching events.

Run Google or any browser search with keywords 'Facebook Smoky Hills Audubon Society' to find our Facebook page.