Birds-I-View is honored to have been
participating in MRBO's "Backyard Bird
Banding Project" since  2011! Come visit BIV to
learn more about  this special program, and to
help us watch for "color bands" on our birds!
MANY THANKS to our good friends at  
Missouri River Bird Observatory!
for ANOTHER great Bird Banding
Demo in the
Birds-I-View Bird Garden.
(NEXT Banding Date at BIV:
February 26, 2016!)
No reservations required
Thanks for attending:
"Bluebird Basics"
"Who's Nesting in your Nest Box?"
March 5th & 7th , 2016
Hope you enjoyed it as much as we did!
BIV Free Seminars:
"MORE about
"Purple Martin Time"!
March 12th & 14th, 2016
Thank you Missouri
River Bird Observatory for
another FUN afternoon of
seeing our favorite Birds UP
CLOSE during the bird
banding in the
BIV Bird Garden
Friday, February 26th
Thanks too to everyone who
came out to watch and learn.
Thanks for attending!
We had another full house at our April
Seminars...Thanks for attending!
"Welcome Orioles - Spring and Summer"  &
"Woodpeckers: Nature's Home-builders"!
April 9th and 11th, 2016
Take our Woodpecker
"Photo Quiz"!
Just Arrived!
Drop by BIV to see NEW Oriole feeders!
and an All NEW program:
"Silhouette Birding"!
August 13 & 15, 2016

This years Hummingbird program covered all the hummer basics, however we also focused on
those unique "Hummer Traits" that make these little birds so special!  
“Silhouette Birding was an
All- NEW topic for a BIV Seminar! Birds don’t always give us a perfect view for ID purposes. ..
The goal of this new program was to assist you in Bird Identification when what you see at your bird
feeder or through your binoculars just doesn’t look like any of the pictures in your Field Guide
Read more about the Seminars HERE
As Always, We had Great Door Prizes, delicious Refreshments (by Roly Poly Sandwiches!),
Home-made "seminar snacks",
Educational handouts, and Money-Saving Coupons just for
our Seminar Attendees! Oh- Plus a FREE GIFT for
Registering in Advance to attend...NEW cute
little "enclosure cards" featuring Steve Garr's wonderful bird photography! Every one received four
cards with envelopes PLUS one of our Invitation Cards--See a few Examples of those
(and then scroll to the bottom of that page )
Join us Saturday, July 30, 2016
for a special
BIV "Learn-Shop" Day!
(Way too much Fun to be called a "Work-Shop" Day!)
No Reservations
needed for the
"Learn-Shop" Day!
Drop by anytime between 10 am and 6 pm on Saturday, July 30th for a day
dedicated to
"How -To" Videos and Demonstrations!
Of course, we'll have Refreshments to share and even a door prize or two.

Read More about our "Learn-Shop Day" HERE!
June 10th- 12th,
The Missouri Bluebird
Society celebrated their
Ten Year Anniversary
at the
Missouri Bluebird
Read about the
Take our
The 2016 Bird Seed Booking Program for River Bluffs
Audubon Society
Birds-I-View is proud to host the annual Bird Seed Booking fund-raiser
for our local
River Bluffs Audubon Society.  
The Seed Sale Booking Program for 2016 is now closed.
Please take time to check out all the good
things RBAS does with the money earned
from this Sale!(click
Thanks for supporting this terrific
conservation organization!
The "Birds-I-View Birders" have filed
their "official" report for the
2016 Big Sit Bird Count
held in the BIV Bird Garden Saturday, October 8th
Check out our Species Report, plus pics and

Check out last years
Big Sit and species
Check out the
2014 and
2013 Big Sit too.
In the tradition of ALL our Big Sits at
BIV....there was plenty of Snacks and lots
of fun games and prizes . MOST
importantly, ALL birder levels were
In our favorite Big Sit game
participants only competed against themselves-
so no pressure-- just lots of fun!!  Thanks
everyone who attended. BIV awarded over 60
half pound bags of bird seed plus many other
"birdy" gift items to folks participating in some
of the games and events of the day.

Thanks for Attending Our Educational Seminar Series:
"Winter Bird Feeding"! November 19 & 21, 2016  
We once again gathered in the "Seminar Room" for Refreshments, an Educational
program, Door Prizes and FUN.
Congratulations to all the door prize winners ..... Especially the winners of the
"Little Bird Combo Kits!"
The Birds-I-View Annual Christmas Open House
was so much Fun! We thank everyone for coming.
December 9th - 11th, 2016
Each year the BIV Elves
make hand-made Gifts for Open
House Attendees... Check out
Gifts from past Christmas Open House
Gift is FREE during the Open
House-No purchase necessary!
See More BIV Open House Pics on our
Facebook Page
We WELCOMED our good friends from the Missouri
bird banding in the BIV Bird Garden !
Sunday, Dec. 11th 1:30- 4 pm
Thanks MRBO for giving us Close-Up looks at
Nuthatches, Chickadees, Titmouse, Woodpeckers,
White-throated sparrow, and even a Blue Jay!
2016 Christmas Open House
"Gift Tree"
BIV Elf Leah!
Thank you for attending  our
August 2016 Free Seminar Series
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