Hernando Audubon
Society

Established 1959


Field Trips and Other Adventures
Field Trip Guidelines
Fields trips are open to everyone interested in birding. Non-members are welcome.
To participate, contact the trip leader
to confirm time and meeting place.
We suggest comfortable clothing, insect repellent, suncreen, and water or other suitable beverages.
Please adhere to responsible bird watching wherever you may be.
You can read the American Birding Association's statement on birding ethics here: http://listing.aba.org/ethics/

BELOW ARE DETAILS about FIELD TRIPS and EVENTS 2017-2018 SEASON
Details of the 2018-2019 season will be
posted in September 2018.
We anticipate a similar number and variety of trips.
Please visit this page again in early September
if you are interested in the new schedule.
Thank you.



November 2017

Nov 2 - Thursday
Dade Battlefield State Park - Bushnell
Kristin and Eileen: naturecoastbirder5@yahoo.com
Click here for eBird list for this trip.

Nov 4- Saturday
Bird Box Buildathon
Chinsegut Conservation Center
352-754-6722

Nov 17 - Friday
Beginning Birding
Chinsegut Conservation Center
Linda: 352-428-2629
lindalark85@gmail.com

Nov 20 - Monday
Bike and Bird
Withlacoochee State Trail
Eileen: naturecoastbirder5@yahoo.com
Click here for eBird list for this trip.

December 2017

Dec 9 - Saturday
Scouting for the Brooksville Christmas Bird Count
Mary: 352-797-7874
maryedowdell@bellsouth.net
eBird Lists for Dec 9 trip, Brooksville locations:
Walmart
Lowe's
Bayfront Hospital
Southern Pines
Pond across from Suncoast Credit Union
Mason-Smith Road
Southern Hills

Dec 14 - Thursday
Aripeka-Bayport Christmas Bird Count
Bev: 352-686-0460
bevalhansen@gmail.com

Dec 16 - Saturday
Brooksville Christmas Bird Count
Linda: 352-428-2629
lindalark85@gmail.com

Dec 29 - Friday
Beginning Birding
Chinsegut Conservation Center
Linda: 352-428-2629
lindalark85@gmail.com



January 2018

Jan 5 - Friday
Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive
Bev: 352-686-0460
bevalhansen@gmail.com
The Lake Apopka trip has been cancelled. The Wildlife Drive is closed due to damage from Hurricane Irma.

Jan 12 - Friday
Circle B Bar Reserve
Wally: 352-835-7050
idocvb@gmail.com
Click here for eBird list for this trip. To view the trip report with photos, download the pdf file.

Jan 23 - Tuesday
Jumping Gully Preserve
Pasco County
Bev: 352-686-0460
bevalhansen@gmail.com
Click here for the eBird list for this trip.
To view the trip report with photos, download the pdf file.

Jan 26 - Friday
Beginning Birding
Chinsegut Conservation Center
Linda: 352-428-2629
lindalark85@gmail.com

February 2018

Feb 5 - Monday
Orlando Wetlands
Eileen:
naturecoastbirder5@yahoo.com

Feb 6 - Tuesday
Merritt Island Natural Wildlife Refuge
Eileen:
naturecoastbirder5@yahoo.com

Feb 9 - Friday
Honeymoon Island State Park
Bev: 352-686-0460
bevalhansen@gmail.com
Checklists on eBird:
Dunedin Causeway
Honeymoon Island

Feb 10 - Saturday
Hernando Big Day/Birdathon
Clay: 352-238-2002

Feb 17 - Saturday
Work Day at Ahhochee Hill Sanctuary
Christie: 353-797-3545

Feb 23 - Friday
Beginning Birding
Chinsegut Conservation Center
Linda: 352-428-2629
lindalark85@gmail.com


March 2018

Mar 2 - Friday
Werner-Boyce Salt Springs State Park & Crews Lake County Park
Linda: 352-428-2629
lindalark85@gmail.com
Click here for the checklist.

Mar 15 - Thursday
Hike and Bird
Potts Preserve
Eileen: naturecoastbirder5@yahoo.com
Click here for the eBird list for this trip.

Mar 23 - Friday
Beginning Birding
Chinsegut Conservation Center
Linda: 352-428-2629
lindalark85@gmail.com
Click here for the eBird list for this trip.

Mar 31 - Saturday
Red-cockaded Woodpeckers
and Early Spring Migrants
Croom Tract
Withlacoochee State Forest
Bev: 352-686-0460
bevalhansen@gmail.com
Links to eBird lists for stops on this trip:
Stop 1
Stop 2
Stop 3
Stop 4

April 2018

Apr 6 - Friday
J. B. Starkey Wilderness Park
Linda: 352-428-2629
lindalark85@gmail.com
Link to eBird list for this trip.

Apr 20 - Friday
Beginning Birding
Chinsegut Conservation Center
Linda: 352-428-2629
lindalark85@gmail.com

Apr 21 - Saturday
Purple Martins Field Trip
Linda: 352-428-2629
lindalark85@gmail.com


September 2017

Sept 30 - Saturday
Special eBird Workshop
Chinsegut Conservation Center
352-754-6722

October 2017

Oct 3 - Tuesday
Saddle Creek Park, Lakeland
Bev: 352-686-0460
Bevalhansen@gmail.com
Click here for eBird list for this trip.

Oct 6 - Friday
Inverness Lakeside Trail
Eileen: naturecoastbirder5@yahoo.com
Click here for eBird list for this trip.

Oct 11 - Wednesday
Bat Evening: Presentation and Viewing
Fort Cooper State Park - Inverness
Must call for reservations
352-726-0315

Oct 13-15 - Friday-Sunday
Florida Birding and Nature Festival, Tampa
Birding and Nature Festival

Oct 20-21 - Friday-Saturday
Audubon Assembly
St. Augustine
Audubon Assembly 2017

Oct 24 - Tuesday
Crystal River Eco-Walk
Eileen: naturecoastbirder5@yahoo.com

Oct 27 - Friday
Beginning Birding
Chinsegut Conservation Center
Linda: 352-428-2629
lindalark85@gmail.com


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