Field Trips and Other Adventures
Hernando Audubon
Society

Hernando Audubon
Society

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/

Field Trips and Events for November 2018 through May 2019 are listed below. Trips from September through October 2018 have been deleted, however, you can still see the listed trips by downloading the appropriate pdf.
If the date listed is in RED, you can click on it for additional details.

You can also download lists of all planned trips, events and meetings for the entire 2018-2019 season as pdf documents:
Click to download Sept-Dec 2018
Click to download Jan-May 2019

If you plan to join us on a field trip, please contact the trip
leader in advance for any updates.


Established 1959


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.
September - October 2018

Sept 22 - Saturday
Saddle Creek Park - Lakeland
Bev: 352-686-0460 or
bevalhansen@gmail.com
Click HERE for ebird list for this trip.

Sept 29 - Saturday
Walking Sticks Hike at
Janet Butterfield Brooks Preserve
For details contact:
Chinsegut Conservation Center
352-754-6722

Oct 3 - Wednesday
Inverness Lakeside Trail
Eileen: naturecoastbirder5@yahoo.com
Click HERE for ebird list for this trip.

Oct 9 - Tuesday
DATE CHANGED TO OCT 22
Crystal River Preserve State Park Eco-Walk
Eileen:
naturecoastbirder5@yahoo.com

Oct 12-14 - Friday-Sunday
Florida Birding and Nature Festival at Hillsborough Community College - Brandon.

Oct 19-20 - Friday -Saturday
Audubon Assembly
West Palm Beach

Oct 19 - Friday
Beginning Birding
Chinsegut Conservation Center
Linda: text 352-428-2629  or
lindalark85@gmail.com
Click HERE for eBird list for this trip.

Oct 27 - Saturday
Cypress Lakes Preserve
Ridge Manor
Jim: 352-238-6226 or
jking019@tampabay.rr.com
Click HERE for eBird list for this trip.

Oct 27 - Saturday
Walking Sticks Hike at
Chassahowitzka Wildllife Management Area
For details contact:
Chinsegut Conservation Center
352-754-6722

November - December 2018

Nov 2-4 - Friday - Sunday
Florida Ornithological Society Meeting
Florida Atlantic University - Davie

Nov 3 - Saturday
Lake Townsen Preserve - Nobleton
Jim:  352-238-6226 or
jking019@tampabay.rr.com
Click HERE for ebird list for this trip.

Nov 13 - Tuesday
Sweetwater Wetlands - Gainesville
Eileen: naturecoastbirder5@yahoo.com
Click HERE for ebird list for this trip.

Nov 16 - Friday
Beginning Birding
Chinsegut Conservation Center
Linda: text 352-428-2629 or
lindalark85@gmail.com
Click HERE for ebird list for this trip.

Nov 17 - Saturday
Bird Box Buildathon
Chinsegut Conservation Center
352-754-6722

Nov 24 - Saturday
Walking Sticks Hike at
Big Pine Tract of the Chinsegut Wildlife and Environmental Area
For details contact:
Chinsegut Conservation Center
352-754-6722

Dec 1 - Saturday
Brooksville Wetlands
Linda: text 352-428-2629 or
lindalark85@gmail.com
eBird lists for this trip:
Walmart
Lowe's
Mason-Smith Road
Southern Hills
Clayton Road
Bystre Lake

Dec 15 - Saturday
Brooksville Christmas Bird Count
Coordinator:
Linda: text 352-428-2629 or
lindalark85@gmail.com

Dec 19 - Wednesday
Aripeka-Bayport Christmas Bird Count
Coordinator:
Bev: 352-686-0460 or
bevalhansen@gmail.com

Dec 28 - Friday
Beginning Birding
Chinsegut Conservation Center
Linda: text 352-428-2629 or
lindalark85@gmail.com

Dec 29 - Saturday
Walking Sticks Hike at
Chinsegut Conservation Center to Big Pine Tract WEA Connector
Chinsegut Conservation Center
352-754-6722

January - February 2019

Jan 4 - Friday
Circle B Bar Reserve - Lakeland
Wally and Lee Handeland
757-373-0287 (Lee) or
757-636-6229
idocvb@gmail.com
Click HERE for ebird list for this trip.

Jan 17 - Thursday
Honeymoon Island State Park - Dunedin
Bev: 352-686-0460 or
bevalhansen@gmail.com
Click for ebird list for Dunedin Causeway and here for Honeymoon Island list.

Jan 25 - Friday
Beginning Birding
Chinsegut Conservation Center
Linda: text 352-428-2629 or
lindalark85@gmail.com

Jan 26 - Saturday
Walking Sticks Hike
Chinsegut Conservation Center
352-754-6722

Feb 1 - Friday
Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive - Apopka
Eileen and Jim
naturecoastbirder5@yahoo.com
Click HERE for eBird list for this trip.

Feb 6 - Wednesday
Orlando Wetlands
Click HERE for eBird list for this trip.
        and
Feb 7 - Thursday
Meritt Island National Wildlife Refuge
Eileen and Jim
naturecoastbirder5@yahoo.com
eBird lists for this trip:

Feb 9 - Saturday
Hernando Big Day/Birdathon
Clay: 352-592-4949

Feb 16 - Saturday
Ahoochee Hill Work Day
Christie:
christie.anderberg@gmail.com

Feb 22 - Friday
Beginning Birding
Chinsegut Conservation Center
Linda: text 352-428-2629 or
lindalark85@gmail.com

Feb 23 - Saturday
Walking Sticks Hike
Chinsegut Conservation Center
352-754-6722

March - April - May 2019

Mar 1-3 - Friday - Sunday
Weeki Wachee Swamp Fest
Hernando County

Mar 12 - Tuesday
Werner-Boyce Salt Springs State Park
Pasco County
Linda: text 352-428-2629 or
lindalark85@gmail.com

Mar 15 - Friday
Beginning Birding
Chinsegut Conservation Center
Linda: text 352-428-2629 or
lindalark85@gmail.com

Mar 30 - Saturday
Walking Sticks Hike
Chinsegut Conservation Center
352-754-6722

Apr 6 - Saturday
Red-cockaded Woodpeckers and Early Spring Migrants
Croom Tract of the Withlacoochee State Forest
Bev: 352-686-0460 or
bevalhansen@gmail.com

Apr 13 - Saturday
Goethe State Forest - Levy County
Clay: 352-592-4949

April 17 - Wednesday
Lettuce Lake Park - Tampa
Linda: text 352-428-2629 or
lindalark85@gmail.com

Apr 20 - Saturday
Bayport & private hot spot
Bev: 352-686-0460 or
bevalhansen@gmail.com

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

Apr 27 - Saturday
Walking Sticks Hike
Chinsegut Conservation Center
352-754-6722

May 4 - Saturday
Purple Martins Observation
Coordinator: Linda: text 352-428-2629 or
lindalark85@gmail.com







December 2018

Dec 1 - Saturday
Brooksville Wetlands
Linda: text 352-428-2629 or
lindalark85@gmail.com

Dec 15 - Saturday
Brooksville Christmas Bird Count
Coordinator:
Linda: text 352-428-2629 or
lindalark85@gmail.com

Dec 19 - Wednesday
Aripeka-Bayport Christmas Bird Count
Coordinator:
Bev: 352-686-0460 or
bevalhansen@gmail.com

Dec 28 - Friday
Beginning Birding
Chinsegut Conservation Center
Linda: text 352-428-2629 or
lindalark85@gmail.com

Dec 29 - Saturday
Walking Sticks Hike
Chinsegut Conservation Center
352-754-6722

October 2018

Oct 3 - Wednesday
Inverness Lakeside Trail
Eileen: naturecoastbirder5@yahoo.com

Oct 9 - Tuesday
Crystal River Preserve State Park Eco-Walk
Eileen:
naturecoastbirder5@yahoo.com

Oct 12-14 - Friday-Sunday
Florida Birding and Nature Festival at Hillsborough Community College - Brandon
Details at:http://floridabirdingandnaturefestival.org

Oct 19-20 - Friday -Saturday
Audubon Assembly
West Palm Beach
Fl.Audubon.org/Assembly

Oct 19 - Friday
Beginning Birding
Chinsegut Conservation Center
Linda: text 352-428-2629  or
lindalark85@gmail.com

Oct 27 - Saturday
Cypress Lakes Preserve
Ridge Manor
Jim: 352-238-6226 or
jking019@tampabay.rr.com

Oct 27 - Saturday
Walking Sticks Hike
Chinsegut Conservation Center
352-754-6722
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