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:
https://www.aba.org/aba-code-of-birding-ethics/

Activities for January through April 2021 are listed below.

You can download the list of all planned trips, events and meetings for the period as a pdf document. Click HERE to download.

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, all field trip participants are expected to observe social distancing and masks are required.
The number of participants is limited.

To participate you must contact the trip leader in advance to make your reservation and to confirm gathering time and place.

  If the date of the trip is in RED you can click on it for more details.






Established 1959


Field Trip Guidelines
Fields trips are open to anyone interested in birding. Non-members are welcome.

We recommend comfortable clothing, insect repellent, sunscreen and water or other suitable beverages.

NEW WEBSITE
FALL 2021
With updated list
of field trips.



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

Sept 27 - Friday
Beginning Birding
Chinsegut Conservation Center
Bev: 352-686-0460 or
bevalhansen@gmail.com

Sept 28 - Saturday
Saddle Creek Park - Lakeland
Bev: 352-686-0460 or
bevalhansen@gmail.com

Oct 7 - Monday
Dixie Shores - Crystal River
Eileen: naturecoastbirder5@yahoo.com

Oct 25 - Friday
Beginning Birding
Chinsegut Conservation Center
Bev: 352-686-0460 or
bevalhansen@gmail.com

Oct 26 - Saturday
Cypress Lakes Preserve
Jim: 352-238-6226
jking019@tampabay.rr.com

Nov 2 - Saturday
Bird Box Buildathon
Chinsegut Conservation Center

Nov 6 - Wednesday
Florida Scrub-Jays





Linda: text 352-428-2629 or
lindalark85@gmail.com


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

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
Click HERE for ebird list for this trip.

Mar 15 - Friday
Beginning Birding
Chinsegut Conservation Center
Linda: text 352-428-2629 or
lindalark85@gmail.com
Click HERE for ebird list for this program.

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
eBird lists for this trip:
Croom Road and Forest Road 7
Swiftmud test well on Croom Road
Walk from substation on Croom Road to Withlacoochee River

Apr 13 - Saturday
Goethe State Forest - Levy County
Clay: 352-592-4949
Click HERE for ebird list for this trip.

April 17 - Wednesday
Lettuce Lake Park - Tampa
Linda: text 352-428-2629 or
lindalark85@gmail.com
Click HERE for ebird list for this trip

Apr 20 - Saturday
Bayport & private hot spot
Bev: 352-686-0460 or
bevalhansen@gmail.com
eBirds lists for this trip:
Bayport Park
Private Property
Cortez Blvd. from Bayport Park
Benview Avenue

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
January - February - 2021

January 9 - Saturday
Withlacoochee River and Auton Road
For reservations:
Gwen: 206-659-2677 or email: gwenfraley@comcast.net

eBird list for Withlacoochee River Park
eBird list for Auton Road north of Enterprise Road

January 15 - Friday
Sweetwater Wetlands - Gainesville
For reservations:
Lucille: 352-540-9746 or email: croomwalker@gmail.com

January 22 - Friday
Beginning Birding
For reservations:
Linda: text to 352-428-2629 or email: lindalark85@gmail.com

January 29 - Friday
Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive
For reservations:
Lucille: 352-540-9746 or email: croomwalker@gmail.com

February 5 - Friday
Hernando County Landfill - Recycling and Eagles
For reservations:
Nicky: 727-286-1981 or email: nicky.armstrong68@outlook.com

February 6 - Saturday
Ahhochee Hill Work Day
For reservations:
Linda: text to 352-428-2629 or email: lindalark85@gmail.com

February 9 - Tuesday
Orlando Wetlands
For reservations:
Eileen: 321-324-5579 or email: naturecoastbirder5@yahoo.com

February 10 - Wednesday
Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge
For reservations:
Eileen: 321-324-5579 or email: naturecoastbirder5@yahoo.com

February 13 - Saturday
Big Day Birdathon
For reservations:
Bev: 352-686-0460 or email: bevalhansen@gmail.com

February 20 - Saturday
J.B. Starkey Wildernes Park
For reservations:
Lucille: 352-540-9746 or email: croomwalker@gmail.com

February 26 - Friday
Beginning Birding
For reservations:
Linda: text to 352-428-2629 or email: lindalark85@gmail.com





March - April - 2021

March 6 - Saturday
Withlacoochee Gulf Hammock Preserve
For reservations:
Lucille: 352-540-9746 or email: croomwalker@gmail.com

March 9 - Tuesday
Honeymoon Island State Park - Dunedin
For reservations:
Bev: 352-686-0460 or email: bevalhansen@gmail.com

March 20 - Saturday
Birding and Biking the Withlacoochee Trail
For reservations:
Claudia: 813-244-0305 or email: camsler36@gmail.com

March 26 - Friday
Beginning Birding
For reservations:
Bev: 352-686-0460 or email: bevalhansen@gmail.com

April 3 - Saturday
RCWs and Early Spring Migrants
For reservations:
Bev: 352-686-0460 or email: bevalhansen@gmail.com

April 10 - Saturday
McKethan Lake
For reservations:
Gwen: 206-659-2677 or email: gwenfraley@comcast.net

April 17 - Saturday
ECO-Trail
For reservations:
Bev: 352-686-0460 or email: bevalhansen@gmail.com

April 23 - Friday
Beginning Birding
For reservations:
Bev: 352-686-0460 or email: bevalhansen@gmail.com






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