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/

Our entire 2019-2020 season is listed below.
You will have to scroll down to view all entries
.
(We have also listed several important birding festivals and meetings. For information on these events, please follow the link provided in the listing).

If the date listed is in RED, you can click on it for additional details.

You can download the list of all planned trips, events and meetings for the 2019-2020 season as a pdf document. Click to download (168 KB)

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


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

September 27
through
November 22, 2019

September 27 - Friday
Beginning Birding
Chinsegut Conservation Center
Bev: 352-686-0460 or
bevalhansen@gmail.com
Click HERE for eBird list for this trip.

September 28 - Saturday
Saddle Creek Park
Bev: 352-686-0460 or
bevalhansen@gmail.com
Click HERE for eBird list for this trip.

October 7 - Monday
Dixie Shores - Crystal River
Eileen:
naturecoastbirder5@yahoo.com
Click HERE for eBird list for this trip.

October 17-20
Florida Birding and Nature Festival
Hillsborough Community College
Brandon
Please visit the festival website.

October 25 - Friday
Beginning Birding
Chinsegut Conservation Center
Bev: 352-686-0460 or
bevalhansen@gmail.com
Click HERE for eBird list for this trip.

October 25-26
Audubon Assembly
Hilton University of Florida
Conference Center - Gainesville
Please visit the conference website

October 26 - Saturday
Cypress Lakes Preserve
Jim: 352-238-6226
jking019@tampabay.rr.com
Click HERE for eBird list for this trip.

November 1-3
Florida Ornithological Society
Fall Meeting
Stetson University - Deland
Please visit the FOS website.

November 2 - Saturday
Bird Box Buildathon
Chinsegut Conservation Center
Tom: 904-303-0919 or
Tom.St.Clair@wsp.com

November 6 - Wednesday
Florida Scrub-Jays
Cross Florida Greenway
Marion County
Bev: 352-686-0460 or
bevalhansen@gmail.com
Click HERE for eBird list.

November 16 - Saturday
Ahhochee Hill Bird Box Cleaning
Marcie: text 352-860-3921 or marcieclutter@yahoo.com

November 22 - Friday
Beginning Birding
Chinsegut Conservation Center
Linda: text 352-428-2629 or
lindalark85@gmail.com
Click HERE for eBird list.



December 7, 2019
through
February 6, 2020

December 7 - Saturday
Brooksville Wetlands
Linda: text 352-428-2629 or
lindalark85@gmail.com
Check these location links
for eBird lists to species seen:
Walmart
Lowe's
Southern Hills
Clayton Road
Bystre Lake

December 14 - Saturday
Brooksville Christmas Bird Count
Linda: text 352-428-2629 or
lindalark85@gmail.com

December 23 - Monday
Aripeka-Bayport Christmas Bird Count
Bev: 352-686-0460 or
bevalhansen@gmail.com

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

January 3 - Friday
Circle B Bar Reserve
Wally and Lee Handeland
757-373-0287 (Lee) or
757-636-6229 (Wally) or
idocvb@gmail.com
Click HERE for eBird list for this trip.

January 11 - Saturday
Big Pine Tract - Chinsegut Wildlife and Environmental Area
Eileen:
naturecoastbirder5@yahoo.com
Click HERE for eBird list for this trip.

January 14 - Tuesday
Sweetwater Wetlands - Gainesville
Lucille: 352-540-9746 or
croomwalker@gmail.com
Below are links to eBird for this trip.
Sweetwater Wetlands Park
La Chua Trail
Depot Park
Paynes Prairie from 441 turnout

January 16-20
Lake Apopka North Shore Birding Festival
Orange Audubon Society
Please visit the festival website.

January 24 - Friday
Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive
Eileen:
naturecoastbirder5@yahoo.com
Click
HERE for eBird list.

January 31 - Friday
Beginning Birding
Chinsegut Conservation Center
Linda: text 352-428-2629 or
lindalark85@gmail.com
Click HERE for eBird list.

February 5 - Wednesday
Orlando Wetlands - Christmas
Eileen:
naturecoastbirder5@yahoo.com
Click HERE for eBird list.

February 6 - Thursday
Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge
Titusville
Eileen:
naturecoastbirder5@yahoo.com
Click the location names to see eBird list.
Parrish Park/Max Brewer Causeway
Merritt Island
Canaveral National Seashore













February 15
through
April 24, 2020

February 15 - Saturday
Big Day Birdathon
Vera: 352-848-5776 or
billandverahuckaby@gmail.com

February 18 - Tuesday
Werner-Boyce Salt Springs State Park
Linda: text 352-428-2629 or
lindalark85@gmail.com
Click HERE for eBird list.

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

March 4 - Wednesday
Honeymoon Island State Park
Bev: 352-686-0460 or
bevalhansen@gmail.com

March 13 - Friday
Cross Bar Ranch - Pasco County
(limit 20 in group; requires 4-wheel drive)
Bev: 352-686-0460 or
bevalhansen@gmail.com

March 21 - Saturday
Birding at Ahhochee Hill Sanctuary
Bev: 352-686-0460 or
bevalhansen@gmail.com

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

April 4 - Saturday
Red-cockaded Woodpeckers and
   Early Spring Migrants
Croom Tract - Withlacoochee State Forest
Bev: 352-686-0460 or
bevalhansen@gmail.com

April 14 - Tuesday
Lettuce Lake Park - Tampa
Linda: text 352-428-2629 or
lindalark85@gmail.com

April 18 - Saturday
Bayport Park and Private Hotspot
(limit 25)
Bev: 352-686-0460 or
bevalhansen@gmail.com

April 24 - Friday
Beginning Birding
Chinsegut Conservation Center
Linda: text 352-428-2629 or
lindalark85@gmail.com










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
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