Apr 3 all-day Mark Cook Everglades trip is cancelled

Apr 3 Sun. EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK, “Putting It All Together”, All Day Trip, RSVP REQUIRED (Mark Cook) TRIP IS FULL – WAIT LIST ONLY Because of all the water and rain there are very few birds around in the Everglades so Mark cancelled the trip as of March 31.

Oct 30 trip location changed – Wakodahatchee closed, walk changed to Green Cay

Oct 30 Fri. 8 am Wakodahatchee Wetlands, (Valleri Brauer) LOCATION FOR THIS BIRD WALK CHANGED TO GREEN CAY – WAKODAHATCHEE HAS BEEN CLOSED FOR MAINTENANCE THROUGH NOVEMBER 6

Indian River Birding Festival – Oct 16-17 here’s flyer/registration

Click here for Indian River Birding Festival flyer of events, times, and costs and registration Birding schedule

Another Duda Farms Sat 8/22 – local members only – register deadline Thurs 8/20

REGISTER NOW! DUDA Farms Field Trip Saturday 8/22 We were able to make arrangements last week, on very short notice, for a field trip at Duda Farms on Sunday 8/16. This trip filled with a wait list within 24 hours of being scheduled! We are now offering a SECOND DUDA trip THIS SAT 8/22 . . . → Read More: Another Duda Farms Sat 8/22 – local members only – register deadline Thurs 8/20

Duda Farms – this weekend! – deadline Thurs Aug 13

The Duda trip is FULL with a waiting list. There is a Slight chance of a second trip, but we will not know until Monday. People can continue to request RSVP in case there is a second trip. —————————————————— “When you live in Florida, everything is subject to change – just like the weather. . . . → Read More: Duda Farms – this weekend! – deadline Thurs Aug 13

Duda Farms this summer – will try again next year

Several people have asked recently about a trip to Duda Farms flooded fields this summer. If you check your field trip list, you will notice – There are NO TRIPS on the schedule to Duda Farms this year. The person at Duda Farms who was instrumental in helping arrange the Audubon trips into the farms . . . → Read More: Duda Farms this summer – will try again next year

Note – June July August 2nd Thurs. leader’s choice walks are cancelled.

we are canceling all the future 2nd Thurs. leader’s choice walks. Paton

2nd Thursday Special Event on third Thursday, May 21, 7:30 am

Be one of the first fifteen people to sign up for a very special morning at Katie Antoniou’s. Katie has a very large pond which she has fenced in to protect her collection of ducks. A huge flock of mottled ducks fly in every morning for their breakfast and she has many wood duck boxes . . . → Read More: 2nd Thursday Special Event on third Thursday, May 21, 7:30 am

2nd Thursday March 12 7:30 am Vicki Rogerson’s Home for Painted Bunting Banding

The March 12 trip for the 2nd Thursday is going to go to Vicki Rogerson’s Home for Painted Bunting Banding. Nancy LaFramboise is going to be at Vicki’s house to band her Painted Buntings at 7:30 am. Nancy will explain, and show us her banding techniques as we watch her record valuable information on the . . . → Read More: 2nd Thursday March 12 7:30 am Vicki Rogerson’s Home for Painted Bunting Banding

URGENT: all day T.M.Goodwin/Broadmoor field trip rescheduled to Thursday, February 12, as the 2nd Thursday Leader’s Choice trip.

Due to weather conditions on the originally scheduled day, we have rescheduled the all day T.M.Goodwin/Broadmoor . . . → Read More: URGENT: all day T.M.Goodwin/Broadmoor field trip rescheduled to Thursday, February 12, as the 2nd Thursday Leader’s Choice trip.

Field Trip report: Pondhawk Natural Area

This morning two intrepid birders, Luke and Fred, joined leader Ben Kolstad on a chilly walk through one of the nicest natural areas in southern Palm Beach County: Pondhawk. Located on Spanish River Blvd (apologies to those of you who were searching for the entrance on Yamato!) right next to the city library, this concrete . . . → Read More: Field Trip report: Pondhawk Natural Area

Jan 8 – 2nd Thursday “Leader’s Choice” Field Trip DETAILS!

Instead of LOOKING at birds, this month we will PROTECT our birds by assembling together at the Ag Reserve Hearing at 9:30 am in West Palm Beach. Palm Beach County’s Ag Reserve lands protect the vital Loxahatchee Refuge by acting as a buffer between development and natural Everglades environment. Print off suggested talking points here . . . → Read More: Jan 8 – 2nd Thursday “Leader’s Choice” Field Trip DETAILS!

Jan 10 James Currie Fundraiser is full – call Linda 586-854-0145 if you want to be on waiting list

Our fund raiser at STA 1E with James Currie will start at 7:00 am. The gates will open at 6:30 am. We will drive around the water impounds as usual, stopping to observe and discuss the birds we see. We will car pool into 6 vehicles. There will be 23 people plus James making a . . . → Read More: Jan 10 James Currie Fundraiser is full – call Linda 586-854-0145 if you want to be on waiting list

DEC 11 – 2nd Thursday “Leader’s Choice” Field Trip DETAILS!

Paul, Parrots and other Miami Exotics!

Dec 11, 2015 . . . → Read More: DEC 11 – 2nd Thursday “Leader’s Choice” Field Trip DETAILS!

Nov 13 8am Snook Island, Leader’s Choice Second Thursday Bird Walk- Linda Humphries

November “Second Thursday” Leader’s Choice Field Trip (Linda Humphries leader) Nov 13, Thurs, 8am Join us for a morning visit to Snook Island Natural Area in Lake Worth as we look for shorebirds! Meet at 8am at the entrance to the boardwalk on the north side of Lake Worth Bridge. See you there! Questions? . . . → Read More: Nov 13 8am Snook Island, Leader’s Choice Second Thursday Bird Walk- Linda Humphries

October 8-14 FALL MIGRATION SPECIAL – PANAMA EXCURSION

FALL MIGRATION SPECIAL – PANAMA STYLE! Airfare and deposits are due the first week of July October 8-14 – birds and whales, too! $1740 – if booked in early July (plus $100 donation to Audubon) includes r/t airfare from Miami – hotel with breakfast and ferry boat ride to Contadora Island – hotel and all . . . → Read More: October 8-14 FALL MIGRATION SPECIAL – PANAMA EXCURSION

April 26-27, Ft. DeSoto-Spring Migration Adventure

click here for information: Ft.DeSoto April 26-27, Ft. DeSoto-Spring Migration Adventure – sponsored by ASE Ft. DeSoto is one of the top birding places in the country for spring migration. If the weather is right (storms) there can be fall outs with up to 20 species of warbler. Other songbirds that can also be present . . . → Read More: April 26-27, Ft. DeSoto-Spring Migration Adventure

Field Trip report: Pondhawk Natural Area, Boca Raton

A group of about a dozen birders, a good mix of locals and out-of-towners from near and far, met Sunday morning in the parking lot of Spanish River Library in Boca Raton to take a two-hour walk through Pondhawk Natural Area. While birds were the primary target of the trip, everyone was introduced to a . . . → Read More: Field Trip report: Pondhawk Natural Area, Boca Raton

Sept 22, 8AM – new location for Bird Walk

Veteran birder Brian Hope will lead ASE’s field trip at migrant hot spot Spanish River Park, Boca Raton, this coming Sunday, September 22. The walk departs at 8:00 a.m. This year we’ll try a different meeting location: the southwest corner of Spanish River Boulevard and State Road A-1-A. Be aware, parking options have worsened. Best . . . → Read More: Sept 22, 8AM – new location for Bird Walk

Grassy Waters Preserve “Behind the Scenes” Field Trip

Grassy Waters Preserve “Behind the Scenes” Field Trip Saturday, January 26 Meet at 8:00 a.m. in the parking lot of the nature center on the south side of Northlake Boulevard, west of Beeline Highway. We will car pool to an area not open to the public. If you have questions, call Chuck Weber at 561-602-0326.