The STA-1E field trip on June 1, 2013, is cancelled.
The STA-1E field trip on June 1, 2013, is cancelled.
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.
Apologies; the TAS-sponsored field trip to ENP scheduled for Saturday, March 10 has been cancelled. Sorry for the inconvenience.
Our inaugural trip on Saturday January 7 to STA-1E was a success! We are fortunate to be able to make an agreement with South Florida Water Management to use STA-1E once again for birdwatching. We are their guests and have to abide by their rules. We did not expect to encounter the working trucks on . . . → Read More: STA 1E Birding
An agreement was just reached with South Florida Water Management District and Audubon Society of the Everglades to begin birding tours at Storm Water Treatment Area 1 East.
The first trip is scheduled for Saturday, January 7, 2012.
Participation is limited so you need to call or email Linda Humphries 561-742-7791, email@example.com for reservations. This trip . . . → Read More: STA 1 EAST BIRDING TRIP JANUARY 7, 2012
Panama rescheduled for May 12-18 The new itinerary includes the Highlands and a visit to nesting Resplendent Quetzals. Call Claudine for more information 561-655-9779.
Three Lakes Wildlife Management Area – April 2 canceled
Pelican Island Boat Tour – April 9 We carpool to Sebastian to catch the boat at Capt. Hiram’s Marina for 1 1/2 hour . . . → Read More: New and updated field trip info
Ten birders showed up for the December 18 field trip to Okeeheelee Park in West Palm Beach. We began at the nature center where we were greeted by the resident Sandhill Cranes who were near the feeder located in the front of the nature center. There were 4 of them. We then went to the . . . → Read More: Trip Report: Okeeheelee Park, 12/18/10
About a dozen people braved the 80-degree weather for our annual Thanksgiving Saturday walk at Green Cay, and fun was had by all. We got great views of male and female Northern Harrier throughout the walk; at one point the female was roosting on the grassy berm about 150 yards away; too far for easy . . . → Read More: Trip Report: Green Cay, 11/27/10
by Paddy Cunningham, BIRDING ADVENTURES
As the saying goes, you had to be there. I woke up on Monday to head to work and my mind floated back to the slowly lapping waves crashing across the rocky shore, the swaying rusty grass field with Key West on the horizon and a blinding blue sky with . . . → Read More: Trip Report: Florida Keys, October 16-17
An adult Bald Eagle and Short-tailed Hawk (light phase) made unexpected appearances on the ASE field trip at Frenchman’s Forest Natural Area, Palm Beach Gardens, Saturday October 23, 2010. Marvin Greenberg and Chuck Weber led eight participants on the outing.
Seeing a Bald Eagle is always a treat. And Short-tailed Hawk is a good bird, . . . → Read More: Trip Report: Frenchman’s Forest, October 23, 2010
We had our first walk at Peaceful Waters Wetlands in Wellington. It was a fabulous morning! The 28-acre park has boardwalks and easy grassy trails. There was a flock of about 25 spoonbills interspersed with many herons, egrets, limpkins and ducks. There was a red-shouldered hawk and ospreys. We saw over 30 species. To find . . . → Read More: Trip Report [updated with Pictures!]: Peaceful Waters
Audubon Assembly in St. Petersburg, October 22–23.
The organizing theme this year is “Protecting Florida’s Resilient Coasts and Special Places.”
Save the date. Register! Enjoy!
Start time: Friday October 22, 2010 at 12:00 PM – Eastern Time End time: Saturday October 23, 2010 at 1:30 PM – Eastern Time Where: Hilton St. Petersburg Carillon Park, . . . → Read More: 2010 Audubon Assembly: Protecting Florida’s Resilient Coasts and Special Places
The field trip schedule for 2010–2011 has been posted.
Meet at 1 p.m. in the east parking lot of Baptist Hospital (8950 N. Kendall Dr.). Leader: Paul Bithorn
Meet at entrance to campground (off Congress Ave.).
Tues., Nov. 16, 8:30 a.m. Leader: Dorothy Brindle Tues., Mar. 8, 8:30 a.m. Leader: Dorothy Brindle
Meet on Nature Center porch. 7715 Forest Hill Blvd., West Palm Beach.
Wed., Nov. 10, 7:30 a.m. Leader: Linda Humphries Sat., Dec. 18, 8 a.m. Leader: Scott Scheinhaus Mon., Mar 28, 10 a.m. “Behind the Scenes” with Clive Pinnock
Riverbend Park, Jupiter. 9060 Indiantown Rd. Meet at south end of main parking lot, near canoe rental trailer.
Sat., Nov. 6, 8 a.m. Leader: Chuck Weber Sat., Feb. 5, 8 a.m. Leader: Ed Kawecki Sat., Mar 12, 7 a.m. Leader: Ed Kawecki Sat., May 7, 7:30 a.m. Leader: Chuck Weber
Marsh Trail birdwalks, ARM Loxahatchee NWR, 10216 Lee Road, Boynton Beach. Entry $5/car.
Wed., Nov. 3, 7:30 a.m. Sat., Dec. 4, 7:30 a.m. Leader: Pat Canning Sat., Jan. 15, 7:30 a.m. Leader: Pat Canning Wed., Mar. 16, 7:30 a.m. Wed., Apr. 6, 7:30 a.m.
Peaceful Waters dates for 2010-2011. This wetlands is located in Wellington, at the SE corner of Village Park, 11700 Pierson Road. Meet at beginning of boardwalk.
Wed., Oct. 13, 8 a.m. Leader: Paton White Sat., Oct. 30, 8 a.m. Leader: Paton White Sat., Nov. 20, 8 a.m. Leader: Clive Pinnock Tues., Dec. 14, 3:30 p.m. . . . → Read More: Field Trip: Peaceful Waters
Meet at entrance to pier. Leader: Clive Pinnock. Cost: $1.00
Sat., Oct 2., 8 a.m. Buggy Ride. Leader: Mike Baranski, to register call Linda 561-742-7791. Space is limited. Sat., May 7, 8 a.m. Buggy Ride. Leader: Mike Baranski, to register call Linda 561-742-7791. Space is limited.
Meet at inlet playground/picnic area. Field trip starts at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, September 28th. Leader: Dorothy Brindle.
September 26, 2010. Call Claudine Laabs for more information and to register, (561) 655-9779.
Spanish River Park dates for 2010-2011. Meet at split fence on the south side of Spanish River Blvd., just west of A1A.
Sat., Sep. 25, 8 a.m. Leader: Brian Hope Sat., Oct. 2, 8 a.m. Leader: Ray Buchholz Sat., Oct. 16, 8 a.m. Leader: TBD Sat., Apr 16, 8 a.m. Leader: Ben Kolstad Sat., Apr . . . → Read More: Field Trip: Spanish River Park
Wakodahatchee Wetlands dates for 2010-2011. 13026 Jog Road, Delray Beach.
Mon., Oct. 4, 7:30 a.m. Leader: Paton White/Linda Humphries Fri., Oct. 22, 4:30 p.m. Leader: Valeri Brauer Fri., Nov. 5, 8 a.m. Leader: Valeri Brauer Sun., Nov. 14, 4 p.m. Leader: Valeri Brauer Wed., Dec. 8, 4 p.m. Beginning Bird Walk. Leader: Paton White Thurs., . . . → Read More: Field Trip: Wakodahatchee Wetlands
Green Cay Nature Center dates and times for 2010-2011. Meet outside Nature Center main door, 12800 Hagen Ranch Road, Boynton Beach.
Sun., Sep. 19, 5 p.m. Leader: Valeri Brauer Fri., Oct. 29, 8 a.m. Leader: Valeri Brauer Sat., Nov. 27, 8 a.m. Leader: Ben Kolstad Sun., Dec. 19, 9 a.m. Leader: Valeri Brauer Fri., Jan. 7, 6:30 p.m. Night Walk. . . . → Read More: Field Trip: Green Cay Wetlands
September 18 is the Migration Count. Call Cynthia Plockelman for details, 561-585-1278.
Frenchman’s Forest, Palm Beach Gardens. W side of Prosperity Farms Rd. 1.5 miles north of PGA Blvd. Field trip starts at 8 a.m.
Sat. Sep. 11 Leader: Chuck Weber Sat. Oct 2 Leader: Chuck Weber Sat. Oct. 23 Leader: Marvin Greenberg Sat. Apr. 23 Leader: Marvin Greenberg
Sometimes pleasant surprises lie tucked away in unexpected places. Such is the case with Peaceful Waters wetlands in Wellington, the first stop on our field trip February 20.
Not well known, Peaceful Waters is located at the edge of Wellington Village Park, near the intersection of Pierson Road and 120th. A boardwalk snakes through a . . . → Read More: Field Trip report: Wellington and STA1W
Nearly 60 hardy birders, on 15 teams, ventured into the brisk outdoors Saturday, January 3, to take part in the annual West Palm Beach Christmas Bird Count. A cold front had passed through the previous day, leaving morning temperatures in the 40′s and a northwest breeze blowing 10 to 20 miles an hour– conditions not ideal for some smaller . . . → Read More: Christmas Bird Count results
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