Alachua Audubon Society

A chapter of the National Audubon Society

Field Trips

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Wednesday Bird Walks at the Wetlands 8:30 am
Wednesday Bird Walks at the Wetlands
Jan 4 @ 8:30 am
Discover the rich diversity of birds (and maybe some rarities!) at north-central Florida’s newest birding hotspot in a 2-3-hour walking tour. Birders of all levels welcome. Where: Sweetwater Wetlands Park, on the south side of Gainesville, 3/4 mile east of … Continue reading
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St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge 8:00 am
St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge
Jan 7 @ 8:00 am
Meet John Hintermister at the St. Marks visitor center on Saturday at 8 a.m. for a trip to one of Florida’s premier winter birding spots. Expect a large number and wide variety of birds. Bring a lunch. Sunday’s meeting time … Continue reading
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Wednesday Bird Walks at the Wetlands 8:30 am
Wednesday Bird Walks at the Wetlands
Jan 11 @ 8:30 am
Discover the rich diversity of birds (and maybe some rarities!) at north-central Florida’s newest birding hotspot in a 2-3-hour walking tour. Birders of all levels welcome. Where: Sweetwater Wetlands Park, on the south side of Gainesville, 3/4 mile east of … Continue reading
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Circle B Bar Reserve 6:00 am
Circle B Bar Reserve
Jan 14 @ 6:00 am
Meet Bob Carroll in the Target parking lot to car pool down to Circle B Bar Ranch in Polk County. Located on the north shore of Lake Hancock, this birding hot spot supports a tremendous bird population including wading birds, … Continue reading
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Program – Treatment Wetlands = Cleaner Water, More Birds 7:00 pm
Program – Treatment Wetlands = Cleaner Water, More Birds @ Tower Road Library
Jan 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Presented by Bob Knight and Debra Segal Target one of Florida’s many constructed treatment wetlands and you are likely to see many exciting birds. some of the best birding hotspots in Florida are man-made treatment wetlands that were designed to … Continue reading
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Wednesday Bird Walks at the Wetlands 8:30 am
Wednesday Bird Walks at the Wetlands
Jan 18 @ 8:30 am
Discover the rich diversity of birds (and maybe some rarities!) at north-central Florida’s newest birding hotspot in a 2-3-hour walking tour. Birders of all levels welcome. Where: Sweetwater Wetlands Park, on the south side of Gainesville, 3/4 mile east of … Continue reading
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Christmas Bird Count for Kids
Christmas Bird Count for Kids
Jan 21 all-day
Christmas Bird Count for Kids
The education committee is again offering a version of the famous Christmas Bird Count for young people. This year teams will count species seen on January 21 and finish with a pizza lunch while we count up what we have seen.  … Continue reading
Sweetwater Wetlands Park 8:00 am
Sweetwater Wetlands Park
Jan 21 @ 8:00 am
Join trip leader Debra Segal for a birding stroll around Gainesville’s newest birding hotspot, a site that has already logged over 170 bird species! We’ll search for ducks, American Bitterns, and other winter wetland birds. Directions: From the intersection of … Continue reading
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Wednesday Bird Walks at the Wetlands 8:30 am
Wednesday Bird Walks at the Wetlands
Jan 25 @ 8:30 am
Discover the rich diversity of birds (and maybe some rarities!) at north-central Florida’s newest birding hotspot in a 2-3-hour walking tour. Birders of all levels welcome. Where: Sweetwater Wetlands Park, on the south side of Gainesville, 3/4 mile east of … Continue reading
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La Chua Trail 8:00 am
La Chua Trail
Jan 28 @ 8:00 am
Meet trip leader Bob Carroll at the trailhead of La Chua Trail on Camp Ranch Rd. La Chua is one of the area’s best birding hotspots and it supports a tremendous bird population including wading birds, waterfowl, raptors, warblers, sparrows, … Continue reading
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