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
Feb 1 @ 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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Northeast Florida coast CANCELLED 6:30 am
Northeast Florida coast CANCELLED
Feb 4 @ 6:30 am
THIS FIELD TRIP HAS BEEN CANCELLED. According to the City of Jacksonville’s web site, “Huguenot Park is closed indefinitely due to damages from Hurricane Matthew.”
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Program – Gull and Jaeger Identification 7:00 pm
Program – Gull and Jaeger Identification
Feb 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Note: to be followed by a Gull-Fly-In Training Session at Frank Rendon Park, 2705 S Atlantic Avenue, Daytona Beach Shores FL (carpooling will be offered to depart from Target on Archer Road in Gainesville around noon on Saturday, February 11, 2017) … Continue reading
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Wednesday Bird Walks at the Wetlands 8:30 am
Wednesday Bird Walks at the Wetlands
Feb 8 @ 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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Daytona Beach Shores Gulls and Terns 12:30 pm
Daytona Beach Shores Gulls and Terns
Feb 11 @ 12:30 pm
Join trip leader Dotty Robbins in the Target parking lot on Archer Rd. at 12:30 p.m. and then drive to Frank Rendon Park in Daytona Beach Shores. We’ll meet Michael Brothers of the Marine Science Center at 3:30 to stroll … Continue reading
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Wednesday Bird Walks at the Wetlands 8:30 am
Wednesday Bird Walks at the Wetlands
Feb 15 @ 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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Prairie Creek Lodge 8:00 am
Prairie Creek Lodge
Feb 18 @ 8:00 am
Meet Mike Manetz at Powers Park on Hawthorne Rd. to car pool to the 500-acre Prairie Creek Preserve. The Preserve encompasses a variety of uplands and lowlands, and we’ll sample several of them on this trip. Wear rubber boots or … Continue reading
Let’s Look for Birds at Depot Park 9:00 am
Let’s Look for Birds at Depot Park
Feb 18 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Let's Look for Birds at Depot Park @ Gainesville | Florida | United States
This activity at the new and beautiful Depot Park in downtown Gainesville is for young people 6 to 18 who are accompanied by a parent or guardian. We will walk the park looking for birds using binoculars. You must be … Continue reading
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Wednesday Bird Walks at the Wetlands 8:30 am
Wednesday Bird Walks at the Wetlands
Feb 22 @ 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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Backyard Birding Tour 9:00 am
Backyard Birding Tour
Feb 25 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Explore six of Gainesville’s premier backyard birding habitats on a self-guided tour.   LEARN HOW TO ATTRACT BIRDS TO YOUR YARD! See brightly colored winter visitors such as Baltimore Orioles, American Goldfinch, and many others. Discover the secrets of how … Continue reading
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