Alachua Audubon Society

A chapter of the National Audubon Society

AAS-logoThe Alachua Audubon Society’s mission is to foster appreciation and knowledge of birds and other native wildlife, to protect and restore wildlife populations and their habitats, and to promote sustainable use of natural resources.


Alachua Audubon Society offers a scholarship for high school students.

Field Trips and Activities, including  Wednesday Bird Walks at the Wetlands 

and Birds and Brew




sightings in Alachua County 

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Early morning birding on a field trip with John Hintermister to Bottoms Road, St. Marks WMA.


This Whooping Crane might be going to where the boys are. Read the story in the Gainesville Sun by clicking on the photo. Update: This is 1644. See story under New or Noteworthy. Photo courtesy of Dick Bartlett

Sunrise at Sweetwater Wetlands Park

Birders at Santa Fe River Preserve. Photo courtesy of Karl Miller

Burrowing Owl courtesy of Erika Simons



Bobcat birding at Sweetwater Wetlands Park