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Birding Trips

Birding trips are organized from October through April. 

Detailed directions to most of the birding sites are found here. Specific information will be provided in emails to the Google Group.

Non-members are welcome to join us on birding trips.

You will be required to sign a Waiver before participating.

For reports of previous trips, look here.

 

Upcoming Birding Trips

 

January

February

  • February 8 (Wednesday): Ft. Island Beach. Leader: Alice Horst. Half day drive. Lunch at Shrimp Landing. Meet at venue at 8:00 AM.

  • February 13 (Monday): Meet and Bird. Leader: Alice Horst. Venue TBA. 2 hour walk. Meet at venue at 8:00 AM.

  • February 18 (Saturday): Monthly Meeting. Paradise Recreation Center. 9:00 AM.

  • February 21 (Tuesday): Birding 101. Paradise Recreation Center. 8:00-12:00.

  • February 24/25 (Friday/Saturday): Outdoor Expo-Everglades Recreation Center. 8:30-4:30.

 

March

  • March 1 (Wednesday): Meet and Bird. Okahumpka Recreation Center. Leader: Bob Cole. 2 hour walk. Meet at venue at 8:00 AM.

  • March 10 (Friday): Venetian Gardens. Leader: Marlene Armstrong. Half day walk. Lunch at Ski Beach. Meet at venue at 9:00 AM.

  • March 18 (Saturday): Monthly Meeting. Paradise Recreation Center. 9:00 AM.

  • March 20 (Monday): Oakland Nature Preserve. Leader: Alice Horst. Half day walk. Meet at venue at 8:00.

  • March 30 (Thursday): Ocala National Forest Scrub-jay drive. Leader: Alice Horst.  Meet at Sunnyhill at 8:00 AM for caravan. Half day drive.

April

  • April 1 (Saturday): Annual Club Picnic. Leader:  Marlene Armstrong. Details TBA.

  • April 4/5 (Tuesday/Wednesday): Fort DeSoto County Park. Leader: Alice Horst. Details TBA.

  • April 12 (Wednesday): Half Moon Wildlife Conservation Area. Leader: Barb Gay. Half day drive. Lunch. Meet at Walmart at 7:30 AM.

  • April 15 (Saturday): Monthly Meeting. Paradise Recreation Center. 9:00 AM.

  • April 21 (Friday): Cedar Key. Leader: Barb Gay. Full day drive. Lunch. Meet at Walmart Parking lot at 7:30 AM.

*  Lunch options for half-day and full-day trips will be announced by the trip leader prior to the trip.

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