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Birding Events

Texas Birding Events (updated 11 May 2020)

Please send corrections/additions to Nina Rach, NinaRach@yahoo.com
Available online: www.ornithologygroup.com/Events/

May 11 (Mon) – Ornithology Group Meeting, Houston online via Zoom; Speaker: Adam Wood, "The Quest to See 700 Species in the Lower 48" [Last OG meeting before June-July break]
May 19 (Tues) – Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve Bird Survey, Houston Audubon
May 21 (Thurs) – Baytown Bird Survey, Houston Audubon, 8:00am-11:00am, Baytown Nature Center
May 27 (Wed) – Archbishop Fiorenza Bird Survey, Houston Audubon
June 13 (Sat) – Armand Bayou Bird Survey, Houston Audubon, 7:00am-11:00am
June 16 (Tues) – Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve Bird Survey, Houston Audubon
June 20 (Sat) – Virtual Bird Banding at Gulf Coast Bird Observatory, Lake Jackson, 8:00am-12noon. Online.
June 20 (Sat) – Willow Waterhole Bird Survey, Houston Audubon
June 24 (Wed) – Archbishop Fiorenza Bird Survey, Houston Audubon
June 25 (Thurs) – Mercer Botanic Gardens Bird Survey
June 29 (Mon) – Houston Audubon Seniors bus trip to Camp Allen and vicinity
July 5 (Sun) – Birding tour, Mitchell Lake Audubon Center, 7:30am. Pre-register. Free for members / $8 non-members. https://mitchelllake.audubon.org/programs/birding-tours
July 12 (Sun) – Birding tour, Mitchell Lake Audubon Center, 7:30am. Pre-register. Free for members / $8 non-members. https://mitchelllake.audubon.org/programs/birding-tours
July 14 (Tues) – 2nd Tues Birding tour, Mitchell Lake Audubon Center, 7:30am. Pre-register. Free for members / $8 non-members. https://mitchelllake.audubon.org/programs/birding-tours
July 18 (Sat) – Virtual Bird Banding at Gulf Coast Bird Observatory, Lake Jackson, 8:00am-12noon. Online.
July 19 (Sun) – Houston Audubon Seniors bus trip to Anahuac National Wildlife
July 19 (Sun) – Birding tour, Mitchell Lake Audubon Center, 7:30am. Pre-register. Free for members / $8 non-members. https://mitchelllake.audubon.org/programs/birding-tours
July 26 (Sun) – Birding tour, Mitchell Lake Audubon Center, 7:30am. Pre-register. Free for members / $8 non-members. https://mitchelllake.audubon.org/programs/birding-tours
Aug 3 (Mon) – Ornithology Group meeting – Kendra Kocab, Birding in Thailand & Japan
Aug 15 (Sat) – Virtual Bird Banding at Gulf Coast Bird Observatory, Lake Jackson, 8:00am-12noon. Online.
Aug 27 (Thurs) – Houston Audubon Seniors bus trip to Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Sept 14 (Mon) – Ornithology Group meeting, Houston – TBA
Sept 16 – Houston Audubon Seniors bus trip to Brazos Bend State Park
Sept 19 (Sat) – Xtreme Hummingbird Xtravaganza- Day 1 of 2, Gulf Coast Bird Observatory, 299 Hwy 332 West, Lake Jackson.
Sept 26 (Sat) – Xtreme Hummingbird Xtravaganza- Day 2 of 2, Gulf Coast Bird Observatory, 299 Hwy 332 West, Lake Jackson.
Oct 5 (Mon) – Ornithology Group meeting, Houston – Steve Gast, “Birding the Four Corners of Madagascar”
Nov 2 (Mon) – Ornithology Group meeting, Houston – TBA
Nov 7 (Sat) – “Brew on the Bayou” fundraiser, Gulf Coast Bird Observatory, Lake Jackson, 4:00pm
November 2020 – Wimberley Birding Society, 16-day birding trip to India, starting in Mumbai. http://wimbirds.org/20-india.pdf
December 7 (Mon) – Ornithology Group meeting, Houston – TBA
Dec 14, 2020 – Jan 5, 2021 - Christmas Bird Counts (CBC) https://houstonaudubon.org/birding/christmas-bird-counts/

2021 Texas Birding Festivals
January 2021 – Winter Meeting, Texas Ornithological Society
February 2021 - Laredo Birding Festival
February 2021 – Choke Canyon Bird Festival, Calliham Unit
April 2021 – Galveston FeatherFest
Apr 29-May 2, 2021 – Birding the Border Festival, Del Rio
Aug 19-22, 2020 – Davis Mountains Hummingbird Academy
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Repeating events
Every Wednesday: Birding at Kleb Woods Nature Preserve, Tomball. 8:00-11:00am
Every Wed, Sat, Sun – World Birding Center Bird Walk at Estero Llano Grande State Park, 8:30-10:30am
First Monday Bird Survey at Ima Hogg Bird Sanctuary.
First Wednesday Bird Walk, Seabourne Nature Park, Rosenberg. Coastal Prairie Chapter of Texas Master Naturalists, 8am start
First Friday Birding, Palmetto State Park, 8:00-11:00am – Feb 7, March 6
First Saturday Refuge Tours, Attwater’s Prairie Chicken NWR, Feb 1, March 7, April 4, May 2
First Saturday Birding, Jesse H. Jones Park & Nature Center, Humble, 7:45-9:00 am – Feb 1, March 7, April 4, May 2
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/first-saturday-birding-tickets-64667585489
Second Saturday Bird Count at Houston Arboretum, 8-10am. Feb 8, Mar 14, Apr 11, May 9
Third Saturday, Willow Waterhole Bird Survey, 8-10am. Feb 15, Mar 21, Apr 18, May 16
Third Tuesday, Kickerillo Mischer Bird Survey, 7:30am-12 noon. Feb 18, March 17, April 21, May 19, June 16
Mitchell Lake Audubon Center, San Antonio - In response to the "Stay Home, Work Safe" directive from the city of San Antonio and Bexar County, and additional guidence from the National Audubon Society, Mitchell Lake Audubon Center is closed until June 30, at the earliest. This includes all onsite trails. See FaceBook for updates
Texas Parks & Wildlife events: https://tpwd.texas.gov/calendar/birding

http://ornithologygroup.org/Events
Updated: 5/14/2020