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Texas Birding Events (updated 11 Feb 2018)

Please send corrections/additions to Nina Rach, NRach@AutreVie.com
Available online: www.ornithologygroup.com/Events/
Texas State Park closures: https://tpwd.texas.gov/state-parks/park-information/park-alert-status

FEBRUARY 2018
11-17 Feb – Sun-Sat – VENT – Winter Rio Grande Valley birding tour, led by Erik Bruhnke, begins in McAllen; $2195.
http://www.ventbird.com/birding-tour/2018/02/11/winter-rio-grande-valley
12 Feb – Mon – Hermann Park Bird Survey (Houston Audubon), 7:30am. Coordinated by Jim Winn.
13 Feb – Tues – Tues morning bird walk, Edinburg Scenic Wetlands and World Birding Center, Hidalgo, 8:30am. Contact: mbarrera@cityofedinburg.com or EWBC at 956-381-9922.
13-21 Feb - Tues-Wed – Eagle-Eye Tours (BC, Canada) South Texas Birding tour starting in Corpus Christi, ending in McAllen, led by Skye Haas (Michigan); US$2350. http://www.eagle-eye.com/South-Texas-Birding-Tour
14 Feb – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk at Kleb Woods Nature Center, 20303 Draper Road, Tomball, 8:30-11:00am. Info: KlebWoods@HCTX.net, 281-357-5324
14 Feb – Wed - Bird walk at Estero Llano Grande State Park, 8:30-10:30am. Info: John Yochum, (956) 565-3919, john.yochum@tpwd.texas.gov
15 Feb – Thurs – Baytown Nature Center Bird Survey, 8am. Led by David Hanson.
15 Feb – Thurs – Huntsville Audubon monthly meeting.
16-18 Feb – Fri-Sun – TOS Weekender to Brown County, led by Ed Fair and Sheila Hargis. Begins 7:00pm Fri in Brownwood. Visit Brownwood State Park and bird county roads. $90 for TOS members. http://www.texasbirds.org/events.php
16-19 Feb – Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC). http://gbbc.birdcount.org
16 Feb - Fri – Winter Birding 101 at Galveston State Park, 1-2pm. Info: Lisa Reznicek, (409) 737-1222, Lisa.Reznicek@tpwd.texas.gov
17 Feb – Sat – Annual Birding Breakfast at Huntsville State Park, with Huntsville Audubon. Info: Sharyn Pezant
17 Feb – Sat – Bird walk at Sheldon Lake State Park. Meet at 8:00am. Contact Hannah Buschert, Hannah.Buschert@tpwd.texas.gov
17 Feb – Sat – Willow Waterhole Bird Survey, Houston, 8-10am. Led by Mary Ann Beauchemin.
17 Feb – Sat – Woodland Park Bird Survey, Houston, 7:30-9:30am. Led by Jason Bonilla.
17 Feb – Sat – Hogg Bird Sanctuary Bird Survey (Houston Audubon), 1 Westcott St. Led by Cin-Ty Lee.
17 Feb – Sat – Monthly Bird Banding at GCBO Headquarters, Lake Jackson, with Robert & Kay Lookingbill, 8am-12pm.
17 Feb – Sat – North Jetty Cleanup (Houston Audubon Work Day), 9am-noon. https://houstonaudubon.org/ways-to-help/volunteer/coastal.html
17 Feb – Sat – Bird Walk at San Antonio Botanical Garden, 9am, free with admission. https://22076.blackbaudhosting.com/22076/Bird-Walks-with-Registration-17Feb2018
17 Feb – Sat - Bird walk at Estero Llano Grande State Park, 8:30-10:30am. Info: John Yochum, (956) 565-3919, john.yochum@tpwd.texas.gov
18 Feb – Sun - Bird walk at Estero Llano Grande State Park, 8:30-10:30am. Info: John Yochum, (956) 565-3919, john.yochum@tpwd.texas.gov
20 Feb – Tues – Tues morning bird walk, Edinburg Scenic Wetlands and World Birding Center, Hidalgo, 8:30am. Contact: mbarrera@cityofedinburg.com or EWBC at 956-381-9922.
21 Feb – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk at Kleb Woods Nature Center, 20303 Draper Road, Tomball, 8:30-11:00am. Info: KlebWoods@HCTX.net, 281-357-5324
21 Feb – Wed - Bird walk at Estero Llano Grande State Park, 8:30-10:30am. Info: John Yochum, (956) 565-3919, john.yochum@tpwd.texas.gov
22-25 Feb – 22nd Annual Whooping Crane Festival, Port Aransas. http://www.whoopingcranefestival.org/

22-25 Feb –Thurs-Sun – Rio Grande Valley Birding Trip with Jim Stevenson: Laguna Atascosa NWR, Estero Llano Grande SP, Sabal Palm Audubon Refuge, Boca Chica, Santa Ana NWR, Starr County sites, Hebronville. $600. Info: galornsoc@earthlink.net
23-25 – Fri-Sun – Sparrow Camp with Byron Stone, Randy Pinkston, and Jeff Patterson, at Habari Guest House, High Hope Ranch and Chalk Mountain Ranch in southern Somervell County, SW of Fort Worth. Benefiting Friends of Balcones Canyonlands NWR, http://www.highhoperanch.com/sparrow-camp-2018


23 Feb – Fri – Texas Bluebird Society, Bluebird Season Kickoff, 6:00pm Social, 6:30pn Barbecue ($18), Brazos County Expo Center, 5827 Leonard Rd, Bryan, TX 77807. Host Hotel: The Stella Hotel
24 Feb – Sat – Texas Bluebird Society – Bluebird Season Kickoff, Speakers, auction, door prizes, 8:30am-3:00pm, Brazos County Expo Center, Advance registration $25 (lunch), at door $15 (no lunch). http://homepage2.texasbluebirdsociety.org/2018/
24 Feb – Sat – Deer Park Prairie monthly bird count (4th Saturday), 1222 E. Purdue Lane, Deer Park, TX 77536, with Damien Carey
24 Feb – Sat – OG field trip to San Jacinto battleground.
24 Feb – Sat – Mitchell Lake Audubon Center, San Antonio – Beginner Bird Walk, 8-10am. $8.00/non-members
24 Feb – Sat - Bird walk at Estero Llano Grande State Park, 8:30-10:30am. Info: John Yochum, (956) 565-3919, john.yochum@tpwd.texas.gov
25 Feb – Sun - Bird walk at Estero Llano Grande State Park, 8:30-10:30am. Info: John Yochum, (956) 565-3919, john.yochum@tpwd.texas.gov
27 Feb – Tues – Tues morning bird walk, Edinburg Scenic Wetlands and World Birding Center, Hidalgo, 8:30am. Contact: mbarrera@cityofedinburg.com or EWBC at 956-381-9922.
28 Feb – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk at Kleb Woods Nature Center, 20303 Draper Road, Tomball, 8:30-11:00am. Info: KlebWoods@HCTX.net, 281-357-5324
28 Feb – Wed – “The Hummingbirds of Texas,” presentation by Kelly Bryan at Kleb Woods, Tomball, 1:30-3:30pm. [19 species!]
28 Feb – Wed – Archbishop Fiorenza Park Phase 2 Bird Survey (Houston Audubon), between Eldridge & Hwy 6, 7:30am

MARCH 2018
3-4 March – Sat-Sun – OG Louisiana weekender – Cameron Parish birding at Peveto Woods Sanctuary, Holly Beach, Cameron Prairie NWR. Trip hotel: Hackberry Mainstay Suites. Contact Teresa Connell, 505-280-7443, teresaconnell@live.com
3 March - Sat – First Saturday Bird Walk at Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8-10am
3 March – Sat – Owl Prowl at Sims Bayou Urban Nature Center, SE Houston. Pre-registration required, $10 adult, $6 children, 7-9pm. https://houstonaudubon.org/programs/all-age-groups/owl-prowls-sims.html
5 March – Mon - Houston Ornithology Group Monthly Meeting, Bayland Community Center, Houston
6 March – Tues – Tues morning bird walk, Edinburg Scenic Wetlands and World Birding Center, Hidalgo, 8:30am. Contact: mbarrera@cityofedinburg.com or EWBC at 956-381-9922.
7 March – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk at Kleb Woods Nature Center, 20303 Draper Road, Tomball, 8:30-11:00am. Info: KlebWoods@HCTX.net, 281-357-5324
8 March – Thurs - Houston Audubon Speaker Event, Matt Fendley, “Purple Martins,” social 7:00pm, presentation 7:30pm
9 March – Fri – Owl Prowl at Edith L. Moore Nature Sanctuary, Houston. Reservations required, $12 adult, $8 children, 7-9pm. https://houstonaudubon.org/programs/all-age-groups/owl-prowls-edith-moore.html
10-18 March (Sat-Sun) – Field Guides Birding Tour, “Spring in South Texas,” led by Chris Benesh; $3175. http://fieldguides.com/bird-tours/texas-valley
10 March – Sat – Heard Museum monthly bird walk, 8:00-9:30am, McKinney, TX
10 March – Sat – San Antonio Audubon Beginners’ Bird Walk, 7:30am. Meet Georgina Schwartz (210/342-2073) at the Jack Judson Nature Trails, Olmos Park, Alamo Heights.
10 March – Sat – Second Saturday Bird Walk, Lewisville, Denton Co., Lake Lewisville Environmental Learning Area, (LLELA), 7:30am, $5 vehicle entrance.  LLELA bird guides: Sue Yost & Keith Lockhart. Info: sdyost@asunnytexas.com
10 March – Sat – Hornsby Bend monthly bird count, Austin, 7:00-11:30am.  Contact Eric Carpenter at ecarpe@gmail.com
10 March – Sat – Houston Arboretum Bird Survey, 8-10am. Led by Theo Ostler (tostler@houstonarboretum.org) & Kelsey Low.
https://houstonarboretum.org/events/saturday-bird-walk/
12 March – Mon – Hermann Park Bird Survey (Houston Audubon), 7:30am. Coordinated by Jim Winn.
13 March – Tues – Tues morning bird walk, Edinburg Scenic Wetlands and World Birding Center, Hidalgo, 8:30am. Contact: mbarrera@cityofedinburg.com or EWBC at 956-381-9922.
14 March – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk at Kleb Woods Nature Center, 20303 Draper Road, Tomball, 8:30-11:00am. Info: KlebWoods@HCTX.net, 281-357-5324
15 March – Thurs – Baytown Nature Center Bird Survey, 8am. Led by David Hanson.
15 March – Thurs – Huntsville Audubon Monthly meeting.
16-18 March – Open Weekend at Davis Mountains Preserve (Nature Conservancy), open 8am Fri to 4pm Sun.
16-18 March – TOS Lubbock Weekender, led by Drew Harvey, Llano Estacado Audubon. Birding begins 3:00pm Fri, with a talk at 6:00pm. Birding on private lands and at Muleshoe NWR. $75 for TOS members.  http://www.texasbirds.org/events.php
*Not TX* 16-18 March – Wings Over Water Birding Festival, Blaine, Washington – speakers, field trips in WA and BC, pelagic trips. 20 min from Bellingham, 45 min from Vancouver, 2.5 hrs from SeaTac. www.Wingsoverwaterbirdingfestival.com 
17 March – Sat – Willow Waterhole Bird Survey, Houston, 8-10am. Led by Mary Ann Beauchemin.
17 March – Sat – Woodland Park Bird Survey, Houston, 7:30-9:30am. Led by Jason Bonilla.
17 March – Sat – Hogg Bird Sanctuary Bird Survey (Houston Audubon), 1 Westcott St. Led by Cin-Ty Lee.
17 March– Sat – Bird walk at Sheldon Lake State Park. Meet at 8:00am. Contact Hannah Buschert, Hannah.Buschert@tpwd.texas.gov
17 March – Sat - Monthly Bird Banding at GCBO Headquarters, Lake Jackson, with Robert & Kay Lookingbill, 8am-12pm.
17 March - Sat – Bolivar Flats Beach Cleanup after Hurricane Harvey (Houston Audubon Work Day), 8-11am.  https://houstonaudubon.org/ways-to-help/volunteer/coastal.html
20 March – Tues – Tues morning bird walk, Edinburg Scenic Wetlands and World Birding Center, Hidalgo, 8:30am. Contact: mbarrera@cityofedinburg.com or EWBC at 956-381-9922.
21 March – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk at Kleb Woods Nature Center, 20303 Draper Road, Tomball, 8:30-11:00am. Info: KlebWoods@HCTX.net, 281-357-5324
21 March – Wed – “Shorebird Identification with specimens (from Texas A&M),” at Kleb Woods, Tomball, 1:30-3:30pm.
24 March – Sat – Deer Park Prairie monthly bird count (4th Saturday), 1222 E. Purdue Lane, Deer Park, TX 77536, with Damien Carey
24 March – Sat – Mitchell Lake Audubon Center, San Antonio – Beginner Bird Walk, 8-10am. $8.00/non-members
24 March – Sat – Open Day, Independence Creek Preserve (Nature Conservancy), 9am-6pm. https://www.nature.org/ourinitiatives/regions/northamerica/unitedstates/texas/events/independence-creek-preserve-open-days.xml
27 March – Tues – Tues morning bird walk, Edinburg Scenic Wetlands and World Birding Center, Hidalgo, 8:30am. Contact: mbarrera@cityofedinburg.com or EWBC at 956-381-9922.
28 March – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk at Kleb Woods Nature Center, 20303 Draper Road, Tomball, 8:30-11:00am. Info: KlebWoods@HCTX.net, 281-357-5324
28 March – Wed – Archbishop Fiorenza Park Phase 2 Bird Survey (Houston Audubon), between Eldridge & Hwy 6, 7:30am
31 March – Sat – OG field trip to Texas City Dike and Marathon Settling ponds, with Allen Hardee. Meet at 8:00am. Limited to 16. Contact Teresa Connell, (505) 280-7443, teresaconnell@live.com

APRIL 2018
2 April – Mon - Houston Ornithology Group Monthly Meeting, Bayland Community Center, Steve Mayes, TBA
3 April – Tues – Tues morning bird walk, Edinburg Scenic Wetlands and World Birding Center, Hidalgo, 8:30am. Contact: mbarrera@cityofedinburg.com or EWBC at 956-381-9922.
4 April – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk at Kleb Woods Nature Center, 20303 Draper Road, Tomball, 8:30-11:00am. Info: KlebWoods@HCTX.net, 281-357-5324
2-11 April – Mon-Wed – VENT – Spring in South Texas Birding Tour, led by Barry Zimmer (El Paso) & Erik Bruhnke, starting in Corpus Christi, ending in Laredo; $3295.
http://www.ventbird.com/birding-tour/2018/04/02/spring-in-south-texas
6-8 April – Fri-Sun – OG weekend trip based at Mo Ranch (Kerr Co.), Texas Hill Country. Heart of the Hills Fisheries Science Center (Ingram), Kerr WMA, South Llano State Park (Junction, Kimble Co.), Lost Maples State Natural Area (Vanderpool, Bandera/Real Cos.)  Contact Nina Rach, NRach@AutreVie.com, 281-433-0651.
7 April – Sat – First Saturday Bird Walk at Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8-10am
9 April – Mon – Hermann Park Bird Survey (Houston Audubon), 7:30am. Coordinated by Jim Winn.
10 April – Tues – Tues morning bird walk, Edinburg Scenic Wetlands and World Birding Center, Hidalgo, 8:30am. Contact: mbarrera@cityofedinburg.com or EWBC at 956-381-9922.
11 April – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk at Kleb Woods Nature Center, 20303 Draper Road, Tomball, 8:30-11:00am. Info: KlebWoods@HCTX.net, 281-357-5324
11 April – Wed – “Warbler Identification with specimens (from Texas A&M),” at Kleb Woods, Tomball, 1:30-3:30pm.
11-15 Apr (Wed-Sun) – VENT – Spring in South Texas: Hill Country Extension, bed by Barry Zimmer and Erik Bruhnke, Depart Laredo, ends in San Antonio; $1595.
http://www.ventbird.com/birding-tour/2018/04/11/spring-in-south-texas-hill-country-extension
14-20 April (Sat – Fri) – Field Guides Birding Tour, Texas Coast Migration Spectacle, led by John Coons; $2190. http://www.fieldguides.com/bird-tours/texas-coast
14 April – Sat – Open Day at Davis Mountains Preserve (Nature Conservancy), 8am-4pm
14 April – Sat – San Antonio Audubon Beginners’ Bird Walk, 7:30am. Meet Georgina Schwartz (210/342-2073) at the Jack Judson Nature Trails, Olmos Park, Alamo Heights.
14 April – Sat – Second Saturday Bird Walk, Lewisville, Denton Co., Lake Lewisville Environmental Learning Area, (LLELA), 7:30am, $5 vehicle entrance.  LLELA bird guides: Sue Yost & Keith Lockhart. Info: sdyost@asunnytexas.com
14 April – Sat – Houston Arboretum Bird Survey, 8-10am. Led by Theo Ostler (tostler@houstonarboretum.org) & Kelsey Low.
https://houstonarboretum.org/events/saturday-bird-walk/
14 April – Sat – Heard Museum monthly bird walk, 8:00-9:30am, McKinney, TX
14 April – Sat – Hornsby Bend monthly bird count, Austin, 7:00-11:30am.  Contact Eric Carpenter at ecarpe@gmail.com
14 April – Sat – Sabine Woods Field Trip with Jim Stevenson. $50. Info: galornsoc@earthlink.net
15-18 April – Sun-Wed – Spring Songbird Seminar with Jim Stevenson. 7am daily start, coastal birding in Galveston & Brazoria Counties. $400/full or $125/day. Info: galornsoc@earthlink.net
15-22 April – Sun-Sun - Safari field trip E with Gene Blacklock, Navahonian Region Study – north of El Paso, New Mexico (class April 2). http://www.stxbot.org/gene_blacklocks_birding_courses_stxbot_2017.html
17 April – Tues – Tues morning bird walk, Edinburg Scenic Wetlands and World Birding Center, Hidalgo, 8:30am. Contact: mbarrera@cityofedinburg.com or EWBC at 956-381-9922.
18 April – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk at Kleb Woods Nature Center, 20303 Draper Road, Tomball, 8:30-11:00am. Info: KlebWoods@HCTX.net, 281-357-5324
19 April – Thurs – Baytown Nature Center Bird Survey, 8am. Led by David Hanson.
19 April – Thurs – Huntsville Audubon monthly meeting.
19-22 April – The Birdiest Festival in America, South Texas Botanical Gardens & Nature Center, Corpus Christi. www.stxbot.org
19-22 April – Galveston Feather Fest. www.galvestonfeatherfest.com/
19-25 April – Thurs-Wed – VENT – High Island Migration field trip, led by Erik Bruhnke; $2195.
http://www.ventbird.com/birding-tour/2018/04/19/high-island-migration
20 April – Sat – Audubon Dallas sunrise field trip to Southside Water Treatment Plant. Limited to 15 people. RSVP to Bob Stone by March 27, rgstone@sbcglobal.net, 214-287-9940
20-22 April – Open Weekend, Independence Creek Preserve (Nature Conservancy), 3pm Fri to noon Sun. www.nature.org/ourinitiatives/regions/northamerica/unitedstates/texas/events/independence-creek-preserve-open-days.xml
20-22 April (Fri-Sun) – Fort Worth Audubon weekend trip to Lower Rio Grande Valley, led by Charley Amos, gimbloom@gmail.com
21-27 April (Sat – Fri) – Field Guides Birding Tour, Texas Coast Migration Spectacle, led by John Coons; $2190. http://www.fieldguides.com/bird-tours/texas-coast
21-30 April (Sat-Mon) – Field Guides Birding Tour to Texas’s Big Bend & Hill Country, led by Chris Benesh & Cory Gregory; $3275.
http://fieldguides.com/bird-tours/texas-big-bend
21 April – Sat – Houston Arboretum Bird Survey, 8-10am. Led by Theo Ostler (tostler@houstonarboretum.org) & Kelsey Low.
21 April – Sat – Willow Waterhole Bird Survey, Houston, 7-9am. Led by Mary Ann Beauchemin.
21 April – Sat – Woodland Park Bird Survey, Houston, 7:30-9:30am. Led by Jason Bonilla.
21 April – Sat – Hogg Bird Sanctuary Bird Survey (Houston Audubon), 1 Westcott St. Led by Cin-Ty Lee.
21 April – Sat – Bird walk at Sheldon Lake State Park. Meet at 8:00am. Contact Hannah Buschert, Hannah.Buschert@tpwd.texas.gov
21 April – Sat - Monthly Bird Banding at GCBO Headquarters, Lake Jackson, with Robert & Kay Lookingbill, 8am-12pm.
22-28 April - Sun-Sat – Paradise Birding Tour to South Texas Lower Rio Grande, with Stephen Shunk, $2480/$2780.
http://www.paradisebirding.com/birding-tours-Rio-Grande-Texas.html
22-29 April – Sun-Sun – VENT – Bolivar Beach House: Migration on the Upper Texas Coast, led by Michael O’Brien & Louise Zemaitis; $2695.
http://www.ventbird.com/birding-tour/2018/04/22/bolivar-beach-house
23-26 April – Mon-Thurs – “Spring Shootout” (birding photography) with Jim Stevenson, Galveston. $400/full or $125/day. Info: galornsoc@earthlink.net
23 April to 3 May – Mon-Thurs - VENT – Bid Bend National Park & the Texas Hill Country tour, led by Barry Zimmer & Kevin Zimmer, departs from San Antonio, ends in El Paso; $3395. http://www.ventbird.com/birding-tour/2018/04/23/big-bend-national-park-the-texas-hill-country
24 April – Tues – Tues morning bird walk, Edinburg Scenic Wetlands and World Birding Center, Hidalgo, 8:30am. Contact: mbarrera@cityofedinburg.com or EWBC at 956-381-9922.
25 April – Wed – World Penguin Day. http://southeastee.org/net/calendar/details.aspx?s=125340.0.0.22&c=5993060
25 April – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk at Kleb Woods Nature Center, 20303 Draper Road, Tomball, 8:30-11:00am. Info: KlebWoods@HCTX.net, 281-357-5324
25 April – Wed – Archbishop Fiorenza Park Phase 2 Bird Survey (Houston Audubon), between Eldridge & Hwy 6, 7:30am
27-29 April – South Llano River State Park Birding Festival (First Annual!), coordinated by Holly Platz, (325) 446-3994. Includes GCWA  and riparian walks, and a Big Sit 7-12 on Sunday. Info at: www.facebook.com/slrspbirdingfestival/ - $65 registration fee; to request a packet, email southllanoriverbirdingfestival@gmail.com
28 April – Sat – Deer Park Prairie monthly bird count (4th Saturday), 1222 E. Purdue Lane, Deer Park, TX 77536, with Damien Carey
28 April – Sat – Mitchell Lake Audubon Center, San Antonio – Beginner Bird Walk, 8-10am. $8.00/non-members
28 April – Sat – High Island and Anahuac NWR field trip with Jim Stevenson. $50. Info: galornsoc@earthlink.net
Late April – Balcones Songbird Festival, Lago Vista - https://www.friendsofbalcones.org/festival
Cancelled for 2018: Wings Over the Hills Festival, Fredericksburg. http://wingsoverthehills.org/

MAY 2018
1 May – Tues – Tues morning bird walk, Edinburg Scenic Wetlands and World Birding Center, Hidalgo, 8:30am. Contact: mbarrera@cityofedinburg.com or EWBC at 956-381-9922.
2 May – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk, Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8:30-11:30am.
3-6 May – Thurs-Sun - Texas Ornithological Society (TOS) Spring Meeting, Alpine area
5 May - Sat – First Saturday Bird Walk at Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8-10am
5 May – Sat – Birding and photography trip to Bolivar Flats, Spoonbill Rookery and Anahuac NWR with Jim Stevenson. $50. Info: galornsoc@earthlink.net
5 May – Sat – East Texas Birding 101 at Caddo Mounds State Historic Site, with Prof. Brent Burt, 8:30am. Contact: Anthony Souther, Site Manager, 936.858.3218, anthony.souther@thc.state.tx.us. $4.00  www.facebook.com/events/1366560193466295/
7 May – Mon - Houston Ornithology Group Monthly Meeting, 6:30pm-9:00pm, Bayland Community Center, Houston
8 May – Tues – Tues morning bird walk, Edinburg Scenic Wetlands and World Birding Center, Hidalgo, 8:30am. Contact: mbarrera@cityofedinburg.com or EWBC at 956-381-9922.
9 May – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk, Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8:30-11:30am.
12-13 May – Sat-Sun – International Migratory Bird Day (IMBD). www.birdday.org
12 May – Sat – Houston Arboretum Bird Survey, 8-10am. Led by Theo Ostler (tostler@houstonarboretum.org) & Kelsey Low.
https://houstonarboretum.org/events/saturday-bird-walk/
12 May – Sat – San Antonio Audubon Beginners’ Bird Walk, 7:30am. Meet Georgina Schwartz (210/342-2073) at the Jack Judson Nature Trails, Olmos Park, Alamo Heights.
12 May – Sat – Second Saturday Bird Walk, Lewisville, Denton Co., Lake Lewisville Environmental Learning Area, (LLELA), 7:30am, $5 vehicle entrance.  LLELA bird guides: Sue Yost & Keith Lockhart. Info: sdyost@asunnytexas.com
12 May – Sat – Mitchell Lake Audubon Center, Migratory Bird Fest, 9:00am-2:00pm. http://mitchelllake.audubon.org/events/migratory-bird-day
12 May – Sat – Heard Museum monthly bird walk, 8:00-9:30am, McKinney, TX
12 May – Sat – Hornsby Bend monthly bird count, Austin, 7:00-11:30am.  Contact Eric Carpenter at ecarpe@gmail.com
14 May – Mon – Hermann Park Bird Survey (Houston Audubon), 7:30am. Coordinated by Jim Winn.
15 May – Tues – Tues morning bird walk, Edinburg Scenic Wetlands and World Birding Center, Hidalgo, 8:30am. Contact: mbarrera@cityofedinburg.com or EWBC at 956-381-9922.
16 May – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk, Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8:30-11:30am, Info: 281-357-5324
16 May – Wed – “Birding Then and Now on the UTC,” by Bob Honig and Fred Collins, Kleb Woods, Tomball, 1:30-3:30pm
17 May – Thurs – Baytown Nature Center Bird Survey, 8am. Led by David Hanson.
17 May – Thurs – Huntsville Audubon monthly meeting.
19 May – Sat – Open Day at Davis Mountains Preserve (Nature Conservancy), 8am-4pm
19 May – Sat – Houston Arboretum Bird Survey, 8-10am. Led by Theo Ostler (tostler@houstonarboretum.org) & Kelsey Low.
19 May – Sat – Bird walk at Sheldon Lake State Park. Meet at 8:00am. Contact Hannah Buschert, Hannah.Buschert@tpwd.texas.gov
19 May – Sat – Willow Waterhole Bird Survey, Houston, 7-9am. Led by Mary Ann Beauchemin.
19 May – Sat – Woodland Park Bird Survey, Houston, 7:30-9:30am. Led by Jason Bonilla.
19 May – Sat – Hogg Bird Sanctuary Bird Survey (Houston Audubon), 1 Westcott St. Led by Cin-Ty Lee.
19 May – Monthly Bird Banding at GCBO Headquarters, Lake Jackson, with Robert & Kay Lookingbill, 8am-12pm.
22 May – Tues – Tues morning bird walk, Edinburg Scenic Wetlands and World Birding Center, Hidalgo, 8:30am. Contact: mbarrera@cityofedinburg.com or EWBC at 956-381-9922.
23 May – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk, Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8:30-11:30am.
23 May – Wed – Archbishop Fiorenza Park Phase 2 Bird Survey (Houston Audubon), between Eldridge & Hwy 6, 7:30am

26 May – Sat – Deer Park Prairie monthly bird count (4th Saturday), 1222 E. Purdue Lane, Deer Park, TX 77536, with Damien Carey
26 May – Sat – Open Day, Independence Creek Preserve (Nature Conservancy), 9am-6pm. www.nature.org/ourinitiatives/regions/northamerica/unitedstates/texas/events/independence-creek-preserve-open-days.xml
29 May – Tues – Tues morning bird walk, Edinburg Scenic Wetlands and World Birding Center, Hidalgo, 8:30am. Contact: mbarrera@cityofedinburg.com or EWBC at 956-381-9922.
30 May – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk, Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8:30-11:30am.

June 2018
2 June - Sat – First Saturday Bird Walk at Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8-10am
5 June – Tues – Tues morning bird walk, Edinburg Scenic Wetlands & World Birding Center, Hidalgo, 8:30am. Contact: mbarrera@cityofedinburg.com or EWBC at 956-381-9922.
6 June – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk, Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8:30-11:30am.
9 June – Sat – Second Saturday Bird Walk, Lewisville, Denton Co., Lake Lewisville Environmental Learning Area, (LLELA), 7:30am, $5 vehicle entrance.  LLELA bird guides: Sue Yost & Keith Lockhart. Info: sdyost@asunnytexas.com
13 June – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk, Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8:30-11:30am.
20 June – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk, Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8:30-11:30am.
27 June – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk, Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8:30-11:30am.

July 2018
3 July – Tues – Tues morning bird walk, Edinburg Scenic Wetlands and World Birding Center, Hidalgo, 8:30am. Contact: mbarrera@cityofedinburg.com or EWBC at 956-381-9922.
4 July – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk, Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8:30-11:30am.
7 July - Sat – First Saturday Bird Walk at Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8-10am
11 July – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk, Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8:30-11:30am.
14 July – Sat – Second Saturday Bird Walk, Lewisville, Denton Co., Lake Lewisville Environmental Learning Area, (LLELA), 7:30am, $5 vehicle entrance.  LLELA bird guides: Sue Yost & Keith Lockhart. Info: sdyost@asunnytexas.com
18 July – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk, Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8:30-11:30am.
25 July – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk, Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8:30-11:30am.

August 2018
4 Aug - Sat – First Saturday Bird Walk at Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8-10am
6 Aug – Mon – OG monthly meeting, Bayland Community Center, Houston
11 Aug – Sat – Second Saturday Bird Walk, Lewisville, Denton Co., Lake Lewisville Environmental Learning Area, (LLELA), 7:30am, $5 vehicle entrance.  LLELA bird guides: Sue Yost & Keith Lockhart. Info: sdyost@asunnytexas.com
17 Aug – Sat – Audubon Dallas sunrise field trip to Southside Water Treatment Plant. Limited to 15 people. RSVP to Bob Stone by July 26, rgstone@sbcglobal.net, 214-287-9940
19-26 Aug – 1st Vancouver International Bird Festival, http://www.vanbirdfest.com/ Birds on Parade – Seawall, 19 Aug (Sunday)
20-26 Aug - 27th International Ornithology Congress, Vancouver, Canada, iocongress2018.com  , https://twitter.com/IOCongress2018  Prelim program announced 9 Jan.


Late August - Davis Mountains Hummingbird Celebration, Hotel Limpia, Fort Davis. The "Hummingbird Capitol of Texas" will host 3 days of lectures, viewings, field trips and discussion on the hummingbirds found throughout the Davis Mountains. https://festivalnet.com/69269/Fort-Davis-Texas/Festivals/Davis-Mountain-Hummingbird-Festival

September 2018
1 Sept - Sat – First Saturday Bird Walk at Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8-10am
10 Sept – Mon - OG monthly meeting, Bayland Community Center, Houston
24-27 Sept – 9th International Parrot Convention, Tenerife, Spain. http://www.wildparrotsupclose.com/9th-international-parrot-convention-2018.html

For full list, visit: http://ornithologygroup.com/Events/
Links:
Houston Audubon www.houstonaudubon.org 
Galveston County Audubonwww.houstonaudubon.org/birding/field-trips-travel/galveston-group.html
Golden Triangle Audubon (Beaumont) - www.goldentriangleaudubon.org
Huntsville Audubon - www.huntsvilleaudubon.org
Travis Audubon (Austin) - www.travisaudubon.org/field-trips-list
Bastrop Audubon - www.bastropcountyaudubon.org
Coastal Bend Audubon (Corpus Christi) - www.coastalbendaudubon.org
Central Texas Audubon (Waco area, McLennan County) - www.centexaudubon.org
San Antonio Audubon - www.saaudubon.org
Monte Mucho Audubon Society (MMAS) - uses Meetup.com for trips
Williamson Audubon Group (Georgetown) - www.meetup.com/WilliamsonAudubonGroup/
Prairie and Timbers Audubon (McKinney) – www.prairieandtimbers.org
Audubon Dallas – www.audubondallas.org
Fort Worth Audubon - www.fwas.org
El Paso/Trans-Pecos Audubon - www.trans-pecos-audubon.com
Celebration of our Mountains (West Texas) - http://www.celebmtns.org

 

http://ornithologygroup.org/Events
Updated: 2/13/2018