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Texas Birding Events (updated 26 October 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

2018 – Year of the Bird! 100 years since the Migratory Bird Treaty Act was passed
Smith Point Hawk Watch, Chambers County - Every day, 8am – 4pm from August 1 to Nov 15, 2018
www.gcbo.org for more info

October 2018
26-28 Oct – Fri-Sat-Sun – Texas Master Naturalist 2018 Annual Meeting, Sheraton Austin Georgetown Hotel, 1101 Woodlawn Ave., Georgetown.
27 Oct – Sat – Birding at Camp Mabry with Dennis Palafox and Celeste Treadway, 7:30am-11am, Austin. Travis Audubon.
27 Oct – Sat – Woodland Park Bird Survey, 7:30-9:30am; meet leader Jason Bonilla in parking lot at 212 Parkview, Houston 77009.
27 Oct - Sat – Fourth Saturday Bird Walk at Houston Audubon’s Edith L. Moore Nature Sanctuary. Meet at cabin at 8:00am. Also, a Nature Walk at 2pm.
27 Oct – Sat – Houston Audubon members’ field trip to Smith Point Hawk Watch Tower. Meet at the tower at 8am. Online registration required.
27 Oct – Sat – Spectacular Saturday at Edinburg Scenic Wetlands; free entry to grounds 7am-6pm, center 8am-5pm.
28 Oct – Sun - Bird walk at Mitchell Lake Audubon Center, 8:00-11:00am; free to members, $8 others
29 Oct – Mon - Bird Survey at Rio Bosque Wetlands, El Paso. Meet at Rio Bosque Visitor Center at 7:20am. Info: www.riobosque.org
30 Oct – 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.
31 Oct – Wed – Halloween Bird Walk, Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8:00-11:00am.
31 Oct - Wed – Lunch with the Birds at Nature Discovery Center, Houston, noon-1:15pm

November 2018
1 Nov – Thurs – Houston Botanic Garden Bird Survey, Glenbrook Golf Course, 8205 N. Bayou Dr. Meet leader Mary Anne Weber at the main parking lot at 8am.
1 Nov – Thurs – Migratory Birds in the Landscape, walk at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, Austin, 8-10am.
2 Nov – Fri - First Friday Birding at Palmetto State Park, Gonzales, 8-11am. https://tpwd.texas.gov/calendar/palmetto/first-friday-birding/
2 Nov – Fri - Bird watching hike at Brazos Bend State Park, 8:00am, meet at 40-Acre Lake restrooms. www.brazosbend.org
2 Nov – Fri – Owl Prowl at Houston Audubon’s Edith L. Moore Nature Sanctuary, 7-9pm. Online Reservation required. $10 adults, $8 children.
2-6 Nov – Fri-Wed – El Paso Audubon trip to South Texas – meet in Harlingen. More info: jntperk@elp.rr.com or call Mark Perkins at 915-637-3521.
3 Nov - Sat – First Saturday Bird Walk at Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8-10am
3 Nov – Sat – Class: Birding by Ear with Mikael Behrens, 8-11am at Travis Audubon’s Chaetura Canyon Sanctuary; $20/$30. Info: contact Mikael at birdingonbroadmeade@gmail.com
3 Nov – Sat – Owl Prowl event at Houston Audubon’s Edith L. Moore Nature Sanctuary, 7-9pm, $10 adults, $8 kids. Register online: https://houstonaudubon.org/programs/all-age-groups/owl-prowls-edith-moore.html
4 Nov – Sun - Bird watching hike at Brazos Bend State Park, 8:00am, meet at 40-Acre Lake restrooms. www.brazosbend.org
4 Nov – Sun - Bird walk at Mitchell Lake Audubon Center, 8:00-11:00am; free to members, $8 others
5 Nov – Mon - Houston’s Ornithology Group (OG) monthly meeting, Bayland Community Center. 6:30pm Learning Corner. 7:15pm program by Gary Clark, “Birding in Cuba”
6 Nov – 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.
6 Nov – Tues – Super Tuesday at Pedernales Falls State Park, led by Terry Banks. Meet at 7:00am through afternoon. Online registration required,, 12 max. Info: contact Terry Banks at 55bluebirds@att.net
7 Nov – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk, Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8:00-11:00am.
7 Nov - Wed – (Last) Lunch with the Birds at Nature Discovery Center, Houston, Noon-1:15pm
7-11 Nov – Wed-Sun – 25th Annual Rio Grande Valley Birding Festival, Harlingen, https://www.rgvbf.org/
8 Nov – Thurs – Houston Audubon meeting, 7pm social, 7:30 speaker, Ray Bednar, “Fantastic Cranes and Where to Find Them,” United Way, 50 Waugh Dr.
8 Nov – Thurs – Fort Worth Audubon meeting, 6:50pm Bird ID class; 7:30pm program by Chester McConnell, President-Friends of the Wild Whoopers on “Whooping Crane Migration and Stopover Conservation.” Room 100 (Everett Lecture Hall), UNT Health Science Center, 3500 Camp Bowie Blvd (at Montgomery St.); use Parking Lot 6 on Clifton St.
8 Nov – Thurs – Night Hike Owl Prowl – Trinity River Audubon Center, Dallas, 8-10pm. Register in advance $15
9 Nov – Fri – Senior birding Bus Trip to Sabine Woods and Sea Rim Park, 7am-7pm, free but advance registration required. Kleb Woods
10 Nov - Sat – Hornsby Bend Monthly Bird Count, Austin, 7:00-11:30am and again 4:00pm-dusk. Contact Eric Carpenter at ecarpe@gmail.com
10 Nov – Sat – Commons Ford monthly walk, 7:30am
10 Nov – 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 Nov – Sat – Rio Bosque Bird Bash at Rio Bosque Wetlands, El Paso, 10am-2pm. Info: www.riobosque.org
11 Nov – Sun – Winter birding at Indiangrass Wildlife Sanctuary on Lake Walter E Long, NE Austin, 7:30-11:30am. 16 max; register in advance by email to Park Ranger Owen Moorhead at Owen.Moorhead@austintexas.gov.
11 Nov – Sun - Bird walk at Mitchell Lake Audubon Center, 8:00-11:00am; free to members, $8 others
11 Nov – Sun - Bird watching hike at Brazos Bend State Park, 8:00am, meet at Elm Lake Viewing Platform. www.brazosbend.org
11 Nov – Sun – Owl Prowl event at Houston Audubon’s Sims Bayou Urban Nature Center, 6-8pm, $10 adults, $6 kids. Register online: https://houstonaudubon.org/programs/all-age-groups/owl-prowls-sims.html
12-16 Nov - Mon-Fri – Post-RGVBF trip to El Cielo Biosphere Reserve (UNESCO site), southern Tamaulipas, Mexico. $995-$1115, leaving from Harlingen 7:00am.
13 Nov – 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 Nov – Tues – Bird walk, Devine Lake in Leander, north of Austin, with Ray and Ginny Steelman, 7:30-9:30am
13 Nov – Tues – Travis Audubon - Sparrow Identification class with Byron Stone, class sessions Nov 13 & 28, Dec 3 & 12,7-9pm; field trips on Sat mornings Nov 17 & 24, Dec 8 & 15. $75 members, $95 non-members. Limit 12.
14-17 Nov – Wed-Sat – 31st Annual Festival of the Cranes, Bosque del Apache, NM. Registration opens Sept 5. http://www.friendsofbosquedelapache.org/festival-of-the-cranes.aspx
14 Nov – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk, Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8:00-11:00am.
14 Nov – Wed – Duck Identification Class, 1:30-3:30pm, Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball.
15 Nov – Thurs - Baytown Nature Center Bird Survey, led by David Hanson. Meet before 8am in the front parking lot.
15 Nov – Thurs – Galveston County Audubon Group meeting, 6:30pm, Wortham Auditorium on the first floor at the Rosenberg Library. 7pm program by Kristen Vale of American Bird Conservancy, 2018 Update on Nesting Shorebirds in Galveston County.
17 Nov – Sat – Hornsby Bend monthly bird walk, Austin, 7:30am
17 Nov – Sat – Hogg Bird Sanctuary Survey, led by Cin-Ty Lee. Meet at 7:30 in the parking lot on Westcott St, off Memorial Drive, Houston
17 Nov – Sat – McKinney Falls State Park field trip, 8-11am. Registration required with Travis Audubon, 12 max. Info: Dennis Palafox at dennis_palafox@hotmail.com
17 Nov - Sat – Willow Waterhole monthly Bird Survey, 5310 South Willow Dr., Houston. 8:00-10:00am, led by Mary Ann Beauchemin.
17 Nov – Sat – Houston Arboretum bird survey, 8-10am; meet leaders Theo Ostler and Kelsey Low in front of the building.
17 Nov – Sun - Bird walk at Mitchell Lake Audubon Center, 8:00-11:00am; free to members, $8 others
17 Nov – Sat – Bird banding at Gulf Coast Bird Observatory, Lake Jackson, 8am-12noon. www.gcbo.org
17 Nov – Sat – Galveston Audubon Group field trip to Texas City Dike, 8:30-noon Meet at the pavilion parking lot. Info: galvestoncountyaudubongroup@gmail.com
17 Nov – Sat – Golden Triangle Audubon Field trip to West Jefferson County. Meet at 8am at FM365 & Juhnson Road
17 Nov – Sat – Hueco Tanks Bird Walk, 8:00am, led by Kevin Floyd & Vikki Milne. Call ahead to reserve a spot: (915) 849-6684
19 Nov – Mon – Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve Bird Survey, 20215 Chasewood Park Drive, Houston, TX 77070. Meet at 8am in front of the restrooms. Led by Mary Anne Weber & Skip Almoney.
19 Nov – Mon – El Paso = Trans-Pecos Audubon meeting – 7:00 program by Dr. Philip Lavretsky, Waterfowl Research
20 Nov – Tues – Bird walk at Commons Ford Ranch, Austin, with Lee and Deb Wallace, 7:15-10:30am
20 Nov – 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 Nov - – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk, Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8:00-11:00am.
21 Nov – Wed - Bird watching hike at Brazos Bend State Park, 8:00am, meet at 40-Acre Lake restrooms. www.brazosbend.org
24 Nov – Sat – Woodland Park Bird Survey. 7:30-9:30am; meet leader Jason Bonilla in parking lot at 212 Parkview, Houston 77009.
24 Nov Sat – Fourth Saturday Bird Walk at Edith L. Moore Nature Sanctuary. Meet at cabin at 8:00am.
24 Nov – Sat – Houston Audubon members’ field trip to Robert C. Stuart Park and Cullinan Park. Info: maweber@houstonaudubon.org or 713-640-2407
24 Nov  – Sat – Spectacular Saturday at Edinburg Scenic Wetlands; free entry to grounds 7am-6pm, center 8am-5pm.
24 Nov – Sat- Birding Tour of Rio Bosque Wetlands, El Paso, 3:00pm Info: www.riobosque.org
25 Nov – Sun - Bird walk at Mitchell Lake Audubon Center, 8:00-11:00am; free to members, $8 others
27 Nov – Tues – Bird Survey at Rio Bosque Wetlands, El Paso. Meet at Rio Bosque Visitor Center at 6:40am
27 Nov – Tues – Bird Walk at Cedar Breaks Park, Georgetown, with Dan Callaway, 7:30-9:30am. Travis Audubon.
27 Nov – Tues – Houston Audubon Senior Members’ field trip to Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Stark Museum of Art in Beaumont. Advance registration required. Info: maweber@houstonaudubon.org.
27 Nov – 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 Nov – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk, Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8:00-11:00am.

December 2018
1 Dec - Sat – First Saturday Bird Walk at Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8-10am
2 Dec – Sun - Bird walk at Mitchell Lake Audubon Center, 8:00-11:00am; free to members, $8 others
2 Dec – Sun – Optics Christmas Shopping with Land, Sea, and Sky at Baker Sanctuary’s Jackie Arnold Pavilion, Austin, 10am-1:30pm. “Prepare for Christmas Bird Counts” by Glenn Olsen at 10:30am
3 Dec – Mon - Houston’s Ornithology Group (OG) monthly meeting, Bayland Community Center. 6:30pm Learning Corner. 7:15pm program by Lisa Li, “Birding in Madagascar”
4 Dec – Tues – Bird walk at Doeskin Ranch in the Balcones Canyonlands NWR with Deb and Lee Wallace, 7:30-12:00. Registration required. Limit 12.
4 Dec – 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.
5 Dec – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk, Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8:00-11:00am.
5 Dec – Wed – Winter Bird Walk at Nature Discovery Center, Houston, Noon-1:15pm
5 Dec – Wed – “Christmas Bird Counts – Then and Now,” by Fred Collins at Kleb Woods, 1:30-3:30pm.
7-9 Dec – Fri-Sun – The Nature Conservancy’s Davis Mountains Preserve Open Weekend, 8am Fri – 4pm Sun; 25 miles northwest of Ft. Davis on Hwy. 118.
7 Dec – Fri – Senior birding Bus Trip, leaves Kleb Woods at 7:00am.
7 Dec – Fri - First Friday Birding at Palmetto State Park, Gonzales, 8-11am. https://tpwd.texas.gov/calendar/palmetto/first-friday-birding/
7 Dec – Fri – Owl Prowl event at Houston Audubon’s Edith L. Moore Nature Sanctuary, 7-9pm, $10 adults, $8 kids. Register online: https://houstonaudubon.org/programs/all-age-groups/owl-prowls-edith-moore.html
8 Dec - Sat – Houston Ornithology Group field trip to the Laas Farm, Brokshire, Waller County, led by John Berner.
8 Dec - Sat – Hornsby Bend Monthly Bird Count, Austin, 7:00-11:30am and again 4:00pm-dusk. Contact Eric Carpenter at ecarpe@gmail.com
8 Dec – 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
8 Dec – Sat - Bird watching hike at Brazos Bend State Park, 8:00am, meet at 40-Acre Lake restrooms. www.brazosbend.org
9 Dec - Sun – Winter birding at Indiangrass Wildlife Sanctuary on Lake Walter E Long, NE Austin, 7:30-11:30am. 16 max; register in advance by email to Park Ranger Owen Moorhead at Owen.Moorhead@austintexas.gov.
9 Dec – Sun - Bird walk at Mitchell Lake Audubon Center, 8:00-11:00am; free to members, $8 others
9 Dec – Sun - Bird watching hike at Brazos Bend State Park, 8:00am, meet at 40-Acre Lake restrooms. www.brazosbend.org
10 Dec – Mon – El Paso/ Trans-Pecos Audubon holiday gathering and photo sharing, 7:00pm at the Centennial Museum on UTEP campus
11 Dec – 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.
12 Dec – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk, Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8:00-11:00am.
12 Dec – Wed - Bird watching hike at Brazos Bend State Park, 8:00am, meet at 40-Acre Lake restrooms. www.brazosbend.org
13 Dec – Thurs – Fort Worth Audubon meeting, 6:50pm Bird ID class; 7:30pm program by Rebekah Rylander on “The social structure and reproductive strategies of the Black-crested Titmouse.” Room 100 (Everett Lecture Hall), UNT Health Science Center, 3500 Camp Bowie Blvd (at Montgomery St.); use Parking Lot 6 on Clifton St.
13 Dec – Thurs - Night Hike Owl Prowl – Trinity River Audubon Center, Dallas, 8-10pm. Register in advance $15
15 Dec – Sat – Bird banding at Gulf Coast Bird Observatory, Lake Jackson, 8am-12noon. www.gcbo.org
15 Dec – Sat – Owl Prowl event at Houston Audubon’s Sims Bayou Urban Nature Center, 6-8pm, $10 adults, $6 kids. Register online: https://houstonaudubon.org/programs/all-age-groups/owl-prowls-sims.html
18 Dec – 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.
19 Dec – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk, Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8:00-11:00am.
20 Dec – Thurs - Houston Audubon Senior Members’ field trip to Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site. Advance registration required. Info: maweber@houstonaudubon.org

14 Dec – 5 Jan: Audubon’s 119th Christmas Bird Counts!
14 Dec – Fri – San Bernard NWR CBC (TXSB)
14 Dec – Fri – Johnson Bayou – SW Louisiana (LAJB)
14 Dec – Fri – Santa Ana CBC (TXSA) – tentative
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15 Dec – Sat - Armand Bayou (TXAY)
15 Dec – Sat – Brazos Bend (TXBZ)
15 Dec – Sat – Houston (Baytown) CBC (TXHO)
15 Dec – Sat – Spring Creek CBC (TXSC)
15 Dec – Sat – College Station CBC (TXCS)
15 Dec – Sat – Austin CBC (TXAU)
15 Dec – Sat – Crawford (Western Waco) CBC (TXCR)
15 Dec – Sat – Fort Worth CBC (TXFW)
15 Dec – Sat – Hagerman NWR CBC (TXHA)
15 Dec – Sat – Corpus Christi CBC (TXCC)
15 Dec – Sat – Uvalde County CBC (TXUC)
15 Dec – Sat – Davis Mountains CBC (TXDM)
15 Dec – Sat – Amarillo CBC (TXAM)
15 Dec – Sat – Lubbock County CBC (TXLU)
15 Dec – Sat – Robert Lee CBC (TXRL) – Panhandle

16 Dec – Sun - Corpus Christi – Flour Bluff CBC (TXCF)
16 Dec – Sun – Freeport CBC (TXFR)
16 Dec – Sun – Nacogdoches CBC (TXNA)
16 Dec – Sun – San Antonio CBC (TXST)
16 Dec – Sun – San Marcos CBC
16 Dec – Sun – Balmorhea CBC (TXBA)
16 Dec – Sun – Muleshoe NWR CBC (TXMU)
16 Dec – Sun – San Angelo CBC (TXSG)
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17 Dec – Mon – Matagorda County CBC (TXMM)
17 Dec – Mon – Port Aransas CBC (TXPA)
17 Dec – Mon – Welder Wildlife Refuge CBC (TXWW)
17 Dec – Mon – Balcones Canyonlands CBC (TXBC)
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18 Dec – Tues – Galveston CBC (TXGA)
18 Dec – Tues – Powderhorn CBC
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19 Dec – Wed – Attwater Prairie Chicken NWR CBC, compiler Sumita Prasad at sumita@utexas.edu Colorado Co.
19 Dec – Wed – Aransas NWR CBC (TXAR)
19 Dec – Wed – Coastal Tip of Texas CBC (TXCT)
19 Dec – Wed – Love Creek CBC (TXLC)
19 Dec – Wed – Big Spring CBC (TXBS)
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20 Dec – Thurs – Bolivar Peninsula (TX BP) – tentative
20 Dec – Thurs – Guadalupe River Delta – McFaddin Family Ranches CBC (TXGF)
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21 Dec – Fri – Kenedy County – Wind Turbines CBC (TXKW)
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22 Dec – Sat – Victoria CBC (TXVI)
22 Dec – Sat – Wichita Falls CBC (TXWF)
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23 Dec – Sun – Del Rio CBC (TXDR)
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26 Dec – Wed - McKinney CBC, jointly sponsored by the Heard Museum and Sanctuary and the Prairie and Timbers Audubon Society. Compiler Roger Sanderson, rsanderson@TexasDiscoveryGardens.org, 972-333-5671.
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27 Dec – Thurs – Trinity River CBC (TXTN)
27 Dec – Thurs – Jackson-Calhoun Counties CBC
27 Dec – Thurs – Lewisville CBC (TXLV)
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28 Dec – Fri – Rockport CBC (TXRO)
28 Dec – Fri – Kerrville CBC (TXKV)
28 Dec – Fri – Chisos Mts CBC (TXCM)
28 Dec – Fri – Village Creek Drying Beds CBC (TXVC)
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29 Dec – Sat - Old River CBC (TXOR)
29 Dec – Sat – Laredo CBC (TXLD)
29 Dec – Sat – Waco CBC (TXWA)
29 Dec – Sat – Tyler CBC (TXTY)
29 Dec – Sat – Big Bend NP East- Rio Grande Village CBC (TXBG)
29 Dec – Sat – White River Lake CBC (TXWR) – Panhandle
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30 Dec – Sun – New Braunfels CBC (TXNB)
30 Dec – Sun – Falcon Dam and State Park CBC (TXFD)
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1 Jan – Tues – Cypress Creek – Katy Prairie CBC, in Waller and Harris Counties.
1 Jan – Tues – Orange County CBC (TXOC)
1 Jan – Tues – San Jacinto Wilderness CBC (TXSJ)
1 Jan – Tues – Bastrop-Buescher SP CBC (TXBB)
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2 Jan – Wed – Laguna Atascosa CBC (TXLA)
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4 Jan – Fri – Burnet County CBC (TXBN)
4 Jan – Fri – Anzalduas-Bentsen CBC (TXAZ)
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5 Jan - Sat – Huntsville CBC (TXHU), Walker County
5 Jan – Sat – Kingsville CBC (TXKI)
5 Jan – Sat – Harlingen CBC (TXHG)

January 2019
2 Jan – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk, Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8:00-11:00am.
4 Jan – Fri - First Friday Birding at Palmetto State Park, Gonzales, 8-11am. https://tpwd.texas.gov/calendar/palmetto/first-friday-birding/
5 Jan - Sat – First Saturday Bird Walk at Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8-10am
7 Jan – Mon – Houston’s Ornithology Group (OG) monthly meeting, Bayland Community Center. 6:30pm CBC review and raffle! 7:15pm program by Kristine Rivers, “Wonderful Wintering Waterfowl”
8 Jan – 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 Jan – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk, Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8:00-11:00am.
9 Jan – Wed – Winter Bird Walk at Nature Discovery Center, Houston, Noon-1:15pm
10-13 Jan – Thurs-Sun – Houston Ornithology Group (OG) field trip to Texas Panhandle, led by David Sarkozi. Contact David@KoziBirding.com for details.
11 Jan – Fri – Owl Prowl event at Houston Audubon’s Edith L. Moore Nature Sanctuary, 7-9pm, $10 adults, $8 kids. Register online: https://houstonaudubon.org/programs/all-age-groups/owl-prowls-edith-moore.html
12 Jan - Sat – Hornsby Bend Monthly Bird Count, Austin, 7:00-11:30am and again 4:00pm-dusk. Contact Eric Carpenter at ecarpe@gmail.com
12 Jan – 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 Jan - Sun – Winter birding at Indiangrass Wildlife Sanctuary on Lake Walter E Long, NE Austin, 7:30-11:30am. 16 max; register in advance by email to Park Ranger Owen Moorhead at Owen.Moorhead@austintexas.gov.
15 Jan – 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 Jan – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk, Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8:00-11:00am.
17 Jan – Thurs - Baytown Nature Center Bird Survey, led by David Hanson. Meet before 8am in the front parking lot.
19 Jan – Sat – Rains County 24th Annual Eagle Fest - Rains Elementary School, 1759 W US Highway 69, Emory, www.emorytx.com/eagle-fest  and https://www.facebook.com/RainsEagleFest/
19 Jan – Sat – Owl Prowl event at Houston Audubon’s Sims Bayou Urban Nature Center, 6-8pm, $10 adults, $6 kids. Register online: https://houstonaudubon.org/programs/all-age-groups/owl-prowls-sims.html
22 Jan – 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 Jan – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk, Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8:00-11:00am.
24 Jan – Thurs - Houston Audubon Senior Members’ field trip. Advance registration required. Info: maweber@houstonaudubon.org.
25-27 Jan – Fri-Sun – Texas Ornithological Society Winter Meeting
29 Jan – 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 Jan – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk, Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8:00-11:00am.
February 2019

1 Feb – Fri - First Friday Birding at Palmetto State Park, Gonzales, 8-11am. https://tpwd.texas.gov/calendar/palmetto/first-friday-birding/
1 Feb – Fri - Houston Audubon Senior Members’ field trip. Advance registration required. Info: maweber@houstonaudubon.org.
2 Feb - Sat – First Saturday Bird Walk at Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8-10am
4 Feb – Mon – Houston’s Ornithology Group (OG) monthly meeting, Bayland Community Center. 6:30pm Learning Corner. 7:15pm program: Prof. Amy Dunham, Rice Univ., Tropical biology studies, Birds in Guam.
5 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.
6 Feb – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk, Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8:00-11:00am.
6 Feb – Wed – Winter Bird Walk at Nature Discovery Center, Houston, Noon-1:15pm
6-9 Feb – 7th Laredo Birding Festival – Bird the Border! and the Birds of the Brush Art Contest - Monte Mucho Audubon Society and the Rio Grande International Study Center, Registration opens Sept 15. http://www.laredobirdingfestival.org/
8 Feb – Fri – Owl Prowl event at Houston Audubon’s Edith L. Moore Nature Sanctuary, 7-9pm, $10 adults, $8 kids. Register online: https://houstonaudubon.org/programs/all-age-groups/owl-prowls-edith-moore.html
9 Feb - Sat – Hornsby Bend Monthly Bird Count, Austin, 7:00-11:30am and again 4:00pm-dusk. Contact Eric Carpenter at ecarpe@gmail.com 
9 Feb - Sat – Houston Ornithology Group field trip to Lone Star College Kingwood campus, led by Michael Cooper.
9 Feb – 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 Feb - Sun – Winter birding at Indiangrass Wildlife Sanctuary on Lake Walter E Long, NE Austin, 7:30-11:30am. 16 max; register in advance by email to Park Ranger Owen Moorhead at Owen.Moorhead@austintexas.gov.
12 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 Feb – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk, Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8:00-11:00am.
13 Feb – Wed – Houston Audubon Raptor Photography Shoot, at Sims Bayou Urban Nature Center, $25, Register online: https://houstonaudubon.org/programs/all-age-groups/raptors.html
14 Feb – Thurs – Registration opens for 9th Annual Balcones Songbird Festival, Balcones Canyonlands NWR, www.friendsofbalcones.org/festival/
14 Feb – Thurs - Night Hike Owl Prowl – Trinity River Audubon Center, Dallas, 8-10pm. Register in advance $15
16 Feb – Sat – Smith Point VFD Fish & Oyster Fry – support this Hawk Watch Community in Chambers County.
19 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.
20 Feb – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk, Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8:00-11:00am.
21 Feb – Thurs - Baytown Nature Center Bird Survey, led by David Hanson. Meet before 8am in the front parking lot.
23 Feb - Sat - Ornithology Group field trip to W.G. Jones State Park, Montgomery County, led by Mark Scheuerman (target: Red-cockaded Woodpecker)
23 Feb – Sat – Owl Prowl event at Houston Audubon’s Sims Bayou Urban Nature Center, 6-8pm, $10 adults, $6 kids. Register online: https://houstonaudubon.org/programs/all-age-groups/owl-prowls-sims.html

26 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.
27 Feb – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk, Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8:00-11:00am.

March 2019

1 March – Fri - First Friday Birding at Palmetto State Park, Gonzales, 8-11am. https://tpwd.texas.gov/calendar/palmetto/first-friday-birding/
2 March - Sat – First Saturday Bird Walk at Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8-10am
2 March – Sat – 15th Annual Nature Fest, Jesse Jones Park & Nature Center, Humble,
4 March – Mon – Houston’s Ornithology Group (OG) monthly meeting, Bayland Community Center. 6:30pm Learning Corner. 7:15pm program TBA
5 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.
6 March – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk, Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8:00-11:00am.
8-9 March – Fri-Sat – Houston Ornithology Group field trip to Kleberg and Brooks counties, led by Tom Langschied.
9 March - Sat – Hornsby Bend Monthly Bird Count, Austin, 7:00-11:30am and again 4:00pm-dusk. Contact Eric Carpenter at ecarpe@gmail.com
9 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
??? Houston Audubon Birdathon Workshop at Edith L. Moore?? 2018 link: https://houstonaudubon.org/newsroom.html/article/2018/03/12/birdathon-workshop-2018
12 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.
12 March – Tues - Houston Audubon Senior Members’ field trip. Advance registration required. Info: maweber@houstonaudubon.org.
13 March – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk, Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8:00-11:00am.
14 March – Thurs - Night Hike Owl Prowl – Trinity River Audubon Center, Dallas, 8-10pm. Register in advance $15
19 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.
20 March – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk, Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8:00-11:00am.
21 March – Thurs - Baytown Nature Center Bird Survey, led by David Hanson. Meet before 8am in the front parking lot.
26 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.
26 March – Tues – Houston Audubon Raptor Photography Shoot, at Sims Bayou Urban Nature Center, $25, Register online: https://houstonaudubon.org/programs/all-age-groups/raptors.html
27 March – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk, Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8:00-11:00am.

April 2019
1 Apr –Mon – Houston’s Ornithology Group (OG) monthly meeting, Bayland Community Center. 6:30pm Learning Corner. 7:15pm program
2 Apr – 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.
3 April – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk, Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8:00-11:00am.
5 Apr – Fri - First Friday Birding at Palmetto State Park, Gonzales, 8-11am. https://tpwd.texas.gov/calendar/palmetto/first-friday-birding/
6 Apr - Sat – First Saturday Bird Walk at Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8-10am
9 Apr – 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.
10 April – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk, Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8:00-11:00am.
11-14 Apr – Thurs-Sun – Galveston Feather Fest
13 Apr - Sat – Hornsby Bend Monthly Bird Count, Austin, 7:00-11:30am and again 4:00pm-dusk. Contact Eric Carpenter at ecarpe@gmail.com
13 Apr – 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
16 Apr – 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.
17 April – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk, Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8:00-11:00am.
18 Apr – Thurs - Baytown Nature Center Bird Survey, led by David Hanson. Meet before 8am in the front parking lot.
23 Apr – 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.
24-28 – Wed-Sun – The Birdiest Festival in America, Corpus Christi, www.birdiestfestival.org
24 April – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk, Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8:00-11:00am.
26-28 Apr – Fri-Sun – 9th Annual Balcones Songbird Festival, Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge, 24518 FM 1431, Marble Falls, https://www.friendsofbalcones.org/festival/  - Registration opens Feb 14
26-28 Apr – Fri – Sun – 2nd Annual South Llano River Birding Festival. https://tpwd.texas.gov/calendar/south-llano-river/2nd-annual-south-llano-river-birding-festival
27 Apr – Sat – Houston Ornithology Group field trip with Kristen Vale, American Bird Conservancy fundraiser.
30 Apr – 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.

May 2019
1 May – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk, Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8:00-11:00am.
3 May – Fri - First Friday Birding at Palmetto State Park, Gonzales, 8-11am. https://tpwd.texas.gov/calendar/palmetto/first-friday-birding/
4 May – Sat – Houston Ornithology Group field trip - TBA
4 May - Sat – First Saturday Bird Walk at Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8-10am
6 May – Mon – Houston’s Ornithology Group (OG) monthly meeting, Bayland Community Center. 6:30pm Learning Corner. 7:15pm program.
7 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.
7 May – Tues – Houston Audubon Raptor Photography Shoot, at Sims Bayou Urban Nature Center, $25, Register online: https://houstonaudubon.org/programs/all-age-groups/raptors.html
8 May – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk, Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8:00-11:00am.
11 May - Sat – Hornsby Bend Monthly Bird Count, Austin, 7:00-11:30am and again 4:00pm-dusk. Contact Eric Carpenter at ecarpe@gmail.com
11 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
14 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.
15 May – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk, Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8:00-11:00am.
22 May – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk, Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8:00-11:00am.
29 May – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk, Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8:00-11:00am.

June 2019

July 2019
August 2019
5 Aug – Mon – Ornithology Group monthly meeting, Bayland Community Center, Houston, 6:30-8:45pm
22-25 Aug – Thurs-Sun – Davis Mountains Hummingbird Celebration

For full list, visit: http://ornithologygroup.com/Events/
Links:
Houston Audubon www.houstonaudubon.org 
Galveston County Audubon – www.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
Llano Estacado Audubon Society (Lubbock) - https://www.facebook.com/LlanoEstacadoAudubonSociety

http://ornithologygroup.org/Events
Updated: 10/27/2018