Calendar

Aug
19
Sat
2017
Bird Banding at GCBO @ Gulf Coast Bird Observatory
Aug 19 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Bird Banding at GCBO @ Gulf Coast Bird Observatory | Lake Jackson | Texas | United States
Bird Banding at GCBO 8:00am-noon
Event Date: Saturday, 09/19/15  8:00 AM
Bird Banding at the Lake Jackson Sanctuary and offices. The public is invited to join us as we work to collect baseline data on bird populations at our sanctuary. Banding will run from 8:00 am to noon. The banding station is operated by Robert and Kay Lookingbill and is conducted the 3rd Saturday of every month. Please put this on your calendar and do join us when you can. Free of charge and no reservations are necessary. The GCBO Nature Store will be open till noon each banding day.

Sep
16
Sat
2017
Bird Banding at GCBO @ Gulf Coast Bird Observatory
Sep 16 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Bird Banding at GCBO @ Gulf Coast Bird Observatory | Lake Jackson | Texas | United States
Bird Banding at GCBO 8:00am-noon
Event Date: Saturday, 09/19/15  8:00 AM
Bird Banding at the Lake Jackson Sanctuary and offices. The public is invited to join us as we work to collect baseline data on bird populations at our sanctuary. Banding will run from 8:00 am to noon. The banding station is operated by Robert and Kay Lookingbill and is conducted the 3rd Saturday of every month. Please put this on your calendar and do join us when you can. Free of charge and no reservations are necessary. The GCBO Nature Store will be open till noon each banding day.

Sep
21
Thu
2017
Audubon Bird Survey at Baytown @ Baytown Nature Center
Sep 21 @ 3:00 am
Audubon Bird Survey at Baytown @ Baytown Nature Center | Baytown | Texas | United States

Houston Audubon in partnership with the Baytown Nature Center is leading a monthly count at the Baytown Nature Center. David Hanson is the leader. The survey is usually conducted on the third Thursday of each month, September through May, and results are posted on eBird. The survey normally begins at 8 AM. Fore more information, visit houstonaudubon.org.

Oct
4
Wed
2017
Galveston Ornithological Society: Diving Ducks
Oct 4 – Oct 6 all-day
Galveston Ornithological Society: Diving Ducks

The Galveston Ornithological Society offers several trips away from Galveston during each year. Participants have gone to far away bird hot spots such as Venezuela, Arizona, South Texas, Florida, Alaska, the Yucatan, the Galapagos and many other locations. Additional trips planned for the future include Africa, Tierra del Fuego and Cape May. The leader of the trips is Jim Stevenson, who is a professional bird guide and ornithology professor.

On Wednesday, October 4, 2017, through Friday, October 6, 2017, join the Society on a Close-to-home trip to Chambers County, and the Hawkwatch Tower, Anahuac NWR, High Island and Bolivar Flats beach for great photo ops with huge variation in lots of habitat types. If you can’t make it that week, another trip will be arranged Saturday and Sunday, October 7 and 8, 2017.

More information will be provided, so bookmark this event and save the dates. In the meantime, check out their website at www.galvestonbirders.org/.

Oct
7
Sat
2017
Galveston Ornithological Society: Diving Ducks
Oct 7 – Oct 9 all-day
Galveston Ornithological Society: Diving Ducks

The Galveston Ornithological Society offers several trips away from Galveston during each year. Participants have gone to far away bird hot spots such as Venezuela, Arizona, South Texas, Florida, Alaska, the Yucatan, the Galapagos and many other locations. Additional trips planned for the future include Africa, Tierra del Fuego and Cape May. The leader of the trips is Jim Stevenson, who is a professional bird guide and ornithology professor.

On Wednesday, October 4, 2017, through Friday, October 6, 2017, join the Society on a Close-to-home trip to Chambers County, and the Hawkwatch Tower, Anahuac NWR, High Island and Bolivar Flats beach for great photo ops with huge variation in lots of habitat types. If you can’t make it that week, another trip will be arranged Saturday and Sunday, October 7 and 8, 2017.

More information will be provided, so bookmark this event and save the dates. In the meantime, check out their website at www.galvestonbirders.org/.

Trinity River Refuge Big Sit Event @ Champion Lake pier
Oct 7 all-day

Entrance sign / Kim Marlow ©In conjunction with National Wildlife Refuge Week, the Trinity River National Wildlife Refuge will be hosting “The Big Sit” event on Saturday, October 7, 2017.  The rules could not be easier; bird watchers, refuge volunteers, or anyone with an interest in birds can just sit in a 17-foot diameter circle and identify all the birds they see or hear during a 24-hour (or less) period. The event will start at 7:00 AM at the Champion Lake pier and go to sunset. Champion Lake is located at the end of CR 417, two miles east of FM 1409 or about 10 miles south of Dayton.

You can come and stay as long as you want during the day long event.  Bring a comfortable chair.  If you have any questions you can contact Stuart Marcus at 936-336-9786 or email stuart_marcus@fws.gov.

Oct
8
Sun
2017
Galveston Ornithological Society: Diving Ducks
Oct 8 – Oct 10 all-day
Galveston Ornithological Society: Diving Ducks

The Galveston Ornithological Society offers several trips away from Galveston during each year. Participants have gone to far away bird hot spots such as Venezuela, Arizona, South Texas, Florida, Alaska, the Yucatan, the Galapagos and many other locations. Additional trips planned for the future include Africa, Tierra del Fuego and Cape May. The leader of the trips is Jim Stevenson, who is a professional bird guide and ornithology professor.

On Wednesday, October 4, 2017, through Friday, October 6, 2017, join the Society on a Close-to-home trip to Chambers County, and the Hawkwatch Tower, Anahuac NWR, High Island and Bolivar Flats beach for great photo ops with huge variation in lots of habitat types. If you can’t make it that week, another trip will be arranged Saturday and Sunday, October 7 and 8, 2017.

More information will be provided, so bookmark this event and save the dates. In the meantime, check out their website at www.galvestonbirders.org/.

Oct
19
Thu
2017
Audubon Bird Survey at Baytown @ Baytown Nature Center
Oct 19 @ 3:00 am
Audubon Bird Survey at Baytown @ Baytown Nature Center | Baytown | Texas | United States

Houston Audubon in partnership with the Baytown Nature Center is leading a monthly count at the Baytown Nature Center. David Hanson is the leader. The survey is usually conducted on the third Thursday of each month, September through May, and results are posted on eBird. The survey normally begins at 8 AM. Fore more information, visit houstonaudubon.org.