Hernando Audubon November Events

By Meaghan Goepferich Posted on October 23, 2022

Hernando Audubon Pot Luck Dinner and PowerPoint Program, Thursday, November 17, 6 p.m. Bring a side dish to share and your own place setting. After dinner, members will show photos of their favorite birds that they saw this year. The meeting will be held at Brooksville Woman’s Club, 131 S. Main Street, Brooksville. For more information, contact Bev: [email protected] or 352-686-0460.

Hernando Audubon Kayaking Trip at Hunters Lake, Saturday, November 5. Meet at the boat ramp at 8 a.m. We plan to kayak this lake for several hours. In addition to a variety of wading birds and ducks, we may be able to see several more elusive birds that have been found on the lake in past years, such as Purple Gallinules, Least Bittern, Sora, and both Night-Herons. Participation on this trip is limited, so please reserve a spot with the trip leader: [email protected] or 904-303-0919. Please note: the fee for kayaking the lake is $5, payable by credit card only. The boat ramp is at 1202 Kenlake Ave., Spring Hill, FL 34606. To reach the boat ramp, from the intersection of Kenlake Avenue and Applegate Drive, go south on Kenlake Avenue, and turn left just before the ball field. There is no rental concession there, so you must provide your own kayak.

Hernando Audubon Birding Trip at Withlacoochee River Park, Saturday, November 12. The park is at 12449 Withlacoochee Blvd., Dade City, Pasco County. Meet at 8 a.m. in the canoe launch parking lot. (This is the first parking lot on the left after entering the park.) We expect to see woodland birds and a few waders along the river. Contact Gwen: [email protected] or 206-659-2677.

Hernando Audubon Birding and Biking on the Withlacoochee Trail, Saturday, November 19: Meet at 8 a.m. at Lake Townsen Preserve Park, 28011 Lake Lindsey Road, Brooksville. We will bike about 6 miles north before returning. This beautiful section passes through forests and fields, where we will stop periodically to look for birds. Contact Claudia: [email protected] or 813-244-0305.

Hernando Audubon Beginning Birding: Friday, November 25, at 8 a.m. at Chinsegut Conservation Center, 23212 Lake Lindsey Road, Brooksville. Learn to identify birds at feeders and during a short walk. There will be binoculars available for use. For information, contact Linda: [email protected] or text 352-428-2629.

Hernando Audubon Birding with Merlin App: Saturday, November 26. Learn how to use the birding app Merlin Bird ID to help you identify birds by description, photo, or sound. Before the class, download Merlin (free) on your smart phone. Meet at 8 a.m. on the deck behind the building at Chinsegut Conservation Center, 23212 Lake Lindsey Road, Brooksville. The group size is limited, so make reservations with Claudia: [email protected] or 813-244-0305. All are welcome at these free events. For more information, check https://www.hernandoaudubon.org/

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