Hernando Audubon October Events
Friday, October 19: Hernando Audubon Beginning Birding at 8 AM at Chinsegut Conservation Center (23212 Lake Lindsey Road, Brooksville, Hernando County). Learn to identify birds at feeders and during a short walk. There will be binoculars and bird guides available for use. For information, contact Linda, 352-428-2629, [email protected].
Thursday, October 25: At the Hernando Audubon meeting, Ken Meyer will discuss “Living and Flying in the (mostly) Lower Troposphere: Let’s Talk About the Weather.” He will focus on migrating birds such as the Swallow-tailed Kite, which spends the summer in Florida and the winter in South America. He is Executive Director of Avian Research and Conservation Institute. The meeting will begin at 7 PM at the Community Activity Center, 205 E. Ft. Dade Ave. in Brooksville.
Saturday, October 27: Hernando Audubon nature walk to Cypress Lakes Preserve. Meet at 8 AM at the park entrance, 33597 Ridge Manor Blvd. (at Olancha Road) in Ridge Manor, Hernando County. Jim King, retired land manager for Hernando County’s Environmentally Sensitive Lands, will lead a walk at this seldom visited county park. He will speak briefly to introduce us to this 331-acre property. Then he will guide us about 1.5 miles on the Florida National Scenic Trail as we look for birds and wildflowers.
For more details about these activities, check hernandoaudubon.org All Hernando Audubon activities are free and open to the public.