Audubon Society

Hernando Audubon Meeting: Owl’s Nest Sanctuary for Wildlife

Sanctuary founder Kris Porter will explain what wildlife rehabilitators do and how they work to conserve and preserve native Florida wildlife. Hear about Owl’s Nest Sanctuary’s most memorable cases and learn how to help them accomplish their goals and save wildlife. A couple of animals will be displayed. Masks and… Read More

Hernando Audubon Birding Trip to SunWest Park

Meet at 8 a.m. at 17362 Old Dixie Highway, Hudson. SunWest Park has been developed around a former limestone mine creating a 70-acre spring-fed lake. It attracts ducks, shorebirds, gulls and terns. Daily passes can be purchased on site for $5.00 a day with debit/credit cards. NO CASH IS ACCEPTED. Read More

Hernando Audubon Meeting about Sparrow Identification Basics

Adam Kent will discuss identification of inland sparrows found in Central Florida. Once you understand the basics of the combination of distribution, behavior, and appearance, you can begin to chip away at the term “little brown job.” To join the webinar meeting, send an email with the subject “Oct. 28”… Read More

Hernando Audubon Birding Trip to Perry Oldenburg

At 8 a.m. meet in the parking lot at 13489 Government Road, Brooksville. From US-41 turn east on Deer Run Road. At the intersection with Government Road, go straight in the right lane. Along the 1.5 mile trail through sandhill and hardwood hammock and a powerline right-of-way, expect to see… Read More

Hernando Audubon Birding Trip to Big Pine

At 8 a.m. meet in the parking lot of the Big Pine Tract of Chinsegut Wildlife and Environmental Area, 12060 Old Crystal River Road, north of Brooksville. We will walk about 2 miles on a trail through longleaf pine habitat that leads to a wetland. Expect to see many woodpeckers… Read More

Hernando Audubon Meeting about Bluebirds and Boxes

Mary Miller will speak about Bluebirds and Boxes. North American bluebirds are cavity nesters whose numbers seriously declined when the English House Sparrow was introduced in the U. S. in 1851 and took over their nesting cavities. This presentation tells of the remarkable recovery of the bluebird through conservation efforts… Read More