Audubon Society

Hernando Audubon Beginning Birding

Hernando Audubon Beginning Birding: 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 and bird books available for use. For information, text Linda at 352-428-2629 or email [email protected] Read More

Hernando Audubon Society Meeting

“Thirty Years of Bird Banding”: Researcher Siah St. Clair will talk about what has been learned from banding birds for 30 years at one site in Minnesota. He will discuss how bird populations and reproduction have change during this period when 110 bird species were banded. The meeting will be… Read More

Hernando Audubon Birding Trip to Big Pine

Hernando Audubon Birding Trip to Big Pine, Saturday, January 11: 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… Read More

Hernando Audubon Beginning Birding

Hernando Audubon Beginning Birding: Friday, December 27, 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 and bird books available for use. For information, text Linda at 352-428-2629 or email [email protected] Read More

Hernando Audubon Aripeka-Bayport Christmas Bird Count

Hernando Audubon Society organizes two Christmas Bird Counts in Hernando County. These are among the more than sixty Christmas Bird Counts being planned in Florida, and the thousands scheduled throughout the United States and other countries. Christmas Bird Counts have occurred annually for 120 years, and are the longest running… Read More

Hernando Audubon Brooksville Christmas Bird Count

Hernando Audubon Society organizes two Christmas Bird Counts in Hernando County. These are among the more than sixty Christmas Bird Counts being planned in Florida, and the thousands scheduled throughout the United States and other countries. Christmas Bird Counts have occurred annually for 120 years, and are the longest running… Read More

Hernando Audubon Birding Brooksville Wetlands

Hernando Audubon Birding Trip to Brooksville Wetlands: Saturday, December 7, 7:30 a.m., meet at the southwest retention pond at Walmart, 7305 Broad Street, Brooksville (intersection of US-41 and Wiscon Road). From there we will carpool to look for ducks, wading birds, and songbirds at various wetlands near Brooksville. For more… Read More

Hernando Audubon Society Meeting

Potluck dinner at 6 p.m. at Community Activity Center, 205 E. Ft. Dade Ave. in Brooksville. Bring a place setting and a dish to share. Following dinner, members will show photos of their favorite birds that they saw this year. For more information, contact Bev Hansen, 352-686-0460, [email protected]Read More

Hernando Audubon Bird Box Buildathon

Hernando Audubon Society and Chinsegut Conservation Center are sponsoring, a family-friendly (ages 3 and up) day of activities, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Assemble a bird house of your choice with assistance on site. Or build a bat house with Florida Bat Conservancy, take home a tree frog tube,… Read More

Hernando Audubon Birding Trip to Cypress Lakes Preserve

Meet at 8 a.m. at the park entrance, 33597 Ridge Manor Blvd. (at Olancha Road) in Ridge Manor, Hernando County. Don’t block the gate, and park well off the road. Jim King, retired land manager for Hernando County’s Environmentally Sensitive Lands, will lead a walk at this seldom visited county… Read More

Hernando Audubon Meeting about Florida’s Cranes

Tim Dellinger will present an overview of Sandhill and Whooping cranes in Florida, with a focus on the natural history of our non-migratory subspecies. He will describe ongoing Florida Sandhill Crane research, along with suggestions on how we can be good neighbors to cranes that live among us. He is… Read More

Hernando Audubon Meeting about Red-cockaded Woodpecker Habitat

The Red-cockaded Woodpecker was once a fairly common bird in the pine forests of southeastern United States. This bird is now rare, local, and considered a federally endangered species. It only thrives in an old growth pine forest, many of which have been logged in the past century. The speaker,… Read More