About Us

The Orleans Audubon Society is dedicated to the preservation and conservation of wildlife and wild places of the southeastern U.S. and to fostering an understanding and appreciation of nature.

The Orleans Audubon Society is a Section 501(c)(3) non-profit, charitable organization founded in 1949 and incorporated in the State of Louisiana on November 17, 1970.

We are a Chapter of the National Audubon Society, 1,028 members strong, servicing the following parishes: Washington, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, St. John the Baptist, Orleans, Terrebonne, Jefferson, St. Charles, St. Bernard, Plaquemines, and Lafourche Parishes.


Swallow-tailed Kite in Flight

Help us save the Swallow-tailed Kite by reporting your sightings!

The Orleans Audubon Society is interested in any sightings of the Swallow-tailed Kite. Of particular interest is any location in Texas, Louisiana or Mississippi where you regularly see kites and suspect that they may be nesting.

To report a sighting, email Jennifer Coulson at jacoulson@aol.com or call her at (504) 717-3544. Please provide your contact information, the date(s) of observation(s), number of kites seen, reasons why you suspect nesting (i.e., carrying food or nest material, multiple sightings), and specific location information (nearest road, street address).


Support Louisiana conservation using PAYPAL:

OAS is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, charitable organization, and as such, your gift may be tax deductible if you itemize.