Birding Workshops and Courses

OAS Birding Courses and Workshops

Raptor Identification Workshop

Date: TBA: Saturday in Winter of 2019
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Fee: $25.00
Instructors: Jennifer and Tom Coulson

Description: Join raptor biologists, Jennifer and Tom Coulson, on a half-day field trip to the outskirts of New Orleans and Arabi in search of raptors. During the field trip the Coulsons will provide tips on finding and identifying native birds of prey. This trip involves 1 to 1.5 miles of hiking. Bring binoculars, a notepad, snacks, water and sunscreen.

Location: Meet at the Bayou Bienvenue Wetland Platform (marsh overlook), 2677 Caffin Avenue New Orleans, LA 70117, located at the intersection of Caffin Avenue and Florida Avenue in New Orleans. (This meeting location does not have a restroom.) After spending about 45 minutes here, we will bird the nearby closed landfill on the Orleans-St. Bernard parish line.

Registration: Pre-registration required. Make check payable to “Orleans Audubon Society” and mail to: Orleans Audubon Society, 64340 Fogg Lane, Pearl River, LA 70452. Provide your name, address, phone number and email address with your payment to receive workshop materials.
Contact Jennifer for more information: 504-717-3544,

Pictured: juvenile Red-shouldered Hawk


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