Upcoming Events

PROGRAMS

The Orleans Audubon Society meets on the third Tuesday of each month from September through May. Meetings held at the Community Church Unitarian Universalist are free and open to the public. Community Church Unitarian Universalist, 6690 Fleur de Lis Drive, New Orleans, Louisiana 70124, is located in Lakeview, on the southwest corner of Fleur de Lis Drive and 38th Street.


Bee Hummingbird photo by Joelle Finley

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BIRDING FIELD TRIPS

Birding trips are co-hosted by Orleans Audubon and the Crescent Bird Club. All are welcome. Bring binoculars and drinking water, wear hiking shoes or boots. A hat, sun screen, other protection from the elements and insect repellent are advisable. Call the trip leader if you have questions.

CANCELLED!!!! Grand Isle
Date: Saturday, October 19
Time: 8:00 a.m. (Full Day Trip)
Location: FIELD TRIP IS CANCELLED DUE TO FLOODING ON HWY. 1!!! Meet at Moran's grocery/gas station on the corner of Hwy. 1 and Hwy 3090 (Fourchon Rd.) right where you come off of the new bridge. Note: The new bridge across the Intracoastal Waterway is a toll bridge. You can pay your toll at the toll booth at the bridge.
Leader: Grand Isle’s own Casey Wright (504) 343-6225

Bird Watching in City Park
Date: Saturday, October 19
Time: 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Location: Meet at the Couturie Forest trail-head on Harrison Avenue in City Park. Due to the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, Enter Harrison Avenue by Marconi Blvd.
Leader: Mark Meunier
Reservation Required: This is a City Park event. Register through EventBrite and bring your ticket.
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bird-watching-in-city-park-tickets-70318222697

Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuge
Date: SUNDAY, November 3
Time: 8:00 a.m., Half-day Trip
Location: Meet at the Bayou Ridge Trail entrance located on US 90 (Chef Menteur Highway) across from Recovery Road in New Orleans East. Exit I-510; go left on Hwy 90, about 4 miles to parking area on the left.
Leader: Peter Yaukey (504) 400-3286

Diamond/Venice
Date: Saturday, November 9
Time: 8:00 a.m., Full Day Trip
Location: Cross the Crescent City Connection, On Westbank Exp. exit Hwy 23 (Lafayette St/Bell Chase Hwy), drive 5 miles and meet in Balestra’s Associated Grocery parking lot, on the right just past the Intersection with Hwy 406 (Woodland Hwy)
Leaders: Joelle Finley and Ken Harris (504) 715-2647

St. Bernard
Date: Saturday, November 16
Time: 8:00 a.m., Half-day Trip
Location: Meet at Walgreen’s on the corner of Paris Rd. and Judge Perez in Chalmette.
Leader: Glenn Ousset (504) 495-4284

BIRDING EVENTS

The Big Easy Sit
Date: Sunday, October 13
Time: 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
Location: Wisner Tract in New Orleans City Park
Organizer: Wendy Rihner wrihner@gmail.com, (330) 348-3810

Join Wendy for the Big Sit in City Park on Sunday! The Big Sit! is an annual world-wide, zero-mileage, non-competitive, family-friendly tailgate party to celebrate the birds of your community. Bring a chair and binoculars.

Louisiana Ornithological Society Fall Meeting
Dates: October 25-26
Location: Cameron, LA
Check the LOS Website http://www.losbird.org or contact Joelle Finley at (504) 715-2647, jjf1946@gmail.com

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