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Texas Birding Events (updated 25 July 2018)

Please send corrections/additions to Nina Rach, NRach@AutreVie.com
Available online: www.ornithologygroup.com/Events/
Texas State Park closures: https://tpwd.texas.gov/state-parks/park-information/park-alert-status


2018 – Year of the Bird! 100 years since the Migratory Bird Treaty Act was passed
July 2018
25 July – Wed - Archbishop Fiorenza Bird Survey, 7:30-9:30am, Houston
25 July – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk, Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8:30-11:30am.
28 July – Sat – Woodland Park Bird Survey, Meet count leader Jason Bonilla at 7:30am.
28 July - Sat – Bird walk at Estero Llano Grande State Park, 8:30-10:30am. Contact: John Yochum, (956) 565-3919, john.yochum@tpwd.texas.gov
28 July – Sat – Spectacular Saturday at Edinburg Scenic Wetlands, free entry to grounds 7am-6pm, center 8am-5pm. http://www.edinburgwbc.org/resources/Lesser_Goldfinch%20patch.png
28 July – Sat – Birding 101 at Caprock Canyons State Park, 8:30-9:30am. https://tpwd.texas.gov/calendar/caprock-canyons/birding-101-2
28 July – Sat – Birding Hike at Mother Neff State Park, 8:30-11:00am. https://tpwd.texas.gov/calendar/mother-neff/birding-hike/2018-07-28
28 July – Sat – Evening Bird walk at Palo Duro Canyon State Park, 6:00-8:00pm. https://tpwd.texas.gov/calendar/palo-duro-canyon/evening-birding-walk
29 July – Sun – Bird walk at Estero Llano Grande State Park, 8:30-10:30am. Electric tram tour 2:00-4:00pm. Contact: John Yochum, (956) 565-3919, john.yochum@tpwd.texas.gov
29 July – Sun - Bird walk at Mitchell Lake Audubon Center, 7:30-11:00am; free to members, $8 others
29 July – Sun – Birding Hike at Mother Neff State Park, 8:30-11:00am.
August 2018
1 Aug – Wed - Weekly Bird Walk, Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8:00-11:00am.
1 Aug – Wed – Registration opens at noon for the Rio Grande Valley Birding Fest (7-11 Nov); https://www.rgvbf.org/
2 Aug – Thurs – New! Houston Botanic Garden Bird Survey (Glenbrook Golf Course). Meet before 7:30am at the main parking lot at 8205 N. Bayou Drive (77017). Led by Mary Anne Weber.
3 Aug – Fri – First Friday Birding at Palmetto State Park, 9am-12pm. Info: Jason True, (830) 672-3266, jason.true@tpwd.texas.gov
3 Aug – Fri – Purple Martin Party, Travis Audubon, Austin, 7:45-8:45pm
4 Aug – Sat – Beginner’s Bird Walk at Zilker Botanical Garden, Austin, 7:30-9:30am
4 Aug - Sat – First Saturday Bird Walk at Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8-10am
4 Aug - Sat – Bird walk at Estero Llano Grande State Park, 8:30-10:30am. Contact: John Yochum, (956) 565-3919, john.yochum@tpwd.texas.gov
4 Aug – Sat – Flying Wild Educator Workshop, east Austin, 9am-4pm, https://travisaudubon.org/?event=flying-wild-educator-workshop#038;event_date=2018-08-04
4 Aug – Sat – Bolivar Beach Ramble (Houston Audubon’s Bolivar Flats Shorebird Sanctuary). Meet at 10:00 AM at the bollards (vehicular barrier). Parking sticker required for beach parking.
4 Aug – Sat – Purple Martin Party, Travis Audubon, Austin, 7:45-8:45pm
5 Aug – Sun - Bird walk at Mitchell Lake Audubon Center, 7:30-11:00am; free to members, $8 others
5 Aug - Sun – Bird walk at Estero Llano Grande State Park, 8:30-10:30am. Electric tram tour 2:00-4:00pm. Contact: John Yochum, (956) 565-3919, john.yochum@tpwd.texas.gov
6 Aug – Mon – Houston’s Ornithology Group (OG) monthly meeting, Bayland Community Center.
6:30 Learning Corner. 7:15 pm program by Kendra Kocab: Using Birding apps and eBird’s new updates.
7 Aug – Tues - Purple Martin Migration event – Houston Audubon https://houstonaudubon.org/programs/all-age-groups/purple-martins.html
8 Aug – Wed - Weekly Bird Walk, Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8:00-11:00am.
10-12 Aug – Fri-Sun – Silver City, NM field trip with El Paso/Trans-Pecos Audubon. Contact Mark Perkins, jntperk@elp.rr.com, 915-637-3521.
11 Aug – Sat – Harris County: Armand Bayou Bird Survey. Meet at 7:00am in front parking lot, off Bay Area Blvd, Clear Lake. Led by Andrew Hamlett (bachwblr@yahoo.com)
11 Aug - Sat – Hornsby Bend Monthly Bird Count, Austin, 7:00-11:30am and again 4:00pm-dusk. Contact Eric Carpenter at ecarpe@gmail.com
11 Aug – Sat – Second Saturday Bird Walk, Lewisville, Denton Co., Lake Lewisville Environmental Learning Area, (LLELA), 7:30am, $5 vehicle entrance.  LLELA bird guides: Sue Yost & Keith Lockhart. Info: sdyost@asunnytexas.com
11 Aug – Sat – Travis Audubon’s Morning Canyon Crawl at Chaetura Canyon, Austin, 8-10am. Swift Watch at 7:00pm, $10 includes snacks. kyle@ChimneySwifts.org
11 Aug - Sat – Bird walk at Estero Llano Grande State Park, 8:30-10:30am. Contact: John Yochum, (956) 565-3919, john.yochum@tpwd.texas.gov
11 Aug – Sat – Birding 101 at Caprock Canyons State Park, 8:30-10:00am. https://tpwd.texas.gov/calendar/caprock-canyons/birding-101-3
12 Aug – Sun - Bird walk at Mitchell Lake Audubon Center, 7:30-11:00am; free to members, $8 others
12 Aug – Sun – OG field trip to Katy Prairie Conservancy properties, led by Bob Honig. Meet at 5:00pm at KPC Field Office, $0 donation (fundraiser)
12 Aug - Sun – Bird walk at Estero Llano Grande State Park, 8:30-10:30am. Electric tram tour 2:00-4:00pm. Contact: John Yochum, (956) 565-3919, john.yochum@tpwd.texas.gov
13 Aug – Mon – Hermann Park Bird Survey, Houston, 7:30am, coordinated by Jim Winn. Meet in parking lot "D" on the south side of the Miller Outdoor Theatre stage.
13 Aug – Mon – El Paso/Trans-Pecos Audubon board meeting
14 Aug – Tues – Bird walk at Mitchell Lake Audubon Center, 7:30-11:00am; free to members, $8 others
15 Aug – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk, Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8:00-11:00am.
18 Aug – Sat – Audubon Dallas sunrise field trip to Southside Water Treatment Plant. Limited to 15 people. RSVP to Bob Stone by July 26, rgstone@sbcglobal.net, 214-287-9940
18 Aug – Sat – Willow Waterhole Bird Survey, starts at 7:00am. Led by Mary Ann Beauchemin.
18 Aug – Sat – Hogg Bird Sanctuary survey, Led by Cin-Ty Lee. Meet at 7:30am.
18 Aug – Sat – Houston Arboretum Bird Survey, Led by Theo Ostler (tostler@houstonarboretum.org) and Kelsey Low. 8:00-10:00am.
18 Aug - Sat – Bird walk at Estero Llano Grande State Park, 8:30-10:30am. Contact: John Yochum, (956) 565-3919, john.yochum@tpwd.texas.gov
19 Aug – Sun – Commons Ford Prairie Bird Walk with Sheila Hargis, 7:00am. Travis Audubon
19 Aug – Sun - Bird walk at Mitchell Lake Audubon Center, 7:30-11:00am; free to members, $8 others
19 Aug - Sun – Bird walk at Estero Llano Grande State Park, 8:30-10:30am. Electric tram tour 2:00-4:00pm. Contact: John Yochum, (956) 565-3919, john.yochum@tpwd.texas.gov
19 Aug – Sun – Bike and Bird at Resaca de la Palma State Park, 8:30-9:30am. 3-mile guided tour. https://tpwd.texas.gov/calendar/resaca-de-la-palma/bike-and-bird/2018-08-19
20 Aug – Mon – Monthly Bird Survey at Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve & Marshall Lake, 20215 Chasewood Park Dr., Houston. Meet at 7:30am in front of the restrooms. Led by Mary Anne Weber, Skip Almoney, and Geoff Newton.
21 Aug – Tues – Houston Audubon Seniors Bus Trip, destination TBA. Register online. https://houstonaudubon.org/birding/field-trips-travel/senior-bus-trips.html
22 Aug – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk, Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8:00-11:00am.
23 Aug – Thurs – Discovery Days at Kleb Woods: Birds of Prey with Houston Audubon Society, 10-11am
25 Aug – Sat – Houston: Archbishop Fiorenza Park Bird Survey; meet at 7:00am in front of the bathrooms near parking lot off Eldridge. Email Mary Anne Weber at maweber@houstonaudubon.org if you'd like to participate.
25 Aug – Sat – Spectacular Saturday at Edinburg Scenic Wetlands, free entry to grounds 7am-6pm, center 8am-5pm.
25 Aug – Sat – Discover Burrowing Owls on a walk at Resler Canyon, El Paso, 8-9am, with TPWD Urban Biologist Lois Balin.
25 Aug - Sat – Bird walk at Estero Llano Grande State Park, 8:30-10:30am. Contact: John Yochum, (956) 565-3919, john.yochum@tpwd.texas.gov
25 Aug – Sat – Birding 101 at Caprock Canyons State Park, 8:30-10:00pm. https://tpwd.texas.gov/calendar/caprock-canyons/birding-101-4
25 Aug – Sat - Purple Martin Migration event – Houston Audubon https://houstonaudubon.org/programs/all-age-groups/purple-martins.html
26 Aug – Sun - Bird walk at Mitchell Lake Audubon Center, 7:30-11:00am; free to members, $8 others
26 Aug - Sun – Bird walk at Estero Llano Grande State Park, 8:30-10:30am. Electric tram tour 2:00-4:00pm. Contact: John Yochum, (956) 565-3919, john.yochum@tpwd.texas.gov
19-26 Aug – 1st Vancouver International Bird Festival, http://www.vanbirdfest.com/ Birds on Parade – Seawall, 19 Aug (Sunday)
20-26 Aug - 27th International Ornithology Congress, Vancouver, Canada, iocongress2018.com  , https://twitter.com/IOCongress2018  Prelim program announced 9 Jan.
23-26 August - Davis Mountains Hummingbird Celebration, Hotel Limpia, Fort Davis. www.fortdavis.com The "Hummingbird Capitol of Texas" will host 3 days of lectures, viewings, field trips and discussion on the hummingbirds found throughout the Davis Mountains. https://festivalnet.com/69269/Fort-Davis-Texas/Festivals/Davis-Mountain-Hummingbird-Festival
29 Aug – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk, Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8:00-11:00am.
31 Aug – Fri – Texas Pelagics trip, Port Aransas, aboard the Kingfisher, 5:00am – 7:00pm; $180. Trip is full, but there is a waiting list. http://texaspelagics.com/2018-texas-pelagics-schedule/

September 2018
1 Sept - Sat – First Saturday Bird Walk at Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8-10am.
1 Sept - Sat – Bird walk at Estero Llano Grande State Park, 8:30-10:30am. Contact: John Yochum, (956) 565-3919, john.yochum@tpwd.texas.gov
1 Sept – Sat – Bolivar Beach Ramble (Houston Audubon’s Bolivar Flats Shorebird Sanctuary). Meet at 10:00 AM at the bollards (vehicular barrier). Parking sticker required for beach parking.
2 Sept – Sun – Commons Ford Prairie Bird Survey, 7:00am. Travis Audubon
2 Sept – Sun – Bird walk at Mitchell Lake Audubon Center, 8:00-11:00am; free to members, $8 others
2 Sept - Sun – Bird walk at Estero Llano Grande State Park, 8:30-10:30am. Contact: John Yochum, (956) 565-3919, john.yochum@tpwd.texas.gov
4 Sept – Tues – Tues morning bird walk, Edinburg Scenic Wetlands and World Birding Center, Hidalgo, 8:30am. Contact: mbarrera@cityofedinburg.com or EWBC at 956-381-9922.
5 Sept – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk, Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8:00-11:00am.
6 Sept – Thurs – Intro to Birding, Resaca del la Palma State Park, 10-11am. https://tpwd.texas.gov/calendar/resaca-de-la-palma/intro-to-birding
7 Sept – Fri - First Friday Birding at Palmetto State Park, Gonzales, 8-11am. https://tpwd.texas.gov/calendar/palmetto/first-friday-birding/
8 Sept - Sat – Hornsby Bend Monthly Bird Count, Austin, 7:00-11:30am and again 4:00pm-dusk. Contact Eric Carpenter at ecarpe@gmail.com

8 Sept – Sat – Ornithology Group shorebirds field trip with Ron Weeks.
8 Sept – Sat – Morning Canyon Crawl at Chaetura Canyon, Austin, 8-10am. Travis Audubon.
8 Sept – Sat – Second Saturday Bird Walk, Lewisville, Denton Co., Lake Lewisville Environmental Learning Area, (LLELA), 7:30am, $5 vehicle entrance.  LLELA bird guides: Sue Yost & Keith Lockhart. Info: sdyost@asunnytexas.com
9 Sept – Sun - Bird walk at Mitchell Lake Audubon Center, 8:00-11:00am; free to members, $8 others
9 Sept - Sun – Bike and Bird at Resaca de la Palma State Park, 8:30-9:30am. 3-mile guided tour. https://tpwd.texas.gov/calendar/resaca-de-la-palma/bike-and-bird/2018-09-09
10 Sept – Mon – N.B.! This is the second Monday! Houston’s Ornithology Group (OG) monthly meeting, Bayland Community Center. 6:30pm Learning Corner. 7:15pm program by David Sarkozi: Results of the Texas Nemesis Bird Survey
11 Sept – Tues – Monthly Second Tues Bird Walk at Mitchell Lake Audubon Center, 8:00-11:30am; free to members, $8 others
11 Sept – Tues – Tues morning bird walk, Edinburg Scenic Wetlands and World Birding Center, Hidalgo, 8:30am. Contact: mbarrera@cityofedinburg.com or EWBC at 956-381-9922.
12 Sept – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk, Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8:00-11:00am.
12 Sept – Wed – Houston Audubon Seniors Bus Trip, destination TBA. Register online. https://houstonaudubon.org/birding/field-trips-travel/senior-bus-trips.html
16 Sept – Sun - Bird walk at Mitchell Lake Audubon Center, 8:00-11:00am; free to members, $8 others
16 Sept – Sun – Commons Ford Prairie bird walk with Deb and Lee Wallace, 7:00-11:30am
17 Sept – Mon – Raptor ID Class with Byron Stone, 6:00-9:00pm, $30, Travis Audubon
17 Sept – Mon – El Paso Trans-Pecos Audubon Society meeting, 7:00 p.m. at the Centennial Museum at the corner of University and Wiggins.
18 Sept – Tues – Tues morning bird walk, Edinburg Scenic Wetlands and World Birding Center, Hidalgo, 8:30am. Contact: mbarrera@cityofedinburg.com or EWBC at 956-381-9922.
19 Sept – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk, Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8:00-11:00am.
20 Sept – Thurs – Intro to Birding, Resaca del la Palma State Park, 10-11am. https://tpwd.texas.gov/calendar/resaca-de-la-palma/intro-to-birding
21-22 Sept – Fri-Sat – American Birding Expo, Philadelphia, PA
22 Sept – Sat – Ornithology Group field trip to the Outdoor Nature Club’s Little Thicket Nature Sanctuary (LTNS), FM 945, SW of Coldspring, San Jacinto County. Contact Nina Rach for info, NRach@AutreVie.com
22 Sept – Sat – Fourth Saturday Bird Walk at Edith L. Moore Nature Sanctuary. Meet at cabin at 8:00am.
22 Sept – Sat – Texas Pelagics trip from South Padre Island, aboard the Osprey, 5:00am-5:00pm; $145 early discount, $195 after Sept 1. http://texaspelagics.com/2018-texas-pelagics-schedule/
24-27 Sept – 9th International Parrot Convention, Tenerife, Spain. http://www.wildparrotsupclose.com/9th-international-parrot-convention-2018.html
23 Sept – Sun - Bird walk at Mitchell Lake Audubon Center, 8:00-11:00am; free to members, $8 others
25 Sept – Tues – Tues morning bird walk, Edinburg Scenic Wetlands and World Birding Center, Hidalgo, 8:30am. Contact: mbarrera@cityofedinburg.com or EWBC at 956-381-9922.
26 Sept – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk, Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8:00-11:00am.
27 Sept – Thurs - Baytown Nature Center Bird Survey, led by David Hanson. Meet before 8am in the front parking lot.
29 Sept – Sat – Spectacular Saturday at Edinburg Scenic Wetlands, free entry to grounds 7am-6pm, center 8am-5pm.

October 2018
1 Oct – Mon – Houston’s Ornithology Group (OG) monthly meeting, Bayland Community Center. 6:30pm Learning Corner. 7:15pm program, Fred Collins & Bob Honig, Texas Historical Birding Overview, Part 2
2 Oct – Tues – Tues morning bird walk, Edinburg Scenic Wetlands and World Birding Center, Hidalgo, 8:30am. Contact: mbarrera@cityofedinburg.com or EWBC at 956-381-9922.
3 Oct – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk, Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8:00-11:00am.
5 Oct – Fri - First Friday Birding at Palmetto State Park, Gonzales, 8-11am. https://tpwd.texas.gov/calendar/palmetto/first-friday-birding/
6  Oct - Sat – First Saturday Bird Walk at Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8-10am
7 Oct – Sun - Bird walk at Mitchell Lake Audubon Center, 8:00-11:00am; free to members, $8 others
9 Oct – Tues – Bird walk at Mitchell Lake Audubon Center, 8:00-11:30am; free to members, $8 others
9 Oct – Tues – Tues morning bird walk, Edinburg Scenic Wetlands and World Birding Center, Hidalgo, 8:30am. Contact: mbarrera@cityofedinburg.com or EWBC at 956-381-9922.
10 Oct – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk, Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8:00-11:00am.
13 Oct - Sat – Houston Ornithology Group field trip to Brazoria NWR and/or Quintana Island. Led by Mark Scheuerman.
13 Oct - Sat – Hornsby Bend Monthly Bird Count, Austin, 7:00-11:30am and again 4:00pm-dusk. Contact Eric Carpenter at ecarpe@gmail.com
13 Oct – Sat – Second Saturday Bird Walk, Lewisville, Denton Co., Lake Lewisville Environmental Learning Area, (LLELA), 7:30am, $5 vehicle entrance.  LLELA bird guides: Sue Yost & Keith Lockhart. Info: sdyost@asunnytexas.com
13 Oct – Sat – Houston Audubon Raptor Photography Shoot, 9-11am at Sims Bayou Urban Nature Center, $25, Register online: https://houstonaudubon.org/programs/all-age-groups/raptors.html

13 Oct – Sat - Victor Emanuel Conservation Award Luncheon Honoring George Cofer, Austin, 11:00am https://travisaudubon.org/?event=victor-emanuel-conservation-award-luncheon-honoring-george-cofer#038;event_date=2018-10-13

14 Oct – Sun – Fourth Annual Big Sit! at Commons Ford Park, 6:00am – 5:00pm. Info: Shelia Hargis at shelia.hargis@gmail.com or 512-294-0272, or Deb Wallace at apeld@austin.rr.com or 512-937-7572.
14 Oct – Sun - Bird walk at Mitchell Lake Audubon Center, 8:00-11:00am; free to members, $8 others
16 Oct – Tues – Tues morning bird walk, Edinburg Scenic Wetlands and World Birding Center, Hidalgo, 8:30am. Contact: mbarrera@cityofedinburg.com or EWBC at 956-381-9922.
17 Oct – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk, Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8:00-11:00am.
18 Oct – Thurs - Baytown Nature Center Bird Survey, led by David Hanson. Meet before 8am in the front parking lot.
20 Oct - Sat – Houston Ornithology Group field trip to Bear Creek Park and Addicks Reservoir, led by Drew Dickert.
21 Oct – Sun - Bird walk at Mitchell Lake Audubon Center, 8:00-11:00am; free to members, $8 others
23 Oct – Tues – Tues morning bird walk, Edinburg Scenic Wetlands and World Birding Center, Hidalgo, 8:30am. Contact: mbarrera@cityofedinburg.com or EWBC at 956-381-9922.
24 Oct – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk, Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8:00-11:00am.
26-28 Oct – Fri-Sat-Sun – Texas Master Naturalist 2018 Annual Meeting, Sheraton Austin Georgetown Hotel, 1101 Woodlawn Ave., Georgetown.
27 Oct - Sat – Fourth Saturday Bird Walk at Edith L. Moore Nature Sanctuary. Meet at cabin at 8:00am.
27 Oct – Sat – Spectacular Saturday at Edinburg Scenic Wetlands; free entry to grounds 7am-6pm, center 8am-5pm.
28 Oct – Sun - Bird walk at Mitchell Lake Audubon Center, 8:00-11:00am; free to members, $8 others
30 Oct – Tues – Tues morning bird walk, Edinburg Scenic Wetlands and World Birding Center, Hidalgo, 8:30am. Contact: mbarrera@cityofedinburg.com or EWBC at 956-381-9922.
31 Oct – Wed – Halloween Bird Walk, Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8:00-11:00am.

November 2018
2 Nov – Fri - First Friday Birding at Palmetto State Park, Gonzales, 8-11am. https://tpwd.texas.gov/calendar/palmetto/first-friday-birding/
3 Nov - Sat – Houston Ornithology Group field trip to Huntsville State Park (target: Hairy Woodpecker)
3 Nov - Sat – First Saturday Bird Walk at Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8-10am
3 Nov – Sat – Owl Prowl event at Houston Audubon’s Edith L. Moore Nature Sanctuary, 7-9pm, $10 adults, $8 kids. Register online: https://houstonaudubon.org/programs/all-age-groups/owl-prowls-edith-moore.html
4 Nov – Sun - Bird walk at Mitchell Lake Audubon Center, 8:00-11:00am; free to members, $8 others
5 Nov – Mon - Houston’s Ornithology Group (OG) monthly meeting, Bayland Community Center. 6:30pm Learning Corner. 7:15pm program by Gary Clark, “Birding in Cuba”
6 Nov – Tues – Tues morning bird walk, Edinburg Scenic Wetlands and World Birding Center, Hidalgo, 8:30am. Contact: mbarrera@cityofedinburg.com or EWBC at 956-381-9922.
7 Nov – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk, Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8:00-11:00am.
7-11 Nov – Wed-Sun – 25th Annual Rio Grande Valley Birding Festival, Harlingen, https://www.rgvbf.org/
10 Nov - Sat – Hornsby Bend Monthly Bird Count, Austin, 7:00-11:30am and again 4:00pm-dusk. Contact Eric Carpenter at ecarpe@gmail.com
10 Nov – Sat – Second Saturday Bird Walk, Lewisville, Denton Co., Lake Lewisville Environmental Learning Area, (LLELA), 7:30am, $5 vehicle entrance.  LLELA bird guides: Sue Yost & Keith Lockhart. Info: sdyost@asunnytexas.com
11 Nov – Sun - Bird walk at Mitchell Lake Audubon Center, 8:00-11:00am; free to members, $8 others
11 Nov – Sun – Owl Prowl event at Houston Audubon’s Sims Bayou Urban Nature Center, 6-8pm, $10 adults, $6 kids. Register online: https://houstonaudubon.org/programs/all-age-groups/owl-prowls-sims.html
12-16 Nov - Mon-Fri – Post-RGVBF trip to El Cielo Biosphere Reserve (UNESCO site), southern Tamaulipas, Mexico. $995-$1115, leaving from Harlingen 7:00am.
13 Nov – Tues – Tues morning bird walk, Edinburg Scenic Wetlands and World Birding Center, Hidalgo, 8:30am. Contact: mbarrera@cityofedinburg.com or EWBC at 956-381-9922.
14-17 Nov – Wed-Sat – 31st Annual Festival of the Cranes, Bosque del Apache, NM. Registration opens Sept 5. http://www.friendsofbosquedelapache.org/festival-of-the-cranes.aspx
15 Nov – Thurs - Baytown Nature Center Bird Survey, led by David Hanson. Meet before 8am in the front parking lot.
17 Nov – Sun - Bird walk at Mitchell Lake Audubon Center, 8:00-11:00am; free to members, $8 others
20 Nov – Tues – Tues morning bird walk, Edinburg Scenic Wetlands and World Birding Center, Hidalgo, 8:30am. Contact: mbarrera@cityofedinburg.com or EWBC at 956-381-9922.
24 Nov Sat – Fourth Saturday Bird Walk at Edith L. Moore Nature Sanctuary. Meet at cabin at 8:00am.
24 Nov – Sat – Spectacular Saturday at Edinburg Scenic Wetlands; free entry to grounds 7am-6pm, center 8am-5pm.
25 Nov – Sun - Bird walk at Mitchell Lake Audubon Center, 8:00-11:00am; free to members, $8 others
27 Nov – Tues – Tues morning bird walk, Edinburg Scenic Wetlands and World Birding Center, Hidalgo, 8:30am. Contact: mbarrera@cityofedinburg.com or EWBC at 956-381-9922.

December 2018
1 Dec - Sat – First Saturday Bird Walk at Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8-10am
2 Dec – Sun - Bird walk at Mitchell Lake Audubon Center, 8:00-11:00am; free to members, $8 others
3 Dec – Mon - Houston’s Ornithology Group (OG) monthly meeting, Bayland Community Center. 6:30pm Learning Corner. 7:15pm program by Kristine Rivers, “Wintering Waterfowl”
4 Dec – Tues – Tues morning bird walk, Edinburg Scenic Wetlands and World Birding Center, Hidalgo, 8:30am. Contact: mbarrera@cityofedinburg.com or EWBC at 956-381-9922.
7 Dec – Fri - First Friday Birding at Palmetto State Park, Gonzales, 8-11am. https://tpwd.texas.gov/calendar/palmetto/first-friday-birding/
7 Dec – Fri – Owl Prowl event at Houston Audubon’s Edith L. Moore Nature Sanctuary, 7-9pm, $10 adults, $8 kids. Register online: https://houstonaudubon.org/programs/all-age-groups/owl-prowls-edith-moore.html
8 Dec - Sat – Houston Ornithology Group field trip to the Laas Farm, Brokshire, Waller County, led by John Berner.
8 Dec - Sat – Hornsby Bend Monthly Bird Count, Austin, 7:00-11:30am and again 4:00pm-dusk. Contact Eric Carpenter at ecarpe@gmail.com
8 Dec – Sat – Second Saturday Bird Walk, Lewisville, Denton Co., Lake Lewisville Environmental Learning Area, (LLELA), 7:30am, $5 vehicle entrance.  LLELA bird guides: Sue Yost & Keith Lockhart. Info: sdyost@asunnytexas.com
9 Dec – Sun - Bird walk at Mitchell Lake Audubon Center, 8:00-11:00am; free to members, $8 others
11 Dec – Tues – Tues morning bird walk, Edinburg Scenic Wetlands and World Birding Center, Hidalgo, 8:30am. Contact: mbarrera@cityofedinburg.com or EWBC at 956-381-9922.
15 Dec – Sat – Owl Prowl event at Houston Audubon’s Sims Bayou Urban Nature Center, 6-8pm, $10 adults, $6 kids. Register online: https://houstonaudubon.org/programs/all-age-groups/owl-prowls-sims.html
18 Dec – Tues – Tues morning bird walk, Edinburg Scenic Wetlands and World Birding Center, Hidalgo, 8:30am. Contact: mbarrera@cityofedinburg.com or EWBC at 956-381-9922.

Dec – Jan: Audubon’s 119th Christmas Bird Counts!

January 2019
4 Jan – Fri - First Friday Birding at Palmetto State Park, Gonzales, 8-11am. https://tpwd.texas.gov/calendar/palmetto/first-friday-birding/
5 Jan - Sat – First Saturday Bird Walk at Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8-10am
7 Jan – Mon – Houston’s Ornithology Group (OG) monthly meeting, Bayland Community Center. 6:30pm CBC review and raffle! 7:15pm program TBA
8 Jan – Tues – Tues morning bird walk, Edinburg Scenic Wetlands and World Birding Center, Hidalgo, 8:30am. Contact: mbarrera@cityofedinburg.com or EWBC at 956-381-9922.
11 Jan – Fri – Owl Prowl event at Houston Audubon’s Edith L. Moore Nature Sanctuary, 7-9pm, $10 adults, $8 kids. Register online: https://houstonaudubon.org/programs/all-age-groups/owl-prowls-edith-moore.html
12 Jan - Sat – Hornsby Bend Monthly Bird Count, Austin, 7:00-11:30am and again 4:00pm-dusk. Contact Eric Carpenter at ecarpe@gmail.com
12 Jan – Sat – Second Saturday Bird Walk, Lewisville, Denton Co., Lake Lewisville Environmental Learning Area, (LLELA), 7:30am, $5 vehicle entrance.  LLELA bird guides: Sue Yost & Keith Lockhart. Info: sdyost@asunnytexas.com
15 Jan – Tues – Tues morning bird walk, Edinburg Scenic Wetlands and World Birding Center, Hidalgo, 8:30am. Contact: mbarrera@cityofedinburg.com or EWBC at 956-381-9922.
17 Jan – Thurs - Baytown Nature Center Bird Survey, led by David Hanson. Meet before 8am in the front parking lot.
19 Jan – Sat – Owl Prowl event at Houston Audubon’s Sims Bayou Urban Nature Center, 6-8pm, $10 adults, $6 kids. Register online: https://houstonaudubon.org/programs/all-age-groups/owl-prowls-sims.html
22 Jan – Tues – Tues morning bird walk, Edinburg Scenic Wetlands and World Birding Center, Hidalgo, 8:30am. Contact: mbarrera@cityofedinburg.com or EWBC at 956-381-9922.
29 Jan – Tues – Tues morning bird walk, Edinburg Scenic Wetlands and World Birding Center, Hidalgo, 8:30am. Contact: mbarrera@cityofedinburg.com or EWBC at 956-381-9922.
February 2019

1 Feb – Fri - First Friday Birding at Palmetto State Park, Gonzales, 8-11am. https://tpwd.texas.gov/calendar/palmetto/first-friday-birding/
2 Feb - Sat – First Saturday Bird Walk at Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8-10am
4 Feb – Mon – Houston’s Ornithology Group (OG) monthly meeting, Bayland Community Center. 6:30pm Learning Corner. 7:15pm program: Prof. Amy Dunham, Rice Univ., Tropical biology studies, Birds in Guam.
5 Feb – Tues – Tues morning bird walk, Edinburg Scenic Wetlands and World Birding Center, Hidalgo, 8:30am. Contact: mbarrera@cityofedinburg.com or EWBC at 956-381-9922.
?? Feb – 7th Laredo Birding Festival – Monte Mucho Audubon Society, http://www.laredobirdingfestival.org/
8 Feb – Fri – Owl Prowl event at Houston Audubon’s Edith L. Moore Nature Sanctuary, 7-9pm, $10 adults, $8 kids. Register online: https://houstonaudubon.org/programs/all-age-groups/owl-prowls-edith-moore.html
9 Feb - Sat – Hornsby Bend Monthly Bird Count, Austin, 7:00-11:30am and again 4:00pm-dusk. Contact Eric Carpenter at ecarpe@gmail.com 
9 Feb - Sat – Houston Ornithology Group field trip to Lone Star College Kingwood campus, led by Michael Cooper.
9 Feb – Sat – Second Saturday Bird Walk, Lewisville, Denton Co., Lake Lewisville Environmental Learning Area, (LLELA), 7:30am, $5 vehicle entrance.  LLELA bird guides: Sue Yost & Keith Lockhart. Info: sdyost@asunnytexas.com
12 Feb – Tues – Tues morning bird walk, Edinburg Scenic Wetlands and World Birding Center, Hidalgo, 8:30am. Contact: mbarrera@cityofedinburg.com or EWBC at 956-381-9922.
13 Feb – Wed – Houston Audubon Raptor Photography Shoot, at Sims Bayou Urban Nature Center, $25, Register online: https://houstonaudubon.org/programs/all-age-groups/raptors.html
19 Feb – Tues – Tues morning bird walk, Edinburg Scenic Wetlands and World Birding Center, Hidalgo, 8:30am. Contact: mbarrera@cityofedinburg.com or EWBC at 956-381-9922.
21 Feb – Thurs - Baytown Nature Center Bird Survey, led by David Hanson. Meet before 8am in the front parking lot.
23 Feb - Sat - Ornithology Group field trip to W.G. Jones State Park, Montgomery County, led by Mark Scheuerman (target: Red-cockaded Woodpecker)
23 Feb – Sat – Owl Prowl event at Houston Audubon’s Sims Bayou Urban Nature Center, 6-8pm, $10 adults, $6 kids. Register online: https://houstonaudubon.org/programs/all-age-groups/owl-prowls-sims.html
26 Feb – Tues – Tues morning bird walk, Edinburg Scenic Wetlands and World Birding Center, Hidalgo, 8:30am. Contact: mbarrera@cityofedinburg.com or EWBC at 956-381-9922.

March 2019

1 March – Fri - First Friday Birding at Palmetto State Park, Gonzales, 8-11am. https://tpwd.texas.gov/calendar/palmetto/first-friday-birding/
2 March - Sat – First Saturday Bird Walk at Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8-10am
4 March – Mon – Houston’s Ornithology Group (OG) monthly meeting, Bayland Community Center. 6:30pm Learning Corner. 7:15pm program
5 March – Tues – Tues morning bird walk, Edinburg Scenic Wetlands and World Birding Center, Hidalgo, 8:30am. Contact: mbarrera@cityofedinburg.com or EWBC at 956-381-9922.
8-9 March – Fri-Sat – Houston Ornithology Group field trip to Kleberg and Brooks counties, led by Tom Langschied.
9 March - Sat – Hornsby Bend Monthly Bird Count, Austin, 7:00-11:30am and again 4:00pm-dusk. Contact Eric Carpenter at ecarpe@gmail.com
9 March – Sat – Second Saturday Bird Walk, Lewisville, Denton Co., Lake Lewisville Environmental Learning Area, (LLELA), 7:30am, $5 vehicle entrance.  LLELA bird guides: Sue Yost & Keith Lockhart. Info: sdyost@asunnytexas.com
??? Houston Audubon Birdathon Workshop at Edith L. Moore?? 2018 link: https://houstonaudubon.org/newsroom.html/article/2018/03/12/birdathon-workshop-2018
12 March – Tues – Tues morning bird walk, Edinburg Scenic Wetlands and World Birding Center, Hidalgo, 8:30am. Contact: mbarrera@cityofedinburg.com or EWBC at 956-381-9922.
19 March – Tues – Tues morning bird walk, Edinburg Scenic Wetlands and World Birding Center, Hidalgo, 8:30am. Contact: mbarrera@cityofedinburg.com or EWBC at 956-381-9922.
21 March – Thurs - Baytown Nature Center Bird Survey, led by David Hanson. Meet before 8am in the front parking lot.
26 March – Tues – Tues morning bird walk, Edinburg Scenic Wetlands and World Birding Center, Hidalgo, 8:30am. Contact: mbarrera@cityofedinburg.com or EWBC at 956-381-9922.
26 March – Tues – Houston Audubon Raptor Photography Shoot, at Sims Bayou Urban Nature Center, $25, Register online: https://houstonaudubon.org/programs/all-age-groups/raptors.html

April 2019
1 Apr –Mon – Houston’s Ornithology Group (OG) monthly meeting, Bayland Community Center. 6:30pm Learning Corner. 7:15pm program
2 Apr – Tues – Tues morning bird walk, Edinburg Scenic Wetlands and World Birding Center, Hidalgo, 8:30am. Contact: mbarrera@cityofedinburg.com or EWBC at 956-381-9922.
5 Apr – Fri - First Friday Birding at Palmetto State Park, Gonzales, 8-11am. https://tpwd.texas.gov/calendar/palmetto/first-friday-birding/
6 Apr - Sat – First Saturday Bird Walk at Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8-10am
9 Apr – Tues – Tues morning bird walk, Edinburg Scenic Wetlands and World Birding Center, Hidalgo, 8:30am. Contact: mbarrera@cityofedinburg.com or EWBC at 956-381-9922.
11-14 Apr – Thurs-Sun – Galveston Feather Fest
13 Apr - Sat – Hornsby Bend Monthly Bird Count, Austin, 7:00-11:30am and again 4:00pm-dusk. Contact Eric Carpenter at ecarpe@gmail.com
13 Apr – Sat – Second Saturday Bird Walk, Lewisville, Denton Co., Lake Lewisville Environmental Learning Area, (LLELA), 7:30am, $5 vehicle entrance.  LLELA bird guides: Sue Yost & Keith Lockhart. Info: sdyost@asunnytexas.com
16 Apr – Tues – Tues morning bird walk, Edinburg Scenic Wetlands and World Birding Center, Hidalgo, 8:30am. Contact: mbarrera@cityofedinburg.com or EWBC at 956-381-9922.
18 Apr – Thurs - Baytown Nature Center Bird Survey, led by David Hanson. Meet before 8am in the front parking lot.
23 Apr – Tues – Tues morning bird walk, Edinburg Scenic Wetlands and World Birding Center, Hidalgo, 8:30am. Contact: mbarrera@cityofedinburg.com or EWBC at 956-381-9922.
26-28 Apr – Fri – Sun – 2nd Annual South Llano River Birding Festival. https://tpwd.texas.gov/calendar/south-llano-river/2nd-annual-south-llano-river-birding-festival
27 Apr – Sat – Houston Ornithology Group field trip with Kristen Vale, American Bird Conservancy fundraiser.
30 Apr – Tues – Tues morning bird walk, Edinburg Scenic Wetlands and World Birding Center, Hidalgo, 8:30am. Contact: mbarrera@cityofedinburg.com or EWBC at 956-381-9922.

May 2019
3 May – Fri - First Friday Birding at Palmetto State Park, Gonzales, 8-11am. https://tpwd.texas.gov/calendar/palmetto/first-friday-birding/
4 May – Sat – Houston Ornithology Group field trip - TBA
4 May - Sat – First Saturday Bird Walk at Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8-10am
6 May – Mon – Houston’s Ornithology Group (OG) monthly meeting, Bayland Community Center. 6:30pm Learning Corner. 7:15pm program.
7 May – Tues – Tues morning bird walk, Edinburg Scenic Wetlands and World Birding Center, Hidalgo, 8:30am. Contact: mbarrera@cityofedinburg.com or EWBC at 956-381-9922.
7 May – Tues – Sat – Houston Audubon Raptor Photography Shoot, at Sims Bayou Urban Nature Center, $25, Register online: https://houstonaudubon.org/programs/all-age-groups/raptors.html
11 May - Sat – Hornsby Bend Monthly Bird Count, Austin, 7:00-11:30am and again 4:00pm-dusk. Contact Eric Carpenter at ecarpe@gmail.com
11 May – Sat – Second Saturday Bird Walk, Lewisville, Denton Co., Lake Lewisville Environmental Learning Area, (LLELA), 7:30am, $5 vehicle entrance.  LLELA bird guides: Sue Yost & Keith Lockhart. Info: sdyost@asunnytexas.com
14 May – Tues – Tues morning bird walk, Edinburg Scenic Wetlands and World Birding Center, Hidalgo, 8:30am. Contact: mbarrera@cityofedinburg.com or EWBC at 956-381-9922.

For full list, visit: http://ornithologygroup.com/Events/
Links:
Houston Audubon www.houstonaudubon.org 
Galveston County Audubonwww.houstonaudubon.org/birding/field-trips-travel/galveston-group.html
Golden Triangle Audubon (Beaumont) - www.goldentriangleaudubon.org
Huntsville Audubon - www.huntsvilleaudubon.org
Travis Audubon (Austin) - www.travisaudubon.org/field-trips-list
Bastrop Audubon - www.bastropcountyaudubon.org
Coastal Bend Audubon (Corpus Christi) - www.coastalbendaudubon.org
Central Texas Audubon (Waco area, McLennan County) - www.centexaudubon.org
San Antonio Audubon - www.saaudubon.org
Monte Mucho Audubon Society (MMAS) - uses Meetup.com for trips
Williamson Audubon Group (Georgetown) - www.meetup.com/WilliamsonAudubonGroup/
Prairie and Timbers Audubon (McKinney) – www.prairieandtimbers.org
Audubon Dallas – www.audubondallas.org
Fort Worth Audubon - www.fwas.org
El Paso/Trans-Pecos Audubon - www.trans-pecos-audubon.com
Celebration of our Mountains (West Texas) - http://www.celebmtns.org

http://ornithologygroup.org/Events
Updated: 7/26/2018