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Texas Birding Events (updated 26 March 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
MARCH 2018
27 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.
27 March – Tues – DAILY through the end of April, 8:30am-12:30pm – Spring Hawk Watch at Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park, Info: Roy J Rodriguez, (956) 584-9156 ext 234, roy.rodriguez@tpwd.texas.gov
28 March – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk at Kleb Woods Nature Center, 20303 Draper Road, Tomball, 8:30-11:00am. Info: KlebWoods@HCTX.net, 281-357-5324
28 March – Wed – Archbishop Fiorenza Park Phase 2 Bird Survey (Houston Audubon), between Eldridge & Hwy 6, 7:30am
28 March – Wed – Bird walk at Estero Llano Grande SP, 8:30-10:30am. Meet John Yochum on the deck.
28 March – Wed – Shorebird Walk at Goose Island State Park, 8:30-11am. Info: Sarah Nordlof, (361) 729-2858, sarah.nordlof@tpwd.texas.gov
29 March – Thurs – (Awesome) Birding field trip in van from Estero Llano Grande SP to Audubon’s Sabal Palm Sanctuary, Nature Conservancy’s Southmost Preserve, Brownsville Sanitary Landfill, Palo Alto Battlefield SP, and Old Port Isabel Road, $25, reservations required. Info: John Yochum, (956) 565-3919, john.yochum@tpwd.texas.gov
29 March – Thurs – Woodland Bird Walk at Goose Island State Park, 8:30-11am. Info: Sarah Nordlof, (361) 729-2858, sarah.nordlof@tpwd.texas.gov
31 March – Sat – OG field trip to Texas City Dike, with Allen Hardee. Meet at 8:00am. Limited to 16. Contact Teresa Connell, (505) 280-7443, teresaconnell@live.com
31 March – Sat – “Birds of Memorial Park,” 90-min hike hosted by Memorial Park Conservancy, meet at 8:00am at Cullen Running Trails Center front porch, 7575 North Picnic Lane, Houston. Info: kmccann@memorialparkconservancy.org
31 March – Sat – Bird walk at Estero Llano Grande SP, 8:30-10:30am. Meet John Yochum on the deck.
31 March – Sat – Bird and Nature Hike at Resaca de la Palma State Park, 8:30-9:30am. Info: Lauren Acevedo, (956)350-2920, lauren.acevedo@tpwd.texas.gov
31 March – Sat – Bird Walk at Big Tree Natural Area (normally closed to public), 8:30-11am. Check in at Goose Island SP headquarters for a tour ticket first. Info: Sarah Nordlof, (361) 729-2858, sarah.nordlof@tpwd.texas.gov

31 March – Sat – Build-a-Bird Workshop at Eisenhower State Park, 10-11am, meet at Armadillo Hill Group Area. Info: Kate Saling, (903) 465-1956, kate.saling@tpwd.texas.gov
31 March – Sat – Bird Watching evening hike with Sean at McKinney Falls State Park, 5:30-6:30pm. Meet at the Upper Falls parking lot.
31 March – sat – Name That Bird! A fun game of Texas bird identification at Lake Mineral Wells State Park amphitheater, 7:00-9:00pm. Info: David Owens, (940) 328-1171 ext 222, david.owens@tpwd.texas.gov

APRIL 2018
1 April – Sun – Deadline to register for the 2018 Great Texas Birding Classic. https://tpwd.texas.gov/events/great-texas-birding-classic/rules-and-registration
1 April – Sun - DAILY through the end of April, 8:30am-12:30pm – Spring Hawk Watch at Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park, Info: Roy J Rodriguez, (956) 584-9156 ext 234, roy.rodriguez@tpwd.texas.gov
1 April – Sun – Bird walk at Estero Llano Grande SP, 8:30-10:30am. Meet John Yochum on the deck.
1 April – Sun – Egg Bingo at Meridian State Pak, 3:00-4:00pm.
2 April – Mon - Houston Ornithology Group (OG) Monthly Meeting, Bayland Community Center, Houston, 6:30 Learning Corner, 7:15 pm program by Brad and Noma Macurda, "One If By Land, Two If By Sea: Spring Migration on Texas' Upper Gulf Coast"
3 April – Tues – Galveston Bay Foundation’s Monthly Sweetwater Survey, 103rd Street in Galveston, led by David Bulliner, 6:30am-10:00am. Info: Kari Howard khoward@audubon.org
3 April – 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.
4 April – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk at Kleb Woods Nature Center, 20303 Draper Road, Tomball, 8:30-11:00am. Info: KlebWoods@HCTX.net, 281-357-5324
4 April – Wed – Northeast Texas Field Ornithologists monthly meeting, Greggton United Methodist Church Community Room (Pine Tree Road in Longview) at 6:30 PM
2-11 April – Mon-Wed – VENT – Spring in South Texas Birding Tour, led by Barry Zimmer (El Paso) & Erik Bruhnke, starting in Corpus Christi, ending in Laredo; $3295.
http://www.ventbird.com/birding-tour/2018/04/02/spring-in-south-texas
5-8 April – Thurs-Sun – Houston’s Ornithology Group (OG) weekend trip in the Texas Hill Country, starting at Mo Ranch and Kerr WMA (Kerr Co.). Birding at Heart of the Hills Fisheries Science Center (Ingram), Kerrville hotspots, South Llano River State Park, WTP, and hotspots (Junction, Kimble Co.), Lost Maples State Natural Area (Vanderpool, Bandera/Real Cos.)  Contact Nina Rach, NRach@AutreVie.com, 281-433-0651.
6 April – Fri – Bird Walk at South Llano River State Park, 8:30-9:30am, Meet at the Fawn Trail parking lot (behind Park Headquarters). Info: Holly Platz, (325) 446-3994, holly.platz@tpwd.texas.gov
6 April – Fri – First Friday Birding at Palmetto State Park, 9am-12pm. Info: Jason True, (830) 672-3266, jason.true@tpwd.texas.gov
7 April – Sat – First Saturday Bird Walk at Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8-10am
7 April – Sat – Bird and Nature Hike at Resaca de la Palma State Park, 8:30-9:30am. Info: Lauren Acevedo, (956)350-2920, lauren.acevedo@tpwd.texas.gov
7 April – Sat – Bird Walk at Dinosaur Valley State Park, 10-11am. Info: Shawn Garver, (254) 897-4588, shawn.garver@tpwd.texas.gov
8 April – Sun – Birding 101 at Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, 8:30-10:30am, meet in Day Use Area.   Info: Jessica DeBoer, (830) 685-3636, Jessica.DeBoer@tpwd.texas.gov
9 April – Mon – Hermann Park Bird Survey (Houston Audubon), 7:30am. Coordinated by Jim Winn.
10 April – 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 April – Wed – Birding for Beginners, Atlanta State Park, 10-11am, meet at the Volksmarch Trailhead. Info: Kelsey Johnson, (903) 679-3351, kelsey.johnson@tpwd.texas.gov
11 April – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk at Kleb Woods Nature Center, 20303 Draper Road, Tomball, 8:30-11:00am. Info: KlebWoods@HCTX.net, 281-357-5324
11 April – Wed – “Warbler Identification” (with specimens from Texas A&M), at Kleb Woods Nature Sanctuary, Tomball, 1:30-3:30pm.
11-15 Apr (Wed-Sun) – VENT – Spring in South Texas: Hill Country Extension, bed by Barry Zimmer and Erik Bruhnke, Depart Laredo, ends in San Antonio; $1595.
http://www.ventbird.com/birding-tour/2018/04/11/spring-in-south-texas-hill-country-extension
12 April – Thurs – Birding Field Trip – Big Day by van, leaving from Estero Llano Grande SP at 6am, return 3pm. $25, reservation required, limited to 10 people. Info: John Yochum, (956) 565-3919, john.yochum@tpwd.texas.gov
13 April – Fri – Audubon Coastal Bird Survey, meet at Galveston’s East Beach, 8:00-9:30am. Register in advance; Info: TERN@audubon.org
13 April – Fri – Bird Walk at South Llano River State Park, 8:30-9:30am, Meet at the Fawn Trail parking lot (behind Park Headquarters). Info: Holly Platz, (325) 446-3994, holly.platz@tpwd.texas.gov
14-20 April (Sat – Fri) – Field Guides Birding Tour, Texas Coast Migration Spectacle, led by John Coons; $2190. http://www.fieldguides.com/bird-tours/texas-coast
14 April – Sat – Open Day at Davis Mountains Preserve (Nature Conservancy), 8am-4pm
14 April – Sat – San Antonio Audubon Beginners’ Bird Walk, 7:30am. Meet Georgina Schwartz (210/342-2073) at the Jack Judson Nature Trails, Olmos Park, Alamo Heights.
14 April – Sat – Bird Walk, Lake Arrowhead State Park, 8-9am, meet at campground loop dump station. Led by members of the Texas Master Naturalists: Rolling Plains Chapter. Info: Laura Clepper, (940) 528-2211, laura.clepper@tpwd.texas.gov
14 April – Sat – Bird and Nature Hike at Resaca de la Palma State Park, 8:30-9:30am. Info: Lauren Acevedo, (956)350-2920, lauren.acevedo@tpwd.texas.gov
14 April – 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 April – Sat – Houston Arboretum Bird Survey, 8-10am. Led by Theo Ostler (tostler@houstonarboretum.org) & Kelsey Low.
https://houstonarboretum.org/events/saturday-bird-walk/
14 April – Sat – Heard Museum monthly bird walk, 8:00-9:30am, McKinney, TX
14 April – Sat – Hornsby Bend monthly bird count, Austin, 7:00-11:30am.  Contact Eric Carpenter at ecarpe@gmail.com
14 April – Sat – Third Annual Spring Wingding Bird Fair at Dinosaur Valley State Park, 7:00am-2:00pm. 1600 acres on the Paluxy River. Hikes, bird crafts, exhibitors, bird-friendly plants for sale. Info: Jenn Menge, (254) 897-4588, jenn.menge@tpwd.texas.gov
14 April – Sat – Sabine Woods Field Trip with Jim Stevenson. $50. Info: galornsoc@earthlink.net
15-18 April – Sun-Wed – Spring Songbird Seminar with Jim Stevenson. 7am daily start, coastal birding in Galveston & Brazoria Counties. $400/full or $125/day. Info: galornsoc@earthlink.net
15-22 April – Sun-Sun - Safari field trip E with Gene Blacklock, Navahonian Region Study – north of El Paso, New Mexico (class April 2). http://www.stxbot.org/gene_blacklocks_birding_courses_stxbot_2017.html
17 April – 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 April – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk at Kleb Woods Nature Center, 20303 Draper Road, Tomball, 8:30-11:00am. Info: KlebWoods@HCTX.net, 281-357-5324
19 April – Thurs – Baytown Nature Center Bird Survey, 8am. Led by David Hanson.
19 April – Thurs – Huntsville Audubon monthly meeting.
19-22 April – The Birdiest Festival in America, South Texas Botanical Gardens & Nature Center, Corpus Christi. www.stxbot.org
19-22 April – Galveston Feather Fest. www.galvestonfeatherfest.com/
19-25 April – Thurs-Wed – VENT – High Island Migration field trip, led by Erik Bruhnke; $2195.
http://www.ventbird.com/birding-tour/2018/04/19/high-island-migration
20-22 April – Open Weekend, Independence Creek Preserve (Nature Conservancy), 3pm Fri to noon Sun. www.nature.org/ourinitiatives/regions/northamerica/unitedstates/texas/events/independence-creek-preserve-open-days.xml
20-22 April (Fri-Sun) – Fort Worth Audubon weekend trip to Lower Rio Grande Valley, led by Charley Amos, gimbloom@gmail.com
21-27 April (Sat – Fri) – Field Guides Birding Tour, Texas Coast Migration Spectacle, led by John Coons; $2190. http://www.fieldguides.com/bird-tours/texas-coast
21-30 April (Sat-Mon) – Field Guides Birding Tour to Texas’s Big Bend & Hill Country, led by Chris Benesh & Cory Gregory; $3275.
http://fieldguides.com/bird-tours/texas-big-bend
21 April – Sat – Audubon Dallas sunrise field trip to Southside Water Treatment Plant. Limited to 15 people. RSVP to Bob Stone by March 27, rgstone@sbcglobal.net, 214-287-9940
21 April – Sat – Houston Arboretum Bird Survey, 8-10am. Led by Theo Ostler (tostler@houstonarboretum.org) & Kelsey Low.
21 April – Sat – Willow Waterhole Bird Survey, Houston, 7-9am. Led by Mary Ann Beauchemin.
21 April – Sat – Woodland Park Bird Survey, Houston, 7:30-9:30am. Led by Jason Bonilla.
21 April – Sat – Hogg Bird Sanctuary Bird Survey (Houston Audubon), 1 Westcott St. Led by Cin-Ty Lee.
21 April – Sat – Bird walk at Sheldon Lake State Park. Meet at 8:00am. Contact Hannah Buschert, Hannah.Buschert@tpwd.texas.gov
21 April – Sat - Monthly Bird Banding at GCBO Headquarters, Lake Jackson, with Robert & Kay Lookingbill, 8am-12pm.
21 April – Sat – Bird and Nature Hike at Resaca de la Palma State Park, 8:30-9:30am. Info: Lauren Acevedo, (956)350-2920, lauren.acevedo@tpwd.texas.gov
21 April – Sat – Bird Walk at Dinosaur Valley State Park, 10-11am. Info: Shawn Garver, (254) 897-4588, shawn.garver@tpwd.texas.gov
22 April – Sun – Birding 101 at Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, 8:30-10:30am, meet in Day Use Area.   Info: Jessica DeBoer, (830) 685-3636, Jessica.DeBoer@tpwd.texas.gov
22-28 April - Sun-Sat – Paradise Birding Tour to South Texas Lower Rio Grande, with Stephen Shunk, $2480/$2780.
http://www.paradisebirding.com/birding-tours-Rio-Grande-Texas.html
22-29 April – Sun-Sun – VENT – Bolivar Beach House: Migration on the Upper Texas Coast, led by Michael O’Brien & Louise Zemaitis; $2695.
http://www.ventbird.com/birding-tour/2018/04/22/bolivar-beach-house
23-26 April – Mon-Thurs – “Spring Shootout” (birding photography) with Jim Stevenson, Galveston. $400/full or $125/day. Info: galornsoc@earthlink.net
23 April to 3 May – Mon-Thurs - VENT – Bid Bend National Park & the Texas Hill Country tour, led by Barry Zimmer & Kevin Zimmer, departs from San Antonio, ends in El Paso; $3395. http://www.ventbird.com/birding-tour/2018/04/23/big-bend-national-park-the-texas-hill-country
24 April – 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.
25 April – Wed – World Penguin Day. http://southeastee.org/net/calendar/details.aspx?s=125340.0.0.22&c=5993060
25 April – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk at Kleb Woods Nature Center, 20303 Draper Road, Tomball, 8:30-11:00am. Info: KlebWoods@HCTX.net, 281-357-5324
25 April – Wed – Archbishop Fiorenza Park Phase 2 Bird Survey (Houston Audubon), between Eldridge & Hwy 6, 7:30am
27 April – Fri – Audubon Coastal Bird Survey, meet at Galveston’s East Beach, 8:00-9:30am. Register in advance; Info: TERN@audubon.org
27-29 April – South Llano River State Park Birding Festival (First Annual!), coordinated by Holly Platz, (325) 446-3994. Includes GCWA  and riparian walks, and a Big Sit 7-12 on Sunday. Info at: www.facebook.com/slrspbirdingfestival/ - $65 registration fee; to request a packet, email southllanoriverbirdingfestival@gmail.com
28 April – Sat – Deer Park Prairie monthly bird count (4th Saturday), 1222 E. Purdue Lane, Deer Park, TX 77536, with Damien Carey
28 April – Sat – Mitchell Lake Audubon Center, San Antonio – Beginner Bird Walk, 8-10am. $8.00/non-members
28 April – Sat – Bird and Nature Hike at Resaca de la Palma State Park, 8:30-9:30am. Info: Lauren Acevedo, (956)350-2920, lauren.acevedo@tpwd.texas.gov
28 April – Sat – Bird Walk at Dinosaur Valley State Park, 10-11am. Info: Shawn Garver, (254) 897-4588, shawn.garver@tpwd.texas.gov
28 April – Sat – High Island and Anahuac NWR field trip with Jim Stevenson. $50. Info: galornsoc@earthlink.net
Late April – Balcones Songbird Festival, Lago Vista - https://www.friendsofbalcones.org/festival
Cancelled for 2018: Wings Over the Hills Festival, Fredericksburg. http://wingsoverthehills.org/

MAY 2018
1 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.
2 May – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk, Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8:30-11:30am.
3-6 May – Thurs-Sun - Texas Ornithological Society (TOS) Spring Meeting, Alpine area
4 May – Fri – First Friday Birding at Palmetto State Park, 9am-12pm. Info: Jason True, (830) 672-3266, jason.true@tpwd.texas.gov
5 May - Sat – First Saturday Bird Walk at Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8-10am
5 May – Sat – Bird and Nature Hike at Resaca de la Palma State Park, 8:30-9:30am. Info: Lauren Acevedo, (956)350-2920, lauren.acevedo@tpwd.texas.gov
5 May – Sat – Birding and photography trip to Bolivar Flats, Spoonbill Rookery and Anahuac NWR with Jim Stevenson. $50. Info: galornsoc@earthlink.net
5 May – Sat – East Texas Birding 101 at Caddo Mounds State Historic Site, with Prof. Brent Burt, 8:30am. Contact: Anthony Souther, Site Manager, 936.858.3218, anthony.souther@thc.state.tx.us. $4.00  www.facebook.com/events/1366560193466295/
7 May – Mon - Houston Ornithology Group Monthly Meeting, 6:30pm-9:00pm, Bayland Community Center, Houston. Learning Corner: Mark Kulstad, "Focusing on Harris County Rare Birds and Hotspots:  Part Two.”
8 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.
9 May – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk, Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8:30-11:30am.
12-13 May – Sat-Sun – International Migratory Bird Day (IMBD). www.birdday.org
12 May – Sat – Houston Arboretum Bird Survey, 8-10am. Led by Theo Ostler (tostler@houstonarboretum.org) & Kelsey Low.
https://houstonarboretum.org/events/saturday-bird-walk/
12 May – Sat – San Antonio Audubon Beginners’ Bird Walk, 7:30am. Meet Georgina Schwartz (210/342-2073) at the Jack Judson Nature Trails, Olmos Park, Alamo Heights.
12 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
12 May – Sat – Mitchell Lake Audubon Center, Migratory Bird Fest, 9:00am-2:00pm. http://mitchelllake.audubon.org/events/migratory-bird-day
12 May – Sat – Heard Museum monthly bird walk, 8:00-9:30am, McKinney, TX
12 May – Sat – Bird and Nature Hike at Resaca de la Palma State Park, 8:30-9:30am. Info: Lauren Acevedo, (956)350-2920, lauren.acevedo@tpwd.texas.gov
12 May – Sat – Hornsby Bend monthly bird count, Austin, 7:00-11:30am.  Contact Eric Carpenter at ecarpe@gmail.com
14 May – Mon – Hermann Park Bird Survey (Houston Audubon), 7:30am. Coordinated by Jim Winn.
15 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.
16 May – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk, Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8:30-11:30am, Info: 281-357-5324
16 May – Wed – “Birding Then and Now on the UTC,” by Bob Honig and Fred Collins, Kleb Woods, Tomball, 1:30-3:30pm
17 May – Thurs – Baytown Nature Center Bird Survey, 8am. Led by David Hanson.
17 May – Thurs – Huntsville Audubon monthly meeting.
19 May – Sat – Open Day at Davis Mountains Preserve (Nature Conservancy), 8am-4pm
19 May – Sat – Houston Arboretum Bird Survey, 8-10am. Led by Theo Ostler (tostler@houstonarboretum.org) & Kelsey Low.
19 May – Sat – Bird walk at Sheldon Lake State Park. Meet at 8:00am. Contact Hannah Buschert, Hannah.Buschert@tpwd.texas.gov
19 May – Sat – Willow Waterhole Bird Survey, Houston, 7-9am. Led by Mary Ann Beauchemin.
19 May – Sat – Woodland Park Bird Survey, Houston, 7:30-9:30am. Led by Jason Bonilla.
19 May – Sat – Hogg Bird Sanctuary Bird Survey (Houston Audubon), 1 Westcott St. Led by Cin-Ty Lee.
19 May – Monthly Bird Banding at GCBO Headquarters, Lake Jackson, with Robert & Kay Lookingbill, 8am-12pm.
19 May – Sat – Bird and Nature Hike at Resaca de la Palma State Park, 8:30-9:30am. Info: Lauren Acevedo, (956)350-2920, lauren.acevedo@tpwd.texas.gov
22 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.
23 May – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk, Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8:30-11:30am.
23 May – Wed – Archbishop Fiorenza Park Phase 2 Bird Survey (Houston Audubon), between Eldridge & Hwy 6, 7:30am
26 May – Sat – Deer Park Prairie monthly bird count (4th Saturday), 1222 E. Purdue Lane, Deer Park, TX 77536, with Damien Carey
26 May – Sat – Bird and Nature Hike at Resaca de la Palma State Park, 8:30-9:30am. Info: Lauren Acevedo, (956)350-2920, lauren.acevedo@tpwd.texas.gov
26 May – Sat – Open Day, Independence Creek Preserve (Nature Conservancy), 9am-6pm. www.nature.org/ourinitiatives/regions/northamerica/unitedstates/texas/events/independence-creek-preserve-open-days.xml
29 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.
30 May – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk, Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8:30-11:30am.

June 2018
1 June – Fri – First Friday Birding at Palmetto State Park, 9am-12pm. Info: Jason True, (830) 672-3266, jason.true@tpwd.texas.gov
2 June - Sat – First Saturday Bird Walk at Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8-10am
2 June – Sat – Bird and Nature Hike at Resaca de la Palma State Park, 8:30-9:30am. Info: Lauren Acevedo, (956)350-2920, lauren.acevedo@tpwd.texas.gov
5 June – Tues – Tues morning bird walk, Edinburg Scenic Wetlands & World Birding Center, Hidalgo, 8:30am. Contact: mbarrera@cityofedinburg.com or EWBC at 956-381-9922.
6 June – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk, Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8:30-11:30am.
9 June – 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 June – Sat – Bird and Nature Hike at Resaca de la Palma State Park, 8:30-9:30am. Info: Lauren Acevedo, (956)350-2920, lauren.acevedo@tpwd.texas.gov
13 June – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk, Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8:30-11:30am.
16 June – Sat – Bird and Nature Hike at Resaca de la Palma State Park, 8:30-9:30am. Info: Lauren Acevedo, (956)350-2920, lauren.acevedo@tpwd.texas.gov
20 June – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk, Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8:30-11:30am.
23 June – Sat – Bird and Nature Hike at Resaca de la Palma State Park, 8:30-9:30am. Info: Lauren Acevedo, (956)350-2920, lauren.acevedo@tpwd.texas.gov
27 June – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk, Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8:30-11:30am.
30 June – Sat – Bird and Nature Hike at Resaca de la Palma State Park, 8:30-9:30am. Info: Lauren Acevedo, (956)350-2920, lauren.acevedo@tpwd.texas.gov

July 2018
3 July – 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.
4 July – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk, Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8:30-11:30am.
6 July – Fri – First Friday Birding at Palmetto State Park, 9am-12pm. Info: Jason True, (830) 672-3266, jason.true@tpwd.texas.gov
7 July - Sat – First Saturday Bird Walk at Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8-10am
11 July – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk, Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8:30-11:30am.
14 July – 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
18 July – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk, Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8:30-11:30am.
25 July – Wed – Weekly Bird Walk, Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8:30-11:30am.

August 2018
3 Aug – Fri – First Friday Birding at Palmetto State Park, 9am-12pm. Info: Jason True, (830) 672-3266, jason.true@tpwd.texas.gov
4 Aug - Sat – First Saturday Bird Walk at Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8-10am
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.
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
17 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
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

September 2018
1 Sept - Sat – First Saturday Bird Walk at Kleb Woods Nature Center, Tomball, 8-10am
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: Texas Nemesis Bird Survey
24-27 Sept – 9th International Parrot Convention, Tenerife, Spain. http://www.wildparrotsupclose.com/9th-international-parrot-convention-2018.html

October 2018
1 Oct – Mon – Houston’s Ornithology Group (OG) monthly meeting, Bayland Community Center. 6:30pm Learning Corner. 7:15pm program

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: 3/26/2018