Big Country Audubon Society

News and Events

Winter – Spring 2010 Events!

Saturday, Jan. 23, 2010 – Field trip to Waste Water Treatment Plant.  We will depart from McDonald’s at 1201 N. Judge Ely at 8:00am.  Come earlier if you would like to buy breakfast.  Target birds are Black-necked Stilt, Wilson’s Phalarope and sandpipers.  Bring water and a snack.

Thursday, Feb. 4, 2010 – Membership meeting 7:00pm at the Rose Park Senior Center.  John English, Nature photographer and Big Country Audubon member will present,  “Wildlife, Nature & Scenic Photography”. Will cover techniques and equipment used as well as photographs shown as examples.

Saturday, Feb. 27, 2010 – Colorado City State Park.  We will depart at 7:00am from Whataburger 4241 South 1st St.  Come early if you would like to buy breakfast.  Target birds are Bushtits, Verdin and Pyrrhuloxia.  Bring water and snacks.  We plan to eat lunch in Colorado City.

Thursday, Mar. 4, 2010 – Membership meeting 7:00pm at the Rose Park Senior Center.  Dan Symonds, member of Big Country Audubon will present, “Birding Central Spain”.

Sat., Mar. 20, 2010 – Field Trip to Dyess Air Force Base.  We will meet at the main gate visitors center for passes at 0730.  You should have a picture ID.  This will be a half day trip.  Wild Turkey and Swainson’s Hawk will be the target birds.  Please email BigCountryAudubon@live.com or call the hotline by March 18th, if you plan to attend.

Fri & Sat,  April 9- 10, 2010 – Field trip to Ft. Hood.  This may be an overnight trip with details to be worked out later.  Look forward to this  good trip!  Target birds will be the Golden-cheeked Warbler and Black-capped Vireo.