Upcoming Events

Orleans Audubon Monthly 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.

Pot Luck Holiday Party
Hosted by: Kathleen Crago
Date: Tuesday, December 13
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Clubroom, DeLimon Place, 801 Rue Dauphine, Metairie, LA 70005 (Old Metairie) Directions and Parking Information: Enter at 801 Metairie Road, across from PJ’S. This street is Rue St. Ann-stay on Rue St. Ann until you come to the second stop sign. Park in front of the office on St. Ann or at the corners of the condos. The entrance is 801 Rue Dauphine.
Bring your favorite dish or spirits to share and join us for some holiday cheer!

Orleans Audubon Monthly Birding 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.

Birding Fontainebleau State Park (Half-day Trip)
Date:Saturday, December 3
Time: 8:00 a.m.
Location: The Park is east of Mandeville on Hwy 190. Meet at the large parking lot closest to the lake. $2.00 entrance fee required.
Leader: Tom Trenchard (504) 884-2009

Birding Bonnet Carre Spillway (Half-day Trip)
Date: Saturday, December 10
Time: 8:00 a.m.
Location: Meet at the Norco Boat Launch. Take Airline Hwy (US 61) west, turn right onto the east Spillway levee, and turn left down to the boat launch. May need rubber boots
Leader: Chris Brantley (504) 234-4560

Birding Audubon Park (Half-day Trip)
Date: Saturday, January 7
Time: 8:00 a.m.
Location: Meet in the parking lot off Magazine St. (St. Charles side of Magazine) near the golf club house.
Leader: Mary Joe Krieger (504) 866-3396 (H), (504) 258-3396 (C)

Birding New Orleans East Canals and Lakes (Half-day Trip)
Date: Saturday, January 14
Time: 8:00 a.m.
Location: Meet just inside Joe Brown Park. Exit I-10 at Read Blvd. and turn right on Read. Joe Brown Park will be on the left about ½ mile down Read.
Leader: Joelle Finley-504-715-2647

Christmas Bird Counts

New Orleans Christmas Bird Count (Dawn until dusk)
Date: Wednesday, December 28
Compiler: Glenn Ousset (504)495-4284 email: gousset@bellsouth.net

North Shore - Slidell CBC (Dawn until dusk)
Date: Tuesday, December 27
Compiler: Tom Trenchard (504)884-2009 email: trench19@hotmail.com

Venice CBC (Dawn until dusk)
Date: Tuesday, January 3
Compiler: Dan Purrington (504)717-3283 email: oceanites1@gmail.com

Baton Rouge CBC (Dawn until dusk)
Date: Saturday, December 31
Compilers : Katie Percy email: kpercy@audubon.org
and Richard Condrey email: coecnd@lsu.edu

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