ALL field trips are free and open to the public, except where indicated.
EXPLORE CHALK MOUNTAIN IBA DATE: Saturday, May 10 TIME: 6:30 a.m. until mid-afternoon LEADERS: Sheryll Barker & Ron Baughman MEETING PLACE: Somervell County Expo Center, 202 Bo Gibbs Blvd., Glen Rose, Texas 76043. We will car pool from there. At our destination, we will share high-clearance 4WD vehicles as possible. DESCRIPTION: Good chance to see Golden-Cheeked Warbler and/or Black-Capped Vireo. Bring a bag lunch, snacks, beverages, hiking boots, binoculars, bug repellent, clothes appropriate to weather. Open shoes/sandals are NOT advisable! There will be limited bathroom facilities available. We will be walking through brushy fields and up hills, not necessarily on trails. RESERVATIONS REQUIRED! SPACE LIMITED!
Email firstname.lastname@example.org. Reservations only accepted by email request.
HARRY MOSS PARK & WHITE ROCK CREEK Date: Saturday, May 17 Time: 8:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Leaders: Janie Henderson and Susan Tiholiz, North Central Texas Master Birders Meeting Place: Park along the east side of the park on Arborside Drive (corner of Westview), south of Royal Lane in north Dallas. Harry Moss Park is a short distance east of US 75 (Royal Lane exit) and is bordered by Greenville Avenue on the west side, Royal Lane on the north and Arborside Drive on the east Description: This bird walk is for beginning and experienced birders. Migrating and resident Warblers are to be expected as well as several species of Vireo, Woodpecker and Sparrow. Binoculars are needed. Please wear sturdy boots and long pants as the path is uneven with some deep ruts. Please bring drinking water, sunscreen and insect spray.
Field trips may be cancelled due to weather or for other reasons, at the discretion of the field trip leader. Notice of last minute changes will be posted, if possible, on the Late-Breaking News forum of the "Bird Talk" page. Be on time because trips will depart at the "meeting" time. Most field trips are free and open to everyone, beginners to veteran birders, however some may have an associated fee which will be indicated. Be sure to dress for the weather and conditions, bring food and drinks as indicated, and be prepared with insect repellent, sun block, and a hat. At press time, possible additional field trips are still in development, so please check the Field Trips page on the website regularly for updates.
NOTE: It is very important that you RSVP for each trip where it is required.
To ensure our members and visitors have maximum opportunities to observe birds and nature, Audubon Dallas, Fort Worth Audubon Society, and Prairie & Timbers Audubon Society have agreed to put links on our Field Trips pages to the web pages of the other chapters. To check out what the other chapters are planning, you can go to these links. Let's go birding!