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Tulsa Audubon Calendar

Regularly Scheduled Events
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Tulsa Audubon meetings.
Meetings are held the third Tuesday of each month (except June-August,) are free and open to the public. Meet for snacks and social time at 7:00, program begins at 7:30 p.m. Meetings are held at the Tulsa Garden Center, 2435 S. Peoria in Tulsa (click here for a map.)

Tuesday Morning Birders. The Tuesday Morning Birders meet at 7:30 a.m. during Daylight Savings Time and 8:00 a.m. during the winter  at the LaFortune Park parking lot near the entrance at the traffic light on Yale. Birders (or would-be birders!) of any skill level are welcome to join us. For more information contact Jo Loyd, 918-835-2946 or Jana Singletary, 918-296-9629.

Saturday Morning Birders. The Saturday Morning Birders meet on the second Saturday of every month except Jul. & Aug. Anyone who would like to bird with us (whatever your skill level!) is welcome. Meet at the monument at Lake Yahola at 8:00 a.m. in Mohawk Park, 3730 Mohawk Blvd (just north of the water plant).  Click here for a map. From there the destination will vary each month, based on the weather, and current birding conditions. For more information contact leader Terry Mitchell at 918-697-3198. 

Field Trips. We also schedule occasional field trips on other weekends, including some out-of-town. Most are on this calendar, but others may be added and announced at least a month ahead of time so that you can put them on your calendar.

Oxley Nature Center. Note that Oxley Nature Center also offers free field trips each month. Their Saturday Morning Birding outing is on the first Saturday of the month, from 8:00-9:45, birding around Oxley Nature center; a Butterfly Walk is held the third Saturday, April through September from 9:00-11:00; a Botany Walk is held the fourth Saturday morning year-round (times vary), call 918-596-9054 to confirm time and location (sometimes at Redbud Valley). See



September 2017

Sept. 9, Saturday Morning Birders. Leader: Terry Mitchell,
Sept. 19. Tue. Society Meeting. “Oklahoma’s Wildlife Diversity“ by Mark Howery, wildlife diversity biologist with the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation. Mark will share his experience with the wide range of wildlife and habitats we have in our state.

Sept. 23, Sat. Monarchs on the Mountain is a festival celebrating the vital role Eastern Oklahoma plays in the Monarch Butterfly migration, at Turkey Mountain from 10:00 am-2:00 pm in the pavilion area, 6850 S. Elwood Ave. in Tulsa.


October 2017

Oct. 13-15 OOS (Oklahoma Ornithological Society) Fall Meeting at Univ. of Okla Biological Station, Lake Texoma . See WWW.OKBIRDS.ORG for registration info.

Oct. 14 Saturday Morning Birders. Leader: Terry Mitchell,

Oct. 17, Tue. Society Meeting. “A Window Into Bird Fatalities“ by Nathan Kuhnert. Nathan has closely documented the alarming number of bird-window collisions in downtown OKC and will share his findings and estimate of national annual mortality.  


Oct. 19, Thu. After Work Beginning Birding. All ages and skill levels welcome for a short walk. Meet at 6:00 pm at Ray Harral Nature Center, 7101 S. 3rd St in Broken Arrow (On 121st between Elm and Lynn Lane). Leader: John Kennington, 918-809-6325.

Oct. 20, Fri. Deadline for Bird Seed Sale orders.


November 2017

Nov. 5, Sun. Bird Seed Sale Pickup Day. 10:00 - 4:00.

Nov. 11, Saturday Morning Birders. Leader: Terry Mitchell,
Nov. 21. Tue. Society Meeting. “New Guinea: Birds of Paradise and Endemics“ by Dr. Doug Wood, Professor of Biological Sciences at Southeastern Oklahoma State University. He is an ornithologist and avid birder who travels far and wide in pursuit of birds.

Nov. 17-18 Fri. & Sat. Wild at Art. Join us for our annual show featuring original fine art, crafts, food and drink all created by Oklahoma artists and artisans. At the Tulsa Garden Center Fri. Noon-7:00, Sat. 10:00-4:00.See


December 2017

Dec. 9 Saturday Morning Birders. Leader: Terry Mitchell,

Dec. 16, Sat. Christmas Bird Count. Tulsa Audubon Society participates in the 116th count by the National Audubon Society. For information contact Jeff Cox, 918-629-2140,


Dec. 19, Tue. 7:30 p.m. Society Meeting . Annual Christmas Show and Tell Party. Attendees are invited to bring stories, artifacts, or images (about 10-15 on a flash drive) to share with the group. Members bring treats to share.


January 2018

Jan. 13, Saturday Morning Birders. Leader: Terry Mitchell,

Jan. 16, Tue. Society Meeting. “A Naturalist’s Year in South Africa“ by Chris Butler, Ph.D. Dr. Butler is an ornithologist and professor of biology at the University of Central Oklahoma  


Jan. 20, Sat. Field Trip. Tallgrass Prairie Preserve & Vicinity. Meet in Pawhuska at the Kum & Go at Hwys 99 & 60 at 8:00 a.m. To carpool from Tulsa contact leader Jim Deming at 918-864-4707 or Leader: Jim Deming,, 864-4707.


Jan. 27, Sat. Annual Eagle Day along the river in south Tulsa, tentatively at Helmerich Park, 73rd & S. Riverside Dr. on Sat. morning. Check web site for final location depending on where the eagles are nesting. Following the watches are presentations focusing primarily on Bald Eagles, featuring live eagles and raptors, hosted at the Jenks High School, 3rd & F St. Food, t-shirts, vendors will be present. Note there are no Sunday events!


February 2018

Feb 3, Sat. Visit to the Iowa Tribe’s Bah Kho-je Xla Chi (Grey Snow Eagle House) in Perkins, OK, an eagle rehabilitation facility to house and protect injured eagles. They have over 50 non-releasable Golden and Bald Eagles. Limited to 30 participants. Register starting 1/15 at

or for more contact Gary Siftar, 918-455-6627,



Feb. 3, Sat. Field Trip. Canton Lake / Roman Nose State Park. This trip is in conjunction with the OKC Audubon Society. Leave from the IHOP 7708 Northwest Expressway at 7:00. They’re open 24 hrs, so get there earlier if you want to eat breakfast. Bring lunch and snacks, but be open to any interesting food stops we find along the way. We will be back at the IHOP by 6:00 pm. There is a Walmart right there so we can leave cars if anyone wants to carpool. Leader: Larry Mays (405 568 8775). Tulsa participants may want to drive to OKC on Friday.


Feb. 10, Saturday Morning Birders. Leader: Terry Mitchell,


Feb. 20, Tues. Society Meeting, “Northern Saw-whet Owls In Oklahoma: An Historical Perspective & New Information“ by Mia Revels, Ph.D. , Dr. Revels is currently an Associate Professor at Northeastern State University.


Late Feb. Woodcock Watch. Exact date will depend on when we started observing the Woodcock begin their displays. Watch email, website or Facebook for announcement.


March 2018

Mar. 8, Thu. After Work Beginning Birding. All ages and skill levels welcome for a short walk. Meet at 4:30 pm Leader: John Kennington, the Lake Yahola Monument, 3730 Mohawk Blvd (just north of the water plant).


Mar. 10, Saturday Morning Birders. Leader: Terry Mitchell,


Mar. 21, Tue. Society Meeting, “Oklahoma’s Wacky Weather Outreach“ by The National Weather Center in Norman, OK


April 11-18, Lesser Prairie-Chicken Festival in Woodward, Okla. See


Apr. 14, Saturday Morning Birders. Leader: Terry Mitchell,


Apr. 17, Tue. Society Meeting, “Jewels of the Texas Coast“ by Jay Pruett. Jay is Director of Conservation for the Nature Conservancy, Oklahoma Chapter as well as an exert birder and world traveler. 


May 2018

May 5, Sat. Big Day Count. Tulsa Audubon Society annual day-long, county-wide census of migrant and resident species. For information contact Josh Smith,, 918-724-9709.


May 12, Saturday Morning Birders. Cancelled for May, in lieu of the Pathfinder Parkway Field Trip.


May 12, Sat. Field Trip. Pathfinder Parkway in Bartlesville. Local exert Mark Peterson will lead us at one of the premier spots for warblers and Spring migrants in Oklahoma. Meet at 7:00 a.m at the McDonalds at Hwy 75 & Price Road in Bartlesville. For more information contact Jim Deming,, 864-4707.


May 15, Tue. Society Meeting, “Happy Dinosaurs and Other Misconceptions about Global Climate Change“ by Stan Rice, Ph.D. Dr. Rice is Associate Professor of Biological Sciences at Southeastern Oklahoma State University and is author of 3 books, including Life of Earth: Portrait of a Beautiful, Middle-Aged, Stressed-Out World. 

May 19-20 Sat.-Sun. Wildlife Habitat Garden Tour and Plant Sale. See for more information, admission donation and a map to the gardens on the tour. Contact Alyne Eiland, 918-299-7515,


June 2018

June 9, Saturday Morning Birders. Leader: Terry Mitchell,


Jun. 10, Sun. Summer Potluck Picnic. Bring the family for some summertime fellowship and relaxation. Meet at 6:30 p.m. at Washington Irving Park, located in Bixby on Memorial Drive, just before crossing the River. TAS will provide burgers & hot dogs, beverages, cups, plates, and eating utensils. Contact, 918-809-6325.


July 2018

No Events Scheduled


August 2018

Aug. 4, Sat. First Purple Martin Roost Watch. Exact location to be announced, depending on where in the Tulsa area the martins decide to roost! Contact, 918-809-6325.


Aug. 18, Sat. Second Purple Martin Roost Watch. Exact location to be announced, depending on where in the Tulsa area the martins decide to roost! Contact, 918-809-6325.