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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.)

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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 2016

Sept. 10, Sat. Saturday Morning Birders. Leader: Terry Mitchell,

Sept. 20, Tue. Society Meeting. “The ABCs: Antarctica, Birds, and Cetaceans” 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.


Sept. 24 Sat. Monarchs on the Mountain is a new festival celebrating the vital role Eastern Oklahoma plays in the Monarch Butterfly migration, at Turkey Mountain from 10-2:00 in the pavilion area, 6850 S. Elwood Ave.



October 2016

Oct. 7-9 OOS (Oklahoma Ornithological Society) Fall Meeting at Jenks High School. See WWW.OKBIRDS.ORG for registration info.

Cancelled due to OOS Meeting. Oct. 8, Sat. Saturday Morning Birders. Leader: Terry Mitchell,

Oct. 9, Sun. Deadline for Bird Seed Sale orders.

Oct. 18, Tue. Society Meeting. “Prairie Raptors Over the Changing North Dakota Prairies ” by Dr. Joe Grzybowski, biologist, ornithologist, and professor at the University of Central Oklahoma. He is well-known for his work in avian research.

Oct. 19, Wed. After Work Beginning Birding. All ages and skill levels welcome for a short walk. Meet at 6:00 pm at the Lake Yahola Monument, 3730 Mohawk Blvd (just north of the water plant). Leader: John Kennington, 918-809-6325.


Oct. 22, Sat. Bird Seed Sale Pickup Day. 10:00 - 4:00.


November 2016

Nov. 15, Tue. Society Meeting. “Soundscape Ecology: The Science of the Auditory Landscape” by Dr. Ashley Unger, Research Assistant at Oklahoma State University. She studies the impact of energy development on grassland fauna and Range ecology


December 2016

Dec. 10 Sat. Saturday Morning Birders. Leader: Terry Mitchell,

Dec. 17, Sat. Christmas Bird Count. Tulsa Audubon Society participates in the 116th count by the National Audubon Society. For information contact Jo Loyd, 918-835-2946

Dec. 20, 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 2017

Jan. 14, Sat. Saturday Morning Birders. Leader: Terry Mitchell,

Jan. 17, Tue. Society Meeting. “Free-Ranging Domestic Cats as Invasive Species: Impacts on Native Wildlife and Management Controversies ” by Dr. Scott Loss, Assistant Professor at Oklahoma State University. He studies the effects of human-caused global changes on wildlife populations and the communities, ecosystems, and landscapes they inhabit.

Weekend of Jan. 28 Sat. Annual Eagle Days along the river in south Tulsa at Helmerich Park, 73rd & S. Riverside Dr. Outdoor Watch: Saturday and Sunday, 8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. at Helmerich Park, 7301 S. Riverside. Indoor Live Raptor Presentations: Saturday ONLY! - 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Jenks High School Math and Science Center, 205 East B. St., Jenks. Food, t-shirts, vendors will be present.


February 2017

Mid-February - Great Backyard Bird Count

Feb 4, 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. Meet at 8:00 a.m. at the Braum's parking lot at 101st and Riverside in south Tulsa. Contact Gary Siftar, 918-455-6627,

Feb. 11, Sat. Saturday Morning Birders Leader: Terry Mitchell,

Feb. 21, Tues. Society Meeting, “Monitoring & Conversation of Bird Populations in the Midwest’s Most Threatened Habitats: Prairies, Wetlands, and Bottomland Forests” by Dana Ripper and Ethan Duke, who are co-founders and current operators of the Missouri River Bird Observatory. With degrees in biology and wildlife management, respectively, both are passionately devoted to avian conservation.


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 2017

Mar. 4, Sat. 2:00 p.m. Monarchs and Pollinators: The Need For Habitat Restoration with Dr. Chip Taylor, founder of Monarch Watch.  Broken Arrow High School - Media Center 1901 E. Albany St. Broken Arrow, OK.

Mar. 5, Sun. 1:00-4:00 p.m. Flycatcher Trails Planting & Garden Cleanup Day.  404 E. F St, Jenks (N. of Jenks High School Stadium.)

Mar. 8, Wed. After Work Beginning Birding. All ages and skill levels welcome for a short walk. Meet at 4:30 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.

Mar. 11, Sat. Saturday Morning Birders. Leader: Terry Mitchell,

Mar. 21, Tue. Society Meeting, “Gardening for Butterflies”, by Jim Thayer. He is a Master Gardener, a Linnaeus Gardener, a volunteer naturalist at Oxley Nature Center and a butterfly expert.

Mar. 25, Sat. 9:00 a.m.-Noon. Flycatcher Trails Planting & Garden Cleanup Day.  404 E. F St, Jenks (N. of Jenks High School Stadium.)



April 2017

Apr. 18, Tue. Society Meeting, “What’s Happening at the Sutton Center?” by Dan Reinking, Senior Biologist at the George Miksch Sutton Avian Research Center.


April 19-25, Lesser Prairie-Chicken Festival in Woodward, Okla. See



May 2017

May 16, Tue. Society Meeting, “Creating a Pollinator-Friendly Landscape” by David Redhage of the Kerr Center for Sustainable Agriculture. David Redhage


May 20-21 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, 918-809-6325.



June 2017

June 10, Sat. Saturday Morning Birders. Leader: Terry Mitchell,

Jun. 25, 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 2017

No Events Scheduled



August 2017

Aug. 5, Sat. First Purple Martin Roost Watch. Exact location to be announced, depending on where in downtown Tulsa the martins decide to roost!
Contact, 918-809-6325.

Aug. 19, Sat. Second Purple Martin Roost Watch. Exact location to be announced, depending on where in downtown Tulsa the martins decide to roost!
Contact, 918-809-6325.



Previous Year's Schedules

TAS Calendar 2015-2016

TAS Calendar 2014-2015

TAS Calendar 2013-2014

TAS Calendar 2012-2013

TAS Calendar 2011-2012

TAS Calendar 2010-2011

TAS Calendar 2009-2010

TAS Calendar 2008-2009

TAS Calendar 2007-2008

TAS Calendar 2006-2007

TAS Calendar 2005-2006

TAS Field Trips 2004-2005        TAS Meetings 2004-2005

TAS Field Trips 2003-2004       TAS Meetings 2003-2004

TAS Field Trips 2002-2003       TAS Meetings 2002-2003

TAS Field Trips 2001-2002       TAS Meetings 2001-2002







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