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Field Trips and Events


Regularly Scheduled Events

Tuesday Morning Birders. The Tuesday Morning Birders meets at 8:00 a.m. every Tuesday morning at the Tulsa Garden Center from November through March and at 7:30 a.m. April through October during Daylight Savings Time. Join us! Call Neely Lowrie, 494-0401 or Patty Moser, 252-2824.

 

First Saturday of every month. Bird with Oxley Nature Center Staff in Mohawk Park. Meet 8:00 a.m. at parking lot. Call 669-6644 for details.

2005-2006 Field Trips and Events

2005

September

Sept. 9-10 Fri-Sat. Bioblitz. Oxley Nature Center and Mohawk Park.

Sept. 9-12 Sat.-Sun. Oklahoma Ornithological Society. Stillwater, OK, OSU Campus, contact Marty Kamp 918-494-8978, mkamp@worldnet.att.net

October

Oct. 15 Sat. Field Trip. Tulsa reservoirs for waterfowl and migrants. Meet 8:30 a.m. at southeast corner of Lynn Lane Reservoir. Leader: Terry Mitchell 918-697-3198, Terry@pecot.com

Oct. 18 Tue. Society Meeting. 7:30pm Great Plains Trail of Oklahoma with Trapper Heglin, Coordinator for the Oklahoma Wildlife and Prairie Heritage Alliance. Presentation on the formation of this road-based wildlife viewing trail located in western Oklahoma.

November

Nov. 12 Sat. Field Trip. Sequoyah NWR for geese and waterfowl. Meet 8:30 a.m. at refuge headquarters Leader: Cyndie Browning, 918-492-5622, vermilion_flycatcher@yahoo.com.

Nov. 15 Tue. Society Meeting. 7:30pm Raptor Rehabilitation by Gary and Kathy Siftar of the Oklahoma Raptor Center in Broken Arrow. Presentation on their work with orphaned and injured raptors, including eagles.

December

Dec. 3 Sat. Field Trip. Keystone Lake for waterfowl and gulls. Meet at 8 a.m.in the camp ground parking lot east of the dam on the north side of the Arkansas River. Contact Jo Loyd 918-835-2946, jo.loyd@sbcglobal.net

Dec. 17 Sat. Christmas Bird Count. Tulsa Audubon Society will be participating in the 106th count by the National Audubon Society. For information contact Jo Loyd 918-835-2946, jo.loyd@sbcglobal.net.

2006

January

Jan. 7 Sat. Eagle Days. Meet between 8 and 10 a.m. in the parking lot of the Watchable Wildlife Area, east of the Corps of Engineers Office on the north side of the Arkansas River at Lake Keystone dam. For information, contact Dave Edwards, 865-7398.

Jan. 15 Sun. Eagle Days. See January 7 information.

Jan. 16 Mon. Oxley Nature Center Winter Census.

Jan. 17 Tue. 7:30 p.m. - Birds and Beauty of an Icelandic Summer
by Dan Reinking, biologist with the Sutton Avian Research Center. Inspired by the book Iceland Summer by George Miksch Sutton, Dan visited Iceland in the summer of 2004 to observe and photograph the birds and natural wonders of Iceland.

Jan. 21 Sat. Field Trip. Tallgrass Prairie for hawks, sparrows and longspurs. Leader: Martin Brown, 918-446-8667.

February

Feb. 4 Sat. Field Trip. Southwestern Oklahoma (Altus, Eldorado, Hackberry Flat) for longspurs, sparrows, waterfowl. Leader: Paul Ribitzki 918-243-5515.

Feb. 21 Tue. 7:30 p.m. -  Discovery of the Ivory-billed Woodpecker
by Mike Fuhr, State Director of the Oklahoma Chapter of the Nature Conservancy. This large woodpecker was long believed to be extinct. Hear the exciting story of its recent discovery in Arkansas.

March

Mar. 21, 7:30 p.m. -  Barn Owls - a Bird's Eye View
by Jerry Vanbebber, a relatively new, but very enthusiastic birder. See a fascinating video shot right inside an active owl box.

Mar. 25 Sat. Field Trip. Ray Harrall Nature Park (7501 S. 3rd St., Broken Arrow) and Bixby sod farms. Meet at 8:30 a.m. at the park located one-half mile east of S. 161 E. Ave. on E. 121 St. S., then S. on 3rd St. behind the school. Contact: Tomye Mainer 918-459-7582.

April

Apr. 18 Tue. 7:30 p.m.  Lewis and Clark Expedition: Three Forks to Astoria
by Carol Eames, Tulsa Zoo Education Curator, retired. In a recent trip, Carol retraced the steps of the famous expedition in the second, and most perilous part of their journey.

Apr. 22 Sat. Field Trip. Lake Eucha and Brush Creek area for early migrants. For time and place to meet, contact Pat Seibert 918-747-4202, or lake phone 918-435-8194.

Apr. 29 Sat. Field Trip. Nature Conservancy Nickel Preserve. Meet at 7:30 a.m. Eagle Bluff Parking lot. For information contact John Fisher 918-245-8662. Click here for map to preserve

May

May 6 Saturday
Big Day Count. Tulsa Audubon Society annual day-long, county-wide census of migrant and resident species. Organizer: Jo Loyd 835-2946.

May 16, 7:30 p.m. -  The Nature Conservancy in Oklahoma
by Jay Pruett, Director of Conservation for the Nature Conservancy, Oklahoma Chapter. Presentation on the programs of the Conservancy and the properties that it owns or manages in Oklahoma.

May 20-21. Sat-Sun. Field Trip. Black Mesa State Park and Sat-Sun Cimarron County. Leader: Gail Storey 918-742-2684.

June

Jun. 10-11 Wildlife Habitat Garden Tour and Plant Sale. Contact Carol Eames, 918-446-2720.

Jun. 24 Sat. Field Trip. Chandler Park for summer bird Meet at 7:30 a.m. Leader: Mary Jackson 918-254-1350.

July

Jul. 22 Sat. Field Trip. Osage Trail and Sperry area. Contact Jana Singletary 918-627-8591, c 808-5554 for time and meeting place.


Previous Year's Field Trip Schedules

Tulsa Audubon Field Trips 2004-2005

Tulsa Audubon Field Trips 2003-2004

Tulsa Audubon Field Trips 2002-2003

Tulsa Audubon Field Trips 2001-2002

 

 

 

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