News and events at Houston Audubon
News and events at Houston Audubon
Welcome to Houston Audubon’s February edition of E-News. Learn about our latest bird and conservation news and keep up-to-date with this month’s happenings at our sanctuaries and events around town.
We are excited to announce Houston Audublog, our new blog site featuring expert information on birds and conservation issues. Subscribe to join the conversation.
We are now taking orders for this year’s High Island patch, featuring the Pine Warbler. The patch gains seasonal entrance into the top birding sanctuaries in High Island, TX. The kiosk opens at Boy Scout Woods on March 27th.
Birdathon is right around the corner, so start forming your team and mark your calendar with all the important dates for our spring birding fundraiser. Registration opens February 27th.

Upcoming Events

Check the website for the most up-to-date information.
Two teams will compete for 2 hours for the first to see 54 species.
Join us for a screening of this documentary about mankind’s connection to songbirds as part of the program series supporting Paloma Sponsored by PNC Bank, a public art installation of 200 colorful aluminum “origami” birds accompanied by choreographed sounds.  Also enjoy beer samples from Bakfish Brewing Co., a pop-up birding station and a visit with our education raptors.
Mad Birding - Birding the Four Corners of Madagascar presented by Steve Gast. The island nation is home to over 135 bird species and a parade of rare mammals and reptiles.
All are invited to the grand unveiling of the Eskimo Curlew memorial sculpture by Todd McGrain as part of The Lost Bird Project. The exhibit is presented by Galveston Island Nature Tourism Council, Houston Audubon, and The Bryan Museum.
Check the website bird survey calendar for all dates, times and locations.
Winter Birds - Coast & Marsh: Feb 11 & 15
Learn about the variety of species that winter along our coast and in our salt marshes. Information is posted for classes in Mar, Apr & May.
Tis the season to look for owls.
Edith Moore: Feb 8 sold out
Start with a 20-minute lesson then find a quiet spot in the sanctuary to practice being mindful.
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