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Choctawhatchee Audubon Society September activities

Choctawhatchee Audubon Society September activities September 5: Thursday Evening Program. Birds and Hurricanes by Caroline Stahala, Ph.D. Florida residents have experienced hurricanes along the coastline and felt the aftermath of passing storms. How do birds deal with these powerful storms? New technology is providing us some interesting insights into interactions between storms and birds. Come find out what the actual impacts to birds are from hurricanes. The presentation will be held in room 308/309 of the Student Services Building 400...

Guided bird walk at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Aug. 14

Join Topsail Hill Preserve State Park and the Choctawhatchee Audubon Society on Wed., Aug. 14 from 8:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. for a guided bird walk.  Learn about the birds you are seeing in the park along the trails. There are a limited number of binoculars available at the park store that can be borrowed for the program. This program is free. Entry into the park is free through Labor Day weekend. Topsail Hill Preserve State Park is located at...

Look to the sky this time of year for swallow-tailed kites

Late spring and early summer is the perfect time of year to spot probably the most beautiful bird of prey, the swallow-tailed kite. In the Florida panhandle you will most likely spot them as they migrate through our area. The sight of a swallow-tailed kite is unique: a black-and-white raptor with a deeply forked tail soaring through the summer sky in a graceful flight. After spending the fall and winter in South America, kites arrive in Florida in early March...

Guided bird walk at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park July 10

Join Topsail Hill Preserve State Park and the Choctawhatchee Audubon Society on the second Wednesday of the month from 8:15 – 10:15 a.m. for a guided bird walk. Learn about the birds you are seeing in the park along the trails. Don’t have binoculars? There are a limited number of binoculars available at the park store that can be borrowed for the program. This program is free and admission to the park is free until Labor Day weekend. Topsail Hill...

Guided bird walk at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park June 12

Join Topsail Hill Preserve State Park and the Choctawhatchee Audubon Society on Wed., June 12 from 8:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. for a guided bird walk.  Learn about the birds you are seeing in the park along the trails. There are a limited number of binoculars available at the park store that can be borrowed for the program. This program is free with regular park admission.  A $6.00 entry admission per vehicle into the park. Topsail Hill Preserve State Park...

Guided bird walk at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park May 8

Join Topsail Hill Preserve State Park and the Choctawhatchee Audubon Society on Wed., May 8 from 8:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. for a guided bird walk.  Learn about the birds you are seeing in the park along the trails. There are a limited number of binoculars available at the park store that can be borrowed for the program. This program is free with regular park admission.  A $6.00 entry admission per vehicle into the park. Topsail Hill Preserve State Park...

Guided bird walk at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park April 10

Join Topsail Hill Preserve State Park and the Choctawhatchee Audubon Society on Wed., April 10 from 8:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. for a guided bird walk.  Learn about the birds you are seeing in the park along the trails. There are a limited number of binoculars available at the park store that can be borrowed for the program. Due to the popularity of the summer bird walks, they are continuing in the second Wednesday of the month. This program is...

Choctawhatchee Audubon Society activities for April 2019

Choctawhatchee Audubon Society (CAS) Activities for April 2019 April 4:  Thursday evening program.  Tropical Paradise: Trinidad and Tobago. Shannon Hobson and Malcolm Swan will show photos and video clips of island scenery, eco-lodges, nesting Tropicbirds, flocks of Scarlet Ibis, Oilbirds in their cave, Motmot, Jacamar, Tufted coquette, Boas, Nectar-sipping bats, and other marvelous creatures. The powerpoint presentation will be held in room 308/309 of the Student Services Building 400 at the Northwest Florida State College Niceville campus. Socializing begins at...