November 2: Monthly Meeting and Presentation: “Australia: Birding the Land Down Under.” Lenny Fenimore, a local CAS member and widely traveled birder, will recount one of his recent international trips: the early evolution of avian life in Australia will be reviewed. Photos will include modern-day representatives of the endemic families of birds.
The meeting will be held in Room 130 of the student services building (Bldg 400) at the Northwest Florida State College – Niceville campus. Socializing begins at 6:30 PM and the program at 7:00 PM. Admission is free and open to the public. Call or e-mail Dr. Don Baltz at (225) 252-2760, firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Please visit our website at Choctawhatcheeaudubon.org and our Facebook page at Choctawhatchee Audubon Society.
November 4: Field Trip. Bird with Alan Knothe in an exploration of private forest near DeFuniak Springs, Florida. Meet at the Niceville CVS parking lot in Oak Creek Shopping Center at 7:30 or make your way to Goodwin drive about 5 miles west of DeFuniak off Bob Sikes Highway at 8:30. Wear closed toed shoes and long pants and bring a sack lunch. Contact Alan at (850) 208-1780 for additional information.
November 18: Bird Walk. Join expert birder Bruce Purdy in a bird walk at Destin Beaches. Meet in the parking lot at the SW end of Marler Bridge over East Pass at 7:30. Wear closed toed shoes and a hat and have your current beach permit which can be obtained online at eglin.isportsman.net. Contact Bruce at (305) 359-5334 for additional information.