Bay County Audubon Society

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Grab your binoculars and field guide and go on an interesting local field trip.  You do not have to be a member to participate.  (We do have some extra binoculars for those beginning birders who do not have their own.  Anyone interested in photography and  native plants is welcome.

All trips and times are subject to change.  Check the newsletter or call  Ron Houser at 850-763-7485(h) preferred, or 850-381-5651(c) No texting, please.   Bring binoculars, field guides, insect repellant, sunscreen, drinks, water, snacks and lunch where noted.

Be sure to confirm the trip before going (especially if it has rained).

More information will be available as it gets closer to the time of the field trip.  Also check us on Facebook or Meetup for current updates.


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Photo by Ron Houser

Saturday, January 19, 2019 - Birding at Majette Park with Pam and Gail. This park was previously a golf course before the county made it into a park. It offers varied birding habitat, paved paths and It is located off John Pitts Road, which is off Hwy 231. You can either go directly there at 7:30am or meet some of us at the Panama City Mall beside Starbuck’s at 7:00 to leave at 7:15. We will carpool from there. Bring snacks, water, rain gear (you never know), binoculars and walking shoes. Call Pam for more information, 850-832-5835
Saturday, January 26, 2019 Camp Helen Species Count. Meet us at the Camp Helen front gate at 6:00 am sharp. Although we typically finish birding about noon, you can spend as much or as little time as you like. We sometimes divide our group to cover the north side of the park as well as the coastal areas. We appreciate any amount of time given to help document our avian friends. Bring binoculars, scope [if you have one], water and snacks, hat and sunscreen.  If you would like to participate, please contact Emily Ellis at lpca08@gmail.com
Saturday, January 26, 2019 - Bird Walk at PCB Conservation Park 7:30AM. Meet in the parking lot. We have binoculars to  share if you need them. This large park is located off Hwy 98 about one mile west of Hwy 79. Look for the sign saying Panama City Beach Conservation Park.
February 15-17, 2019 Overnight trip to Gainesville to the Sweetwater Wetlands Park and Paynes Prairie. Call Teri Floore 850-832-0678 as soon as possible if interested in going. See her article in the current newsletter for more information. 


Saturday, February 23, 2019 Camp Helen Species Count. Meet us at the Camp Helen front gate at 6:00 am sharp. Although we typically finish birding about noon, you can spend as much or as little time as you like. We sometimes divide our group to cover the north side of the park as well as the coastal areas. We appreciate any amount of time given to help document our avian friends. Bring binoculars, scope [if you have one], water and snacks, hat and sunscreen.  If you would like to participate, please contact Emily Ellis at lpca08@gmail.com