Urban Bird Surveys
Houston Audubon Monthly Urban Bird Surveys
Join Houston Audubon volunteers on our bird surveys at the locations below! All levels of experience are welcome. If you're new to birdwatching, this is an excellent way to start! For a calendar of all the monthly surveys and to find more recent updates, click here.
Archbishop Fiorenza Park
Leader: Mary Anne Weber
Meet fourth Wednesday of each month, 7.30am.
Archbishop Fiorenza Park (Phase 2) between Eldridge and Highway 6.
Meet in front of the bathrooms near the parking lot off Eldridge.
Email Mary Anne Weber at firstname.lastname@example.org if you'd like to participate
Baytown Nature Center
Leader: David Hanson
Usually conducted on the third Thursday of each month, September through May, 8am.
Please inform the gate attendant when you arrive and then meet behind the entrance building.
Hogg Bird Sanctuary
Leader: Skip Almoney
Surveys are normally scheduled for the first Monday of the month. The Hogg Bird Sanctuary is adjacent to Bayou Bend and shares its parking facility at 1 Westcott Street. Meet at the parking lot at the dead end on the south end of Westcott Street. We meet at 7:30 AM in the parking lot. If the gate is locked, we can park in the upper parking lot and then walk down to the lower parking lot to meet. Everyone is welcome. Beginners, experts, or even if you're just curious.
Houston Botanic Garden
Leader: Mary Anne Weber, Education Director of Houston Audubon
Meets the first Thursday of every month at 7:30 a.m. at the Glenbrook Golf Course clubhouse – 8205 N Bayou Drive.
Seabrook at Pine Gully
Leader: Stennie Meadours
First Saturday of the month.
605 Pine Gully Rd, Seabrook, TX 77586
Meeting Time: 9:00 AM. We meet at picnic tables across from the fishing pier. A Seabrook Bird Survey sign will be posted at the picnic tables across from the fishing pier where parking is also available. Note that parking is free for residents of Seabrook as well as for those participating in the count.
Leader: Mary Ann Beauchemin, Senior Naturalist of the Nature Discovery Center
Third Saturday of each month (but no survey in December)
The survey begins in the parking lot of the Gathering Place at 5310 South Willow Drive. Our usual starting time is 8 AM, but we begin at 7 AM from April through September.
Leader: Mary Goldsby
Friends of Woodland Park and members of Houston Audubon get together monthly for a 2-hour bird walk from 7:30 to 9:30 AM
Mary Goldsby (sprocket211 [at] gmail.com)
Park Address: 212 Parkview, Houston, 77009