Urban Bird Surveys

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 maweber@houstonaudubon.org if you'd like to participate
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Armand Bayou

Leader: Andrew Hamlett
Counts are held on the second Saturday of each month, 7am.
Meet at front parking lot of Armand Bayou Nature Center,
Andrew Hamlett (bachwblr@yahoo.com)
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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.
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Hermann Park

Leader: Jim Winn
Second Monday morning of each month, 7.30am.
Meet in parking lot "D" on the south side of the Miller Outdoor Theatre stage.
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Hogg Bird Sanctuary

Leader: Aaron Stoley
First Monday of each month, 7.30am
If you plan to attend, please contact Aaron Stoley at aandkstoley@yahoo.com or 713-781-1372.
Hogg Bird Sanctuary is adjacent to Bayou Bend and shares its parking facility at 1 Westcott Street.
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Houston Arboretum and Nature Center

Leader: Theo Ostler and Kelsey Low
Third Saturday bird survey is a monthly event for experienced birders
RSVP to Theo Ostler (tostler@houstonarboretum.org)
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Willow Waterhole

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.
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Woodland Park

Leader: Jason Bonilla
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
Jason Bonilla (jason.bonilla@gmail.com)
Park Address: 212 Parkview, Houston, 77009
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Did You Know?

Northern Mockingbirds have been known to so skillfully imitate sounds such as squeaky gate hinges, sirens, and barking dogs that even an acoustical analysis could not tell the difference between the mockingbird and the original sound.

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