Bexar Audubon Society Field Trips


Sunday, January 13, 8:30 AM
Cibolo Nature Center Bird Walk
Meet in the parking lot/pavilion area at Cibolo Nature Center, 140 City Park Rd, Boerne, TX. RSVP to BexarAudubonSociety@bexaraudubon.org

Tuesday, January 22, 9:00 AM
Downtown San Antonio Birds!
Join us to look for the Peregrine Falcon and other City of SA feathered inhabitants.  Space limited. RSVP to BexarAudubonSociety@bexaraudubon.org, or call 
210-837-0577 and we will send you the details. Combination of walking and driving.  We will meet to carpool from a central location.      

Sunday Feb 3, Meeting Time TBD
Winter Sparrows and More in Jackson Nature Park, Wilson County
Patsy and Tom Inglet will lead us through this 50-acre park on Cibolo Creek southeast of San Antonio at 9284 County Rd. 401, Stockdale, TX.  The park has interesting riparian and savanna habitat.  Please RSVP to BexarAudubonSociety@bexaraudubon.orgfor sign up and details on morning meeting time.  Carpooling will be an option.  We will travel SE on Highway 87 and may make a quick stop to look for ducks on the way. 

Saturday, March 10, 8:00 AM
Government Canyon Dinosaur Footprints Hike
 Join leader Fred Loxsom to hike up the Joe Johnson trail into the heart of Government Canyon where we will view the 110 million-year-old dinosaur footprints and explore the geology, plants and birds. Meet at the Backcountry Trailhead (inside the park) by 8:00 AM. You will need to have a Texas State Parks Pass or pay a $6/person entrance fee. 
The park gate opens at 7:00 AM. The hike is about 5.7 miles round-trip and of moderate difficulty.  Bring plenty of water and refreshing snacks, and wear sturdy shoes for hiking on rocky terrain.  The round trip takes between 3 and 5 hours.  We will finish in time for lunch in the picnic area near park headquarters.  Contact Fred to RSVP and for further information at floxsom@trinity.edu or 860-455-3422 (text or call).

Audubon January Meeting & Field Class

iNaturalist Workshop & BioBlitz!

Thursday, January 3, 2019 — 7:00 PM Audubon Meeting at the SA Zoo Education Building– iNaturalist by Speaker Tania Homayoun of Austin, TX with Texas Parks and Wildlife Dept. Learn about iNaturalist and how to document birds, bugs, butterflies, plants and more for citizen science. See below for follow up class and outing in Brackenridge Park.

Friday, January 4th – iNaturalist Class and BioBlitz in Brackenridge Park – 9 AM – Noon. Zoo Community Room. Free. Sign up by emailing saasforbirds@gmail.com