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January 2020

Winter Eagle Watch Field Trip

January 25 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST
Salamonie Reservoir: Nature Center, 9214 Lost Bridge Road W.
Andrews, IN 46702 United States
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Free – $10 Sold out

Join Indiana Audubon for a special look at the winter spectacle of eagles along the upper Wabash River and reservoir floodplains. Wintering Bald Eagles have climbed considerably in this area over the last decade, and now this area of northern Indiana hosts as many eagles as many of the other known Indiana wintering sites. Some counts exceed 100 birds in a morning! This special field trip will meet at Salamonie Reservoir on January 25, at 3:00 PM. Registered participants will…

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IAS Winter UP Tour 2020-

January 31 - February 2
$100 – $279 -1 tickets left
Snowy Owl

Indiana Audubon is pleased to offer another adventure for winter specialties of the northwoods February 2020. The trip is led by IAS executive director, Brad Bumgardner, who has toured the UP area for 6 tours, plus additional time outside of tours, and is familiar with the locations and birding areas around eastern Michigan UP area. The trip is offered for a maximum of 10 people.  The trip is shorter and less species rich then the Sax-Zim Bog area of Minnesota,…

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February 2020

2020 Cuba Birding Trip

February 13 - February 22
Havana Cuba Havana, Cuba + Google Map

Indiana Audubon 2020 Cuba Birding Tour February 13-22, 2020 Cuba’s Western Mountains, Zapata Peninsula, Northern Archipelago, and Escambray Valley NOTE: This trip has one single spot left. You are invited on an exclusive Indian Audubon Society authorized birding tour to Cuba! The program is managed by the US based Caribbean Conservation Trust, Inc. (CCT).  In 2020 CCT staff will begin their 24th year of managing bird conservation and natural history programs in Cuba. All our trips are legal for U.S.…

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IAS Winter Sax-Zim Bog Tour 2020- FULL

February 14 - February 17
Sax-Zim Bog, 8793 Owl Ave
Meadowlands, MN 55765 United States
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$150 – $338 Sold out

THIS TRIP IS CURRENTLY FULL, VISIT OUR WINTER UP TOUR FOR ADDITIONAL OWL OPPORTUNITIES Indiana Audubon is again leading an out of state tour for members to view the winter specialties of the north woods February 2020. Like the winter UP tours offered the past few years, this car pool tour extends the birding possibilities, to a location where both Great Gray Owl and Northern Hawk Owl are more consistently seen.  This year's dates are February 14-17, 2020 and would…

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Feathers and Fermentation: Raptors and Romance

February 16 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm EST
Ash and Elm Cidery, 2104 E Washington St
Indianapolis, IN 46201 United States
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Calling all lovebirds! Treat a loved one (and/or yourself!) to a very special Valentine's weekend this year. What better way to celebrate the season than by cuddling up close with a hawk or an owl and sipping on hot mulled cider from Ash & Elm Cider Co.? Join Wesley Homoya- a native Hoosier, avid birder, tour guide, and conservationist - as we explore nature and enjoy quality adult beverages. Starting with a short tour and tasting at the cidery, you'll…

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2020 Cuba Birding Trip II

February 29 - March 10
Havana Cuba Havana, Cuba + Google Map

Indiana Audubon 2020 Cuba Birding Tour II February 29- March 10, 2020 Cuba’s Western Mountains, Zapata Peninsula, Northern Archipelago, and Escambray Valley THIS TRIP HAS ONE SINGLE SPOT LEFT You are invited on an exclusive Indiana Audubon Society authorized birding tour to Cuba! The program is managed by the US based Caribbean Conservation Trust, Inc. (CCT).  In 2020 CCT staff will begin their 24th year of managing bird conservation and natural history programs in Cuba. All our trips are legal…

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IDBF Birds & Brews: Poster Release Party!

February 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST
Gelsosomo’s Pizzeria, 371 Indian Boundary Rd
Chesterton, IN 46304 United States
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$8.00 – $11.50 32 tickets left

Join fellow bird enthusiasts from around the state as we celebrate the unofficial kickoff to the Indiana Dunes Birding Festival season with our annual fine art release for the 2020 event, and a chance to socialize with one another, as well as win prizes for showing off your birding knowledge! This year's event will take place on Saturday, February 29 at 6pm in The Pub banquet room at Gelsosomo's Pizzeria, located on Indian Boundary Road in Chesterton, IN. This year's…

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March 2020

Summit Lake Waterfowl Field Trip

March 14 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Summit Lake State Park, 5993 North Messick Road
new castle, IN 47362 United States
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Free – $10 Sold out

Join Indiana Audubon for a morning of early spring birding among the often productive waterfowl haven found at Summit Lake State Park, in east central Indiana. Summit Lake covers 2,680 acres, including an 800-acre lake. The park is a mix of woodlands, old fields, wetlands, and prairie restoration areas which provide a wide range of flora and fauna. More than 100 species of birds reside in the park, and the area is popular among photographers and bird watchers. The field…

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Goose Pond Waterfowl Field Trip

March 21 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
Goose Pond FWA, 13540 W County RD 400 S
Linton, IN 47441 United States
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Free – $10 8 tickets left

Join Indiana Audubon for an afternoon of early spring birding on this first full day of spring.  We'll enjoy the often productive waterfowl bonanza that occurs this time of year at Goose Pond Fish and Wildlife Area.  Goose Pond Fish & Wildlife Area (FWA) in Greene County provides quality birding and wildlife viewing opportunities on 9,018 acres of prairie and marsh habitat. The field trip will begin just outside the visitor center on Saturday, March 21. Registered participants will meet…

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Goose Pond Woodcock Trip

March 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
Goose Pond FWA, 13540 W County RD 400 S
Linton, IN 47441 United States
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Free 91 tickets left
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In partnership with the Indiana DNR and the Ruffed Grouse Society, Indiana Audubon will be leading an evening excursion around the grounds of Goose Pond Fish and Wildlife Area for one of the wackiest shorebirds around... the American Woodcock!   Goose Pond Fish & Wildlife Area (FWA) in Greene County provides quality birding and wildlife viewing opportunities on 9,018 acres of prairie and marsh habitat. The field trip will begin just outside the visitor center on Saturday, March 21. Registered participants…

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April 2020

Lye Creek Burn Field Trip

April 4 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am EDT
Lye Creek Prairie Burn, E 650 N
Crawfordsville, IN 47933 United States
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Free – $10

The Lye Creek Burn is an 88-acre wetland in north central Montgomery County that is a part of the larger Lye Creek Prairie. The site and it’s birding potential were first discovered in April 2001 as Clint Murray was on my way to check some corn fields he had marked for Smith’s Longspurs. Upon seeing the site and shorebirds present, he knew immediately that this was a place to watch. The field trip will begin at the Burn on Saturday,…

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Eagle Creek Early Spring Migrants Field Trip

April 11 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Eagle Creek Ornithology Center, 6515 Delong Rd
Indianapolis, IN 46278 United States
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Free – $10 9 tickets left

Join us in Indy for a morning of spring migrants with Rhiannon Thunell. By this date, we shouldn't be seeing much in the way of warblers, but an interesting wave of first arrivals should be appearing. We'll be focused on seeking out Hermit Thrushes, kinglets, Blue-gray Gnatcatchers, Fox Sparrows, White-throated Sparrows, creepers, and more. The trip will be led by IAS board director, Rhiannon Thunell. Registered participants will meet at the Eagle Creek Ornithology Center. Terrain will be easy to…

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Texas Rio Grande Valley Birding Tour 2020- FULL

April 18 - April 25
harlingen texas Harlingen, Texas 78550 + Google Map
$100 Sold out

Join Indiana Audubon for a special trip for an amazing collection of specialty US species and the peak of spring migration along the Texas southern border in late April 2020.  The lower Rio Grande Valley is home to amazing diversity and landscapes, and spring is an excellent time to explore this birding hotspot. the 2020 Texas birding tour is led by IAS members and experienced guides Amy Kearns and Mark Welter.  Amy and Mark have experience leading Indiana Audubon tours…

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May 2020

IAS Spring Gathering 2020

May 2
Mary Gray Bird Sanctuary, 3499 S Bird Sanctuary Rd
Connersville, IN 47331 United States
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Join us at the IAS Spring Gathering 2020 May 2, 2020 The Mary Gray Bird Sanctuary welcomes everyone to enjoy a weekend of birding, learning, and great fellowship with friends. Stay the weekend and experience the best of spring migration. The MGBS is the flagship property owned by the Indiana Audubon Society, Inc. With over 700 acres of property, participants can walk the many trails, enjoy welcoming back the migrating birds, and celebrate spring! Camping is available for IAS members…

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Goose Pond Weekend Birding Trip 2020

May 8 @ 6:00 pm - May 10 @ 12:00 pm EDT
Goose Pond FWA, 13540 W County RD 400 S
Linton, IN 47441 United States
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$99 – $259 6 tickets left

In 2020, IAS will present a full weekend of birding at Goose Pond and nearby properties to gain appreciation for the diverse breeding birds that call Goose Pond home. While a single day can see many birds in early to mid-May, this trip will aim to observe the full suite of amazing birds found in the wetlands, prairies, and forests of the area.  The goal will be to log well over 100 species during the weekend, May 8-10, in what…

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Indiana Dunes Birding Festival 2020

May 14 - May 17
Indiana Dunes Visitor Center, 1215 North State Road 49
Porter, 46304 United States
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Celebrate the migration of birdlife through the Indiana Dunes region this May 14-17 at the sixth annual Indiana Dunes Birding Festival. The festival is a joint partnership with the region’s major environmental groups highlighting the dunes area’s rich biodiversity and bird watching opportunities to create a positive impact on the economic, conservation, and environmental education for visitors and residents to the Indiana Dunes region. The event is being organized by the Indiana Audubon Society and includes both the Indiana Dunes…

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June 2020

Falling Springs Breeding Birds Field Trip

June 6 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Falling Springs Bird Sanctuary, 11471 W Co Rd 75 N
French Lick, IN 47432 United States
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Free – $15 3 tickets left

Join IAS for an exclusive field trip to the Falling Springs Bird Sanctuary property in Orange Co., owned by John and Karen Lindsey. This amazing property features deep ravines and gorges among shaded hardwood forest. It is home to a diversity of bird life, particularly in migration and early breeding season. For nature enthusiasts, the geologic, floral, and wildlife features are also impressive. The total tour time should take about 3 hours. Falling Springs is a great place to find…

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Indiana Audubon 2020 Ecuador Tour

June 10 - June 20
Ecuador Quito, Ecuador + Google Map

Indiana Audubon 2020 Ecuador Birding Tour: The Best of Ecuador: Amazon Foothills and Andes Highlands June 2020 UPDATED: This Trip is FULL! In the summer of 2020 Indiana Audubon will host the next in a series of great birding adventures, as IAS takes you off the beaten path to a set of great birding locations in Ecuador.  For sheer diversity of birds in a short trip, it’s hard to beat Ecuador. Nowhere else is it as easy to experience such…

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