Orange Audubon Society meetings are normally held the 3rd Thursday of every month (Sept. - June) at 7 pm in the Camellia Room at:

Harry P. Leu Garden
1920 North Forest Avenue
Orlando, FL 32803-1537


For Directions to Leu Gardens please click HERE


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Orange Audubon Society relies on the involvement and support of individuals like you to conserve the birds, wildlife, and natural ecosystems of the Central Florida area.

Interested in becoming a member? Just print and mail this membership form to become part of the Orange Audubon Society.

If you need to RENEW your membership, please wait for National Audubon to mail you the renewal form, please do not use the membership form .

Your basic membership of $20.00 supports our efforts to help safeguard Florida's natural environment, and also entitles you to receive three publications:

The Florida Naturalist

Membership Form

Teachers: Bring the natural world to your classroom with

Audubon Adventures

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October Field Trip

Hal Scott Regional Preserve & Park  

8 am to noon

On Saturday, October 17, 2015, OAS will visit Hal Scott Regional Preserve and Park.  This 9000+ acre property in east Orange County, straddles the Econlockhatchee River.  We will walk about 4 miles through pine flatwoods to the Econ’s riverine swamp.  The pace will be slow to observe plants and animals along the way.  For more information on the property, see:

Meet at 8:00 am in the parking lot on Dallas Blvd, (between Paddock and Peabody) Orlando, FL 32833 in the Wedgefield subdivision.  Bring drink, sun protection, insect protection, birding gear, and lunch (for after the hike).  Free.  No facilities.  No registration is required.  Please join us.  If you have questions about the trip, contact us at 

 Mary Keim and Randy Snyder, Field Trip Committee

Field Trips

Regular field trips showcase Florida’s flora and fauna in natural

conditions. Most involve leisurely walks while observing

wildlife. Before each field trip, check the OASis for details.

Contact leaders Mary Keim and Randy Snyder or (407) 851-5416. FREE


Sep 19........Isle of Pine Preserve, south Orange County

Oct 17.........Hal Scott Preserve, east Orange County

Nov 21.........Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive, Apopka

Dec.............Please participate in local Christmas Bird Counts

Jan 23.........Merritt Isle National Wildlife refuge, Titusville

Feb 20.........Orlando Wetlands Park, Christmas

Mar 19.........Savage/Christmas Creek Preserve, Christmas

Apr 23..........Rock Springs Run State Reserve, Sorrento

May 21.........Charles H. Bronson State Forest, Chuluota

Limited Edition Field Trips

Limited Edition Field Trips are restricted to 15 people per trip.

The cost per person per trip is $10 members/$15 non-members.

Reservations are required and will be taken the week

before the trip by leader Bob Sanders: (407) 459-5617.


Sat., Sept 26.......Orlando Wetlands Park, Christmas

Sun., Oct 18........Three Lakes WMA, Osceola County

Sat., Nov 14........Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, Titusville

Sun., Dec 20.......Lk. Jesup Conservation Area, Marl Bed Flats Tract

Sun., Jan 17.......Smyrna Dunes Park, New Smyrna Beach

Sun., Feb 28.......Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, Titusville

Sat., Mar 26.........Lk. Jesup Conservation Area, Marl Bed Flats Tract

Sun., April 17......Ft. De Soto Park, Pinellas County

Sat., May 28........Three Lakes WMA, Osceola County



Hayride “Return to Roost”

Location: Orlando Wetlands Park, Christmas

Date: Saturday, Nov 14, 2015; 4:30–6:30 PM

Registration: Teresa Williams—(407) 644-0796

Cost: $30 (fundraiser)

Limit: 20 participants

Trip details: (407) 658-4869


Overnight Field Trip & Flamingo Quest

Location: Palm Beach Co. & Broward Co.

                with guide David Simpson

Date: April 9–10, 2016. Birding with a search for Flamingos

Registration: Teresa Williams—(407) 644-0796

Cost: (includes guide and field trip fees)

         $40 members/$55 nonmembers;

         Sat. only: $25 members/$40 non-members

Trip/lodging details: TBA—Call (407) 637-2525


Youth Field Trips

Youth field trips allow children to observe and enjoy the

natural world on easy hiking trails. Must be accompanied by

an adult. Cost is free and loaner binoculars are available.

No reservations are required.

Please contact leader Brook Rohman

with questions: (407) 921-8008.


Sept 12, 2015; 8:00 AM....Mead Botanical Garden, Winter Park

Nov 7, 2015; 8:00 AM.......Central Winds Park, Winter Springs

Jan 9, 2016; 9:00 AM.......Lake Lotus Park, Altamonte Springs




Orphaned or
       Injured Wildlife?

What to do if you find a baby bird

In many cases “orphaned” baby birds are kidnapped when they should be left alone, not taken to a rehabber.

For rehabilitation sources, visit:

Florida Fish and Wildlife
Conservation Commission

The Wildlife Rehabilitation Information Directory

Audubon Center for Birds of Prey (Raptors Only)

Speakers Bureau

Orange Audubon Society has a list of speakers who are willing to address schools and organizations on subjects such as birds, plants, the environment, and Florida outdoors. Call or email


Deborah Green