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


Field Trips 20132014

Field trips provide an opportunity to learn about and enjoy Florida’s fauna and flora in natural conditions. Prior to each field trip, please consult our newsletter (OASis) or this page for trip details and updates. For more information about field trips, contact Mary Keim or Randy Snyder at or (407) 851-5416.


Sep 21......Savage Christmas Creek Preserve, Christmas

Oct 19.......Hal Scott Regional Preserve and Park, E. Orange Co.

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

Dec...........See Christmas Bird Counts below *

Jan 18......Merritt Island Nat’l Wildlife Refuge, Titusville

Feb 22......Orlando Wetlands Park, Christmas

Mar 22......Split  Oak  Forest  Wildlife and  Environmental  Area,  Narcoossee

Apr 19...... Econlockhatchee Sandhills Conservation Area, east of Orlando

May 17..... C.H. Bronson State Forest, Chuluota


Local 114th Christmas Bird Counts

*Christmas Bird Count information; Please contact the compiler to participate.

Wekiva River, Sat, Dec 14, 2013 – Jay Exum at or (321) 229-5653


Zellwood/Mt.Dora, Fri, Dec 20, 2013 – Wes Biggs at or (407) 384-9766


Econlockhatchee, Sat, Dec 21, 2013 – Lorne Malo at or (407) 349-2536


Emeralda/Sunnyhill, Mon, Dec 23, 2013 – Peg Lindsay at


Clermont, Fri, Jan 3, 2014 – John Thomton at or (630)201-3864



Limited Edition Field Trips are restricted to 15 people per trip and have a cost of $10/person/trip for members and $15/person/trip for non-members. Reservations are required and will be taken on a first come, first-served basis the week prior to the trip. For trip reservations, call Bob Sanders at (407) 454-0542. [Note mix of Saturday & Sunday trips.]


Sat. Sep 28..... Orlando Wetlands Park, Christmas
Sun. Oct 20..... Merritt Island Nat’l Wildlife Refuge
Sat. Nov 16...... Lake Apopka North Shore
Sun. Dec 22..... Lake Jesup (north side), Sanford
Sat. Jan 25...... Smyrna Dunes Park, New Smyrna Beach
Sun. Feb 16..... Merritt Island Nat’l Wildlife Refuge
Sun. Apr 13...... Fort DeSoto Park, Pinellas Co.
Sat. May 24..... Three Lakes Wildlife Mgmt. Area



Location: Tall Timbers & Birdsong Nature Center
Date:        March 28–30, 2014; drive up Friday night, Saturday guided trip to Tall Timbers, Sunday morning trip to Birdsong Nature Center before departure
Registration: Teresa Williams— (407) 644-0796
Cost (including Saturday lunch): ($40 members/$55 non-members)
Trip/lodging details will be announced in the OASis and on this page when available 



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

 Cynthia Amoruso,