Mobile Bay Audubon Society
PO Box 483 • Fairhope AL • 36533


A Chapter of the National Audubon Society Since 1971
Eastern Bluebirds
Eastern Bluebirds

Photographed by: John Borom

Fairhope, Alabama
May, 2003

Brown Pelicans

Field Trips

ESILL Birding Class in 2016
Bird watching is fun, intellectually stimulating, physically challenging
or totally sedentary. It can involve a great deal of money or a nominal
investment. It can involve worldwide travel or just a walk to your porch.
You can do it alone or with a group. You can enjoy it whether you are a
beginner or it has been a lifelong endeavor. Whatever... birdwatching is
the fastest growing spectator “sport” in the world!

If you are a beginner or a seasoned veteran, come meet with others to
learn or review the Basics of Birding 101 being offered by ESILL and
taught by Ann McLaurin and Diana Gardiner. The class will consist of
four Tuesday morning sessions from 9:00-11:00 in March at the
Fairhope Unitarian Fellowship. The class will cover help in identifying
birds, equipment, places to bird, bird calls, migration, and how
technology is helping us identify birds.

At the end we invite you to join a field trip with Audubon Eastern Shore

Alabama Eastern Shore Birders Calendar

September - October 2016
Time for everyone to find binoculars, brush off hiking boots and start refreshing your
Field Guide on Fall birds! Our annual Social Kick-Off will be held at the Unitarian
Fellowship in Fairhope, on Friday, September 16 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Details
about our plans will be shared during this gathering.

Our schedule of outings will include:
Sept 21 - Bayfront Park in Daphne
October 5-8 Birdfest Outings
October 14 - 16 -Alabama Ornithological Society will meet and offer field trips on Dauphin Island
October 19 - Andrew Haffenden has agreed to repeat his very popular shore birding field trip to Dauphin Island.
Additional trips will be announced later, based on information about migration.

For further information please contact Lynne Fitzgerald,


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