Alabama Audubon

Russ Bailey Memorial Beginner Bird Walk

Ruffner Mountain 1214 81st St S, Birmingham

Celebrate the legacy of Birmingham birder Russ Bailey with a beginner-friendly morning walk at Ruffner.

Philip Henry Gosse: A Naturalist’s Sojourn in Alabama

Personal Branding

Take a journey back in time to 1830s Alabama with English naturalist Philip Henry Gosse through his hand-painted illustrations. Join us for an opening reception with a presentation by Gary Mullen and book signing.

Gosse Nature Walk #23: Vulcan Trail

Vulcan Park and Museum 1701 Valley View Dr, Birmingham

Take a lunchtime nature break with us as we explore the trail around Vulcan Park in the heart of Birmingham.

Birmingham Audubon Fall Bird Count and Bird-a-thon

Shortcode for People

It's our Fall Bird Count with a twist! Help us gather important data on our city's breeding and migratory bird populations, or make a pledge for the total number of species counted to support Birmingham Audubon.

Swift Night Out #2: Birmingham

AL

Don't miss this chance to see migrating chimney swifts downtown. Plus we will have a fun after-party with live music in the courtyard of the Pizitz Food Hall!

Field Trip: Cheaha State Park

Cheaha Mountain 19644 AL-281, Delta

Join us on Alabama's loftiest peak for a day of soaring hawks, migrating songbirds, and more.

Field Trip: Turkey Creek Nature Preserve

Turkey Creek Nature Preserve 3906 Turkey Creek Road, Pinson

Join Birmingham Audubon as we search for fall migrants at this Forever Wild gem.

Course: Birding 2.0 — Digital Tools for 21st Century Birding

Twenty-first century birding offers an amazing array of digital and technological aids to help birders improve their birding skills, while also contributing to bird conservation. Sign up today for this new class from Anne Miller!

$85

Course: Landscaping for Wildlife Workshop

Learn how to make your yard more inviting for birds, pollinators, and other wildlife, and the importance of planting native species with Paul Franklin for this new, one-day workshop.

Field Trip: Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge

Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge 2700 Refuge Headquarters Rd., Decatur

Visit one of Alabama's most incredible birding hotspots, home to thousands of migratory Sandhill Cranes—and the occasional whooper.

2019 Winter Banquet & Fundraiser

Unnamed Venue AL

Jennifer Ackerman shares a lyrical testimony to the wonders of avian intelligence at our 73rd Winter Banquet.

Coastal—Bird ID Walk

Join our coastal staff for a bird identification walk in preparation for our Winter ACBS!

Christmas Bird Count

Continue a holiday birding tradition, eighty-four years in the making.

Field Trip: BIRDingham Parks

Join us for a half-day field trip with a sampling of Birmingham’s urban parks featuring a wide array of winter species in both water, open, and woodland settings.

Course: Mastering Winter Water Birds

Greg Harber provides a comprehensive look at all the birds you’re likely to encounter on or near Alabama’s winter waterways. Learn to identify loons, grebes, geese, ducks, and cranes, as well as find reliable populations of these birds in the greater Birmingham area.

Course: Winter Songbirds and Raptors

Paul Franklin explores the many species of songbirds and birds of prey that are present in the colder months when our permanent residents are joined by the multitudes of northern breeders. Enjoy learning about identification, life histories, population trends, and more.

Course: Winter Birding by Ear

The ability to bird by ear, identifying various species from their vocalizations, is of invaluable assistance in the field. Learn the winter calls with Paul Franklin!

RESCHEDULED: Annual Membership Meeting

In order to keep our members safe, the Alabama Audubon Board of Directors has decided not to hold this year's Annual Membership Meeting in April. Click here for more details.

2020 Birmingham Spring Bird Count & Bird-a-thon

It's our Spring Bird Count with a twist! Help us gather important data on our city's breeding and migratory bird populations, or make a pledge for the total number of species counted to support Alabama Audubon.