Upcoming Events

Orange Audubon Society (OAS) offers many events and volunteer opportunities from September through June, with something for every activity level. See our menu of field trips, classes, and workshops to the right.

This includes OAS’ NORTH SHORE BIRDING FESTIVAL, held the first weekend in December to highlight the best of Central Florida Birding.

See the monthly calendar of events below.

Also download OAS’ annual brochure, which has at-a-glance information about all our activities throughout this program year!

Week of Apr 1st

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
April 1, 2024
April 2, 2024
April 3, 2024
April 4, 2024
April 5, 2024
April 6, 2024(1 event)

8:00 am: Mead Botanical Gardens Spring Bird Walks, Winter Park

April 6, 2024

Join our FREE Spring Bird walks in Mead Botanical Gardens while we search for both migrant visitors and resident birds. Wood Ducks, Barred Owls, Pileated Woodpeckers and others are joined in the Spring by passing warblers such as American Redstarts, Black and White Warblers, Black-throated Blue Warblers and others. This park has hosted Indigo Bunting, Painted Bunting, Hooded Warblers, and Yellow-throated Warblers. We never know what we will see but if we don't look we won't find out! Join us! FREE but limited to 15 registrants. To register call (941) 704-1189.

Mead Botanical Gardens
1300 S. Denning Drive
Winter Park, FL 32789
April 7, 2024(1 event)

7:30 am: BIRD SURVEY - Oakland Nature Preserve

April 7, 2024

OAS performs quarterly bird surveys for the preserve to determine the effectiveness of its sandhill restoration and native plant gardens, a joint project of the preserve and the Tarflower chapter of the Native Plant Association. We'll meet in the parking lot and walk several trails through wooded areas and sandhill restoration areas. We'll be looking for overwintering Grasshopper, Savannah, Field, and possibly White-Crowned Sparrows; Pileated, Red-bellied and Downy Woodpeckers, Eastern Bluebirds and many more. Registration is required, via website or contact Kathy at

Oakland Nature Preserve
747 Machete Trail
Oakland, FL 34760