Bird Watching Clubs
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|Arkansas||Arkansas||Arkansas Audubon Society||1955||http://www.arbirds.org/||he Society holds statewide meetings twice a year in conjunction with spring and fall bird migrations. The locations of the meetings vary but are always near areas of natural interest. Daytime field trips to scenic areas and birding "hot spots" are complemented by evening programs delivered by naturalists.|
|Arkansas||Hot Springs Village||HSV Audubon||1974||https://hsvbirds.org/||HSV Audubon Society offers field trips throughout the year, providing birding opportunities for both novices and experts alike. Four sessions of Bird Identification classes are held every March, providing class time and field time to hone birding skills. Each December, the club participates in the Christmas Bird Count.|
|Arkansas||GARNA’s activities take place in Chaffee, Fremont, and Lake Counties and in the San Luis Valley.||GARNA Birding Club||1996||https://garna.org/clubs/birding-club/||
|California||Across the state||California Audubon Chapters (TOS)||Varies||http://ca.audubon.org/about/chapters||Depends on organization|
|California||Southern California||Southern California Bird Clubs||Varies||http://www.thewestvalleybirdsociety.com/Southern_CA_Bird_Clubs.html||Depends on organization|
|California||Southern California & Bay Area Chapter||California Young Birders Club||2014||https://californiayoungbirders.weebly.com/||8 field trips a year, Scholarships, events, and contests|
|Delaware||New Castle County, Kent County and Sussex County||Delaware Valley Ornithological Club (DVOC)||1890||http://dvoc.org/||Events, field trips, lists notable sightings on website|
|Delaware||New Castle County, Kent County and Sussex County||Delaware Valley Birding Clubs||http://www.dvoc.org/DelValBirding/Organizations.htm||Depends on organization|
|Georgia||Gwinnett County||Southern Wings Bird Club||1996||http://www.southernwingsbc.com/||Monthly bird walks, birding classes, monthly meetings|
|Georgia||Across the state||Georgia Audubon Chapters||Varies||http://www.n-georgia.com/audubon_society.htm||Varies by organization|
|Georgia||Metro Atlanta Counties and North Georgia||Atlanta Audubon Society||1972||http://www.atlantaaudubon.org/||Frequent field trips and programs; monthly newsletter; conservation minded, active organization|
|Missouri||Burroughs County||Burroughs Audubon Society||1919 formed as a birding club and 1971 as a chapter of the National Audubon Society.||http://burroughs.org/||Burroughs Audubon offers guided field trips, general meetings (that include special programs/speakers), and bird walks. Burroughs Audubon also offers citizen science activities such as bird banding and the Great Backyard and Christmas Bird Counts.|
|Missouri||Serves six mid-Missouri counties: Audrain, Boone, Cooper, Howard, Monroe, and Randolph||Columbia Audubon Society||1958||http://www.columbia-audubon.org/||Columbia Audubon Society owns and manages three nature areas in Columbia and Boone County. We encourage use of these areas for nature study, birding, and other educational activities.|
|Missouri||Our chapter serves Cedar, Christian, Dallas, Douglas, Greene, Hickory, Polk, St. Clair, Stone, Taney, Webster, and Wright Counties in Missouri.||Greater Ozarks Audubon||1962||http://www.greaterozarksaudubon.org/||Our Chapter hosts a variety of other activities throughout the year.|
|Missouri||Ozark Rivers||Ozark Rivers Audubon||1975||http://ozarkriversaudubon.org/||The Ozark Rivers Audubon Chapter has monthly meetings where invited speakers talk about timely topics dealing with birds. Bird Outings are also planned. Ozark Rivers birders also participate in national-level birding programs such as Backyard Feeder Survey and the Annual Christmas Bird Count.|
|Missouri||The St. Louis Metro Region includes portions of eleven counties in Missouri and Illinois and the City of St. Louis.||St. Louis Audubon Society||1915||http://www.stlouisaudubon.org/||
All our walks are free, open to the public and suitable for all experience levels.
Our Education Team provides free programs for kindergarten through college grade levels, all satisfying Missouri Grade Level Expectations in science. Additional programs are available for adults, suitable for garden clubs, social groups, etc.
|New Jersey||Atlantic County, Burlington County, Camden County, Cape May County, Cumberland County, Gloucester County, Hunterdon County, Mercer County, Middlesex County, Monmouth County, Ocean County, Salem County, Somerset County and Warren County||Delaware Valley Ornithological Club (DVOC)||1890||http://dvoc.org/||Events, field trips, lists notable sightings on website|
|New Jersey||New Castle, Sussex||Delaware Valley Birding Clubs||http://www.dvoc.org/DelValBirding/Organizations.htm||Depends on organization|
|New Jersey||Across the state||New Jersey Young Birders Club||http://njyoungbirders.weebly.com/||For birders 17 and under, meetings, field trips, special events|
|Pennsylvania||Across the state||Pennsylvania Audubon Chapters||1996||http://pa.audubon.org/chapters-centers/||Depends on organization|
|Pennsylvania||Berks, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Lehigh, Montgomery, Northampton||Delaware Valley Birding Clubs||http://www.dvoc.org/DelValBirding/Organizations.htm||Depends on organization|
|Pennsylvania||Berks County, Bucks County, Chester County, Delaware County, Lancaster County, Lebanon County, Lehigh County, Montgomery County, Northampton County and Philadelphia County||Delaware Valley Ornithological Club (DVOC)||1890||http://dvoc.org/||Events, field trips, lists notable sightings on website|
|Texas||Across the state||Texas Ornithological Society (TOS)||Varies||http://www.texasbirds.org/home.html||Birding events, annual magazine, bird sanctuaries|
|Texas||Across the state||Texas Audubon Chapters (TOS)||Varies||http://tx.audubon.org/chapters-centers/chapters||Depends on organization|
|Wisconsin||Great Lakes||Northeastern Wisconsin Birding Club||Unknown||http://www.newbirdingclub.org/||Field trips, meetings|
|Wisconsin||Great Lakes||Chequamegon Bird Club||1981||http://www.chequamegonbirdclub.org/||Monthly meetings, field trips, and annual events|
|Wisconsin||Lake Michigan area||Oshkosh Bird Club||Unknown||http://www.oshkoshbirdclub.com/||Meeting and birding events|