Category: General BIRD WALK


Saturday, October 21, 7:30-10:30 a.m.

Corinne Jones Park with leader Jim Brady.

Drop in and join us anytime during this 3 hour bird walk to see what species of birds are present at the Corinne Jones Park located at 602 West Government St., Pensacola, 32502.

To register, email Marcy McGahan at with your name.

Want to learn about our area birds? These short bird walks are designed to introduce “future birders” to the world of “Bird Watching.”

Families with children are welcome. If you have binoculars, bring them. If not, we will have a few ‘loaners’ available. A hat, long pants and bottled water are recommend­ed for our outdoor walks.

Registration required.
To register, email Marcy McGahan at with your name.


Category: General CLASS/FIELD TRIP-1


Oct. 21, Sat., 8:00 – 10:00 a.m., Field Trip 1 - Shoreline Park, Gulf Breeze

The very popular Beginning Birding Class is held only twice a year.

The fall class dates are set and ready to go--October 12, 19, 21, 25, 28 and November 1, 4.

Whether you are new to birding or just want a refresher course, this class is for you. Join us!

During four classroom sessions, experienced local birders provide the tools needed to observe, identify, and enjoy the birds around us. You will use your new knowledge during three guided field trips to different sites around our area.

The classroom sessions are held at the West Florida Public Library* in downtown Pensacola,239 N. Spring Street. Classroom sessions run from 4:30 to 6:15 p.m. (the library closes at 7 p.m.). Field trip locations and start time may vary.

*This event is not sponsored or endorsed by the
West Florida Public Libraries or Escambia County.

For a donation of $120 to our local Francis M. Weston Audubon Society, you will have the class-room and field sessions and, for new members, a 1-year membership in the local FMWAS, state Audubon Florida and National Audubon Society. Pay by Check, PayPal or Credit Card. Space is limited and class size is limited to 10 participants.

To register, contact Jan Lloyd, FMWAS Education Committee Chair,, 850‑572‑2669 OR Corresponding Secretary Karen Stanmore,, 850-748-4222. Email is fine since we may be traveling when you decide to sign up. We will check often.