Programs

Early Birding Walks

Early-rising visitors won't want to miss out on these special morning birding walks. * Please note the September date is canceled due to the damage from Hurricane Irma, and the October date is on hold pending repairs made to the Corkscrew boardwalk.

Next Event Date: 

October 24, 2017

8:00 am to 11:00 am

Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary is an Important Bird Area, part of the Atlantic Flyway for bird migration, is one of the gateway sites for the Great Florida Birding Trail, and is a Ramsar designated Wetland of International Importance.  Experience the sights and sounds of the awakening swamp with one of our naturalists guiding you on the boardwalk to look for birds. Learn about the birds' life habits and the importance to these birds of the native upland and freshwater wetland plants and habitats that occur at Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary. Plus, learn what you can do in your own yard to improve habitat for birds.

.

Cost:    $25 per person (includes Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary boardwalk admission) for non-Corkscrew members

              $20 per person (includes Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary boardwalk admission) for National Audubon members.

              $10 per person for Friends of Corkscrew members.     Click for information on joining Friends of Corkscrew.

.

Limit:   8  participants April through September,  and 16 participants October through March

.

For more information, email corkscrewtours@audubon.org  or Call (239) 348-9151.
​.

Participants must be 16 years or older.

.

Registration & Payment:

Register via Eventbrite.​  Select the desired date.

.

All payments are final. No refunds or changes allowed.

.

You must bring a copy of your registration (in-print or on your phone) to the Corkscrew Admissions desk and check-in for your tour. After check-in, please meet your guide inside the Blair Audubon Center, but behind the admissions desk approximately 10 minutes before the tour begins.

.

This program runs on some Tuesdays  8:00 - 11:00 am, and the upcoming dates are listed below: 

  • September 26, 2017 - canceled due to damage from Hurricame Irma, we hope to repair the boardwalk in time for this walk in October.
  • October 24, 2017 - on hold pending repair to the boardwalk
  • November 14, 2017
  • December 5, 2017
  • January 9, 2018
  • January 23, 2018
  • February 6, 2018
  • February 13, 2018
  • February 20, 2018
  • March 6, 2018
  • March 13, 2018
  • March 27, 2018
  • April 3, 2018
  • May 1, 2018

    How you can help, right now