Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Birds of Lake Pflugerville Presentation and More!

Come and join us to learn about the beautiful birds at Lake Pflugerville! It's a FREE event! All Ages Welcome. There will also be bird craft activities for kids!



Birds of Lake Pflugerville Presentation
Thursday, March 14, 2019
7:00pm-8:00pm

Birding Activities start at 6:30pm-7:00pm



Friday, February 8, 2019

Elisabet Ney's Nature Day! Saturday, March 2, 2019, 1-4pm

Come and Stop by our TX Blue Jay Project Birdwatching Basics & Bird Conservation Booth! It's a FREE Family Event!

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We will also have a very cool paper Bird Wind Chime craft activity for kids!

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

How to make your Birding Club Successful and FUN!


How to make your Birding Club successful and FUN!

      Plan monthly birding field trips at your nearby birding center or park.

      Collaborate with your Audubon Society Chapter.

      Invite a local experienced, Audubon member to talk about birds.

      Plan weekly bird presentations about the Birds in your area as a birding club group. Members take turns presenting one bird species per week. Explaining the bird ID tips, behavior, diet, habitat, history, etc.

      Participate in the TPWD Great Texas Birding Classic.

      Citizen Scientist: build bird nestboxes, collect birding data on ebird, clean up parks, plant native plants at your school, educate your fellow classmates about the importance of birds and protecting their habitats.

      Learn everything about Texas native plants/trees and the ecosystem. Plan a native plants & tree field trip to a birding center, native garden center, botanical center, etc.

      BE AN ADVOCATE FOR BIRDS! Educate your community about birds.


2018 compiled by The Texas Blue Jay Project

Fun Things to do as a Young Texas Birder


Explore Texas! Discover new landscapes & wildlife.

Visit & Hike 7 Texas Regions.

TPWD Great Texas Birding Classic Birding Competition

Texas has 629 documented bird species. Lots of birds to find and see in Texas!

Visit High Island during Spring Migration.

–Discover a rare bird in Texas. 

Meet new birding friends from different parts of Texas and out of state.

Do a County or State Big Year.

–Attend Texas Birding Festivals

ABA Young Birder’s Summer Camps 

Compiled by The Texas Blue Jay Project

Young Birders Birding Resources


Birding Resources


       American Birding Association/ABA Young Birders: www.aba.org./aba-young-birders/

       National Audubon Society:  www.audubon.org

       Texas Audubon Society: www.tx.audubon.org

       Texas Parks and Wildlife/World Birding Centers: http://tpwd.texas.gov

       ebird.org/ebird Young Birders Network: ebird.org/about/resources/for-young-birders

       Cornell Lab of Ornithology/All About Birds: www.allaboutbirds.org

       inaturalist.org: www.inaturalist.org

       High island, Texas: https://houstonaudubon.org/sanctuaries/high-island/plan-your-visit.html

       Great Texas Birding Classic: http://tpwd.texas.gov/events/great-texas-birding-classic







2018 compiled by The Texas Blue Jay Project

Monday, January 28, 2019

February 1-2, 2019 Laredo Young Birders Birding Event

Calling All Young Birders! 


Join me on Friday, February 1, 2019 at Lake Casa Blanca International State Park in Laredo, Texas for a Young Birders Presentation about my experiences as a Texas Young Birder. Learn how to start birdwatching, and about Laredo Birds. Also, you will learn about all the awesome opportunities there are for young birders. Birding Presentation Fee: Free; But, you need to pay for the TPWD Park Entry Fee Admission to enter. Registration Mandatory.: rgisc.org/register

Join me on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at Lake Casa Blanca International State Park in Laredo, Texas for a Young Birders Bird Hike! 1st Hike: 7:30am-9:00am; 2nd Hike: 9:30am-11:00am. Fee per Hike: $5.00 per person. Registration Mandatory: rgisc.org/register


Discover South Texas Birds!
The Texas Blue Jay Project

Updated Texas Birding Festivals


Texas Birding Festivals

       Laredo Birding Festival-February: www.laredobirdingfestival.org

       Rio Grande Valley Birding Festival-November: www.rgvbf.org

       South Llano River State Park Birding Festival-April: www.facebook.com/slrspbirdingfestival/

       Port Aransas Whooping Crane Festival-February: www.whoopingcranefestival.org

       Rockport-Fulton Hummingbird Festival-September: www.rockport-fulton.org/HB

       Davis Mountains Hummingbird Celebration Festival-August: www.davismountainshummingbirdcelebration.com

       Galveston FeatherFest Birding Festival-April: www.galvestonfeatherfest.com

       Matagorda Bay BirdFest-February: www.matagordabaybirdfest.org

      The Birdiest Festival in America-April: www.birdiestfestival.org

      Wings over the Hills Nature Festival-April: www.wingstx.org


2019 Compiled by The Texas Blue Jay Project

Birds of Lake Pflugerville Presentation and More!

Come and join us to learn about the beautiful birds at Lake Pflugerville! It's a FREE event! All Ages Welcome. There will also be bird c...