The mission of St. Petersburg Audubon Society is to promote and provide environmental education and through responsible activism, protect, restore and preserve natural ecosystems for both people and wildlife.

Shell Key Sunset Cruised Rescheduled
due to Rain: Oct. 24th

And there are a few spots still available
Reserve your place today.

Shell Key Shuttle Sunset Cruise

Shell Key Shells

Friday evening - October 24th - 5:30 p.m.
801 Pass-A-Grill Way, St Pete Beach FL 33706

$25 - seating is limited - call for your reservation today.
All are welcome - you do not have to be a member of Audubon.

Join St. Pete Audubon on board the Shell Key Shuttle for over a 2 hour cruise. Enjoy the sunset on the island's shore. Bring your own snacks and drinks.

Special guest: Lauren Deaner will be explaining her bird banding project.

Shell Key is one of Pinellas county’s largest undeveloped barrier islands. Shell Key has been designated as one of the state's most important areas for shorebird nesting and wintering sites. The Key includes a 1,800-acre preserve which serves as an important study area.
Email Judi Hopkins at
or call  727-526-3725
for reservations, information, and address to send payment.

St. Petersburg Audubon Society Bird Stewards Program Report 2014

BNB Program Report

St. Petersburg Audubon Program:


Tom and Lindsay Bell share their remarkable photographs and wildlife experiences as they introduce us to tens of thousands of penguins.

Left: Gentoo Bay Penguins  

                                                Right: King Penguin

Gentoo Penguins
Penguin Photos © Tom Bell

2014-15 Annual Brochure

2014-15 Annual Brochure and Updated Pinellas Bird Checklist

St. Petersburg Audubon's 2014 Annual Programs,
Field trips and Events is available for reading.

Field Trip details, visit the Field trip page. Scroll to the bottom and read details of Sept-Nov.trips. Check out the Calendar to see trips and events. Or
download the annual brochure. See the link above.

Visit 2014-15 Programs for the latest programs.
The latest Pinellas County Bird Checklist is ready to download.

Meeting Day Changes

St. Petersburg Audubon meetings will be held on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 6:30 pm.


Painting With A Twist Party With St. Pete Audubon

Friday, December 5th from 7-9 p.m.

$35 for 2 hours at Painting With A Twist Studio

2527 Central Ave., St. Petersburg, FL

Bring as Many Friends as You Want, Just Be Sure You Register Ahead of Time.

(You are Welcome to Bring Your Beverage and Snack of Choice to This Event).

Please visit Painting with A Twist's website: to sign up and see the picture we will be painting.

Please contact Judi Hopkins at 727-526-3725.

Correct Fall 2014 Issue

Updated Fall 2014 Issue

We have updated the Fall 2014 PDF to reflect the change in the October and November Programs.

Read the latest issue by downloading the PDF from the Wingspan page.

Saturday, October 18th
8:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Young Naturalist Program

Boyd Hill Nature Preserve
  1101 Country Club Way S.,  St Petersburg FL

This program is FREE and you do not have to be a member of Audubon to participate. Tell your friends and neighbors.

Participants will learn how to identify birds, butterflies, plants and more in this unique Florida environment.  Class size is limited.
Select the application form and download.
For reservations and info contact Judi Hopkins,  727-526-3725

St. Petersburg Audubon Society Membership ONLY & WingSpan Mailing List Changes

The Board of Directors of St. Petersburg Audubon Society, after many requests, is offering a SPAS Only Membership. Membership from January to December of each year. 

$20 for individual and $25 for family for this trial period this year. Membership money will be used to support all of our local programs.

Mail membership check to:

St. Petersburg Audubon
P.O. Box 12407
St. Petersburg, FL 33733-2407

Starting with the January 2015 WingSpan, we will be using St. Petersburg Audubon Society ONLY membership roster for bulk mailing of our newsletter, not the National Audubon listings. 
This change is to control the cost of mailing to 1280 members who may or may not want to receive our newsletter. WingSpan will be available to all members by going to our website:
We will use our current mailing list in September. All members will receive our Program Guide to meetings and field trips. The St. Petersburg Audubon Society ONLY membership application and an envelope to process your request. 
St. Petersburg Audubon ONLY membership runs from January – December of each year.

All members will need to renew before January for the limited mailing list.