The mission of SPAS is to protect and restore natural ecosystems important to birds and other wildlife through responsible activism and education.

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New Year's Day Birding Competition 2015

Competition Area
Start 2015 with a Fabulous a Fun Birding Contest!

Birding Area: Tierra Verde to Ft. DeSoto between toll booths 
on Pinellas BayWay 

Join with a partner or come by yourself to our New Year Day Birding Contest at Ft. DeSoto. Competitive birding starts at 6 a.m. Birders pre-registering will start from any area in the designated boundaries of the event.

Stop by our Registration Desk for coffee doughnuts before them if you need to be charged up between 5 – 6 a.m, or for day of event registration.

Prizes will be awarded for the event during the chicken and pulled pork lunch at noon.

Pre-registration until 12/26/14: $20 per person

Cormorant Hat
Pre-registration includes:
  • Cormorant cap
  • Entry fee,
  • Lunch after this event.
Registration after 12/26/14; $25 per person

Registration includes entry fee, no hat, lunch if food available

  1. No use of electronic devices to call birds
  2. All team members must stay together and all team members must see each bird counted
  3. No phone tips from outside your team or to an individual
  4. Contestants must use checklists furnished by SPAS 
  5. Birds checked off must be actually seen
  6. Bird checklists must be turned in by noon. 
Send check and registration form for pre-registration to:

Alice Tenney - 315 15th Ave NE - St Pete, FL 33704
Event sponsored by Merri Jo Crockett, 
Account Vice President for UBS Financial Services, Inc.

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 for details. 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.

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.

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.

Meeting Day Changes

St. Petersburg Audubon meetings will be held on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 6:30 pm at the Sunshine Center, located at 330 - 5th Street N., St. Petersburg (near City Hall and the Coliseum) .


Please participant in the Christmas Bird Count on Dec. 20. Contact Don Margeson to volunteer email: or call office: 727-527-0227, cell: 727-415-1371

St. Pete Audubon Young Naturalists Program

Saturday, January 17
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

2014 Chick Flicks

Least Tern Chicks

Discover the Life on a Gravel Rooftop, visit Chick Flicks 2014 to view two videos.