BRAS Calendar

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January 3 – Baton Rouge Christmas Bird Count

National Audubons 114th Christmas Bird Count will take place for the Baton Rouge circle on January 3rd, 2015. If you are interested in participating, please contact our Count Compiler Dan Mooney ( You will be assigned to a team and each team will have a territory within the count circle. All are welcome -- even if you are not an experienced birder you can help by spotting birds.

At the end of the count day, we will gather to tabulate totals. Location to be determined.

If you are new to the Christmas Bird Count and wish to learn more, visit the National Audubon webpage at

You can also view results from previous Baton Rouge CBCs by following the link on that page.

See you all on January 3rd!

Location: Baton Rouge CBC circle
BRAS Members Only: No
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January 31 – Winter Hummingbird Tour

Each winter as many as 9 different North American species of Hummingbird spend the winter in certain yards and gardens around Baton Rouge. If you would like an opportunity to view some of these rare and special birds, please join us for the Annual Winter Hummingbird Tour. We will meet at BrewHaHa coffee shop (711 Jefferson Hwy, Baton Rouge) at 7:30 am on Saturday, January 18. There we will probably split into groups (depending on the number of attendees) and carpool in order to visit the homes of several Hummingbird Hosts. Species that we hope to see include Rufous, Black-Chinned, Broad-tailed, Buff-Bellied, Calliope, and more.

Please register by sending an email to Jane Patterson - or sign up at the presentation on Jan. 17 at Bluebonnet Nature Center

Location: BrewHaHa Coffee Shop 711 Jefferson Hwy
BRAS Members Only: No