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Established in the 1940s and incorporated in 1972, we are an active chapter that serves the greater Tampa Bay and Brandon areas and its suburbs. Our mission is to conserve and restore our ecosystems, focusing on birds, wildlife, and their habitats, through education, advocacy, and community involvement.
Below are some resources to help you whether you are birding locally or around the world:
Tips to Help You Get the Most Out of Field Trips
Field checklist of the birds of Hillsborough County
The official source on the taxonomy of birds found in North and Middle America, including adjacent islands. This list is produced by the North American Classification Committee (NACC).
It’s easy to begin birdwatching in your own backyard and while traveling. The Audubon Society provides a lot of resources to get you started. The most basic equipment for spotting and appreciating birds is a good pair of binoculars, a notepad, and an identification guidebook.