Be sure to see the “Go Birding” page for information on meeting locations, what to bring, and other helpful hints.

Cancellation policy: Field trip leaders will make the decision and notify participants. We will also post the decision on this page.

Be sure to scroll all the way down to see field trips offered by other organizations!

Field trips have resumed! Social distancing and masking requirements are in place.

We recently acquired several pairs of binoculars we are now loaning out on our walks. Please let your trip leader know if you need to borrow a pair so we can make appropriate arrangements. 


Chico Basin Ranch – Sunday May 23, 7:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. – FULL – Email for wait list 

Join us for a visit to Chico Basin Ranch on Saturday May 22 to see which migrants are coming through, and to experience a bird-banding operation. Be prepared to walk up to a mile on rough ground. Chico Basin Ranch is located southeast of Colorado Springs and is one of the most diverse birding sites in Colorado.

Contact: John Drummond at [email protected] to RSVP. Trip is limited to 12 participants.

Meet: at the Hanover Fire Station at 7:30 am. (on the corner of Hanover Rd and Peyton Hwy). We’ll wrap up after lunch around 1:00 pm.

Bring: lunch, water, sunscreen, hiking boots and two-way radios, if you have them. There is a $ 10 entrance fee if you’re not a Chico Bird Club member, and you’ll need to sign an Aiken and a Chico Ranch liability waiver.

Social distancing and masking requirements are in place.

Would you like to lead a field trip? No experience necessary, just enthusiasm and a friendly attitude. Contact Heidi Eaton, [email protected], for more information on volunteering to lead a trip for Aiken Audubon.

More Options

The Mile High Bug Club also hosts numerous field trips and cordially invites Audubon folks to join them. For information, visit their Facebook page, or contact Eric Eaton at [email protected].

Pueblo’s Arkansas Valley Audubon Society welcomes us on their trips. Check their website for the latest information.

Denver Field Ornithologists also sponsors many field trips each month. Check the right-hand bar on their website’s home page for a month-by-month listing.