Pelican Island Audubon Society (PIAS) extends an invitation to you to join its 2023 Intensive Beginning Birding course taught by experienced volunteers: Juanita Baker, Ph.D. and David Simpson
Buy your copy of Florida Birds Exposed by Juanita N. Baker, Ph.D. All proceeds benefit Pelican Island Audubon.
Pelican Island Audubon invites you to celebrate our Saving Paradise Gala on Monday, March 6, 2023.
View the previous winners of the Birds Need Plants Photo Contest and how you can enter your own photographs.
Buy a copy of the second edition of Reflections of Blue Cypress by Richard & Juanita Baker.
Native trees and plants available for purchase. Free Southern Live Oaks! Click to learn more.
Pelican Island Audubon Society is dedicated to bringing people of color and diverse backgrounds into our membership.
Pelican Island Audubon Society is offering FREE Southern Live Oak, Pond Cypress, and Dahoon Holly trees at Audubon House
Learn about the best places to see migrating birds in Indian River County.
Science & nature come together in these thoughtful novels listed here. Know of a good one? Help us expand the list.
This guide will introduce you to some of the birding sites in Indian River County and the surrounding area.
Attend a wine & cheese reception at Audubon House and view the 2022 National Audubon Photography Awards Traveling Exhibit | Feb 24th
Previous Hoots have sounded the alarm that we need to support improving our Indian River Lagoon (IRL), St. Sebastian River, and our manatees, fishes, and birds. Finally, there is some recent positive efforts by Gov. DeSantis who, on January 10, 2023, issued an Executive Order Number 23-06 recommitting to make our Lagoon and Everglades a priority for restoration.
Read the February 2023 Peligram.
Read the January 2023 Peligram.
Birds have evolved into such unique diversity in every ecological niche. Yellow-bellied Sapsuckers are the only woodpeckers that drill shallow holes through the cambium layer or inner bark of trees, tapping the plant tissues (xylem and phloem), which conduct water, nutrients, and sap that oozes out of the holes.
How exciting to spot a Ruby-throated Hummingbird flying into the tree, then find its tiny nest in the making on a branch overhanging the water. Then return week after week to see the full nesting/developmental process. Alice Horst captured it all!