Welcome to the Va Beach Audubon Website!


The Virginia Beach Audubon Society is a chapter of the National Audubon Society. VBAS is an active conservation and environmental organization dedicated to the Audubon cause of saving birds, wildlife, and habitat.

VBAS sponsors monthly programs, field trips, education programs, and special events such as the Maury Jackson Birders Breakfast. We are alsoa major contributor to the Virginia Beach Winter Wildlife Festival. The Virginia Beach Audubon Society welcomes volunteers and new members. Members receive the Audubon Magazine. The public is invited to participate in all activities.

The next meeting of the Virginia Beach Audubon Society will be Monday, December 4th, starting at 6:00 PM.  this is our annual Chrsitmas Potluck Dinner and is being held one week earlier than our normal meeting due to conflicts at our meeting location.  Please contact our hospitatlity Chairperson, Julie Coari via email (sp1nner@cox.net or phone 757=495-775) to let her know if you will attend and if you can bring a side dish.  Our meeting location is the Eastern Shore Chapel Episcopal Church, 2020 Laskin Road in Virginia Beach. We meet in the room on the right at the front of the building.

Please check the Field Trip page for a listing of all Field Trips planned for this calendar year.  However there are two Field Trips prior to the November meeting - Grandview and Chicoteague.  There is also a special Monday trip to Craney Island on Nov 6th.  Contact Steve about this trip.

So please come join us in and share your encounters with our avian friends as well as learn about them from some of the talented people that live in the Hampton Roads area.

VBAS is a major sponsor of the Virginia Beach winter Wildlife Festival and will be very involved this year.  Many events are free and open to the public but require a signup prior to attending.  Some of the field trips have fees and have alimite number of attendees so go to their website and sign up for what ever events you would like to attend.  The guest speaker at the Friday night kickoff is Noah Striker, renouned international birder and 2015 Worldwide Big Year of over 6000 species.

Winter Wildlife Festival