Welcome to the Oakland Audubon Society (OAS) Website

OAS is a chapter of  Michigan Audubon Society.  
We have served Oakland County, Michigan since 1958.     Connect with us:

   Submit your observations to:    eBird

News and Events

  • February Program:  Please join us for an evening of live owls brought to us by the staff of the Leslie Science and Nature Center on Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at 7:30 PM.

  • Upcoming Field Trips, see the Field Trips page for details:
  * Great Backyard Bird Count Feeder Tour, Saturday, February 13, 2016
  * Sterling State Park/Erie Marsh Preserve, Saturday, February 20, 2016
  * Kensington Metropark, Wednesday, February 24, 2016
  • The annual Great Backyard Bird Count will be conducted from Friday, February 12 through Monday, February 15, 2016.  Count birds in your backyard, at a local park or on the waterfront.  Then submit your findings to birdcount.org.

  • New Wednesday Field Trip Series.  Mike Mencotti will lead us on a new series of field trips starting January 20, 2016.  The trips are designed to increase your birding skills and watch bird life change while visiting local parks. All are welcome, especially beginners. See the Field Trips page for the full schedule.

  • Show your nature-loving side by purchasing the new OAS baseball cap.  An order form is included in the January/February 2016 Nuthatch.

  • The Ontario FeederWatchCam is back for the season.  See boreal backyard birds including Pine and Evening Grosbeaks, Redpolls, Gray Jay and even Ruffed Grouse. And the Savannah Great Horned Owl nestcam is now up and running and the female is busy laying eggs.  Click on cams.allaboutbirds.org

  • The January/February 2016 Nuthatch newsletter is now available on the Nuthatch page.

Our Mission

  • Promote an interest in native wildlife including birds, other animals and plants and advocate the preservation of wildlife habitats in Michigan.
  • Provide on a local level, access to the natural world through activities and social media such as meetings, field trips, newsletter, website, facebook, twitter and blogs.

Photo credits this page:  Joan Tisdale