It's For Everyone!

From bird banding, special programs and field trips to citizen science opportunities such as The Great Backyard and Christmas Bird Counts, it's all free and it's for everyone of all ages.



Our Conservation Committee has made strides in putting conservation efforts at the forefront.


Wings Over Weston

Learn about Missouri's largest birding festival with a unique mission - introducing birds, migration, and the importance of conservation of habitat to children, the birders of tomorrow.

National Audubon

Learn about National Audubon and all the work they are doing nationally and internationally. Once a member of National Audubon, you are automatically a member of Burroughs Audubon.  

Welcome to Burroughs Audubon

 Welcome to the Burroughs Audubon website! We are so glad you stopped by and would love to share a bit about us. Burroughs Audubon was formed as a birding club in 1917 and became a chapter of the National Audubon Society in 1971. Burroughs Audubon is the greater Kansas City chapter of the National Audubon Society and promotes the appreciation of birds, nature, natural history, education, and the conservation of habitat. Burroughs Audubon caters to the true meaning of outreach as it attempts to provide services beyond conventional limits. We have field trips, general meetings, special programs and speakers, and bird walks as well as citizen science activities such as bird banding and the Great Backyard and Christmas Bird Counts. Best of all, almost all it offers are FREE of cost and are for all ages to enjoy. Burroughs Audubon receives financial support from National Audubon based on membership, but it also appreciative of the the generosity of its local friends through their donations, gifts, and volunteer hours. Burroughs Audubon has a board of directors, committee chairs, and members who work hard to provide all these things for you. Each year we have an annual dinner which serves as a fundraiser that is open to non-members and usually hosted in in April. Lastly, Burroughs Audubon has a nature center and bird sanctuary located at Lake Jacomo in Fleming Park with a very large natural history library that is free for all to use for research, reading, and enjoyment. We hope you will get to know us and join us. Join us We have so much to offer.

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