area is blessed with a lot of great outdoor opportunities.
did you know this is one of the best places in the country for birds?
2011 movie "The Big Year" got a lot of people interested in
becoming especially popular with Baby Boomers.
it turns out there area 800 members of the Audubon Society here in
Tulsa who already appreciate it's rewards.
this week, we joined a group that's out every Tuesday morning no
matter what the weather.
Singletary admitted she had tough time getting out of bed that
before long she was on the banks of the Arkansas River, at 23 degrees,
with her friends.
says birding is a passion that helps she experience the variety that
Oklahoma has to offer.
Plus its a chance to get some good exercise
with good friends.
81 years of age, Jo Loyd was also out counting bird species, that
change with every season.
this morning there were many Mallard and Gadwall ducks, along with
gulls, pelicans and a solitary Canvasback.
says they make a list of what they see each Tuesday and exotic finds
are reported to the state Audubon Society's list or rare sightings.
Scott will tell you its an exciting hobby, but it's about more than
says it offers the challenge of hunting, but there aren't any guns.
also says it gets him in touch with our natural world in a way that's
special to him.
group meets at La Fortune Park every Tuesday at 8:30am, no experience
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