Community - Sports & Recreation
Colorado Springs, CO 80919
The Aiken Audubon Society is a society of local people interested in bird watching and related activities. It is also the Colorado Springs chapter of the National Audubon Society.
Aiken Audubon Society, named for naturalist Charles Aiken (1850-1936), began in April of 1950 as the Aiken Ornithological Society. This Society mainly studied birds and their habitats, wrote papers which are now housed in the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, and had a series of Wildlife Film-Lectures as a community activity. Aiken Ornithological Society became a chapter of the National Audubon Society in May 1971.