Category Archives: General Interest

eNews: The Almost Impossible Task of Filming Songbirds in Flight

Cornell Lab eNews January 2016 Find out how The Messenger captured its gorgeous flight footage in this exclusive behind-the-scenes video. The Almost Impossible Task of Filming Songbirds in Flight How did they do that? The Messenger is a visually gripping documentary filled with incredible … Continue reading

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GBBC eNewsletter

GBBC eNewsletter January 2015 Red-tailed Hawk by Peter Ferguson, first-place winner in the Overall category of the 2015 GBBC Photo Contest. 2015 Photo Contest Winners! And now, one of the most anticipated moments of the Great Backyard Bird Count–revealing the photo … Continue reading

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Olympic Birdfest, April 15-17, 2016

REMINDER: Olympic Birdfest, April 15-17, 2016 Enjoy guided birding trips, boat tours, live auction & raffle, gala banquet, and more. Our featured speaker: noted artist Tony Angell, “Revealing the Secret Lives of Owls”. Join our festival pre-trip: a three-day, two-night … Continue reading

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American Bird Conservancy – E-newsletter

ABC Blog: New Mitigation Policy Will Boost Restoration of Natural Resources President Obama has directed five federal agencies to offset any impact development projects might have on natural resources.…Read more. Beekeeper, Farmers, and Public Interest Groups Sue EPA over Failed … Continue reading

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Exciting Events at this year’s Snow Goose Festival

Over 60 Field Trips runWednesday through Sunday. Experience the grandeur where thousands of birds “Flyoff” at Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge! George D. Lepp, outdoor and nature photographer, teacher and author, and our Keynote Speaker at the Gathering of Wings Banquet. Ninth … Continue reading

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Escondido Christmas Bird Count Preliminary Results

The Escondido CBC, held on January 2, wrapped up the Christmas bird count season. If our current total of 158 species holds up, we will have broken our previous high by two species. Participants have already posted highlights from a … Continue reading

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Annual Snow Goose Festival of the Pacific Flyway

        On behalf of Altacal Audubon, we invite you to the 17th Annual Snow Goose Festival of the Pacific Flyway, which will be held January 27-31, 2016 in Chico, CA. We are offering over 70 exciting field trips, workshops, … Continue reading

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Snow Goose Festival January 27 – 31, 2016

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Morro Bay Winter Bird Festival, January 15-18, 2016

Come Celebrate Our 20th Annual Festival! Morro Bay Winter Bird Festival, January 15-18, 2016 MORRO BAY, CALIFORNIA – Come to where the birds are and join us for our 20th Annual Morro Bay Winter Bird Festival. Located on California’s scenic … Continue reading

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Register now for 2016 Waterbird Festival at Richardson Bay Sanctuary

Visit us Facebook! We are excited to announce that the 2016 Waterbird Festival will take place on February 6, 2016 at the Richardson Bay Audubon Center & Sanctuary. One of the most important and productive areas within the greater San … Continue reading

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Will it be the Western Bluebird?

Vote for Audubon California 2015 Bird of the Year In an effort to raise awareness about bird conservation in California, Audubon California this year will again recognize its Bird of the Year. And while we selected the seven finalists for … Continue reading

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Experience Yosemite like a local: Full 2016 calendar of Outdoor Adventures now online!

Ever wonder how Yosemite Valley formed? Or where the bighorn roam? Join an Outdoor Adventure and our expert guides will uncover nature’s secrets on an unforgettable journey. From day hikes to backcountry treks, Yosemite offers inspiration for every traveler. What … Continue reading

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Olympic BirdFest 2016

Olympic BirdFest 2016 Come Bird With Us Sequim, Washington, April 15-17, 2016 Grab your binoculars and join the 12th annual Olympic BirdFest 2016 celebration at the Dungeness River Audubon Center, April 15-17, 2016. The stage is set…quiet bays and estuaries, … Continue reading

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Support Palomar Audubon by Shopping at AmazonSmile

Palomar Audubon now participates in AmazonSmile charity program.  You can now easily support Palomar Audubon every time you shop online at Amazon. What is AmazonSmile? AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support your favorite charitable organization … Continue reading

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2016 Photo Ark Calendars

Help Save Species – 365 Days A Year 2016 Photo Ark Calendars – Now Available! The Photo Ark 2016 calendars showcase some of the most captivating and beautiful photographs from the collection. Available now as a daily boxed calendar or 16 month wall … Continue reading

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Fall Birding Class

Have you wondered what that little black and yellow bird is that frequents your back yard or what is the bird chattering in the park tree?  Palomar Audubon Society is offering a beginning-intermediate birding course consisting of four consecutive Tuesday … Continue reading

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Urgent Need of a Volunteer for Newsletter Mailing

After many years of working to ensure our Newsletter gets mailed out, Al & Donna Przecha are “retiring” and we need someone to volunteer to take over this bi-monthly task. Al & Donna will be able to assist and train … Continue reading

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What To Do If You Find a Baby Bird

This is from a from a British wildlife trust website, so don’t use the emergency helpline on this chart.  The information on this chart can help guide your actions.  For San Diego, contact Project Wildlife at 619-225-WILD (9435).  You can find … Continue reading

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