Category Archives: General Interest

2016 PAS Scholarship Award

Palomar Audubon Society has a multifaceted mission, including a community outreach program with several special initiatives. One of these initiatives is our scholarship program. This year we will provide a 100% scholarship award for a week long educational summer camp … Continue reading

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Watch Live—the Albatrosses Are Back!

The Laysan Albatrosses of Kauai return to the big screen. The Return of the Albatross Cam Over two months ago, Laysan Albatrosses began returning from their epic ocean voyages to the green warmth of Kauai’s north shore to breed. Mated pairs … Continue reading

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Is it Legal? The Migratory Bird Treaty Act Clarified

An extra-safe, if inconvenient, nesting place. Carolina Wren nest by Stan DeForest. Every year, the public has questions about nesting birds, particularly those that are conspicuous or somehow compromised. Below, we recap some of these common questions and clarify which … Continue reading

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The Best in Bird Photography

Get excited for the 2016 Audubon Photography Awards by checking out the top 100 photos from last year! The 2016 Audubon Photography Awards, presented in association with Nature’s Best Photography, have begun! Year after year, the Audubon Photography Awards showcase … Continue reading

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Audubon California News — January 2016

AUDUBON CALIFORNIA NEWS January 2016 Birds flocking to tidal marsh enhancement Construction wrapped up in November on our 400-acre tidal marsh enhancement project at Sonoma Creek in the San Pablo Bay National Wildlife Refuge, located in the northern part of … Continue reading

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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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