Vote for the birds!
Vultures and vireos can’t vote — but you can. Please vote on November 4 or by absentee ballot, and choose candidates who will protect wildlife, preserve habitat, take meaningful action on climate change, and support access to to parks, clean water, and clean air for all the residents of our state.
Vote YES on Proposition 1 (state water bond)
In San Francisco, vote YES on Proposition H (which would preserve grass soccer fields in Golden Gate Park) and NO on Proposition I (which would overturn Prop H, and give citizens less say in future park decisions).
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Registration is now open for our 2014 Christmas Bird Counts in Oakland and San Francisco!
The Oakland count will take place on Sunday December 14. The San Francisco count will be on Tuesday December 30. Both counts are …Read More »
If you live in San Francisco, please vote YES on Proposition H and NO on Proposition I this November to preserve Golden Gate Park and our voice in park decisions.
Here’s a summary of both measures, and why Golden Gate …Read More »
What cool or unusual birds have been seen around the Bay Area? Bruce Mast compiles a list each month for our Observations column.
The September 2014 list is now available — including this juvenile Ruff photographed by Brooke A. Miller. …Read More »
Give yourself the gift of a bird-filled year… with our 2015 Birds of the SF Bay Area photo calendar!
The soaring power of a Peregrine Falcon in front of the Bay Bridge…the alert yellow eyes of young Great Horned …Read More »
GOLDEN GATE BIRDER - THE GGAS BLOG
By Ilana DeBare
Remember the line from Field of Dreams: Build it and they will come?
The East Bay Regional Park District built protective fencing this fall on Crown Beach in Alameda.
And the Western Snowy Plovers came!
We posted earlier this month about how Golden Gate Audubon volunteers helped win protective signage an…Read More »
By Ilana DeBare
Alameda’s winter population of threatened Western Snowy Plovers will be a lot safer this year — thanks to new protective fencing installed after monitoring and advocacy by Golden Gate Audubon Society members.
The East Bay Regional Park District added the protective fencing and signage thi…Read More »
Audubon California is supporting Proposition 1, the $7 billion state water bond that will be on the California ballot in November. Here are the reasons, summed up by Mike Lynes, Policy Director for Audubon California and former Executive Director of Golden Gate Audubon Society.
Why Audubon California supports Proposi
Upcoming Field Trips
On this walk for children and beginners, and all others, we will look for resident and migrating birds. Meet at the entrance to the …Read More »