|Great Egret by Rick Lewis
Renew or join Golden Gate Audubon
Check one item off of your end-of-the-year to-do list by renewing your Golden Gate Audubon membership now for 2015!
Enjoy a full year of GGAS benefits — The Gull newsletter, free admission to our Speaker Series, discounts on our terrific birding classes, over 100 birding field trips, plus the satisfaction of being part of a community that loves Bay Area birds and works to protect them. Whether you’re a new first-time member or a longtime returning member, it’s YOUR support and participation that will allow us to continue to be the Bay Area’s leading advocate for birds during 2015.
Join or renew easily and securely online at a membership level of your choice, starting at a $35 general membership or $25 for students/seniors. Want to maximize your impact? Consider joining as a Wildlife Guardian, with an automatic and tax-deductible monthly credit card payment of $10, $20, or $30.
Plus… renew now and we won’t have to waste more paper and postage sending you a reminder letter!
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 »
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 »
What cool or unusual birds have been seen around the Bay Area? Bruce Mast compiles a list each month for our Observations column.
The October 2014 list is now available — including this Yellow-green Vireo photographed at Point Reyes lighthouse …Read More »
The new edition of The Gull newsletter for Fall 2014 is now available online. Read it to learn about the spread of nesting Ospreys around San Francisco Bay, and what Golden Gate Audubon is doing to help them.…Read More »
GOLDEN GATE BIRDER - THE GGAS BLOG
By Ilana DeBare
Breeding Birds of Solano County is a breeding bird atlas like no other breeding bird atlas you’ve ever seen.
With a glossy, photo-filled hardcover format and and a weight of over five pounds, it is as beautiful as any coffee-table art book produced by a museum.
Just published by Napa-Solano Audubon So…Read More »
By David Assmann
Community gardens provide an easily accessible retreat from the concrete jungle of a city, even a city as scenic as San Francisco. What makes them even more idyllic is that they are filled with vibrant bird life. Fort Mason not only has a community garden open to the public, but is also one of the top birding ho…Read More »
By Marj Blackwell
Hey Barn Owls! Two new custom-built family homes have been installed on eucalyptus trees in your favorite hunting grounds in Oakland and await your arrival.
The new nest box homes are located within a half-mile of your longtime, current nesting site — a shallow cavity, high in a palm tree near Mountain V…Read More »
Upcoming Field Trips
Sunday, November 23, 8:00 – 10:00 a.m.
Carlo Arreglo, 415.533.7081, firstname.lastname@example.org
We’ll look at North Beach and Telegraph Hill in a different way — as birders — in this walk for people of all ages and …Read More »