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Scaup on San Francisco Bay. Photo by U.S. Geological Survey.

Protecting the Waterbirds of San Francisco Bay

Thursday February 18

 

Thousands of migrating ducks, grebes, coots, and loons arrive in California each winter. While they seem plentiful, nearly one-third of waterbird populations are declining, including Surf Scoters and Lesser Scaups. Audubon California recently launched a Waterbird Program at its Richardson Bay center in Tiburon. Learn how Audubon is using Richardson Bay to protect waterbirds, and how it plans to scale up these conservation actions to S.F. Bay and the Pacific Flyway.

Kerry Wilcox is Waterbird Program Manager at the Richardson Bay Audubon Center in Tiburon.  Previously he was a biologist with the Institute for Bird Populations in Point Reyes Station.

Date:   Thursday February 18

Time:   6:30 p.m. refreshments, 7 p.m. speaker

Place:  Northbrae Community Church (between Solano and Marin), Berkeley

Cost:    Free for GGAS members, $5 for non-members

 

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