Our 2017 Birds of the Bay Area photo calendar is now available!
At just $20 plus tax/shipping, the calendar makes a great holiday gift for anyone who loves nature! Pick one up at our Berkeley office or our monthly Speaker Series. Or view some sample pages and order conveniently and securely online:
The cover photo by Verne Nelson shows water birds feasting during a herring run — a classic S.F. Bay phenomenon. Thank you to all the photographers who contributed their work! All proceeds benefit Golden Gate Audubon’s conservation and education programs.
The new edition of The Gull newsletter for Fall 2016 is now available online. Read it to learn to learn about Golden Gate Audubon’s habitat restoration work at seven public sites on both sides of the Bay.
Also get the …Read More »
Experience the fun and fulfillment of introducing people to the birds and wildlife all around us! We’re holding volunteer trainings over the next few weeks for two docent programs and our Eco-Education program:
Burrowing Owl Docents. Docents provide public education…
Expand your life list and your horizons through birding travel with Golden Gate Audubon! Our 2017 travel program includes guided trips to top birding destinations such as Cuba, Oaxaca, South Texas, Southeast Arizona, the Pacific Northwest, and southern Oregon.
Golden …Read More »
Check out our great array of birding classes for Fall 2016! Whether you’re a beginner or expert birder, and whether you want to spend a single day or a prefer a series of classes and field trips, we’ve got something …Read More »
GOLDEN GATE BIRDER - THE GGAS BLOG
By David Assmann
Crissy Field Lagoon at dawn on a sunny day is the epitome of tranquility – herons and egrets feeding in a pristine lagoon with the Golden Gate Bridge perched majestically in the background. Seeing this birding jewel today, it can be hard to visualize its many previous incarnations, which included time…Read More »
Editor’s Note: Autumn brings the return of many beloved Bay Area birds like White-crowned Sparrows. Where have they been all summer? This article by an Audubon Alaska staffer provides a vivid glimpse not just of where they go, but of the native people who welcome them there… and why we need to protect their summer…Read More »
By Richard Bangert
Location, location, location! But for a fenced-off dilapidated navigation light stand on a jetty at the Seaplane Lagoon, Ospreys would not have had a successful nesting season at Alameda Point in 2016.
In late August, two adult Ospreys took flight from their Seaplane Lagoon perch for parts unknown with…Read More »
Upcoming Field Trips
Sunday, September 25, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Bonnie Brown & Mitch Youngman, email@example.com
Migration is underway as we write and will be in full swing for this walk in the park on …Read More »