Birdathon is almost here!
But don’t worry: There’s still plenty of time to sign up for a trip and join the fun! Birdathon, which runs throughout the month of April, is our biggest fundraiser and FUN raiser of the year, with 23 special field trips and behind-the-scene tours.
Trips that still have openings include:
Sign up for a trip. Then raise money from friends like a walkathon — or make a tax-deductible contribution yourself. It’s a great way to enjoy spring birding, while helping protect the Bay Area birds you love. Info at goldengateaudubon.org/birdathon2017-trips. Questions? Email Ilana at email@example.com.
Spring is a great season for bird song, migrants, and courting and nesting action. Make the most of it by taking one of our classes, including our new class in “Appreciating Birds: Journaling and Field Sketching.”
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The new edition of The Gull newsletter for Spring 2017 is now available online.
Learn about how we helped secure an upgraded haulout for harbor seals, Brown Pelicans and other water birds in Alameda.
Also get the scoop on birding …Read More »
Take a stroll around Lake Merritt this spring and have our friendly docents help you learn about the birds! Golden Gate Audubon Society volunteers will be stationed on the north edge of the lake (near the nesting islands and Rotary …Read More »
Winter is the best season for spotting birds in the Bay Area, especially easy-to-see water and wading birds like ducks and herons. Introduce your children (or your grandchildren, nieces, nephews, friends’ children etc.) to the wonder of birds on one …Read More »
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Editor’s Note: Natasha Lowery is the instructor for our newest class, a five-week workshop in Appreciating Birds: Journaling and Field Sketching that starts on April 11. A 2016 graduate of Tulane University in environmental biology, Natasha may be our youngest instructor ever! Her enthusiasm and welcoming attitude…Read More »
By Ilana DeBare
Okay, we know why you take part in Birdathon: You love Bay Area birds. You support Golden Gate Audubon. And, last but not least, Birdathon is a lot of fun!
But hey. There are prizes too. 🙂
We wanted to take two minutes to share this year’s prizes for top Birdathon fundraisers. Volunteer Daryl Anne Goldman…Read More »
By Miya Lucas
Sora is the name of a fictional character in a Japanese video game. Sometimes trying to view a Sora rail is so challenging that you may feel like it is a fictional character as well.
Soras are secretive and stealthy. I enjoy hearing the Sora’s call and song, and occasionally seeing the actual bird, at Las Gallinas…Read More »
Upcoming Field Trips
Wednesday, March 22, 9:30 a.m. – noon
(Fourth Wednesday bird walk)
Hilary Powers, 510.834.1066, firstname.lastname@example.org; Ruth Tobey, 510.717.3264, email@example.com
Springtime at the lake gives us looks at the last of the winter migrants, …Read More »