Denali Highway in Alaska, one of our 2018 birding travel destinations. Photo by Paxson Wielder.

Travel with GGAS in 2018


See the birds of the world with us! We’ve just rolled out our exciting roster of guided birding trips in 2018. Destinations include:

Baja California, including whale watching

Denali and Glacier Bay National Parks in Alaska

Peru, from the Amazon rainforest to the Andes

Costa Rica

Oaxaca (Mexico)

South Texas for spring migration, and

Southern Oregon.

Our trips are carefully chosen to offer world-class birding destinations, expert birding guides, comfortable lodging, seamless logistics, and great companionship. Expand your life list… discover beautiful and exotic new locations… explore the local cultures…. make new birding friends.

View the full list of trips and dates at Then for detailed itineraries and other information, contact our Travel Coordinators Pat Kirkpatrick at or Rubi Abrams at

What's New?


Tiny nest box camera = big schoolyard excitement

By Ilana DeBare

You’re probably seen our amazingly intimate video feed from an Osprey nest on the Richmond shoreline — the first live Osprey nest cam in the Bay Area.

But the Osprey video feed wasn’t our only peek into avian family life this year.

Golden Gate Audubon Society’s Eco-Education program

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Farallon Islands through the centuries

Editor’s Note: The Farallon Islands have been part of Golden Gate Audubon Society’s history since our founding a century ago in 1917. Today they face a new threat as the Trump Administration considers paring back the surrounding National Marine Sanctuary to allow oil drilling. This is a reprint of a story

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From bird lover to bird lobbyist (for a day)

By Janet McGarry

Like most nature lovers, I am alarmed and outraged at Trump’s efforts to dismantle environmental regulations and policies. So when I read on Golden Gate Audubon Society’s Facebook page about Audubon California’s Advocacy Day on June 8th, it seemed like the perfect opportunity to take action rather…

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Manage your GGAS membership online!

Now you can manage all your GGAS business online — renew your membership, update your contact information, view past donations, or sign up for events such as classes, Birdathon or the Christmas Bird Count. Click here to access your account. (You’ll need to create a login name and password if you don’t have one already. If you forget your password, click on the “forgot your password” link.)