Christmas Bird Count (CBC)
Registration Now Open
Come count birds with us and be part of this fun nationwide community science project.
Oakland CBC — Sunday, December 19
San Francisco CBC — Tuesday, December 28
Richmond CBC — NEW!! — Sunday, January 2
Birdathon 2021 is here!
Join Golden Gate Audubon Society for Birdathon, our annual spring fundraiser. This year’s Birdathon offers innovative new programs from March through May that will keep everyone healthy while still reveling in the Bay Area’s amazing birds:
Virtual Field Trips to ten birding hotspots, presented on Zoom by some of our best trip leaders.
Christmas-in-May Bird Count on May 8th, socially distanced and in conjunction with eBird’s Global Big Day.
Birdathon Adventure Auction. Starting May 1st, bid online for exciting adventures you can enjoy once public health guidelines permit.
Don’t miss out on the fun! Learn more and sign up at goldengateaudubon.org/birdathon2021.
The Fall 2021 issue of our quarterly Gull newsletter is now available online, with stories on bird mortality at the Altamont Pass Wind Resource Area, our new Richmond Christmas Bird Count, and reintroducing native oysters at Pier 94. Plus our upcoming guest speakers and a feature on California Towhees! To download and read this
From our Blog
By Ilana DeBare There are birding books that are great for beginners, and then there are birding books that are great for beginners AND. The past several months saw publication of two unique bird guides that will charm experienced birders as well as novices—especially those of us living in the Bay Area. These are
Join a Field TripJoin one of the 150+ free bird walks we offer each year! Learn about Bay Area birds and explore the shorelines, meadows, and woods they need to survive. Beginners welcome: See our calendar of upcoming Field Trips. Or join an expert-led birding trip to other regions and continents through our Travel with GGAS program.
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