Longtime birder and Alameda local Rick Lewis found the nest, and he’s been discreetly visiting it almost daily since. No sign of eggs yet, but the birds seem good so far—preening each other, and adding sticks to their nest.
For over fifty years the Point Reyes Christmas Bird Count (CBC) has been an annual tradition monitoring the winter populations of over two hundred species of birds here. Point Reyes National Seashore and adjoining areas rank in the top ten … Read more
All birders have experienced that feeling of overwhelming frustration when trying to identify gulls. But this does not have to be the case. In this class, you will focus on developing a system for approaching gull identification in an enjoyable … Read more
Discover the basics of birding and common birds of Sunol along this leisurely stroll! Binoculars provided. 7+yrs (parent participation is required).
The Jenner Hawk Overlook is the spot to view the fall migration of raptors as they soar on the hillside updrafts along the Sonoma Coast. From there, certified Naturalist Larry Broderick will introduce you to bird spotting and identification on … Read more
Join Sugarloaf docent Dana Glei in a 2-mile hike (250 ft elevation change) focusing on a specific family of birds and learning how to identify them by sight, sound, flight pattern, and/or behavior. The October hike will focus on the … Read more
“I think people think that because blind people can’t see, we don’t know birds. But they’re the nearest part of nature,” says poet Susan Glass.
Many people know birds are most active at dawn, but dusk is second daily peak of bird activity, and you don’t have to be an early-bird to experience it. Join Dr. Dan Levitis at Sugarloaf Ridge State Park for a … Read more
In partnership with the City of Lodi, since 1997, Lodi’s Sandhill Crane Festival has celebrated the return of the cranes. Come join the Festival fun November 4-6, 2022. 30 + Birding Tours, juried Art Show, free vendor hall, lectures, presentations … Read more
You’ll spend the day on a north-facing slope cloaked in a variety of trees, some of which may be displaying fall colors. As you make your way up to the ridge, you’ll watch for migrating songbirds who may be passing … Read more