Bird Photography Field Trip to Central Valley


Our annual bird walk to the Cosumnes River Preserve Visitor Center, northwest of Lodi, is not a trip to miss with Naturalists, Tony Iwane and Ann Graham to guide the way! This year we are partnering with PhotoCentral to add … Read more

golden-crown sparrow

The Birds Come Back to the Bay


Like me, you may have seen recent headlines sounding the alarm that birds are vanishing from North America. From the abstract of the September 2019 report in the journal Science, an “integration of range-wide population trajectories and size estimates indicates a net loss … Read more

Fox Sparrows Plentiful at Palomarin Field Station


This fall’s government shutdown left a two-week gap in Point Blue Conservation Science’s bird monitoring and banding data. But with the counts now in, the second half of October appears to have been a success, with researchers capturing and banding a surprisingly high number of fox sparrows.