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Songs of City Sparrows

August 17, 2017 by nweeden@goldengateaudubon.org

Golden Gate Audubon presents Jenny Phillips San Francisco: Thursday, August 17 6:30 p.m. refreshments, 7 p.m. program Scientists have found ...

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Least Terns in Alameda

March 16, 2017 by nweeden@goldengateaudubon.org

California Least Terns – an endangered species that weighs less than 1.6 ounces – have nested on the tarmac of ...

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Ask The Naturalist: How Important Are Red Toyon Berries To the Winter Food Chain?

December 22, 2016 by Alan Kaplan/Alison Hawkes

For a lesson in food chain dynamics, go ahead and observe a fruiting toyon bush this winter.

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Endangered Bird Songs for the Cello

June 28, 2016 by Lucy Kang

A San Francisco artist interprets the songs of endangered birds for the cello.

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2016 Local Hero Award Winner for Environmental Education

October 20, 2015 by Bay Nature Staff

Thanks to Allen Fish's passionate and dedicated leadership, the Golden Gate Raptor Observatory is a recognized leader in both raptor research and the rapidly growing field of citizen science.

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The Lost Birds of Point Reyes

August 10, 2015 by Carolyn Longstreth

As birding became more popular in the 1970s and 1980s, records of the rare sightings accumulated from Point Reyes and other local “vagrant traps,” coastal sites with high concentrations of vagrant birds.

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A Bird’s Rainbow

July 16, 2015 by nweeden@goldengateaudubon.org

Bob Lewis Berkeley: Thursday July 16 6:30 GGAS Annual Meeting and refreshments; 7:30 program  Many birds are brightly colored, while ...

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Ask the Naturalist: Where Do Birds Go When it Rains?

December 11, 2014 by Josiah Clark

Guest naturalist Josiah Clark reveals how birds cope with stormy weather.


Pier 94: By the People, For the Birds

December 02, 2014 by Mallory Pickett

P ier 94 salt marsh is located at the end of a wide road with dirt piled high on either ...


Fountain a Watering Hole for Drought-Affected Birds

October 08, 2014 by Alison Hawkes

Where does a thirsty bird go when the drought hits hard?


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