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Say's Phoebe
Say's Phoebe

photo by Linda Wentz

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Common Merganser
Common Merganser

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Burrowing Owl
Burrowing Owl

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Say's Phoebe
Say's Phoebe

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Photos by Mike Green, Gary Kunkel, Gary Lindquist, Jim Skinner & Linda Wentz

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News and Upcoming Events

SPEAKER MEETINGS & FIELD TRIPS

Check EVENTS for details

 

​FIELD TRIPPixley National Wildlife Refuge

November 19th:  Meet at the entrance at 1:00pm for a 0.5 mile walk to the observation deck.

CHRISTMAS BIRD COUNTS

  • Sequoia NP -- Saturday, December 17th:  Meet at Foothills Visitor Center at 6am to assign groups/routes.

  • Springville -- Sunday, December 18th: There is no central meeting point. Routes are assigned in advance.

  • Pixley-- Tuesday, December 20th:  Meet at the Refuge entrance at 7:30am for your route assignment.

  • Kaweah – Friday, December 30th: Meet at Kaweah Oaks Preserve parking lot at 7:30am.

       

LEARN TO DRAW BIRDS

We have an upcoming workshop in early 2023 on how to draw birds. Materials will be provided, and children and adults are encouraged to attend and learn together!

MOUNTAIN BIRDING:

When visiting burned areas in the Sierra this watch for the BLACK-HEADED WOODPECKER.  This year could be one of the best times to watch this rarely seen bird.  Learn about the relationship of this species, wildfires and wood boring beetles:

 

 

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The WESTERN TANAGER is one of the most colorful summer visitors in the Western forests.  More on these insect eaters:

 

Birding Opportunities in Tulare/Kings County 

 

Directions and more detailed information is on the birding hotspots page. 

 

Bravo Lake and Lake Success

Sequoia National Park Hwy 198

Giant Forest

Mineral King

Tulare Water Treatment Plant

Atwell Island/Ton Tache Wetland

Burris Park

Hidden Valley Park

and others

 

Virtual Burrowing Owl Festival

A family friendly webpage provided by the Pomona Valley Audubon Society that has information about the owls and activities for kids.

www.PVASBurrowingOwlFestival.com 

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Wildlife Emergency?

Critter Creek Wildlife Station is a non-profit rehabilitation center for wildlife. In case of a wildlife emergency in the San Joaquin Valley call: 559-338-2415

Get Involved

See how you can become a part of our Audubon group or check out our informative meetings.

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