Dedicated to the conservation of birds and our environment.

Say's Phoebe
Say's Phoebe

photo by Linda Wentz

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Common Merganser
Common Merganser

photo by Linda Wentz

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Burrowing Owl
Burrowing Owl

photo by Mike Green

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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

News and Upcoming Events

Speaker meetings are back!

Friday, Oct. 8th, 7:00pm –

“Hawks in the Hood” with Rob Hansen

 Room 107, John Muir Building, College of the Sequoias

 

       Rob Hansen, recently retired College of Sequoias Biology Professor, will speak on the globally significant Swainson's  Hawk fall roost in Visalia's Green Acres neighborhood.  Learn about the extensive migration of these hawks and well as their feeding patterns and distribution in the Central Valley.  His presentation is co-sponsored by the College of the Sequoias Science Division.  The John Muir Building is at the southwest corner of COS’s northeast parking lot, the one by the College’s theater.  Look for the TK Audubon sign.  Face masks are required indoors, but parking is free on Friday nights.

 

OCTOBER FIELD TRIP:

Saturday, Oct. 9th, 4:00pm –

Viewing Swainson’s Hawk Evening Fly-In

Meet in the Tulare County Courthouse North Parking Lot, and Rob Hansen will lead us to the Green Acres neighborhood to watch the hawks arrive for their evening roost.

​SPONSORED EVENT:

Saturday, November 13th,10:00am-2:00pm –

“Kids vs Climate Chaos”

 Picnic Area, Kaweah Oaks Preserve

Middle and high school students from Tulare County will present a morning of activities geared to kids of all ages. This event is jointly sponsored with the Sequoia Riverlands Trust.  Look for further details in the October Tappings.

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 

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.

Sasquatch Books

Tulare-Kings Audubon is grateful for the support of Sasquatch Booksone of the country’s leading independent presses.