Due to Covid-19, all in-person events are cancelled until further notice.
Read on for solitary birding suggestions.
Greetings Tulare Kings Bird Enthusiasts,
As the Central Valley moves into Spring, the Tulare Kings Audubon Society Board is looking at when we might be able to gather in person again. We plan on in-person meetings in the fall. Watch for an meeting announcements here and in a future Tappings.
2021 Speaker Meetings
Virtual Speaker Meeting Scheduled for Friday May 21st at 7:00pm: "PIXLEY NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE"
Miguel Jimenez, manager of the Pixley NWR, will discuss how the refuge is managed to support the bird populations that winter there. He will also talk about challenges the refuge is facing, ongoing projects at the refuge, how the public can experience the refuge, and how it supports a diversity of Central Valley wildlife.
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 979 8682 7506
When in-person speaker meetings resume, they will be held on the third Friday of each month at 7 pm, preceded by a no-host dinner at Marie Callender’s (Mooney at HWY 198) at 5:15 pm, where you can usually meet the speaker. The first part of the meeting is business and usually lasts 15-20 minutes. The second part of the meeting includes a presenter on a conservation topic or photo presentation, open questions, and refreshments. We meet only during the school year (September - May) and we do not have general meetings in December and January.
If you would like to suggest a speaker or would like to volunteer to be a speaker at one of our meetings please contact us through the website by clicking here.
Three good places to Bird in May and June:
The following eBird links for each location contains a list of recently sites birds, as well as a location map in the upper right corner.
Hidden Valley Park, Hanford - Urban birds, passerines & waterfowl
Foothills Visitor Center, Sequoia NP – Swifts and swallows, flycatchers, jays, kinglets, creepers and always keep an eye out for warblers.
2021 Field Trips
Field trips will be posted below when they resume. For questions, check out the Field Trip FAQ.