|Last year's Birdathon Awards Celebration / Photo by Peter Maiden
Sign up now for the Birdathon Awards Celebration on May 18
Join us for our fun-filled Birdathon Awards Celebration, from 3 to 6 p.m. on Sunday May 18th. Mingle with birding friends, share Birdathon stories, and enjoy gourmet appetizers, boutique wines, and Linden Street artisan beer on tap at a stunning Oakland Hills home surrounded by dramatic views of Chabot Regional Park.
And of course find out the grand prize winners of Birdathon 2014!
Special features this year include an exhibit of bird paintings by Oakland artist Rita Sklar, optics demos by Steve White of Woodland Hills Cameras & Telescopes, door prizes including an original Keith Hansen owl illustration, a slide show of Birdathon trip highlights, and a expert-led tour focused on Gardening for Wildlife.
See our Birdathon Awards Celebration page for details. Ticket prices start at $35 (or $20 for students). Deadline to sign up is May 8th.
April is more than half over, but we still have some openings on great Birdathon trips! You’re invited to join us on:
Las Gallinas Ponds in Marin (Sunday morning April 20)
Altamont Pass – Wind Power & Birds (Saturday April …Read More »
Golden Gate Audubon participated in the Golden Gate National Parks BioBlitz on Friday, March 28 and Saturday, March, 29, 2014.
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Wouldn’t you like to wake up every morning knowing that you’re doing your part to preserve important bird habitat?
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GOLDEN GATE BIRDER - THE GGAS BLOG
By Pipi Ray Diamond
On the first day of spring, twenty third-grade students from Oakland Unified School District’s Korematsu Discovery Academy bravely head into the outdoors. They are accompanied by their teacher, several parents, one grandparent, volunteers, and their leaders — Anthony DeCicco and Mariss…Read More »
By Ilana DeBare
Ten birding Bears! Four song-filled hours! Sixty-four species!
But alas, no victory.
The Berkeley birding team organized by Golden Gate Audubon Society fell eleven species short of their cross-bay rivals on Sunday morning, in the first-ever Cal-versus-Stanford birding competition.
The Stanford tea…Read More »
People who live outside of San Francisco are often unaware of the existence of this small open space preserve in the middle of San Francisco.
Mount Sutro is the northernmost forested peak of the San Francisco Central Highlands that continue south through Twin Peaks and Mount Davidson, all with summits i…Read More »
Upcoming Field Trips
On this walk for children and beginners, and all …Read More »