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Western Grebes and global warming

September 15th, 2014 · No Comments · Audubon Chapters, Bird conservation, Bird Habitat, Bird videos, Climate Change

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Ask an Auduboner: what makes a good beach docent?

August 25th, 2014 · Comments Off · Audubon Chapters, Audubon Watchlist, Bird conservation, Bird Habitat, Bird videos, Western Snowy Plover

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How to ID a California Gnatcatcher

August 11th, 2014 · Comments Off · Audubon California, Audubon Watchlist, Bird conservation, Bird Habitat, Bird videos, Federal Policy, Starr Ranch Sanctuary, State Policy

The California Gnatcatcher is a distinct subspecies and was confirmed by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service in 1993 as endangered. 77,000 is estimated to be its total global population.* It is emblematic of the rich coastal sage scrub of southern California, an enduring remnant of our wild coast that is now one of the […]

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Bear earns everlasting trust from crow community

August 1st, 2014 · Comments Off · Bird videos, birds and culture

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Just your typical nerve-wracking video of ducks crossing a freeway

July 25th, 2014 · Comments Off · Audubon California, Bird videos, Birding

Don’t worry, the ducks make it. There’s probably a lesson here somewhere about habitat fragmentation — or at least about how awesome ducks are. Share on Facebook

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Yellow-headed Blackbird cinemagraph

July 18th, 2014 · Comments Off · Audubon California, Bird videos, Video

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Blackbird meet Blackbird

June 3rd, 2014 · Comments Off · Bird videos, Birding, birds and culture

Click the graphic to watch the video. He was playing Blackbird by the Beatles when suddenly a new friend showed up! You MUST see the end Post via 95.7 KJR. Share on Facebook

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Passenger Pigeons and Tricolored Blackbirds

April 27th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Audubon California, Bird conservation, Bird Habitat, Bird videos, Tricolored Blackbird

You’re going to be hearing a lot about the Passenger Pigeon in the coming months. September will mark the 100th anniversary of the death of Martha, the last Passenger Pigeon. The extinction of this species, which went from numbers in the billions to total extinction in just a few decades, is a cautionary tale that […]

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Birds become music

April 26th, 2014 · Comments Off · Bird videos, Birding

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Be a good beach goer this nesting season

March 11th, 2014 · 2 Comments · Audubon Chapters, Bird conservation, Bird videos, Endangered Species Act, Western Snowy Plover

The Snowy Plover is one cute beach chick. Unfortunately, the Western Snowy Plover’s population numbers are anything but adorable. There are only about 2,300 birds remaining on our Pacific Coast and we need to make sure that they have a safe nesting season. There are many things you can do to help. Allowing these small […]

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Watch a Snowy Plover chick hatch from an egg

February 27th, 2014 · Comments Off · Bird videos, Western Snowy Plover

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17th Annual Great Backyard Bird Count is coming soon!

February 12th, 2014 · 2 Comments · Bird videos, Birding, National Audubon Society

Join in on the fun that is the Great Backyard Bird Count. Launched in 1998 by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and National Audubon Society, the Great Backyard Bird Count was the first online citizen-science project to collect data on wild birds and to display results in near real-time. Since then, more than 100,000 people […]

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We knew crows were smart, but this is incredible

February 6th, 2014 · Comments Off · Bird videos, Birding, Conservation research, Video

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Amazing footage of falcon hunting

January 17th, 2014 · Comments Off · Audubon California, Bird videos, Birding, Video

As technological advances allow researchers to put ever smaller cameras on birds, we’re learning all kinds of amazing things, and seeing some incredible footage. This latest example comes by way of a video camera placed on a falcon, allowing us a birds-eye look at how it hunts (in this case, hunts crows). Particularly amazing are […]

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Thank you to everyone who supported us this holiday season

January 8th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Bird videos

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