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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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Birds vs. drone — the birds win

December 28th, 2013 · 3 Comments · Audubon California, Bird videos, Video

Apparently, the birds don’t appreciate all these new-fangled drones we’re putting up in their space. Check out this video of birds taking one down. (We have no idea where this was shot — and we’d appreciate any insight into the type of birds in the video.) Share on Facebook

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Video of adorable Burrowing Owls being, well, adorable

December 16th, 2013 · Comments Off · Bird videos

Introducing our 2013 Bird of the Year, the Burrowing Owl! We dare you not to smile as you watch this. Share on Facebook

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Just a puppy and a bird playing together

November 23rd, 2013 · Comments Off · Audubon California, Bird videos, Video

The video IDs the bird as an Australian Magpie, and we have to admit that this is a very magpie thing to do: Share on Facebook

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Wanna see what it’s like to fly like an eagle?

September 20th, 2013 · Comments Off · Bird videos, Birding

Super cool video from France from a camera mounted on the back of an eagle soaring through the mountains: Share on Facebook

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Black-bellied Plovers in Colusa County wheat field

September 3rd, 2013 · Comments Off · Bird conservation, Bird videos, fall migration, Video, Working lands conservation

Bird survey at farmer Fritz Durst’s flooded wheat crop in Colusa County, a part of the Conservation Innovation grant from NRCS. Share on Facebook

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Birdnado?

July 29th, 2013 · Comments Off · Bird L.A., Bird videos, Birding

Sharknado mania has taken over the public’s conscious this summer. The SyFy original movie’s plot, “When a freak hurricane swamps Los Angeles, nature’s deadliest killer rules sea, land, and air as thousands of sharks terrorize the waterlogged populace.” The excitement spawned a week of Twitter trending, parodies, and got us thinking, what about Birdnado? Then it occurred to […]

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Abort landing!

June 19th, 2013 · Comments Off · Audubon California, Bird videos, Birding, Starr Ranch Sanctuary

We’re totally enjoying watching the Starr Ranch Barn Owls learn to use their wings. Their getting the hang of things has resulted in some classic moments, like the one in the video below where an doesn’t quite stick its landing on a branch next to its sibling. Share on Facebook

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Video of Flying with Eagles over Kodiak, Alaska

June 11th, 2013 · Comments Off · Audubon Alaska, Bird videos

Watch some curious bald eagles check out a remote-controlled glider. Don’t you wish you were small enough to fit on that plane? Share on Facebook

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Attention bird photographers!

April 15th, 2013 · Comments Off · Bird videos, Birding

There is a new tool out there for bird photographers called Imgembed. The site not only shares photographs, it monetizes them for the up-loader in an easy to track manner. The pricing is set by the photographer and guarantees proper attribution on every image. What makes Imgembed superior to a traditional stock photography site is […]

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