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Fresno’s Jeff Davis talks about the Yellow-billed Magpie and global warming

September 16th, 2014 · No Comments · Audubon California, Audubon Chapters, Climate Change, Global Warming, Yellow-billed Magpie

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Voting for Audubon California’s 2012 Bird of the Year has begun

October 19th, 2012 · Comments Off · Audubon California, Black Oystercatcher, California Condor, Tricolored Blackbird, Yellow-billed Magpie

Voting has begun for Audubon California’s 2012 Bird of the Year, which will recognize a California bird species of conservation interest that made a significant impact this year. All members of the public are encouraged to cast their votes online through Dec. 7. Audubon California established the contest three years ago to highlight the state’s remarkable […]

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Stickin’

May 14th, 2012 · 2 Comments · Audubon California, Bird conservation, Bird Habitat, Birding, California Condor, Endangered Species Act, Pacific Flyway, Pacific Migration, spring migration, Tricolored Blackbird, Yellow-billed Magpie

For the last several weeks, we’ve been talking in this space about spring migration, the great spectacle of birds moving over great distances. But during this whole period, we’ve been ever mindful of the great California birds that aren’t going anywhere this spring. Sure, they may shift locally from one place to another to set […]

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Third annual Yellow-billed Magpie survey tracks 3,200 of the iconic birds in 24 counties

August 26th, 2011 · Comments Off · Audubon California, Bird conservation, Birding, Conservation research, Yellow-billed Magpie

Yellow-billed Magpies were observed in 24 of California’s 58 counties during a recent volunteer survey sponsored by Audubon California to help support the conservation of this dynamic species. The survey – held June 3-6, 2011 – was the third annual effort to rally birders all around the state to venture outside in search of the […]

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Help us find the Yellow-billed Magpies this weekend, June 3-6

June 2nd, 2011 · Comments Off · Audubon California, Bird conservation, Birding, Conservation research, Yellow-billed Magpie

Audubon California’s third annual Yellow-billed Magpie Survey will take place this weekend, and you can help. Participating is easy. You don’t need to be an expert birder, and you don’t have to spend the entire time in the field. You can do as little or as much as you wish. Visit our website to learn […]

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Help us make this year’s Yellow-billed Magpie survey another great success

May 23rd, 2011 · Comments Off · Audubon California, Bird conservation, Birding, Conservation research, Yellow-billed Magpie

Audubon California will be holding its third annual Yellow-billed Magpie Survey from June 3-6. Taking part is simple: All you need to do is log into eBird and record your observations during the four-day survey period. You don’t have to be expert to participate, and you don’t have to commit to counting birds for the […]

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Results from today’s Firstbird survey

May 20th, 2011 · Comments Off · Audubon California, Birding, Flashbirding, Yellow-billed Magpie

Big thanks to everyone that took part in today’s Firstbird survey. More than 160 sightings in all, from all over the state, country, and world. A lot of the usual birds in there — California Towhee, hummingbirds, mockingbirds, Mourning Doves and Scrub Jays — all great birds. And there were some new ones. A reporter […]

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Voting has begun for Audubon California’s 2010 Bird of the Year

November 11th, 2010 · 3 Comments · Audubon California, Audubon Watchlist, Bird conservation, Bird Habitat, Bird videos, Birding, California Condor, Endangered Species Act, Nature education and activities, Western Snowy Plover, Yellow-billed Magpie

Voting has begun for Audubon California’s 2010 Bird of the Year. Cast your vote today: Share on Facebook

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Vote for the 2010 Bird of the Year

November 5th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Audubon California, Bird conservation, Bird Habitat, Birding, California Condor, Endangered Species Act, Tricolored Blackbird, Yellow-billed Magpie

Last year it was the Yellow-billed Magpie that got the nod in Audubon California’s first-ever Bird of the Year vote. Which bird will win it this year? Well, that’s up to you. Voting for our second annual Bird of the Year selection is going on through Dec. 8. Cast your vote right now. Share on […]

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Results are in from the 2010 Yellow-billed Magpie survey

August 4th, 2010 · Comments Off · Audubon California, Audubon Watchlist, Bird conservation, Bird Habitat, Birding, Conservation research, Nature education and activities, Yellow-billed Magpie

Audubon California’s 2010 Yellow-billed Magpie tracked twice as many of the birds as did our first effort last year. Nearly twice as many people participated as last year, as well. Read the whole report for more information on where the birds were found and in what numbers. Our thanks go out to everyone that took […]

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Get your free limited edition Birds Matter sticker

July 8th, 2010 · Comments Off · Audubon California, Nature education and activities, Yellow-billed Magpie

We’ve got a bunch of these cool Birds Matter stickers that we’re giving away for free. The stickers feature the Yellow-billed Magpie, Audubon California’s 2009 Bird of the Year, as drawn by artist Lisa Sindorf. And they’re totally biodegradeable. Get yours here. And tell a friend about it. Share on Facebook

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Dear newspaper: What kind of bird?

June 22nd, 2010 · Comments Off · Bird conservation, Bird Habitat, Conservation research, urban conservation, Yellow-billed Magpie

Just a small pet peeve. It would be great if, when newspapers breathlessly report yet another bird being found with West Nile Virus, they shared the name of the bird in question. That would be a big help for those of us concerned with the fate of birds — such as the Yellow-billed Magpie — […]

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Yellow-billed Magpie survey starts today

June 4th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Audubon California, Bird conservation, Bird Habitat, Birding, Conservation research, Nature education and activities, Yellow-billed Magpie

Audubon California’s second annual Yellow-billed Magpie survey starts today, and runs through Sunday. Get out there and bird. (photo by Glen Tepke) Share on Facebook

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Yellow-billed Magpie survey this weekend

June 2nd, 2010 · Comments Off · Audubon California, Bird conservation, Bird Habitat, Birding, Conservation research, Nature education and activities, Yellow-billed Magpie

Get your birding gear ready, because this weekend is Audubon California’s second annual Yellow-billed Magpie survey. Get out there and help a great California bird. (photo by Brian Sullivan) Share on Facebook

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Video: Audubon California’s Yellow-billed Magpie Survey set for June 4 – 7

May 14th, 2010 · Comments Off · Audubon California, Bird conservation, Bird Habitat, Bird videos, Birding, Nature education and activities, Video, Wildlife photos and video, Yellow-billed Magpie

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