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Audubon California Halloween costume contest

October 16th, 2013 · Comments Off · Polls

Start preening! Announcing our first annual Halloween costume contest. We want to see your inner bird this October season. We are looking for bird-tacular creations in the following categories: Best kid bird costume Best adult bird costume Scariest bird costume Best group/pair bird costume Post your photo on our Facebook page with the hashtag #bestbirdcostume. […]

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Does your bird-friendly city have an octogenarian like Lou?

August 19th, 2013 · Comments Off · Audubon at Home, Audubon Chapters, Bird Habitat, How to help birds, Local Policy, Polls

We are appreciating all the submissions in our search for the most bird-friendly communities in California. Here’s a great story from someone voting for Arcata: 4.) Do you have an awesome Audubon chapter? Tell us about it. Redwood Region Audubon Society. Full of some of the most enthusiastic friendly folks. Ask about Rob Fowler and […]

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California Condor named Audubon California’s 2011 Bird of the Year

December 13th, 2011 · Comments Off · Audubon California, Audubon Watchlist, California Condor, Polls

One of the world’s rarest and most imperiled birds today was named the 2011 Audubon California Bird of the Year. The California Condor received the designation after it received nearly 35 percent of votes cast. Although the bird can be found in several southwestern states and in Mexico, it is a distinct part of California’s […]

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Vote for Bird of the Year 2011

December 5th, 2011 · 6 Comments · Audubon California, Audubon Watchlist, Bird conservation, Polls

Bird of the Year fever has taken over the Audubon California offices. Who will win? Well, that’s up to you. Share on Facebook

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Vote for one — or vote for them all

November 29th, 2011 · Comments Off · Audubon California, Polls

As you probably know by now, voting is continuing for Audubon California’s 2011 Bird of the Year through Dec. 11. You can cast your vote for any of the nominated birds, or you can write in your own choice. But you can also cast a vote for all the birds by making a contribution to […]

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Voting has begun for the 2011 Bird of the Year

November 21st, 2011 · Comments Off · Audubon California, Nature education and activities, Polls

Voting has begun for the 2011 Bird of the Year. Who will win? Well, that’s up to you: Share on Facebook

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What’s your caption?

November 17th, 2011 · Comments Off · National Audubon Society, Nature education and activities, Polls

Hey, every week our friends at Audubon Magazine post an odd animal photo and challenge their readers to come up with the perfect caption. Kind of goofy fun. Try your hand at today’s caption challenge. Share on Facebook

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Bird of the Year featured on KPCC

November 15th, 2011 · Comments Off · Audubon California, Bird conservation, Polls

Our Bird of the Year contest was highlighted on KPCC 89.3 radio station in Los Angeles. Reporter Molly Peterson also wrote a piece for their website, check it out: It seems kind of nerdy to have a vote for Bird of the Year on their website, but California Audubon’s strategy seems to fit with Audubon’s […]

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The mystery of Dan the California Quail

October 26th, 2011 · 2 Comments · Birding, Polls

Audubon California received an interesting call from the suburbs of Chicago. A woman spotted what she believed to be a California Quail at the bird feeder in her backyard. Dan, as she named the bird was confirmed to be in fact a California Quail by our bird experts. The breed doesn’t naturally hang-out in the […]

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Results from today’s firstbird poll

January 28th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Audubon California, Birding, Nature education and activities, Polls

Wow, great turnout. More than 150 people told us about their first bird of the day. The largest group left their observation on Facebook, and a slightly smaller number clicked through to our online form. Today’s list contained more than 70 different species (hard to get an exact count given our somewhat flexible naming conventions). […]

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Great Gray Owl nominated for 2010 Bird of the Year

November 24th, 2010 · Comments Off · Audubon California, Bird conservation, Bird Habitat, Nature education and activities, Polls

The Great Gray Owl is one of six birds nominated for Audubon California’s 2010 Bird of the Year. Cast your vote today. Share on Facebook

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Clark’s Grebe nominated for 2010 Bird of the Year

November 23rd, 2010 · Comments Off · Audubon California, Bird conservation, Bird Habitat, Bird videos, Conservation research, Nature education and activities, Polls, Tricolored Blackbird, Western Snowy Plover

The Clark’s Grebe is one of six birds nominated for Audubon California’s 2010 Bird of the Year. Cast your vote today. Share on Facebook

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L.A. Times poll: Latinos and Asians more concerned about environment

November 20th, 2010 · Comments Off · Audubon California, Global Warming, Polls, Pollution

Interesting new poll from the Los Angeles Times shows that California’s Latinos and Asians are more concerned about key environmental issues like climate change and pollution than whites. While this might surprise some, it doesn’t surprise those interviewed for the story, including Audubon California’s Dan Taylor, who note that often it is these minority populations […]

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Birder or Birdwatcher: here’s what you say

September 9th, 2010 · Comments Off · Birding, Nature education and activities, Polls

So, last night we posted a random question on our Facebook page: Birder or Birdwatcher. As of this moment, we have received 99 responses. Here’s how they break down*: Birder: 47 Birdwatcher: 30 Bird nerd: 5 Bird lover: 3 Birdster: 3 Ornithological enthusiast: 2 Birdographer: 2 Twitcher, Bird geek, Bird liker, Bird, Birdaholic, Birdologist, Ornithologist, […]

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Video for the Yellow-billed Magpie: 2009 Bird of the Year

December 15th, 2009 · Comments Off · Audubon California, Audubon Watchlist, Bird conservation, Bird Habitat, Bird videos, Conservation research, Nature education and activities, Polls, Yellow-billed Magpie

We’ve put together a short video announcement honoring the Yellow-billed Magpie as Audubon California’s 2009 Bird of the Year. Enjoy: Share on Facebook

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