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Welcome to the Sacramento Audubon Society
The Sacramento Valley is in the Great Pacific Flyway which is the bird migration route from Alaska to Mexico. In Sacramento you can see about 250 species of birds. Trips organized by the Sacramento Audubon Society go north to Sacramento Wildlife Refuge, east to the Sierra foothills & mountains, south to the San Joaquin River delta, and west to the Pacific Ocean (see map). In this region, one can see up to 400 species of birds. You can enjoy seeing this great variety of birds whether you go birding on your own or join us for half-day, full-day, or 2-day trips. We invite you to become a member of the Society and help in conservation and preservation efforts. We also encourage donations to support the various programs of the Society.
You can become a member of the National Audubon Society and/or the Sacramento Audubon Society. Each Society has monthly magazine or newsletter. Local membership dues and donations are used strictly for local programs. To volunteer for helping in any local program, please email us.
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News and Events: 1. Birding Festivals are listedhere.
2. Next General Meeting - Thursday, May 21, 2015 - "Wetlands and Waterbirds: Loss and Recovery in the Sacramento and San Joaquin Valleys" By Philip Garone. Meetings are at Effie Yeaw Nature center - details here.
3. Trips for Begining Birders. Details here. Trips for Kids and Families. Details here.
4. Upcoming Trips -Check out the trips planned for the next month here.
5. Recent Sightings- Check which unusual birds have been seen in the past few months here.
The 4th edition of the booklet lists over 110 sites in the Sacramento area (including maps of all sites). Areas covered include American River Parkway, City of Sacramento, County of Sacramento, Folsom Lake Area, and selected sites in Yolo County, North of Sacramento, San Joaquin County, Solano County, and Foothills & Sierra Nevada. Includes concise descriptions of where and when to find resident, wintering and migrating birds at these sites. Of value to beginning as well as serious birders, the guide can be purchased at general meetings of the Sacramento Audubon Society for only $10 (including tax). It is also available at Effie Yeaw Nature Center, Wild Bird & Gardens at Madison & Fair Oaks, Wild Birds Unlimited at Loehman's Plaza, and The Naturalist in Davis. It makes a great gift for all your birding friends.
This edition is currently out of print but a new edition is being prepared. Info on specific sites can be viewed by clicking on the Cover image and then selecting the site in the Table of Contents.
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