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News and notes about birds and conservation in California

California Condor. Photo: Scott Frier/USFWS

Kern donor and volunteer goes above and beyond
Conservation

Kern donor and volunteer goes above and beyond

We are so grateful for the generosity and dedication of donors and volunteers like Jake Abel to supporting Kern River Preserve goes above and beyond

Fighting in California to save the Migratory Bird Treaty Act
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Fighting in California to save the Migratory Bird Treaty Act

Audubon California's Garry George lays out what's at stake for our birds in a quick Q&A.

Partnerships protect over 160,000 acres of wetland
Working Lands

Partnerships protect over 160,000 acres of wetland

Our partnerships with local chapters and the Grasslands Water District ensure the protection of contiguous wetland habitat

Reed Tollefson: Safeguarding the Kern River Valley
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Reed Tollefson: Safeguarding the Kern River Valley

“This is tough work and you’re going to get beat, and when that happens you need to stay focused on your goal of habitat protection,-- and you may find yourself striking a new alliance with the people that beat you.”

Aramburu restoration 10 years after the San Francisco Bay oil spill

November marks the 10-year anniversary of the Cosco Busan oil spill in San Francisco Bay. With that in mind, we recently revisited our restoration project on Aramburu Island in Richardson Bay that was largely inspired by the disaster. We're happy to report that the birds are responding well to the newly created habitat.

Morro Coast Audubon celebrates new addition to the Sweet Springs Nature Preserve

Congratulations to Morro Coast Audubon for their recent acquisition and opening of a new trail at the Sweet Springs Nature Preserve in Los Osos. The 8-acre eastern addition to the Preserve features a handicap accessible 250-foot long boardwalk, with four informational kiosks along the way and a viewing platform overlooking the bay. Check it out the next time you are in Morro Bay. 

Brown Boobies making a home for themselves on the Channel Islands

Cool story about researchers finding several Brown Boobie nests on the Channel Islands. It's the first time this has happened.

USFWS scientists discover new threat to Laysan Albatrosses on Midway Island

Fascinating report from Midway Island reporting a new -- and frankly disturbing -- threat to Laysan Albatrosses to their most important Pacific breeding site.

As state makes new commitments on Salton Sea timeline, it will still be judged by its work on the ground
Water

As state makes new commitments on Salton Sea timeline, it will still be judged by its work on the ground

— With water deliveries set to stop on Dec. 31, the state must move to control toxic dust and protect and restore fish and wildlife habitat.

Ahora en Español Guía de Aves de América del Norte de Audubon / Audubon's Online Bird Guide now in Spanish

A screenshot of Audubon's Bird Guide in Spanish

Nos complace compartir que la guía de aves en línea de Audubon ya está disponible en español. La guía contiene información sobre la migración de cada ave, estado de conservación, familia, hábitat, grabaciones de canciones y llamadas y mucho más.

Visita la Español Guía de Aves de América del Norte aqui

We are excited to share that Audubon's Online bird guide is now available in Spanish. The guide has information about each bird's migration,  conservation status, family, habitat, recordings of songs and calls and much more.

Visit the online guide here.

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