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News and notes about birds and conservation in California

California Condor. Photo: Scott Frier/USFWS

Raising awareness about the Salton Sea

Earlier this month, Audubon California led a group of chapter leaders to offer a firsthand look at the situation at the Salton Sea. We also co-hosted a community event to raise awareness about the developing environmental and public health crises.

Legal action aims to protect Threatened Coastal California Gnatcatcher
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Legal action aims to protect Threatened Coastal California Gnatcatcher

— Legal action by Audubon and its partners seeks to ensure that the government properly defends this fare Southern California species.
Who's been visiting Starr Ranch lately?
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Who's been visiting Starr Ranch lately?

Staff at the Audubon Starr Ranch Sanctuary in Orange County have been monitoring bird populations for almost 20 years. Learn more about these long term efforts and find out which birds have been visiting lately.

A committed voice for conservation in the Central Valley
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A committed voice for conservation in the Central Valley

Audubon supporter, chapter leader, board member, and volunteer, Ann Brice, is a committed voice for conservation in the Central Valley.

118th Christmas Bird Count is underway!
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118th Christmas Bird Count

Learn more about the Christmas Bird Count and how you can get involved with community science at Audubon year round.

One event, three bird heroes and a legacy to remember
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One event, three bird heroes and a legacy to remember

Two Audubon California supporters share their passions for native plants and birds at a great event this past November.

Salton Sea and the way it was
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Salton Sea and the way it was

Visiting the Salton Sea these days means recognizing that it won't ever be the same.

Talking about Southern California fires
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Talking about Southern California fires

As fired rage throughout Southern California, Sandy DeSimone gives a little perspective.

Sandhill cranes at the Merced National Wildlife Refuge
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Sandhill cranes at the Merced National Wildlife Refuge

Incredible birding experiences continue to inspire Auduboners. Our recent trip to the Merced NWR was no exception--with thousands of Sandhill Cranes at sunset, a meteorite, and great horned owl all making appearances.

Audubon Center at Debs Park gathers community to holiday event
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Audubon Center at Debs Park gathers community to holiday event

The center's first Arroyo Seco Marketplace offered a great community alternative to the holiday rush.

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