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News and notes about birds and conservation in California

California Condor. Photo: Scott Frier/USFWS

Mayor of Sacramento issues Migratory Bird proclamation
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Mayor of Sacramento issues Migratory Bird proclamation

Darrell Steinberg declared 2018 as the Year of the Bird

Audubon California endorses Prop. 3
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Audubon California endorses Prop. 3

— Measure on November ballot will have multiple benefits to clean drinking water and conservation priorities.

Register now for the 2018 Audubon California Assembly

We're going to Long Beach for this year's Audubon California Assembly. Lots of great sessions and birding opportunities. Please visit the Assembly webpage to learn more and take advantage of early registration discounts.

New HSU study shows Humboldt Bay far more important to shorebirds than previously thought
Humboldt Bay

New HSU study shows Humboldt Bay far more important to shorebirds than previously thought

— Audubon California echoes the need to preserve area's critical habitat

Terrific restoration project launched by Buena Vista Audubon

Terrific story about a wonderful restoration project being launched by Buena Vista Audubon Socity to restore more than 30 acres of habitat in Oceanside. This is going to help birds such as Cactus Wren, endangered Coastal California Gnatcatchers, and many more.

Threats to the federal Endangered Species Act - and its birds - are beginning to mount
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Threats to the federal Endangered Species Act - and its birds - are beginning to mount

California birds have a lot to lose if efforts to roll back the ESA are successful.

Making sure that water under the ground helps birds above the ground
Working Lands

Making sure that water under the ground helps birds above the ground

"It’s clear that the ramifications of our decisions on groundwater are going to stretch decades into the future, and what we do now will really matter.”

Audubon Kern River Preserve is key battleground for rare bird's future
Kern River Preserve

Audubon Kern River Preserve is key battleground for rare bird's future

Despite Western Yellow-billed Cuckoo's rapid decline, U.S. Fish & Wildlife is considering removing its protected status.

Study reveals killing tactics of Loggerhead Shrikes

Turns out the famous "Butcher Bird" is more of a ruthless killer than previously thought.

California and other states file lawsuit to protect migratory birds
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California and other states file lawsuit to protect migratory birds

— Lawsuit is a response to Trump Administration's announcement that it will not enforce key elements of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act.

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