For Nature Education

and the Conservation of Wildlife

David Barton

We are starting up our traditional bird walks.
Participants will be expected to follow whatever County-mandated protections are in effect at the time of the outing.
Check our EVENTS CALENDAR here to see who’s back in business. It’s time to get birding again…together!



We find the most interesting speakers for our Zoom meetings. Click HERE to see our library of past and present offerings.


Local Events

In the News

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Tucker Wildlife Sanctuary -- Big News

Under the supervision of owners Benjamin and Dorothy Tucker, the 12-acre Tucker Wildlife Sanctuary in Orange County started life as a hummingbird-feeding waystation in 1929. As more people came to see the “hummingbird cafeteria,” Mr. and Mrs. Tucker decided to create a dedicated sanctuary. Buildings, shops and trails were added and the public responded enthusiastically.… read more

Clean Up of Haskell Creek

Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Reserve Saturday June 19, 2021 8:30AM – Noon San Fernando Valley Audubon Society is partnering with Friends of the Los Angeles River and the Resource Conservation District of the Santa Monica Mountains for a greatly needed cleanup. Please register soon to volunteer to help Haskell Creek at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-great-la-river-cleanup-haskell-creek-registration-151737560127. As FoLAR’s announcement says,… read more

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Slowly But Surely -- and Gladly

After SFVAS had to cancel its group outings due to the pandemic some of us birders turned to solitary sojourns at a local park or trail. While it was peaceful and helped dull the sting of the day’s dismal news it was never as much fun as birding with a group. I have been happy… read more

What? More Mallards??

Mallards are by far the most common duck seen in California and the United States. Mallards breed throughout the temperate and subtropical Americas, Eurasia, and North Africa, and have been introduced into New Zealand, Australia, Peru, Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina, Chile, Colombia, the Falkland Islands, and South Africa. There is no shortage of Mallards anywhere, they… read more

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The Reserve Rides Again!

A group of eleven volunteer leaders of SFVAS’s special walks at the Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Reserve toured the reserve on March 25, looking at the fire impacts and the process of recovery. Those who had not visited since shortly after the devastating fire last September 6 were greatly heartened by the large number of green… read more

Now Landing: Birdathon 2021

April and May mark the advent of Birdathon, the San Fernando Valley Audubon Society's major annual fund-raising event. Once again, we have a dedicated team of leaders who will ask for our pledges of support based on the number of bird species they can spot during their outing.  Click HERE to see the schedule of… read more

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photo by Alex Viduetsky

San Fernando Valley Audubon Society Membership

Our fun and informative bird walks are free to anyone who wants to come along. Everything we do for education and conservation is free. Our members are our core, the people who understand the importance of birds in nature, who follow our activities and join us with their voices when we need to advocate for an important environmental issue. Please become a member and be part of all that SFVAudubon does!

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