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!
Did you know that the SFV Audubon is active on Instagram? IG is a fun way to engage with us and see great bird photos from our SFVA walks. It’s also an easy way to keep up with what’s going on at SFVAS, our events and your fellow birders who attend them. All you have… read more
Sit Spot birding is an alternative approach to birding. Instead of extended walking and standing, it involves finding a comfortable spot in nature to sit, slow down, be in the moment, and notice details and behavior patterns. Sit Spot birding is not list-driven; it is not always trying to get the next bird. It is… read more
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
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
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
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
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!