A practical guide to bird watching in Sonoma County, California
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Calendars, events, birding groups, and other resources



Calendars


Calendar of Madrone Audubon Society field trips


Calendar of Redwood Region Ornithological Society field trips


Sonoma Birding calendar of events


and

our neighbors, in Marin County

Marin Audubon Society calendar of events



Upcoming Events/Classes in the Bay Area


  1.   OPTICS & NATURE FESTIVAL 2018
     Fifteen leading binocular and scope companies from across the U.S. will be on display, demonstrating and selling the newest binocular and telescope technology. The event is in Sonoma, California on Saturday, Sept 8th, 2018 (10AM-4PM) at the Sonoma Plaza Barracks,  20 East Spain Street, Sonoma, CA. 95476.  This is the only time all the major vendors come together in Northern California. The event is celebrating its 7th year joined by many nature non-profits and artists from Mendocino to Monterey. For more information contact 415-302-5601 or www.sonomanature.org. This public event is free and open to the California birding and nature community and the general public.

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County (regional) birding groups and other resources



Madrone Audubon Society

Post Office Box 1911

Santa Rosa, California 95402 USA

Calendar of Madrone Audubon Society field trips



Calendar of RROS field trips




Gordon Beebe’s Website about bird song--I Heard a Bird


San Francisco Bay Wildlife--A wide-ranging site about wildlife in the San Francisco Bay Area


A Yahoo group. Join to receive e-mail notifications of sightings and other bird-related reports from members.


Calgulls

A Yahoo group. Join to receive e-mail notifications of gull sightings and other gull-related reports from members.


Sonoma Birding

Post Office Box 1621

Sonoma, California 95476 USA

Sonoma Birding calendar of events



The Songbird Hospital of Sonoma County Wildlife Rescue
Dedicated to the rehabilitation and release of native passerines
484-6502



P.O. Box 475

Santa Rosa

523-2473

Open 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Fall/winter hours are 9AM-5PM


Shearwater Journeys

P.O. Box 190

Hollister, California, 95024 USA

(831) 637-8527

Pelagic birding tours. Based south of San Francisco Bay. Trips head out to look for ocean birds from Monterey and Half Moon Bay, but also from Bodega Bay.



North Bay Rare Bird Alert phone line

Call for reports of recent rare bird sightings in the area

(415) 681-7422



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