San Francisco Bay Area Field Trips

YBT has a long tradition of supporting citizen science and hands-on conservation initiatives, Marin Audubon volunteer functions, focused bird surveys, birding festivals tabling & leader of field trips, NGO fundraisers, Christmas Bird Counts and California State Park vetted bird walk docent. Please review the events and find a field trip you can join us on.

2021 Olompali State Park, Novato, Ca., Birding staging for winter and early spring Migrants. This state park is open with Covid-19 requirements in place.

Olompali State Park Christmas Bird Count  is December 14th, 2019. The Olompali State Park is for five years now an Audubon Christmas Bird Count section of the Cheep Thrill count. We enlisted birders with all levels of skills. Currently three of the five birder...

Alameda Creek Watershed Council

The Alameda Creek Watershed Council (ACRCD) comprises a government agency as well as 501c civic green conservation groups. Their charge is to manage the third largest watershed in California. The Alameda Creek watershed covers 570 square miles. Its drainage flows into...

RSS GGRO daily hawkwatch update

  • Friday, November 20, 2020
    Friday's Nov 20, 2020 hawk count team enjoyed a remark-able final day of the season, with brisk (50s-60 deg.) east winds in the AM, and a handful of accipiter sightings in the first few hours. We got some great Peregrine looks as well, adults and juvs, and a steady stream of Redtails and Harriers throughout […]
  • Thursday, November 19, 2020
    While it was foggy just about everywhere else in the Bay Area, Hawk Hill was miraculously clear when the Thursday team arrived, making for another full if slow day. Conditions seemed optimal for some large raptor sightings, but it was not to be. Instead we were dealt a sparse flight of tails, harriers and tvs, […]