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.

TBD /2020 Olompali State Park, Novato, Ca., Birding staging for (?) early fall Migrants. This state park is closed due to C-19 virus until further notice.

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, October 23, 2020
    The Oct 23 count started with low fog surrounding Hawk Hill and a light westerly breeze. Temps stayed in the 60s-70s all day as the fog pulled back to off shore.A steady stream of Redtails and Turkey Vultures formed the backbone of the flight today, with a few Redshoulders and 2 late Broadwings among the […]
  • Thursday, October 22, 2020
    The ten o'clock hour was met by zero visibility in any direction. The team had a very constructive book and movie suggestion discussion while waiting for clearing. Suggestions to offer: "My Octopus Teacher", "Kiss the Ground", the Attenborough "A Life on Our Planet" docs. Novels "The Overstory", "Where the Crawdads Sing","Celine", "A Boy and His […]