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Sea & Sage Audubon Society
An Orange County Chapter of the National Audubon Society

Sea & Sage Audubon is a Leader in creating an understanding of nature in Orange County through conservation, research and environmental education programs for children and adults. This is accomplished with classes, publications, and volunteer opportunities.

Welcome to Sea & Sage!

Due to illness, Webmaster Nancy Kenyon is currently unable to update this website or respond to questions. Please direct questions or concerns to the Chapter President Vic Leipzig at
CBC Specialties Field Trip will meet on the south side of Huntington Central Park on the library parking lot. See directions.

Main Areas

Audubon House
Bird Information
Board Members
Bookstore at Audubon House
Bookstore Catalog -
Dec 2014
Bob Allen's Wildflower Book
- now in stock
Calendar of Chapter Activities
Field Trips
How to Get Involved with the chapter
Links to other organizatons

Newsletter - Wandering Tattler
San Joaquin Wildlife Sanctuary
Sanctuary Trail Map & Rules
Strategic Plan
 (for chapter)

Field Trips

Field Trip program  (an overview)
Field Trip Schedule for 2014 - 2015
Trip Reports -
under construction
Upcoming Field Trips
CBC Specialties field trip - January 3 (HCP)
Directions to meeting location


Conservation Program  (an overview)
Mission Statement
4th Tues. Conservation

Conservation Committee Mtg
- Oct. 7
Bird Research Programs
Environmental Volunteer Opportunities
Local Conservation Projects
Tree Trimming Resource Packet
Tree Trimming brochure
Bloom-Hays Grant Application


Education Program   (an overview)
Audubon Naturalists program   (for adults)
Orientation Classes for new naturalists
Junior Naturalist program
Outdoor Adventures Program
  (for schools)
Teacher Resources
Coloring pages for Children
Nature Discovery Kits
 (for loan )
Birding Classes 
Group Tours  (for Scouts & Community groups)
Nature Day Camps (Registration opens Feb. 1)
Monthly Wildlife Walks

Sponsor Taxidermy Birds

Sylvia's Trip Diaries

Sylvia's Diaries Info page
2005 - North Through the Prairies
2006 - From Texas to the Rockies
2007 - From Great Basin to Great Plains
2008 - Trip to the Western States
2009 - Central & Coastal Northern CA
2009 - All of America's Prairies & Deserts
2010 - So. California to So Rockies
2011 -
Alaska and Yukon


Special Events

Special Events (an overview)
Summer Bat Walks - ARE ALL FULL!
Pancake Breakfast - Oct. 25, 2014

3 Christmas Bird Counts
- Dec. 14, 20, 28,
Annual Dinner - March 20, 2015
Orange County Spring Count - 2015
Potluck Picnic at Starr Ranch - Junen 13, 2015

Bat Information

Bat Websites (general bat information)
Summer Bat Walks
Orange County Bats


Schedule of Classes: 2015
Waterfowl Class- Starts Jan. 2015
Raptor ID Workshops - Starts Feb. 27 & March 6, 2015
Bird Sounds Learning Packages
(Flashdrives & worksheets)
Photography Classes

Bird & Wildlife Information

Bird Information   (a list of all Bird Info pages)
Attracting & Feeding Birds
Baby Bird Season & Bird Problems
Banded Birds
Banded (Tagged) White Pelicans
Bee Information by Bob Allen
Bird Counts: SJWS, UNB, UCI Preserve, OCSC, PIF
Bird Board Reports
Christmas Bird Counts
Birding Festivals
Bird Research
Birds of Orange County photo guide
- John Avise
RBA's - reporting & receiving
Where to Go Birding in Orange County
West Nile Virus
Additional Bird Information

Christmas Bird Counts

Information page on the CBC
Northeastern (Inland) CBC - Dec. 14
San Juan Capistrano CBC - Dec. 20
Coastal CBC - Dec. 28

Least Tern/Snowy Plover Project

General Info Page for this project
Least Tern Nesting Season 2014

OC Snowy Plover Survey

Orange County Snowy Plover Survey
2014 - Fill-in pdf Survey Data Form

What's New on this Website

CBC Specialties field trip - Jan. 3, 2015
Dec/Jan Tattler
Banded (Tagged) White Pelicans
Waterfowl Class- Starts Jan. 2015
Raptor ID Workshop - Starts Feb. 27 & March 6, 2015
Bird Board Report - Dec. 1, 2014
Bookstore Catalog - Dec. 2014
Photography Classes

DIRECTIONS to Audubon House, the Duck Club, the Learning Center, and the San Joaquin Wildlife Sanctuary

Last updated Jan. 1, 2015

Sea & Sage Audubon Society
PO Box 5447 • Irvine, CA 92616 • 949-261-7963