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Bird & Wildlife Information

Cedar Waxwing
photo by Dr. Bruce Odou

Great Horned Owl
photo by Dr. Bruce Odou

Wilson's Warbler
photo by Dr. Bruce Odou

 

 
Bat Information
3 most common bats in Orange County
Where to find bats in Orange County
Summer bat walks in Orange County
Links to bat websites
 
Dragonfly Information
Adult Dragonfly Anatomy - Behavior - Lifecycle - Watching Dragonflies
Dragonflies & Damselflies at the San Joaquin Wildlife Sanctuary
 
Bee Information
Bob Allen's "What's the Buzz About Bees"
 
Official California Bird List - updated 7/26/11
http://www.californiabirds.org/list.html
 
Attracting Birds
Plants that attract birds
When to trim your trees so the birds are not harmed
Bird feeding tips
Types of Hummingbird Feeders
Care of Hummingbird Feeders

Feeding Hummingbirds year around

National Bird-Feeding Society
Project FeederWatch
 
Bird Problems & Care of Nestlings
Preventing bird problems before they start
Great Blue Heron Problems (or - Protecting your koi pond)
What to do with baby birds you find
How to prevent duck problems (for pool owners)
Ducks and geese
Common nesting songbirds in Orange County
Mallards and their ducklings
Baby season for squirrels
Hummingbirds - care of nesting hummingbirds
Open Vertical Pipes Pose Threat to Birds & Wildlife
 
Banded Birds & Bird Banding
Banded Birds (any birds except pigeons, parrots, etc.)
Banded hawks
Banded Snowy Plovers
Banded (tagged) Turkey Vultures
Banded (tagged) American White Pelicans
Banded Black Skimmers
Bird banders code
How to report a banded bird
Bird banding at Starr Ranch
 
Bird Counts
Great Backyard Bird Count
Christmas Bird Counts
San Joaquin Wildlife Sanctuary monthly census
UCI Freshwater Preserve monthly census
Upper Newport Bay monthly census
Partners in Flight
 
Bird Research
Locating banded hawks
Nesting White-tailed Kites
The Trouble with Kites - article by Pete Bloom, Chris Niemela & Scott Thomas
Monitoring urban nesting raptors 
Monitoring bluebird nest boxes
SJWS Nestbox Program (Tree Swallows)
Least Tern & Snowy Plover project
Urban Bird Studies
Project FeederWatch
 
Birding Classes
Birds of Southern California
The Deserts of North America and Their Birds
 
Birding Events
Birding Festivals
Sea & Sage Audubon Field Trips
Christmas Bird Counts
Great Backyard Bird Count
Western Field Ornithologists annual conference
American Birding Association conferences & conventions
Birdathon
The Big Sit
 
How can I learn more about birds?
Birding classes
Bird Board Reports - Oct. 2014
Sea & Sage Audubon Field Trips
OrangeCountyBirding website
Rare Bird Alerts
A Beginner's Guide to Bird Watching
Gull Identification Chart (for common adult gulls in Orange County)
Joe Morlan's webpage on California Birding (a wealth of birding info!)
Owls (an excellent website on owls) 
Bird Migration
Project FeederWatch
Frequently Asked Questions About Birds
Parakeets, Cockatoos, Macaws, Lovebirds, Budgies, Cockatiels
Parrot Identification Guide
Report O.C. parrot sightings to
California Parrot Project
Birds of Orange County - website by Peter Bryant with photos by John Avise (shows water birds) Check it out!
Trips to Find Warblers and Charts showing dates & warbler sightiings
 
Rare birds
Rare Bird Alerts
Guidelines for reporting rare birds in Southern California
Monthly Reports by Doug Willick - under construction
Gyrfalcon photo
 
Sick or Dead Birds
Information about diseases that affect wild birds
Diseased birds - birds that look sick or have growths on their eyes or feet
West Nile Virus
 
Where to go birding
Good birding locations in Orange County
Birding at home by video
Spring seabird watching
Sylvia Gallagher's Trip Diaries (2005, 2006, 2007, 2008)

updated 10/1/2014


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

http://www.seaandsageaudubon.org