[ All links open in new windows or tabs. ]
Santa Clara Valley Audubon Society [ scvas.org
Santa Clara Valley information about birding, conservation,
local bird events. Includes a Kids' Corner with
information and activities designed for younger birders.
Where to bird in Santa Cruz, information about local birds,
bird photos, and a calendar of events targeted at all levels of
Wheelchair, bike, and stroller accessible guides to parks, bike paths, trails, and birding locations for the San Francisco South Bay.
Free, illustrated bird guide to help you identify your finds,
information about building your birding skills, bird
photography, and how to attract birds to your home garden.
Produced by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.
eBird provides location specific information about what birds
you are likely to see at a particular time to help with your
identifications. It also provides you with the world's easiest
method of recording your bird list! Monitored by experts who
will help with difficult identifications. Your data is
aggregated with others from your area and used by scientists to
track the heath of the world bird population.
Recordings of over 600 North American birds. Please use these for identification only. Playing sounds to attract birds may confuse them and interfere with their natural activities.
Hints, books, cameras and other tools appropriate for kids. (Note that many of the links to products on these pages are "affiliate links." That means the author earns a commission for sales the page generates, which could affect the choices presented.)
Webcam showing the nest box and launch area for a Peregrine
Falcon family living on a ledge at San Jose City Hall. Live
video and archives of "big moments" in the family's
Annual Monterey Bay Birding Festival (September)
Lectures and field trips throughout the Monterey Bay area
designed for experienced and beginning birders. Registration
required for many of the limited-space events.