El Tecolote April / May 2015

v53-5Santa Barbara Audubon’s April/May 2015 issue of El Tecolote is now available. A special thank you to the folks at Montecito Journal for volunteering to do the design and layout of ET!

Read the latest on our 3rd Annual Birdathon. Learn about EITS Training Workshop. Also see photos and read the wrap up of our 1st and very successful Winter Bird Count 4 Kids!

And as always, see what’s planned for programs, field trips and Friday bird walks.

To download the pdf file, click the thumbnail image to the right.

RETURN OF THE CALIFORNIA CONDOR: CHALLENGES AND SUCCESSES ALONG THE ROAD TO RECOVERY

When:7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 10th,

Where: Poinsettia Pavilion, 3451 Foothill Road, Ventura

Joseph Brandt will discuss the current status of recovery and the challenges that the condors have faced in their return to the wild along with the many successes that were achieved to establish a wild population, albeit one that still remains anchored to intensive management due to the continued danger of lead poisoning from ammunition.

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Friday Bird Walks for April & May

Join Jack Sanford for some great birding and fun time on his Friday bird walks in April and May!

FBW-JackEvery 2nd and 4th Friday (usually) Jack hosts a casual and fun two hour walk at one of the south coast’s birding hot spots.  For beginners, this is a great opportunity to see the birds and find out where to bird. For the more experienced birder, here is you chance to share your knowledge and skills. Everyone is welcome. Cost is FREE!

Up next in February-March:

Ennisbrook Nature Trail: Friday, April 10, 2015, 8:30 am - 10:30 pm

UCSB Campus Lagoon: Friday, May 8, 2015, 8:30 am - 10:30 am

San Jose Creek – East: Friday, May 22, 2015, 8:30 am - 10:30 am