Due to foul air and the fact that Cal Fire is using Cachuma as a staging area, this field trip has been canceled.
A bonus birding field trip and you don’t want to miss this one. We have received permission to offer a Field Trip at the Sand Point private-gated community. This trip is limited to 20 members of Santa Barbara Audubon Society.
Hollister Ranch is a large privately held area of ranchetts north of Gaviota on the coast and into the foot hills. This pristine coastal area is not something to miss. Seize the day and and see for your self the wonders this area holds.
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A big Thank You to Trent Watanabe for the layout of El Tecolote
Due to our continuing successes over the years, in both quality & quantity of exceptional birds; we are pleased to again offer 2 trips to NBVC Point Mugu this season. We always have additional local experts on this popular trip.
Every 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!
Don’t get left out in the cold after this years bird count day. Dine with us at the Santa Barbara Christmas Bird Count compilation dinner. … Continue Reading
Join SBAS and Naturalist Rosey Bishop for a boat tour of the Birds of Lake Cachuma
Join us in November as David and Margaret Carlberg tell their story of saving this special area. … Continue Reading
For 54 years, Santa Barbara Audubon has been active in the greater Santa Barbara County community. During that time the El Tecolote newsletter has been published regularly. SBAS is pleased to announce that the entire archive of the El Tecolote newsletters in now available on this website for our reader’s pleasure and to preserve our history.
This archive was created mostly from printed copies that have been maintained in the SBAS office for over 50 years. Since October 2005 copies have been maintained as original pdf documents. There may be missing issues or an occasional error in the scanning of the issues. If you find one, please let the webmaster know. If you are in possession of an issue of the newsletter which is not in this archive, again, let the webmaster know so that it can be included in this archive.
To access the archive go to the News menu and click on the El Tecolote Archive item as shown below.
For the month of October Santa Barbara Audubon is featured in the Downtown Library Foyer display. A big thank you to Janice Levasheff and her twin Janet for the reservation, design and execution of the display.
Stop by the Library and take a look!
Join SBAS and Cruz Phillips when we visit her bird friendly working ranch in the Santa Ynez Valley.