Field Trips

Fall 2020 Field Trip/Bird Walk Update!

Hello Birding Friends: Due to ongoing concerns regarding distancing, the Santa Barbara Audubon Society’s Board of Directors has decided to continue our suspension of trips through the fall quarter. We want to be out there birding as much as you do but, for the immediate future, we want to avoid unnecessary risks. Stay in touch… Read more »

Field Trip: Rancho Santa Barbara


Enjoy ranch owners Lee Carr and his brother Charles Carr’s hospitality at one of the best inland winter birding areas in the county!

Field Trip: Ventura Duck Ponds / Wetlands


These wetlands are adjacent to Point Mugu NAS and close to the ocean in Oxnard. We will bird this area on foot. It will be approximately a 3 mile walk and we must remain as a group. A special thanks to Peggy Kearns and Jeff Hanson for making the necessary arrangements for this trip.

Field Trip: Lake Cachuma Winter Wildlife (Eagle) Boat Cruise


Join SBAS and Naturalist Rosey Bishop for a boat tour of the Birds of Lake Cachuma.

Field Trip: Sandhill Crane Overnight


Join Jeff Hanson & Peggy Kearns (and Jack Sanford as retired leader) on this annual sojourn to the Central Valley to view the Sandhill Crane and other bird species in their winter settings.