Santa Barbara Audubon Society has many hands on projects you can participate in to directly help birds in need.
White-tailed Kite Monitoring
Tree Swallow Nest Box Monitoring
Eyes in the Sky Educational Program
Habitat Restoration

2020 Nest Box Program Report


This is the content of the  presentation given by Steve Senesac to the Science / Conservation committee meeting earlier in August on the results of the Tree Swallow nest boxes at Lake Los Carneros. Click on the title page for a larger image then scroll through the slides by clicking the arrow on the right… Read more »

Eyes in the Sky

eagle collage with woman holding eagle

Wildlife Education for Santa Barbara Photos by Will Adler. Eyes in the Sky (EITS) has been Santa Barbara Audubon’s key wildlife education program since 2000. It features six birds of prey that serve as education ambassadors: three owls, two falcons, and a hawk. The EITS birds are in our care because they cannot survive in… Read more »

EITS – Programs

bird collage

To help prevent the spread of Covid-19, we are now offering bird visits via Zoom! If you’d like to request a live digital presentation for your classroom or group, please contact us at email hidden; JavaScript is required. Presentation fees range from $50 – $150 USD. Thank you! Eyes in the Sky is now running… Read more »

EITS – Our Birds

Photo by Will Adler. Max Max is a Great horned owl (Bubo virginianus). Great horned owls are the largest owls found in North America. If you hear the hooting “hoo, hoo, hoo” of an owl at night, you are most likely hearing a Great horned owl. Max’s disability is that he is imprinted: he thinks he is human, or… Read more »

SB Newspress Trail Quest Features Meet Your Wild Neighbor

The Santa Barbara News Press has a regular feature call Trail Quest by James Wapotich. The Monday May 16, 2016 edition on page A3 features Meet Your Wild Neighbor. You can read the article HERE if you are a subscriber.