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Birds of Lake Los Carneros – Santa Barbara Audubon Society is pleased to share this beautiful film which celebrates local and migrating birds at LLC, raises awareness about the importance of this open space for providing critical habitat to avifauna and other wildlife, and inspires community environmental stewardship and nature conservation of this stunning gem in the City of Goleta.
Thank you to Michael Love of Sage Hill Films and the Mosher Foundation for their generous support to create this video.
Why are birds important? Santa Barbara Audubon Society is pleased to share this short and stunning video that explains why birds are critical for healthy ecosystems.
How to start birding Santa Barbara Audubon Society is pleased to share this short and stunning video that explains how easy it is to begin to enjoy the birds around us.
Thank you to Michael Love of Sage Hill Films and the Santa Barbara Foundation for their generous support to create these two videos.
Videos from Eyes in the Sky
Magical Birds from Eyes in the Sky – Meet four stunning birds of prey— a hawk and three wild owls— through SBAS’s Eyes in the Sky program. Discover how these birds came to be ambassadors, and learn about the native raptor species that live throughout the Santa Barbara area.This video was made in partnership with Santa Barbara Public Library.
Puku — Meet Puku, a little Western Screech-owl with unusual eyes. Learn the story of how she became an ambassador bird and watch her powers of camouflage.
Ivan — Meet Ivan, a majestic Red-tailed Hawk. Learn about this big, colorful hawk we can spot in the wild around the Santa Barbara area.
Other Videos of Interest
Tree Swallow Nest Box Monitoring – One of Santa Barbara Audubon Society’s science projects has been monitoring Tree Swallow (TRES) nest boxes. This is a short movie showing TRES behavior during breeding season.