Discover the birds of Yolo County
The Yolo Audubon Society puts on field trips and monthly meetings for all ages and levels of interest. Everyone is welcome!Find a field trip or other activity
Welcome to the Yolo Audubon Society!
It is our mission to foster an appreciation of birds and other wildlife through educational programs and field trips, bring conservation issues to public awareness, and act to preserve Yolo County bird life and habitat. Please join us for field trips, monthly program meetings, and other special activities. We look forward to helping you learn and discover more about what makes Yolo County birding so special. Learn More
Birding Activities for Everyone
It's easy to take part in our regular birding activities. Browse through the list of upcoming events. We look forward to seeing you! Most trips require you to bring binoculars and snacks and dress in layers. Learn more details about each individual trip by clicking on the event.
In the News
Field Trip Report: Sierra Valley/Yuba Pass
June 8-9 2019 The Prelude to this trip was two one-day scouting trips. On Memorial Day all the roads were passable and temperatures mild, but the diversity of birds was really low. Six days later the birds had arrived and birdsong was everywhere. Our trip was six days after that. We had an odd start…at […]
Yolo Notable Sightings: May 2019
With the Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area closed due to flooding and water levels high everywhere, spring shorebird migration appeared to be a bust. That changed dramatically when the Davis Wastewater Treatment Plant (DWTP) decided to pump out one pond. Acres of mudflats appeared at the height of shorebird migration and the result was remarkable. Twenty-three […]
Field Trip Report: Putah Creek Nestbox Highway
Tour of Putah Creek Nestboxes. Photos Hanika Cook We looked inside 22 of the nestboxes to see nests, eggs, and chicks of several cavity-nesting species, including Western Buebirds, Tree Swallows, House Wrens and White-Breasted Nuthatches. Guests were able to look inside, take pictures, and ask questions about the birds and the Putah Creek Nestbox Project. […]