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.
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
Yolo Notable Sightings: November 2018
The star of November was a young Northern Shrike, found Nov 15 along Rd 25 near the Conaway Stock Pond (DM). The bird moved to Woodland Wastewater Treatment Plant and East Regional Pond (at Farmer’s Central Rd) and was enjoyed by many thru Thanksgiving. A Pacific Loon, photographed Nov 7 in the Sacramento River near […]
The Lower Elkhorn Basin Levee Setback Project
Projects that involve water or flood management are typically contentious almost anywhere in California. Nevertheless, a plan to widen the Yolo Bypass on its east side, in the lower Elkhorn Basin, is heading smoothly toward construction. It has support from the Yolo County Board of Supervisors and the affected landowners. The project was conceived about […]
Field Trip Report: Lake Solano, Nov 3 2018
2018 Lake Solano Field Trip Trip Leader: Sharon Kirkpatrick Sat, Nov 3rd A group of seven birders took a chance that Lake Solano would be much calmer than the 20+ mph winds Davis and Winters experienced that day. Luck was on our side! The day was unseasonably warm, sunny, slightly breezy with a few minor […]