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
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. […]
Yolo Notable Sightings: April 2019
The flooded Yolo Bypass prevented access thru the month, but one enterprising birder still picked out a Ruff from the levee on Apr 21 (AH). It or another one was found eight days later at North Regional Pond in Woodland (KB). The latter bird, seen at closer range, was identified as a non-breeding plumage male. […]
Conservation in the Yolo Habitat Conservancy
The Yolo Habitat Conservancy is the County agency charged specifically with protection of native species and their habitats, as well as management of environmental permits for development in the County and its cities. Toward that end, the Conservancy spent several years developing a combined federal Habitat Conservation Plan and state-level Natural Community Conservation Plan (Yolo […]