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
How Different Spring Migrants Decide When to Head North
Will warmer weather bring the birds back earlier? That’s the question on many antsy birders’ minds. Unfortunately, it’s not a simple answer. Species tend to migrate in two different ways, based on either instinct or weather. Find out which type of migrant your favorite species are so that you can be ready to spot them […]
February 2017 Sightings
With water everywhere, it’s no surprise that most of the noteworthy birds of February were found floating on it. A remarkable four Common Loons were discovered. The first was in the Deepwater Shipping Channel near the Port of Sacramento on Feb 5 and stayed through at least Feb 21 (BS). On Feb 27, two more […]
Birding In Your Own (Urban) Backyard
Although backyard birding in the city is not as thrilling as in more natural landscapes, it can offer conservation lessons. I began to bird in Slide Hill Park in Davis in 1986, when the park was fairly new and the vegetation was still young. I have watched the various groves and lines of trees grow […]