If you are looking for places where to go birding, what you might find there and how to get there, check out the electronic version of our book here.
The Map below shows many of the sites in the book as well as some out of the area. Click on any marker to see the name of the site and to get directions to that site. Many markers also provide links to a website for that location.
If you know the name of a site and want to find where it is located, scroll below the map and click on "View Larger Map". This map has an alphabetical list of birding sites. Find your site on the list and click on it.
Map covers Willows to Ripon (north to south) and Marin to Tahoe (west to east). Use map controls to move around the map or to enlarge the size of the map for the area you are interested in.
The 4th edition of the booklet lists over 110 sites in the Sacramento area (including maps of all sites). Areas covered include American River Parkway, City of Sacramento, County of Sacramento, Folsom Lake Area, and selected sites in Yolo County, North of Sacramento, San Joaquin County, Solano County, and Foothills & Sierra Nevada. Includes concise descriptions of where and when to find resident, wintering and migrating birds at these sites. Of value to beginning as well as serious birders, the guide can be purchased at general meetings of the Sacramento Audubon Society for only $10 (including tax). It is also available at Effie Yeaw Nature Center, Wild Bird & Gardens at Madison & Fair Oaks, Wild Birds Unlimited at Loehman's Plaza, and The Naturalist in Davis. It makes a great gift for all your birding friends.
This edition is currently out of print but a new edition is being prepared. Info on specific sites can be viewed by clicking on the Cover image and then selecting the site in the Table of Contents.
SAS BirdWalk Android App Now Available - SAS has just released BirdWalk, a new app that puts our publication "Birding in the Sacramento Region" on your droid phone. BirdWalk was a generous donation from Josh Louie and Margaret Gabil. The app helps you find trails and lets you know what birds you can expect to see at local birding hotspots. Download BirdWalk from the Google Play Store and start exploring our region! Use this link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.jle.josh.birdwalk
150 Birds of California's Great Valley
By ARNHA Books and available at the Discovery Shop in Effie Yeaw Nature Center or at sacnaturecenter.net/arnha for $14.95. 320 pgs. 322 color photos. Want to know more about this book? Read the back cover:
Are you interested in learning to identify birds but aren't sure where to begin? Would you like to
know more about the birds in the Great Valley of California without having to wade through field
guides that cover all of North America? If so, this book is for you!
Presenting only the birds you are likely to see in the Great Valley, with pictures and text that
highlight field marks, season, and habitat, this book combines the advantages of a local
checklist with the detail of a field guide in a pocket-sized flip book that you can take along with