Welcome!

For students of my birding classes and everyone interested in learning more about the birds and bird sounds in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Golden Gate Audubon Society – Birding by Ear –  I will be teaching a winter class, beginning January 12, 2017.  Field trips include; Valle Vista Staging Area, Coyote Hills, Miller Knox, Tilden, Diablo Foothills and the San Mateo Coast.

April bird sounds recorded at Diablo Foothills – downloadable from SoundCloud

Cooper’s Hawk “Whaa” call.   Recorded 23 December 2015 at Diablo Foothills Regional Park, Walnut Creek.

The Official California Checklist by the California Bird Records Committee – Follows the new AOU changes!

Burrowing Owls - July 2013

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Birding by Ear – Ten Tips on how to start birding by ear