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GOTTA BE AN EAGLE!

BALD EAGLE AT SUNSET

Photo: Jeff Rich

A Baldie for sure (and there's more)

Bald Eagles in the wild will be explored at our February 2019 meeting.

Mt. Diablo Audubon Society is committed to the sustainable balance of our community's people, birds, other wildlife, and habitat through conservation, education, and advocacy. Everyone is welcome to attend our educational programs. Our next meeting, Bald Eagles in the Wild - Jeff Rich, will be held on Thursday, February 7, at Heather Farm in Walnut Creek.

SPRING MDAS CLASSES NOW ENROLLING:

Spring Avian Treasure Hunt
iNaturalist, a Tutorial for Citizen Scientists
Spring Birds Sounds Workshop: Birding By Ear
- as described on the Education Page

TAKE ACTION: Subscribe to Audubon California's Action Alerts
(From time-to-time, Actions recommended or taken by our Legislative/Conservation Committee will be featured here, with links to documents or suggestions for member participation)
SAVE PITTSBURGH'S HILLS
See what you can do on our Take Action page.

Monthly Educational Programs:
Our monthly educational programs include guest speakers, unusual bird sightings, refreshments, and conversation. Visitors are always welcomed! If you'd like to receive our educational meeting notices, provide your email address and click "Notify Me".

Mt. Diablo Audubon Society joins Meetup, Facebook and Twitter
The Meetup Group provides information about our field trips, educational programs, and volunteer activities. After you sign up with Meetup, you will automatically receive announcements about our upcoming events. Sign up now - it's free!

The Facebook Page posts event details and allow our members to share photos, action alerts, and host discussions about conservation and birding issues. Thanks for helping us reach our first milestone of 100 likes!

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Young Birders Club: New flyer!

Mt. Diablo Audubon Society sponsors the Mt Diablo Audubon Young Birders Club dedicated to all things birding, by and for young people. Young People and Parents are welcome. Contact Juan Pablo Galvan at jpgalvan9@gmail.com for more information.

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National Audubon
The Mt. Diablo Audubon Society is a Chapter of National Audubon Society, Inc.

M D A S   U p d a t e s :

2019-1-14 
February Quail Available Online

2018-1-7 
New Jan field trip added!

2019-1-6 
New MDAS Spring classes enrolling

2018-12-20 
New Young Birders Club flyer!

2018-11-25 
New East Bay Birding - Discussion email group begun

2018-11-11 
December Quail Available Online

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East Bay Birding Email Groups:

Do you want to share your bird sightings with other Contra Costa and Alameda County birders? Would you like to know where birds are currently located?

You can now do both by joining the MDAS East Bay Birding - Sightings Yahoo Group for bird watchers in Contra Costa County, Alameda County and the San Francisco Bay area.

If you don't have a Yahoo account, you will need to sign up for one. It is free and easy. Go to yahoo.com and click on Sign Up" at the top of the page.

NEW!
East Bay Birding - Discussion is a new email group for the broader topic of birding our region. It is hosted through Groups.io, and requires no logins or password, only a valid email address to participate.

Spotted Sandpiper

Winter is Here - Order Your Breeding Bird Atlas Now!

The Breeding Bird Atlas of Contra Costa County by Steven Glover is available for purchase.  For each of the 161 species of the birds that breed in Contra Costa County, the book includes current and historical status, life history information, conservation  concerns, and range maps.  The book also contains 56 beautiful drawings by Dana Gardner.   This is a terrific book and a must have for birders.

Price: $15.00 (plus $3.31 postage) - Click Here to Order

Breeding Bird Atlas

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