Category Archive: Bay Birds

Audubon’s Bay Birds 105 – Black Oystercatcher

Impossible to mistake, this stout bird has been making quite a stir in Richardson Bay this summer. Listen in to this edition of Bay Birds and learn why the Black Oystercatcher has stolen our hearts and attention.

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Audubon’s Bay Birds 104 – Bald Eagle

One our Nations most enduring symbols, this bird has triumphed over tragedy. Listen in to this edition of Bay Birds and be inspired by the majestic Bald Eagle.

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Audubon’s Bay Birds 103 – Northern Mockingbird

He’s back! Calling at all hours of the day and night and mimicking any number of bird calls and human sounds while doing so. Have you heard him yet? Listen in to this edition of Bay Birds for a visit with the Northern Mockingbird.

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Audubon’s Bay Birds 102 – Water

Water is a precious resource in California and it isn’t just us humans or our yards in trouble. Listen in to this edition of Bay Birds for a better understanding of the droughts impact on birds.

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Audubon’s Bay Birds 101 – Common Merganser

Head a little inland to our freshwater rivers, ponds, and lakes and you are likely to come across this beauty. Listen in to this edition of Bay Birds and learn a bit about the Common Merganser.

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Audubon’s Bay Birds 100 – Birds Matter

It’s the 100th show for Bay Birds! Why do birds matter? All sorts of reasons to the ecological to the spiritual. Tune in to this edition of Bay Birds for some thoughts on our connection with the birds.

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Audubon’s Bay Birds 099 – Red-necked Phalarope

The variety of Sandpipers that enjoy our bay shores can be overwhelming, but this little dainty one is one of my favorites and its spending some time in our local marshes. Listen in to this edition of Bay Birds for a look at the Red-necked Phalarope.

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Audubon’s Bay Birds 098 – California Condor

We are fortunate this large bird continues to grace our skies, but they aren’t out of the woods yet. Listen in to this edition of Bay Birds to learn about the California Condor and the remarkable recovery efforts to bring it back from the brink.

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Audubon’s Bay Birds 097 – Common Raven

The broad distribution of the Common Raven might lead some to take it for granted, but these birds are remarkably smart and versatile and worthy of a little more of our attention. Listen in to this week’s edition of Bay Birds for more on the Common Raven.

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Audubon’s Bay Birds 096 – Oak Titmouse

They may be small and bland in their physical appearance, but they make up for it with their robust vocalizations! Listen in to this edition of Bay Birds and get acquainted with the Oak Titmouse.

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Audubon’s Bay Birds 095 – Caspian Terns

They are the largest tern in the world and they are back in the Bay Area. Listen in to this edition of Bay Birds to learn about the impressive Caspian Tern.

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Audubon’s Bay Birds 094 – Tricolored Blackbirds

Tricolored Blackbirds are in trouble and the majority of their population depends on the Central Valley of California. Listen in to this edition of Bay Birds to learn more about this bird and how you can get involved to help save it.

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Audubon’s Bay Birds 093 – Drought

The drought is hard on everyone, but often we don’t think about the impact it has on wildlife. Listen in to this edition of Bay Birds for a few notes on how birds are being effected by California’s current water shortage.

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Audubon’s Bay Birds 092 – Western Snowy Plover

21 years ago this species joined the unfortunate list of birds considered officially threatened on the Fish & Wildlife’s Endangered Species List. Listen in to this week’s Bay Birds to learn how the Western Snowy Plover has fared and how you can get involved in helping protect this small shorebird.

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Audubon’s Bay Birds 091 – Nests

Bird nests are nothing short of a small miracle. Listen in to this edition of Bay Birds to learn about the remarkable diversity of bird nests.

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Audubon’s Bay Birds 090 – Barn Owls

They may be considered ubiquitous, but they still deserve our attention and thoughtful threat reduction. Join us for our last in this owl trilogy as we focus on the Barn Owl.

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Audubon’s Bay Birds 089 – Burrowing Owls

This week on Bay Birds we dive underground with the Burrowing Owl – they may be small, but they make up for stature with charisma!

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Audubon’s Bay Birds 088 – Owls

Owls have captured our imaginations, hearts, and some popular media as of late. Listen in to this week’s edition of Bay Birds to learn some of the impressive attributes that make owls so cool.

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Audubon’s Bay Birds 087: Sandhill Cranes

One of North America’s largest migrants, Sandhill Cranes are sure to draw a crowd. In this week’s edition of Bay Birds, find out why California’s Central Valley is a key to the protection of this majestic bird.  

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Audubon’s Bay Birds 086: Surf Scoter

The charismatic Surf Scoter is the focus of this week’s edition of Bay Birds. Our Bay is home to 40-50% of these birds in winter, but their populations have not been doing so well. Learn more in this week’s edition of Bay Birds.  

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Audubon’s Bay Birds 085: Birds & Herring

Pacific Herring are the life and breath of the Bay during the winter, and the birds know it! Listen in to this week’s edition of Bay Birds to learn more about the relationship between this relatively small fish and waterbirds.

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Audubon’s Bay Birds 084: Cedar Waxwing

Bay Birds is back with fresh new shows in 2014! Our first edition focuses on the stunning Cedar Waxwing.  

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Bay Birds 082: Mallard

Brought to you by the National Audubon Society and its Richardson Bay Audubon Center & Sanctuary in Tiburon, Calif.  

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Bay Birds 081: Spotted Towhee

Brought to you by the National Audubon Society and its Richardson Bay Audubon Center & Sanctuary in Tiburon, Calif.  

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Bay Birds 080: Spotted Owl

Brought to you by the National Audubon Society and its Richardson Bay Audubon Center & Sanctuary in Tiburon, Calif.  

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