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Nelson's Sparrow Ammodramus nelsoni
San Elijo Lagoon – 06 November 2014
© Matthew Binns

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Marbled Murrelet Brachyramphus marmoratus
Mission Bay – 01 December 2014
© Gary Nunn

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Orchard Oriole Icterus spurius
Encinitas – 29 December 2013
© Nancy Christensen

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Yellow-green Vireo Vireo flavoviridis
Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery – 27 September 2012
© Gary Nunn

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Lapland Longspur Calcarius lapponicus
Fiesta Island – 11 March 2014
© Marc Arndt

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Great Crested Flycatcher Myiarchus crinitus
Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery – 11 October 2013
© Gary Nunn

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Evening Grosbeak Coccothraustes vespertinus
Jacumba – 11 December 2012
© Gary Nunn

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Flesh-footed Shearwater Puffinus carneipes
San Diego Pelagic – 05 October 2013
© Gary Nunn

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Clark's Nutcracker Nucifraga columbiana
Laguna Mountains – 16 February 2014
© Gary Nunn

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Lesser Sand-Plover Charadrius mongolus
San Diego Bay NWR – 19 July 2013
© Gary Nunn

Western Field Ornithologists

Western Field Ornithologists

The 40th annual conference of Western Field Ornithologists (WFO) will be held in Billings, Montana from 10-14 June, 2015.

Conference details, including workshops and field trips, and a link to registration can be found here WFO Annual Conference 2015.

Rare Bird Alerts?

Rare Bird Alerts?

SDFO runs a local San Diego County listserv which distributes news of rare and unusual bird reports from around the county. Find out what other local birders are discovering!

Check here for latest reports and to sign up for email alerts SanDiegoRegionBirding.

San Diego Pelagics

San Diego Pelagics

The 2015 trip schedule is now available for pelagic birding from San Diego. We recommend booking trips early to avoid disappointment!

SDFO and Buena Vista Audubon Society collaborate to offer these trips via Point Loma Sportfishing. Check here for the full schedule of trips SoCalBirding.

Upcoming Events

Jun
16

SDFO Meeting – Tuesday, 16 June 2015, 6:00 PM

annadiveSinging with feathers: the fabulous courtships of woodstars and other 'bee' hummingbirds
By Dr. Christopher Clark, UC Riverside.
Ever wondered how Anna's Hummingbird makes that loud chirp?
Aug
18

SDFO Meeting – Tuesday, 18 August 2015, 6:00 PM

Spotted Towhee in handGenetic and Phenotypic Divergence of the Spotted Towhee (Pipilo maculatus) on the California Channel Islands
By Shannon Walsh, San Diego State University.
Evolution of Spotted Towhees on islands!

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