Redwood Region Audubon Society

Redwood Region Audubon Society advocates for the protection of birds and wildlife by supporting local conservation efforts to protect wildlife and their habitat.

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Read the March 2023 Sandpiper!

So much to do! Details on all our walks and field trips are available here.

Regularly scheduled bird walks and work days:


Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary 

Every Saturday! 8:30 - 11 a.m.

Humboldt Bay National Wildlife Refuge

2nd Sunday

Eureka Waterfront Birdwalk

3rd Sunday

Southern Humboldt Birdwalk

4th Saturday

Wigi Wetlands Restoration Work Day

4th Saturday

Special Events this Month:


Ferndale Bottoms
Saturday, March 25

Humboldt Bay Trail, Wigi Wetlands Bird Walk
Sunday, March 26

Women and Girls’ Walk
Humboldt Bay National Wildlife Refuge
Sunday, March 26


Other events coming soon:

Student Bird Art Contest

The deadline for entries for both contests is 5:00 p.m., Saturday, March 18.

Anyone participating in the Art Contest should read this special note from the organizer, Sue Leskiw!

 “Earbirding in Humboldt County:

Recording, Editing, and Learning Birdsongs”

by Robert Childs. 

Wednesday, March 15 at 7:30 p.m.

Robert believes that many people who spend time outdoors are interested in birds but are stymied by the difficulty of spotting them in the foliage. Learning a few birdsongs for each of our habitats adds a whole new dimension to being in nature! Robert will be playing recordings of some unusual local bird sounds that casual birders might not be familiar with, some sounds made by mammals that are commonly mistaken as bird sounds, and some of his favorite bird recordings from Guatemala and Australia.

The live program will be held at the Six Rivers Masonic Lodge, 251 Bayside Road, Arcata. It will be simultaneously zoomed. Hot drinks and goodies will be served at 7 p.m. so bring a mug to enjoy shade-grown coffee. Please come fragrance-free.

Or join us on Zoom!

Marsh Wren singing at the Arcata Marsh

Photo by Ken Burton

Read the December 2022 - January 2023 issue!

Photo from the Yurok Facebook Page

California condors - prey-go-neesh - have returned to Yurok Country! July's issue of the Sandpiper highlights this accomplishment.

There are great photos and information on the Yurok website and Facebook page.

The Incredible Birds of India

with "Bird Man," Mr. Sai

Mr. Sai guided our RRAS president, Gail Kenny, and her family on an amazing bird excursion during a trip to Southern India this past August.

Also known as ‘‘Bird Man,’’ Mr. Sai is a wildlife researcher, photographer, guide, and conservationist in Tirupati, India where he works as a wildlife consultant to Tirupati Wildlife Management Division and a wildlife biologist at Sri Venkateswara National Park. Mr. Sai has been passionate about wildlife photography since childhood. As a Tirupati native, he always had a dream to photograph birds and animals in Seshachalam forest where there are 215 species of birds. Mr. Sai has photographed 179 of them and 574 bird species in India. He has a MA in Wildlife Sciences and a diploma in Ornithology. 

This program, which occurred live on Wednesday, January 18, was recorded.

Watch the recording here.

You will need to use this passcode: 


656 students submitted art work for the Bird Art Contest this year!

See the winning pieces here!

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Treat yourself to a guide book to birds you're likely to find here, or a bird-finding guide to Humboldt County!

Our Purpose

The purposes and objectives of this corporation shall be to engage in such educational, scientific, investigative, literary, historical, philanthropic, and charitable pursuits as may be part of the stated purposes of the National Audubon Society, of which this corporation shall function as a Chapter.

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Mailing Address:

PO Box 1054 Eureka,

CA 95502

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