Kern Audubon Society

Founded in Bakersfield, CA in 1973 and incorporated in 1979, Kern Audubon Society is a thriving environmental organization in Kern County. The chapter continually plans a number of exciting, fun, and educational projects for the community. There are regular program meetings and field trips to both common and unique habitats in California. Meetings are held on the first Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. in the KCSOS building at 1300 17th Street. Join us at a meeting or a field trip! 

Yellow-rumped (Audubon’s) Warbler at Cesar Chavez NM by Jacob Abel, 2/10/18

Founded in Bakersfield, CA in 1973 and incorporated in 1979, Kern Audubon Society is a thriving environmental organization in Kern County. The chapter continually plans a number of exciting, fun, and educational projects for the community. There are regular program meetings and field trips to both common and unique habitats in California. Meetings are held on the first Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. in the KCSOS building at 1300 17th Street. Join us at a meeting or a field trip!

Where To Bird In Kern County

Kern County offers many birding locations

A list of places and a free Birds of the Kern Guide are available on our Birding Resources page
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How to Support Kern Audubon Society

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Birds Can Dance

Birds Can Dance

Phenomenal colorful Birds performing a wonderful Walz by Johann Strauss The most amazing dancing birds performance you will ever see!

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American Oystercatcher

Bird of The Week: American Oystercatcher

The flashy American Oystercatcher was once known as the “sea pie,” but it was renamed in 1731 when naturalist Mark Catesby observed the bird eating oysters. This is one of the few bird species that specializes in feeding on saltwater mollusks.

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Common Loon

Bird of The Week: Common Loon

The Common Loon is the most widespread of the five loon species found in North America. A formidable swimmer and diver like the King Penguin or Red-breasted Merganser, this handsome waterbird is a veritable avian submarine, beautifully adapted to a life in and on the water.

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Seven Simple Actions to Help Birds

Helping birds can be as simple as making changes to everyday habits. We call them the 7 Simple Actions to Help Birds. And in case anyone asks you why bird conservation is so important? Here are 5 specific, bedrock reasons why birds matter and an in-depth article on the economic value of birds.

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Protect the Endangered Species Act!

The Endangered Species Act, since 1973, has been the hallmark legislation to protect species dear to us, such as the bald eagle and the California condor. The Trump administration is planning to use economic factors as a way to limit the application of the law. Science will not be the primary tool to be used.

Seen in Kern County

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