Kern Audubon Society News

Chapter, National and Birding News

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.

Read more
Hanning Flat Preserve

Hanning Flat Preserve

Residents who want to experience the 3,800-acre Hanning Flat preserve should keep an eye out on the Kern River Valley Heritage Foundation’s Facebook page to find out when the next “Hike Hanning Flat” date is set.

Read more
Ruby-crowned Kinglet

Bird of The Week: Ruby-crowned Kinglet

One of North America’s smallest songbirds, the Ruby-crowned Kinglet is tinier than a Black-capped Chickadee and only a bit larger than a Ruby-throated Hummingbird. Unremarkable at first glance, this diminutive bird is a drab olive-green and gray, with a white eye ring and wing bars.

Read more

Getting Social

Latest Posts from our Facebook Page

Like us on Facebook