The importance of the LA urban forest to resident and migratory birds, with Dr. Eric Wood – Evening Meeting Reminder: Tuesday, November 13, 7:30 p.m. — SANTA MONICA BAY AUDUBON SOCIETY BLOG

How does the Los Angeles urban forest affect our resident and migrant birds? How do they use it? Do they use native and exotic trees differently? Do the trees lining our public street actually benefit our birds? These are just a few of the topics Dr. Wood will address. What patterns of tree cover and […]

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Photo Capture # 8 – Crested Duck — H.J. Ruiz – Avian101

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Photo Capture # 9 – Photo “Bomb” — H.J. Ruiz – Avian101

Photo “Bomb” – Two Peruvian Pelicans and a Royal Tern © HJ Ruiz – Avian101

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Photo Captures # 7 – Amazilia Hummingbird — H.J. Ruiz – Avian101

Amazilia Hummingbird © HJ Ruiz – Avian101

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Photo Captures # 5 – Limpkin — H.J. Ruiz – Avian101

Limpkin © HJ Ruiz – Avian101

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Beep, Beep! — Through Open Lens

F/7.1, 1/200, ISO 250. Greater Roadrunner Why can you never trust atoms? They make up everything! Interesting Fact: Roadrunners have evolved a range of adaptations to deal with the extremes of desert living. Like seabirds, they secrete a solution of highly concentrated salt through a gland just in front of each eye, which uses less water […]

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Photo Capture # 2 – Northern Cardinal — H.J. Ruiz – Avian101

Northern Cardinal © HJ Ruiz – Avian101

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Photo Capture – # 1 – Terns — H.J. Ruiz – Avian101

New feature for Sundays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays. Enjoy! TERNS © HJ Ruiz – Avian101

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