Sierra Foothills Audubon Society is headquartered in Grass Valley, California. Our membership area includes Nevada, Placer, Yuba, Sierra and El Dorado County.

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Nov Dec 2021

Upcoming Events

7:00 pm CANCELED Hummingbirds, General M... @ Beecher Room, Auburn Library, 350 Nevada St
CANCELED Hummingbirds, General M... @ Beecher Room, Auburn Library, 350 Nevada St
Feb 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Canceled due to Covid  General Meeting, Hummingbird Presentation Masks and proof of  vaccination required for admittance Guest presention by Deb Kirkpatrick  who is a hummingbird rehabilitator.  Lots of photos and hummer info

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Breeding Bird Atlas of Nevada County, CA


Cost $30 (includes shipping and tax).

For further information and to reserve a copy of the Atlas, contact Steve Rose at

  • Contents

    • 410 pages
    • 166 Species Accounts based on 2014–2018 data
    • Detailed description of the county’s geography, geology, habitats, and elevation zones
    • Species of uncertain, irregular, or potential breeding status
    • Comprehensive gazetteer of survey locations with GPS coordinates and elevations

  • The Species Accounts

    • Color breeding distribution maps
    • Seasonal status and migration timing
    • Breeding distribution and habitat
    • Breeding phenology and natural history
    • Conservation status
    • County breeding population estimates

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