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

Use this site to find out more about the Sierra Foothills Audubon Society chapter. Use the Activities page to participate in our events and Conservation page to foster online communications about issues important to you. Be sure to check our newsletter, The Phoebe.  The free Acrobat reader is needed to read the Phoebe.

The Phoebe

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Sept 2021

Upcoming Events

7:00 pm Planting for Birds @ Zoom
Planting for Birds @ Zoom
Dec 2 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Sylvia Wright will speak about planting our yards to attract birds.   We will present this meeeting by way of zoom.  Anyone who already gets our e-mails will get the zoom link.  If you don’t get our e-mails and would like to get the zoom link send your e-mail to ,  our membership chair.

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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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