Entries by Cindy Crawford

Walk at Rancho Los Cerritos Recap

By Carolyn Vance  Our very first bird walk at Rancho Los Cerritos in September was a huge success! Fall migration was on, even though it was a beautiful end-of-summer day.  Not only did we see Canada geese and Western gulls flying over, we had two Olive-sided Flycatchers and a Western Wood-peewee.  Of course, we also […]

Western Bluebird Nest Box Monitoring

As our Western Bluebird nest box monitoring season comes to a close, we’d like to shout out a big thank you to all the monitoring volunteers! Next year we’ll have plenty of extra nest boxes and we are looking for help. If you would like to become a Bluebird Nest Box Monitor, please send an […]

Yellow-crowned Night Herons, by Janice Dahl

Rare sightings of a pair of Yellow-crowned Night-Herons started in April and have been found in El Dorado Park and the Nature Center.  Cindy Crawford took this photo at the creek on Snake Road.  They’re typically found in the southeast of the US, parts of Mexico, Central America, and coastal regions of South America. The following is […]

Synergy Tour, by Janice Dahl

November 4, 2016; This early Friday morning, El Dorado Audubon’s president Janice Dahl (olive green shirt), conservation chair Mary Parsell (turquoise shirt) and committee member Cindy Crawford (blue print shirt) along with the chapter’s attorney Doug Carstens (back left), and our biologist Robb Hamilton (back right) tour the Synergy property and Steam Shovel Slough courtesy of the company’s […]

Earth Day Garden Party, by Janice Dahl

Catherine and Robert Waters hosted El Dorado Audubon’s Earth Day and Garden Party in their native plant garden. Our biologist, Robb Hamilton (left green shirt), our chapter’s founder, Charlie Collins (tan shirt and pants); and our host, Robert Waters (hat, right) enjoy the garden with other Audubon members.  Thank you Cat and Bob for hosting this […]