Many of our guests are avid “birders”, while some are casual fans. They have shared with us their front and back yard sightings. Here are several species that have been identified over the last few years. You are invited to spend time observing the birds around our home. Please let us know if you spot a new one to add to the list below!
House Sparrow (English Sparrow)
Rock Dove (Pigeon)
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
Golden Crowned Kinglet (male)
The Golden Gate Audubon Society has been a leader in Bay Area conservation efforts since 1917 – its members “play a critical role in protecting local birds and their habitats.” Nearby Mountain View Cemetery, with ponds and lush vegetation, also satisfies ardent birders.
( click on a photo below to begin the gallery )