Time for snowy plovers!

Hello everyone! Now that I've wrapped up my shorebird surveys, I can devote my time to other Audubon duties. For now, priority number one is snowy plover monitoring. We recently had a nest located at Dockwieler Beach, Los Angeles. This nest has hatched and now...

Bye to tabling events

Hi everyone! This is one of EftA’s LA interns, Carla. I’m here to give you an update on what I’ve been up to so far. I’ve been keeping busy and doing point count surveys at the Angeles national forest approximately 1-2 times a week. Up until...

Food for Thought

Hello everyone! This week went by pretty quickly. After starting my week with doing a shorebird survey and seeing no shorebirds other than Killdeer, it picked up later in the week! For my second survey of the week, I had a volunteer from LA Audubon's...

Earth Day in LA

Hi everyone! This week, LA Audubon attended a tabling event for Earth Day put together by LA Beaches and Harbors. We had mostly kids coming to our table, where we taught them a variety of things. We played the game, “What can I eat with...

EFTA Interns Unite

Hello everyone! It has been a very busy and very productive week in Los Angeles. To start with, Lupita, who was interning in Mexico, will now be interning at LA Audubon as well! We both reconnected at an educational event we did at Normandie Avenue...

Bring on the Weeds!

It’s been a good sunny week here in California. As far as shorebird surveys go, it’s been a good experience. I am starting to see more variety in different shorebirds that visit Ballona Wetlands and it has been great practice. My favorite of the week...

Shorebirds Galore

This week has been exciting and new in terms of shorebirds. I’ve found myself getting better at bird identification as time goes on. The two shorebird surveys I did this week at Ballona Wetlands have made me more confident in being out by myself. One...

One Step at a Time

This week has been very busy thus far. I am on spring break and took more time to work closely with LA Audubon. What I learned is that there is always something to do! For the week, I did my first two bird surveys at...