Get the Sierra Valley Birder's Guidebook
Sierra Valley is a birding paradise all year round. From vast numbers of birds migrating along the Pacific Flyway in spring and fall, to breeding songbirds, waders, and waterbirds throughout summer, to raptors in the winter, Sierra Valley’s habitats support the Sierra Nevada’s greatest diversity and abundance of birds.
Feather River Land Trust and Plumas Audubon Society teamed up to create a full color, pocket-sized Sierra Valley Birder’s Guidebook, an essential birding tool for novice and experienced birders alike.
Sierra Valley Birder's Guidebook
Explore birds and birding hotspots
Order your copy Sierra Valley Birder's Guidebook complete with: a checklist of Sierra Valley bird species, paintings of birds you're likely to see by local artist Harry Reeves, a list of Special Status bird species, and a map and directions to 10 birding hotspots. You'll learn why Sierra Valley's habitats matter and how to help conserve them.
Order your Birder's Guidebook
Order your copy by making a donation to FRLT and start exploring Sierra Valley’s spectacular birdlife.
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We’re grateful to volunteer Bob Battagin for working with Plumas Audubon Society and other local birding experts to compile the birding checklist and to our financial sponsors: Northern Sierra Partnership, PG&E Charitable Contributions, Mt.Diablo Audubon Society, Ohlone Audubon Society, Sacramento Audubon Society, Ceci Reynolds, and Aggie & Bill Keese.
Sierra Valley Preserve
The 2,500+acre Sierra Valley Preserve offers public access trails, a birding platform near the wetlands, and 360 degree views.
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