2202 S. Coast Highway Oceanside, CA 92054

BVAS Special Events & Projects

Christmas Bird Count

This annual event is one of the most important Citizen Science efforts to monitor long-term bird populations.

Ridgway's Rail Bird Release & Monitoring Project

Three radio-tagged Ridgway's Rails were released from the BVAS Nature Center trail July 6, and BVAS volunteers participated in monitoring these birds for six weeks. See these articles on Updates and conclusion of the survey.  For more information on this project, please contact Andy Mauro at: akamauro1@gmail.com

California Brown Pelican Survey

In May, 2016,  a dozen BVAS members and friends participated in a new survey program to help monitor the long-term health of California Brown Pelicans. This is part of a joint effort of USFWS, eBird, state agencies, and the Audubon network to help define the distribution and abundance of Brown Pelicans and track shifts in population structure. Results of the survey so far are available. The next surveys are October 1st. More information on this to be disclosed later.


Our Mission

Conservation Through Education, Advocacy, Land Management, and Monitoring

Mailing Address

Buena Vista Audubon
PO Box 480
Oceanside, CA 92049

Nature Center

2202 S. Coast Highway
Oceanside, CA 92054



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Tuesday 10 am-4 pm
Wednesday 10 am-4 pm
Thursday 10 am-4 pm
Friday 10 am-4 pm
Saturday 10 am-4 pm

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