California Birds in a Changing Climate

In 2014, the National Audubon Society released a landmark study examining the impact of climate change on birds of the United States and Canada. Curious about what this study said about the birds of our area, the NSAS Citizen Science team dug into the details.

Inspired by and passionate about what we found, we were inspired to write and produce this book:

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This free book describes the Audubon study in layman's terms. It then looks at four major regions of California, how those regions are likely to be impacted by climate change, and how three key bird species from each region would be affected.

Please read and share this book!

If you are interested in a large quantity of books for non-profit or educational use or have questions about the book's content, please email napa-solano-birds at

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About the Audubon study:

The study details and climate-threatened birds:

The Audubon Study

The latest on birds and climate, and how the Audubon Network is helping combat the climate impact on birds:

Audubon news about birds and climate
Photo by Pedro Szekely.

The latest on birds in California and how the California Audubon Network engages on bird issues:

Audubon blog