Palos Verdes/South Bay Audubon Society
Last updated July 29, 2014

Serving the Palos Verdes Peninsula and
the Greater South Bay Area
Contact the Webmaster:
nancy@pvsb-audubon.org
Bonaparte's Gull; Photo by Nancy Feagans
Western Bluebird; Photo by Jess Morton
Hanging a Bluebird nest box; photo by Efrain Iniguez
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Ongoing Field Trips
Audubon leaders Stephanie Bryan and Dinuk Magammana will lead this walk through the garden, located in Palos
Verdes. There is a minimal charge for nonmembers of the
SCBG Foundation; you may join at the entrance.  The garden
is located at
26300 Crenshaw Blvd, Palos Verdes.  Click the link above for directions.   
South Coast Botanic Garden Birdwalk, First Sunday and Third Wednesday (see notice below);  
Leaders: Dinuk Magammana; Stephanie Bryan
August 3; September 7 Time:  8 A.M. - 12 Noon  South Coast Botanic Garden
NOTICE

All Second Sunday birdwalks at Ken Malloy Harbor Regional Park are
canceled indefinitely due to construction at the Park.

All Third Wednesday birdwalks at South Coast Botanic Garden are
canceled until further notice.
Questions? Send email to:
info@pvsb-audubon.org
Burrowing Owl, White's Point;  Photo by Steve Wolfe
Western Bluebird Nestlings in Box 13 at Harbor Park; Photo by Dan Lee
Wandering Tattler, Marina Del Rey Jetty; Photo by Dan Lee
Female Western Bluebird on Nest, Harbor Park; Photo by Dan Lee
Visit the best birding areas in the South Bay with Dave Moody and Friends.  Meet at  Madrona Marsh Nature Center
parking lot.  Click the link above for directions.  
"Tour de Torrance," Tuesdays; Leader: Dave Moody;  on the following
August 5, 19; September 2, 16, 30 Time:  8:30 A.M.  Madrona Marsh  Nature Center
Madrona Marsh is the last vernal marsh in the LA Basin. It is home to a number of rare habitats that attract many
hard-to-find species of plants, birds and other animals. These free walks are held on the second Wednesday of each
month, beginning at 8 A.M. from the gate on Plaza del Amo, just west of Madrona Ave. Click the link above for directions.  
  Madrona Marsh Birdwalk, Second Wednesday;  Leader: Bob Shanman
August 13; September 10  Time:  8 A.M.  Madrona Marsh Nature Center  
PVSB Audubon is a Proud Affiliate of NABS
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Coming Up
Immature King Eider; Photo by Nancy Feagans
If you find a sick, injured, or orphaned bird (or other mammal) the South Bay Wildlife
Rehab
organization can help. Visit their website or call (310) 378-9921 for assistance.
(Click photos to enlarge)
IMPORTANT!  PV/SB Audubon field trips are generally free, but donations of any amount
are much appreciated and will help support programs of the PV/SB Audubon chapter.
Birds and Mammals of Namibia and Botswana
Madrona Marsh Nature Center, Torrance

Our speaker for the night will be Lisa Fimiani from Los Angeles Audubon, presenting a program entitled “Birds and
Mammals of Namibia and Botswana.”  Click here for the full
program description (available soon).
Everyone welcome! Come and enjoy the program, have some light refreshments, socialize with friends,
and fill out a ticket for the door prize drawing. Prizes are donated by Wild Birds Unlimited.
The Madrona Marsh Nature Center is located at 3201 Plaza del Amo, Torrance, CA  90503.
PV/SB Audubon 3rd Tuesday Get-Together
7 P.M. Tuesday, S
eptember 16, 2014
Now playing at the California Science Center IMAX Theater, this Award-Winning film is a
must-see for nature lovers everywhere!  

Embark on a journey that spans thousands of miles, three countries and several generations -
tracking real monarch butterflies that leave Canada for their mysterious Mexican winter haven.
Based on true events,
Flight of the Butterflies 3D follows the extraordinary migration of the
monarch butterfly and the determined scientist, Dr. Fred Urquhart of Toronto, who spent 40
years to unearth where they went each fall. Discover a truly spectacular sight: hundreds of
millions of butterflies in the hidden butterfly sanctuaries high in the mountains of the States of
Michoacán and Mexico.

Printable Discount Tickets are available for Audubon Members and friends!
Flight of the Butterflies in 3D!
Click on the Monarch
Butterflie
s above to see
the movie poster!