The Quail

The Quail Newsletter

The Quail is the official newsletter of the Mt. Diablo Audubon Society and is published monthly except for January, July and August. MDAS members receive The Quail automatically in their email inbox each month. To become an MDAS member click HERE.

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2023 Newsletters

2022 Newsletters

Upcoming Events

Jun 01

Monthly Program: June 2023

JUNE 1 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Mt. Diablo Audubon Society will meet Thursday, June 1, in the McHale Room of the Pleasant Hill Community Center at 320 Civic Drive, Pleasant Hill, 94523.   Everyone is welcome to bring a snack to share, if they wish. Parking is free.   6:30 PM Doors Open 7:00 PM Birding Info: Winners of the […]

Jun 03

MDAS Field Trip — Outer Point Reyes

JUNE 3 @ 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Outer Point Reyes Saturday, June 3, 8:30 AM to 3 PM Point Reyes is one of the premiere birding locations in Northern California, a great spot to find rarities during migration—like the Prairie Warbler pictured on the registration page (image by Beth Branthaver). MDAS tries to visit at least twice a year. On this trip […]

Jun 24

The Beaver Festival in Martinez

JUNE 24 @ 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Join Mt. Diablo Audubon Society at The Beaver Festival in Martinez! The Beaver Festival is finally back! Show your support for urban beavers and join your friends and favorite nature organizations at the FOURTEENTH festival celebrating the Martinez Beavers. Beavers have become big news lately but this is the festival that started it all. Don’t […]

Jul 21

MDAS Field Trip — Hayward Regional Shoreline, Frank’s Dump

JULY 21 @ 3:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Hayward Regional Shoreline, Frank’s Dump Friday, July 21, 3:30 PM to 6 PM For a shorebird spectacle, we will visit the hotspot known as “Frank’s Dump” in late afternoon when the sun will be at our backs, allowing good viewing of shorebirds congregating on the dry flats at high tide. At this time of year […]