Redding and our local Shasta County area are filled with wonderful locations for birding if you are interested in Birding here are some areas of local interests to birders!
Here are internet links to Local areas :
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/shasta_birders/ the latest Bird sighting info
http://www.wintuaudubon.org/ local area birding locations including maps
http://fog.ccsf.cc.ca.us/%7ejmorlan/ California birds with photos/video and audio