Bird Festival

Welcome to the 2018 San Diego Bird Festival

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Please note: this site is for viewing purposes only. Once registration opens, we will provide a link to the registration portal.
1) See what you want to do  2) Make note of your desired activities on the printable worksheet 3) Go to the registration site to register.

Registration opens in early October.

Please note: this site is for viewing purposes only. Once registration opens, we will provide a link to the registration portal.
1) See what you want to do  2) Make note of your desired activities on the printable worksheet 3) Go to the registration site to register.


Registration opens in early October.
Please note: this site is for viewing purposes only. Once registration opens, we will provide a link to the registration portal.
1) See what you want to do  2) Make note of your desired activities on the printable worksheet 3) Go to the registration site to register.


Registration opens in early October.
Please note: this site is for viewing purposes only. Once registration opens, we will provide a link to the registration portal.
1) See what you want to do  2) Make note of your desired activities on the printable worksheet 3) Go to the registration site to register.


Registration opens in early October.
Please note: this site is for viewing purposes only. Once registration opens, we will provide a link to the registration portal.
1) See what you want to do  2) Make note of your desired activities on the printable worksheet 3) Go to the registration site to register.


Registration opens in early October.
California Gnatcatcher $250  (Deadline January 15, 2018)
Benefits include:
Website listing with link to your website under Sponsors tab

Ability to place Insert in Registrants Packets—Insert deadline is January 15, 2018
Recognition on SDBF Facebook page
Banner placement on Festival Grounds
Event Start Feb 24, 2018 12:00 pm
Event End Nov 30, 2018 12:00 am
Available Places 4
Individual Price $250.00
Wrentit $100  (Deadline January 15, 2018)
Benefits include:
Website listing under Sponsors tab. (No-link)
Ability to place Insert in Registrants Packets—Insert deadline is January 15, 2018
Recognition on SDBF Facebook page
Banner placement on Festival Grounds
Event Start Feb 25, 2018 12:00 pm
Event End Nov 30, 2018 12:00 am
Available Places 4
Individual Price $100.00
Come on down to the festival headquarters, get yourself checked in, and meet some of the amazing talent we are featuring in the 2018 festival. The exhibit hall will be open for you to browse, and we'll have drinks and food from Bekker's Catering.
Event Start Feb 21, 2018 4:00 pm
Event End Feb 21, 2018 6:00 pm
Individual Price Free
Executive Director Chris Redfern will provide highlights of San Diego Audubon's work protecting birds, preserving habitat, and getting children outside to learn and play in nature, and answer audience questions about Audubon's work in San Diego.
Event Start Feb 21, 2018 4:30 pm
Event End Feb 21, 2018 5:30 pm
Individual Price Free
  Learn about the Space Coast Birding and Wildlife Festival in Florida.
Event Start Feb 21, 2018 5:00 pm
Event End Feb 21, 2018 6:00 pm
Individual Price Free
W7 YBAR10 on Irish Settlement Rd Tompkins Co NY 22Mar15 kjm 4385 Crows have a lot going on, and they’re in everyone’s backyard. They have a social system that is a lot like our own, displaying intelligence, adaptability, sociability, and caring, with strong family values and lifelong bonds. Hear Kevin McGowan's unique perspective on the species: he has followed several thousand marked individuals throughout their lives, from egg until death (some 19 years later).
Dr. Kevin J. McGowan of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology is the world’s foremost authority on the behavior and biology of the American Crow, having studied a population of banded individuals for 29 years. Kevin created the original All About Birds online bird guide and currently writes online courses in the Lab’s Education program. Kevin banding V3 TRAN11 22May11 kjm 2534 ac
Event Start Feb 21, 2018 6:00 pm
Event End Feb 21, 2018 7:30 pm
Individual Price Free

American White Pelican  Learn more about capturing the beauty of nature using your camera and a spotting scope. 
 Robert Wilson, from Daytona Beach, FL, has been a working photographer for over 40 years shooting everything from space shuttles, car races, to nature. His focus now is capturing wildlife images across the country and teaching people the basics of photography and birding.  Kowa 450dpi 1
Event Start Feb 25, 2018 10:00 am
Event End Feb 25, 2018 11:00 am
Individual Price Free

Parrots small  San Diego is home to thousands of parrots, with 13 parrot species that have been seen throughout Southern California. Though not originally from here, some of these species are known to be endangered in their native habitats. Learn more about these interesting neighbors and how we can help them. 
With our friends from SoCal Parrot   
Event Start Feb 25, 2018 10:30 am
Event End Feb 25, 2018 11:30 am
Individual Price Free

970489 195962740570410 90228084 n  Join expert local teen guides on a walk from Marina Village to the nearby San Diego River to see the variety of gulls, terns, pelicans, sandpipers and ducks who visit the estuary where the river meets the ocean. All ages and levels of birders are welcome. 
   
Event Start Feb 25, 2018 10:30 am
Event End Feb 25, 2018 11:30 am
Individual Price Free

HolbrookLogoTealH   This trip into the Tijuana River Valley along the Mexican Border will explore fabled birding hotspots like Dairy Mart Pond, Border Field State Park, the Bird and Butterfly Garden, Tijuana Slough National Wildlife Refuge and the J Street Marina. Brought to you by Holbrook Travel
Steve Ritt has been guiding birders around San Diego and beyond since 2010, leads North American tours for Wildside Nature Tours, and is an independent biological consultant. From 2012-2014, he also coordinated the SD Christmas Bird Count. Foremost, he is passionate about environmental justice, and how socioeconomics impacts the birds and ecosystems we love so much.
Bill is the editor of Bird Watcher's Digest and one of our special guests for 2018.
Debbie Sturdivant was initiated into the world of travel at an early age, living aboard a 36-foot sailboat from age 9 to 18 with her family. They sailed from California to Florida and spent a lot of time in Costa Rica, Panama, and the Galápagos. Since then, she have been all over Latin America and developed a passion for nature and birding. She has been to 49 U.S. states but has yet to visit Hawaii — a place she can’t wait to get to. 
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Event Start Feb 22, 2018 6:00 am
Event End Feb 22, 2018 3:00 pm
Individual Price $105.00

HolbrookLogoTealH   This trip into the Tijuana River Valley along the Mexican Border will explore fabled birding hotspots like Dairy Mart Pond, Border Field State Park, the Bird and Butterfly Garden, Tijuana Slough National Wildlife Refuge and the J Street Marina. Brought to you by Holbrook Travel

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Event Start Feb 23, 2018 6:00 am
Event End Feb 23, 2018 3:00 pm
Individual Price $105.00

HolbrookLogoTealH   This trip into the Tijuana River Valley along the Mexican Border will explore fabled birding hotspots like Dairy Mart Pond, Border Field State Park, the Bird and Butterfly Garden, Tijuana Slough National Wildlife Refuge and the J Street Marina. Brought to you by Holbrook Travel

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Event Start Feb 24, 2018 6:00 am
Event End Feb 24, 2018 3:00 pm
Individual Price $105.00

Contact Info

4010 Morena Blvd
Suite #100
San Diego, CA 92117
(858) 273-7800

Office Hours

Our office is staffed by volunteer receptionists. Please call (858) 273-7800 before planning your visit to ensure someone will be there to assist you.