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San Diego Bird Festival

Birding the Border

There will be two Border trips every day. This trip hits some of the best hotspots along our border with Mexico for California specialties.

Border I 6:00 am - 2:00 pm

Thursday Feb 23 with Dan Jehl and Rick Grove
Friday Feb 24 with Justyn Stahl and Luke Safford
Saturday Feb 25 with Kat Wendel and Martha Wild
Sunday Feb 26 with Autumn Turner and Jonny Sperling

Border II 6:30 am - 2:30 pm

Thursday Feb 23 with Kat Wendel and Kevin and Dale Karlson
Friday Feb 24 with Rick Grove and John Dumlao
Saturday Feb 25 with tba
Sunday Feb 26 with Bruce Aird and Martha Wild

This trip begins and ends at Marina Village Conference Center. Please join us for breakfast and coffee before the field trip! Lunch is included.
$150

100 or More

There will be two 100 or More trips every day. This trip hits some San Diego hot spots, starting from the Eastern part of the county working towards the Coast. The goal is to spot 100 species or more.

100 or More I, sponsored by Sabrewings  6:00 am - 3:00 pm

Thursday Feb 23 with Justyn Stahl, Tyler Ficker and Eric Ripma
Friday Feb 24 with Kat Wendel, Tyler Ficker and Eric Ripma
Saturday Feb 25 with  Rick Grove, Tyler Ficker and Eric Ripma
Sunday Feb 26 with  Rick Grove, Tyler Ficker and Eric Ripma

100 or More II 6:30 am - 3:30 pm

Thursday Feb 23 with John Dumlao and Bruce Aird
Friday Feb 24 with Autumn Turner and Nathan Goldberg
Saturday Feb 25 with Nathan Goldberg and Bruce Aird
Sunday Feb 26 with Justyn Stahl and Mandy Matthews

This trip begins and ends at Marina Village Conference Center. Please join us for coffee and breakfast before the field trip! Lunch is included.
$150

Palomar Mountain---new trip!

There will be one Palomar Mountain trip every day. This trip heads for the hills for mountain and grassland birds. 

Palomar Mountain  7:00 am - 3:00 pm

Thursday Feb 23 with Martha Wild and Autumn Turner
Friday Feb 24 with Bruce Aird and Martha Wild
Saturday Feb 25 with Justyn Stahl and Autumn Turner
Sunday Feb 26 with  Kat Wendel and Nathan Goldberg

This trip begins and ends at Marina Village Conference Center. Please join us for coffee and breakfast before the field trip, sponsored by Zeiss! Lunch is included.
$150

 

Camp Pendleton

There will be just one field trip going to Camp Pendleton. Military bases are a great place for birding, as the birds don't have to contend with some of the threats that come with development in urban environments. Come behind the gates with us!

Camp Pendleton  6:00 am - 3:00 pm

Thursday Feb 23 with Pete Ginsburg and Lesley Handa

This trip begins and ends at Marina Village Conference Center. Please join us for coffee and breakfast before the field trip, sponsored by Zeiss! Lunch is included.
$150

The Hawks of Rancho Jamul Ecological Reserve ---new trip!

details to come!

Overnight Trip: Salton Sea and Borrego Springs ---old trip, new way!

details coming soon

OUR PARTNERS

  • San Diego Foundation
    San Diego Foundation
  • USFWS logo
  • City of San Diego

  • County of San Diego
    County of San Diego
  • State Coastal Conservancy
  • SANDAg transnet logo
    SANDAg transnet logo
  • Malk Nature Fund
  • Coastkeeper
    Coastkeeper
  • UCNRS logo
  • Logo for Union Bank

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