San Mateo County, California
Bay Area Photographers
Bay Area Bird Photographers is a club formed within Santa Clara Valley Audubon Society. Almost-monthly programs are open to the public and feature an engaging presentation by a member or guest showcasing bird photography from around the world and close to home.
Unless otherwise indicated, meetings are held the first Wednesday of the month, September through May, 7:30 to 9 PM at the Lucy Evans Baylands Interpretive Center, 2775 Embarcadero Rd, Palo Alto.
Pelagic season starts in July!
Though these are not Sequoia Audubon Field Trips, July marks the start of the Pelagic Trip season which runs roughly from Jul – Oct. The best way to see seabirds that rarely visit land, is to book a pelagic trip!
Alvaro's Adventures will be running 3 pelagic trips in July on the 9th, the 16th and the 23rd. Each trip is run out of Half Moon Bay. Visit Alvaro Jaramillo's website for more information http://alvarosadventures.com/boat-trips/pelagics/
Debi Shearwater will start her Shearwater Journey's pelagic trips out of Half Moon Bay in August. Information for Debi's pelagic trips can be found here: http://www.shearwaterjourneys.com/
Bosque del Apache Festival of the Cranes
November 14 - 19, 2017
Come celebrate the return of sandhill cranes to Bosque del Apache during the 30th anniversary of Festival!
This nationally recognized wildlife, birding, and photography festival offers 156 event sessions in 6 days. Online Festival catalog is available via the PDF file. Pre-registration for events sessions is required, with registration starting on September 5 for members. Non-member registration starts September 6th. Become a Friends member and register early on September 5th.
Join us for our 30th celebration as sandhill cranes and snow geese return to Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge.
19th Annual Snow Goose Festival of the Pacific Flyway
January 24 - 28, 2018
This action-packed 5-day event celebrates the remarkable journey of millions of waterfowl and raptors along the Pacific Flyway that call the Northern Sacramento Valley. Over 70 field trips and workshops that are sure to appeal to a wide variety of interests. Our workshops offer something for everyone! Free nature activities are offered for youth, as well as armchair adventures for all.
Special Guest & Keynote Speaker: Jon L. Dunn, chief consultant and author of all seven editions of the National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America, and a birding tour leader for over 30 years.
Olympic Peninsula Bird Fest
April 13 - 15, 2018
The Olympic Peninsula Audubon Society in Sequim, Washington announces their festival is: April 13-15, 2018; preceded by our San Juan Islands Cruise on April 10-12; and followed by a two-day excursion to the Neah Bay area of coastal Washington on April 16-17. Guided Birding Trips. Bird Art Classes. Photography Workshop. And more.