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Santa Monica Mountains: Bird Festival


A day to celebrate the bird! See live birds, take a guided bird walk, and meet representatives from local bird-friendly agencies.

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SAMO_SpEvent_BirdFest_lgA day to celebrate the bird! See live birds, take a guided bird walk, and meet representatives from local bird-friendly agencies such as the Audubon Society, International Bird Rescue, Heal the Bay, and California Wildlife Center. Free event, free parking. For more information, call 805-370-2302 or e-mail samo@wnpa.org.

9AM–11AM  Guided Bird Walks
Pre-event walk at 9AM, last walk starts at 11AM

10AM  The Plight of the California Condors
Dianne Erskine-Hellrigel, Community Hiking Club

11AM  Climate Change in Southern California: What  Will Happen to Your Favorite Birds?
Katy Delaney, National Park Service

11AM, 12PM & 1PM  Live Bird Program: The Nature of Wildworks

12PM  Common Birds of the Santa Monica: Sights & Sounds
Don Klabunde, Conejo Valley Audubon

1PM  Beginner Birder Tips: How to Maximize Your Sightings
Anthony Bevilacqua, National Park Service

2PM  Restoring Habitat, One Yard at a Time
Alan Pollack, San Fernando Audubon, National Wildlife Federation

3PM  Malibu Creek: It’s for the Birds
Art Langton, San Fernando Audubon

View displays and meet representatives from:
California Wildlife Center
Channel Islands National Park
Conejo Valley Audubon Society
Foundation for the Preservation of the Santa Susana Mountains
Friends of the Los Angeles River
Heal the Bay
International Bird Rescue
Kirsty Iredale, potter
Mike Maki, falconer
Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority
Kerry Perkins, wildlife photographer
Alan Pollack, M.D., Wildlife Habitat Steward
Resource Conservation District
San Fernando Valley Audubon Society
Topanga Canyon Docents
Mathew Tekulsky, Backyard Bird Photography
Viewpoint School
Western National Parks Association
Wild Birds Unlimited
Wild Wings Backyard Nature Store
Woodland Hills Camera & Telescopes

Sponsored by Western National Parks Association, San Fernando Valley Audubon Society, Santa Monica Bay Audubon Society, Conejo Valley Audubon Society, and the National Park Service.


Event Category:

Event Tags: birds, free, NPS, presentation

Date:
Saturday, October 18, 2014
Time:
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Place:
Santa Monica Mountains Interagency Visitor Center
26876 Mulholland Hwy.
Calabasas, CA 91302 United States
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Contact:
805-370-2302 or samo@wnpa.org
Cost:
Free

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