Programs

Waterbird Festival

Register now for the Waterbird Festival on January 27th, 2018.

 

Celebrate scaups, scoters, cormorants and more! Visit Richardson Bay Audubon Center & Sanctuary for naturalist-led bird walks, exclusive field trips, and fun bird-themed activities. Bring a pair of binoculars or use our spotting scopes to see the waterbirds that call Richardson Bay home.

Register now for the Waterbird Festival.  Please RSVP to help us track our attendance!


Event Schedule


Off-Site

7:30 to 9:00 AM – Morning Bird Walk with Rich Cimino at Piper Park in Larkspur - RSVP Required, Limited Space Available

9:00 to 11:00 AM – Golden Gate Audubon Society Bird Walk at Crown Memorial State Beach in Alameda - RSVP Required, Limited Space Available

10:30 to 1:30 PM - Boat Trip in Richardson Bay with Outer Limits, RSVP Required, Limited Space Available ***fee***

At Richardson Bay Audubon Center - 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

10:00 AM to 2:00 PM - Spotting Scopes on Lyford Porch

10:00 AM to 2:00 PM - Lyford House Open House

10:00 AM to 2:00 PM - Art Exhibition in Lyford House

10:00 AM to 2:00 PM - Waterbird and Gull Identification with Peter Pyle, RSVP Required, Limited Space Available ***fee***

10:30 to 11:30 AM - Audubon Staff Led Bird Walks, RSVP Required, Limited Space Available

10:30 AM to 12:00 PM - Birding Basics with Rich Cimino, RSVP Required, Limited Space Available
 

Beginning at 11:00 AM

Food truck, beer garden, and bluegrass music from Blue Summit


11:00 AM to 2:00 PM – Exhibitors on Lyford Porch

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM - Bilingual (Spanish) Bird Walk with WildCare, RSVP Required, Limited Space Available

11:00 AM to 12:30 PM -- Nature journaling with John Muir Laws, RSVP Required, Limited Space Available

12:30 to 1:30 PM – Native Plant Nursery Work - Family-friendly and youth oriented


 

Festival Speaker Series - Blue Classroom

1:00 - 1:40 PM Max Tarjan - Waterbird Program Director
San Francisco Bay Bird Observatory
Waterbird Program at SFBBO
1:45 - 2:25 PM Heather Robinson - Scientist, Farallon Instiute Seabird Monitoring on Alcatraz Island
2:30 - 3:15 PM Bob Lewis, Bay Area Birder and Lecturer Supper for Sandpipers – Where and How Shorebirds Dine

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