Events

Registration is open for the 2020 Godwit Days Spring Migration Bird Festival!

  • Basic Registration is required to complete your booking. This will include the Reception and Drink Ticket, Friday Keynote, Saturday Keynote, and any trip designated as No Additional Charge (NAC). 
  • If you already have a User Account, go to the log-in page BEFORE signing up for trips.
  • After Basic Registration, CLICK ON LINKS below to find out more about an event or TO BOOK A TICKET. If you don’t already have an account, you will create your User Account the first time that you Check-Out, after selecting all of your events. 
  • Children under 18 may attend most events free, with an adult (2 children per supervising adult).  “~Child’s Ticket” will be an option if the event is free for children.
  • Questions? Contact [email protected] or (707) 826-7050 (message line). 

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CLICK HERE FOR THE CUMULATIVE GODWIT DAYS SPECIES LIST

CLICK HERE FOR A LIST OF EVENT MEETING LOCATIONS

Unless otherwise noted in the description, events are carpool and meet at the Arcata Community Center 321 Dr. M.L.K. Parkway. Dress in layers, consider contributing to gas for riding in carpools, and bring a reusable water bottle.

Click here for information on accessible birding on the North Coast

Wednesday, 04/15/2020

Time Event Total
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Leader(s)
Cost
of Event
All Day START HERE - Basic Registration - REQUIRED 500 367 $35.00
6:30 am - 8:30 am WE01 Dawn Chorus at Arcata Marsh 1 | 2020 | $10 12 10 TBA $10.00
8:00 am - 3:00 pm WE02 Orleans and the "G-O" Road - GOLD/NEW | 2020 | $75 - SOLD OUT 10 0 Tom Leskiw $0.00
8:00 am - 12:30 pm WE03 Southern Humboldt Community Park - NEW | 2020 | $15 15 15 Ann Constantino $15.00
8:30 am - 12:30 pm WE04 Ferndale Bottoms & Salt River | 2020 | $15 - SOLD OUT 12 0 Kate Howard $0.00
8:30 am - 1:00 pm WE05 Avocets & Ales | 2020 | $20 12 5 Rob Fowler $20.00
10:30 am - 2:30 pm WE06 Warm Up Wednesday & Smartphone Birding | 2020 | $15 15 12 Gary Bloomfield $15.00
11:00 am - 2:00 pm WE07 Arcata Ridge Trail & Aldergrove Pond | 2020 | $15 15 11 George Ziminsky $15.00
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm WE08 Nighttime Owls 1 | 2020 | $15 15 9 David Juliano $15.00

Thursday, 04/16/2020

Time Event Total
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Leader(s)
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of Event
6:30 am - 8:30 am TH09 Dawn Chorus at Arcata Marsh 2 | 2020 | $10 12 9 Alexandra Lamb $10.00
7:00 am - 3:00 pm TH10 Bear River Ridge - GOLD | 2020 | $75 10 4 TBD $75.00
7:30 am - 12:00 pm TH11 Humboldt Bay National Wildlife Refuge 1 | 2020 | FREE 15 5 HBNWR Staff $0.00
8:00 am - 12:00 pm TH12 Beginning Birding - NEW | 2020 | NAC 15 7 Kate Howard $0.00
8:15 am - 11:15 am TH13 Shorebird Spectacle at the Marsh 1 | 2020 | $15 12 8 Alexa DeJoannis $15.00
8:30 am - 3:30 pm TH14 Godwit Mystery Tour | 2020 | $25 15 12 Mystery Leader $25.00
9:00 am - 5:00 pm TH15 Del Norte County Classic - NEW | 2020 | $40 16 4 Lucas Brug & Bob Brown $40.00
9:15 am - 4:00 pm TH16 Coastal Bird Blitz | 2020 | $40 12 2 Rob Fowler $40.00
9:30 am - 4:00 pm TH17 King Salmon to South Spit - New | 2020 | $25 12 8 Brad Elvert $25.00
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm TH18 Spotted Owls 1 - Moderate/Advanced Hike | 2020 | $25 15 12 Green Diamond Resource Co $25.00
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm TH19 Nighttime Owls 2 | 2020 | $15 10 4 Mario Balitbit $15.00

Friday, 04/17/2020

Time Event Total
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Event
Leader(s)
Cost
of Event
6:30 am - 8:30 am FR20 Dawn Chorus at Arcata Marsh 3 | 2020 | $10 12 2 Kathryn Wendel $10.00
7:45 am - 1:00 pm FR21 Patrick's Point State Park | 2020 | FREE 12 3 Moe Morrissette $0.00
8:00 am - 4:00 pm FR22 Conifers & Birds of the Klamath Mountains | 2020 | $40 15 9 Michael Kauffmann $40.00
8:00 am - 3:00 pm FR23 Kneeland & Coastal Prairies of Humboldt | 2020 | $15 12 9 David Juliano $15.00
8:15 am - 12:15 pm FR24 Freshwater Farms Reserve Trail | 2020 | FREE 15 2 Kate Howard $0.00
8:30 am - 12:30 pm FR25 North Jetty Sea Watch & Woodley Island | 2020 | $15 15 10 Jude Power $15.00
8:30 am - 3:00 pm FR26 Orick and Redwood National Park - NEW | 2020 | $20 12 6 Amaya Bechler & Jeff Allen $20.00
9:00 am - 3:00 pm FR27 Birding to Ferndale & Eel River Brewery | 2020 | $25 - SOLD OUT 15 0 Rob Fowler $0.00
9:15 am - 3:00 pm FR28 Trinidad Seabirds - NEW | 2020 | $20 10 5 Gary Bloomfield $20.00
9:30 am - 12:30 pm FR29 Wildlife Photography & Videography - NEW | 2020 | $20 12 11 Alan Peterson $20.00
9:30 am - 12:30 pm FR30 Shorebird Spectacle at the Marsh 2 | 2020 | $15 12 8 Kathryn Wendel $15.00
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm FR31 Spotted Owls 2 - Easy/Moderate Hike | 2020 | $25 16 9 Green Diamond Resource Co $25.00
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm FR32 Owl Pellet Dissection Workshop for Kids | 2020 | FREE 15 6 Carol vander Meer & Karen Reiss $0.00
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm FR33 Opening Reception | 2020 | NAC 500 459 n/a $0.00
6:30 pm - 7:45 pm FR34 Welcome & Keynote Lecture 1 | 2020 | NAC 500 446 Stuart Mackenzie and Northcoast Regional Land Trust $0.00
7:45 pm - 9:15 pm FR35 Bats at the Arcata Marsh | 2020 | $15 15 8 Lauren Dusek & Christine Champe $15.00

Saturday, 04/18/2020

Time Event Total
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Leader(s)
Cost
of Event
5:00 am - 8:30 am SA36 Marbled Murrelets 1 | 2020 | $15 15 15 Moe Morrissette $15.00
6:30 am - 11:30 am SA37 Hoopa Tribal Forest Wildlife | 2020 | $20 15 15 Dawn Blake $20.00
6:45 am - 1:45 pm SA38 Bald Hills & Lyon's Ranch Trail | 2020 | $20 15 9 Gary Friedrichsen & Laurie Lawrence $20.00
7:00 am - 11:30 am SA39 Birding By Ear Basics | 2020 | $20 15 10 David Juliano $20.00
7:00 am - 12:30 pm SA40 Horse Mountain & High Elevation 1 | 2020 | $20 15 4 Jim McIntosh $20.00
7:00 am - 12:00 pm SA41 Mad River Cottonwoods & Fish Hatchery | 2020 | $20 10 8 Alexandra Lamb $20.00
7:00 am - 5:00 pm SA42 Humboldt Big Day - GOLD | 2020 | $80 - SOLD OUT 10 0 Scott Carey & Mary Severdia $0.00
7:15 am - 1:15 pm SA43 Birding with the Keynote Speaker 1 | GOLD | $125 10 10 Stuart Mackenzie, CJ Ralph $125.00
7:15 am - 10:15 am SA44 Shorebird Spectacle at the Marsh 3 | 2020 | $15 12 5 David Fix $15.00
7:30 am - 11:30 am SA45 Bird Banding 1 | 2020 | $20 10 10 Kim Hollinger $20.00
7:30 am - 4:00 pm SA46 California Thrasher and Shelter Cove - NEW/GOLD | 2020 | $75 15 11 Rob Fowler $75.00
8:00 am - 12:00 pm SA47 Spring Migrant Rarities | 2020 | $20 15 12 Mario Balitbit $20.00
8:00 am - 12:00 pm SA48 Eureka Hotspots - NEW | 2020 | $20 15 11 Amaya Bechler $20.00
8:15 am - 12:15 pm SA49 Humboldt Bay National Wildlife Refuge 2 | 2020 | FREE 15 3 HBNWR Staff $0.00
8:30 am - 12:30 pm SA50 Western Snowy Plovers | 2020 | $20 15 13 Mark Colwell $20.00
8:45 am - 1:45 pm SA51 Elk River Wildlife Sanctuary | 2020 | $20 15 15 Samantha Bacon $20.00
9:00 am - 11:00 am SA52 Trinidad Head & Lighthouse | 2020 | FREE 10 1 BLM $0.00
9:30 am - 2:30 pm SA53 Herpetology Field Trip | 2020 | $20 15 10 Matt Kluber $20.00
9:30 am - 11:30 am SA54 Kids Birding Trip 1 | 2020 | FREE 10 9 Louise Bacon-Ogden $0.00
11:30 am - 2:30 pm SA55 Humboldt Botanical Gardens Tour - NEW | 2020 | NAC 15 5 June Walsh $0.00
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm SA56 Art Workshop for Kids | 2020 | FREE 10 10 Gary Bloomfield $0.00
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm SA57 Coastal Dune Ecology | 2020 | FREE 15 14 Friends of the Dunes $0.00
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm SA58 Native Plant Walk | 2020 | FREE 12 5 TBC-Carol Ralph $0.00
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm SA59 Spotted Owls 3 - Easy/Moderate Hike | 2020 | $25 - SOLD OUT 16 0 Green Diamond Resource Co $0.00
1:30 pm - 5:00 pm SA60 Field Sketching | 2020 | $15 15 15 Gary Bloomfield $15.00
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm SA61 Optics Workshop | 2020 | NAC 20 17 TBC-Marilyn Rose from Out of This World $0.00
5:30 pm - 6:45 pm SA62 Banquet | 2020 | $35 80 56 Cassaro's Catering $35.00
7:00 pm - 7:45 pm SA63 Keynote Lecture 2 | 2020 ($10 w/o paid registration) 500 447 Richard Prum $10.00

Sunday, 04/19/2020

Time Event Total
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Event
Leader(s)
Cost
of Event
5:00 am - 8:30 am SU64 Marbled Murrelets 2 | 2020 | $15 15 13 Alexa DeJoannis $15.00
6:45 am - 5:00 pm SU65 Del Norte & Tufted Puffin - GOLD | 2020 | $75 - SOLD OUT 10 0 Rob Fowler $0.00
6:45 am - 12:45 pm SU66 Snow Camp Road & Bald Mountain | 2020 | $20 15 13 Keith Slauson $20.00
7:00 am - 12:30 pm SU67 Horse Mountain & High Elevation 2 | 2020 | $20 15 15 Jim McIntosh $20.00
7:00 am - 1:00 pm SU68 Birding with the Keynote Speaker 2 - GOLD | 2020 | $125 10 6 Richard Prum & CJ Ralph $125.00
7:15 am - 3:00 pm SU69 Trinity River & Willow Creek | 2020 | $25 15 10 Tom Leskiw $25.00
7:30 am - 12:00 pm SU70 Birding By Ear Beyond Basics | 2020 | $20 15 12 David Juliano $20.00
7:30 am - 11:30 am SU71 Bird Banding 2 | 2020 | $20 10 3 Kim Hollinger $20.00
8:00 am - 1:00 pm SU72 McKinleyville, "The Birdiest City" | 2020 | $20 15 4 Gary Lester $20.00
8:15 am - 11:15 am SU73 Shorebird Spectacle at the Marsh 4 | 2020 | $15 12 3 Mark Colwell $15.00
8:15 am - 9:15 am SU74 iNaturalist BioBlitz | 2020 | FREE 15 15 Sue Moore $0.00
8:30 am - 12:30 pm SU75 "The Marsh Project" Tribute to Stan Harris | 2020 - FREE 15 6 George Ziminsky, David Couch $0.00
9:30 am - 11:30 am SU76 Kids Birding Trip 2 | 2020 | FREE 10 10 Kathryn Wendel $0.00
10:45 am - 3:00 pm SU77 Dragonflies Workshop | 2020| FREE 15 10 Sandra Hunt-vonArb $0.00
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm SU78 Lanphere Dunes | 2020 | FREE 15 7 Friends of the Dunes $0.00
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm SU79 Workshop with Stuart Mackenzie - Champions of the Flyway - NEW | 2020 | $20 30 29 Stuart Mackenzie $20.00
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm SU80 Coastal Butterflies - NEW | 2020 | $15 15 8 Clint Pogue $15.00
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm SU81 Spotted Owls 4 - Moderate/Advanced Hike | 2020 | $25 15 5 Green Diamond Resource Co $25.00
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm SU82 Workshop with Richard Prum - What is Art? From Warblers to Warhol - NEW | 2020 | $20 30 25 Richard Prum $20.00
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm SU83 Sunday Evening Social | 2020 | NAC 50 35 Godwit Days Board of Directors $0.00

Monday, 04/20/2020

Time Event Total
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Event
Leader(s)
Cost
of Event
7:30 am - 12:30 pm MO85 Humboldt Lagoons State Parks | 2020 | FREE - SOLD OUT 15 0 Moe Morrissette $0.00
8:00 am - 1:00 pm MO86 Mulligan Monday | 2020 | $15 15 10 Jude Power $15.00
9:00 am - 12:00 pm MO87 Shorebird Spectacle at the Marsh 5 | 2020 | $15 12 5 Mario Balitbit $15.00

Tuesday, 04/21/2020

Time Event Total
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Event
Leader(s)
Cost
of Event
7:00 am - 10:00 am TU88 Tail-end Tuesday | 2020 | $10 15 9 TBA $10.00
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