Join us for a virtual online event, April 16-18, 2021!

The complete program schedule will be posted soon, as will instructions on how to access the sessions. Among the sessions being planned:

  • A Bird in the Hand: Banding at the Humboldt Bay Bird Observatory featuring HBBO staff and/or volunteers
  • Curiosities & Oddities in the Humboldt State Wildlife Museum with Curator Tamar Danufsky
  • Humboldt Birding: Past, Present & Future, A Birds & Beers Social Zoom
  • Surveying Shorebirds of Humboldt Bay: Plenary Lecture by HSU wildlife professor Dr. Mark Colwell
  • “The Big Hour”: Facebook Live at the Arcata Marsh with Rob Fowler of Fowlerope Birding Tours & wildlife artist Gary Bloomfield
  • Bird Songs & Calls: An Identification Workshop with birder/biologist David Juliano
  • Shorebird Fly-off: Facebook Live at the Arcata Marsh with Dr. Mark Colwell & Rob Fowler
  • The Language of Birds: Keynote Lecture by Nathan Pieplow, blogger on recording, identifying, and interpreting bird sounds (earbirding.com)
  • Seeking Amphibians in Del Norte County with California State Parks biologist Tony Kurz
  • Tips & Techniques for Sketching Birds by Gary Bloomfield
  • Spotted Owl Trip with Green Diamond Resource Company staff, Rob Fowler & Gary Bloomfield
  • A Tribute to Dr. Stanley Harris: Memories of HSU Ornithology Prof “Doc” Harris

Also to be posted on line during the festival: announcement of the winner of Humboldt County’s Bird of the Year for 2020, as well as winners in the 18th annual student bird art contest, cosponsored by Friends of the Arcata Marsh and Redwood Region Audubon Society (RRAS), and in the 16th annual student nature writing contest, sponsored by RRAS.

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