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Morro Bay Winter Bird Festival

Event ID: 186336
January 13, 2018 -
January 16, 2018
6:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Morro Bay Community Center
1001 Kennedy Way
Morro Bay, CA
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Venue Information:
Phone: 805.234.1170
Email: marketing@morrobaybirdfestival.org
Web: http://morrobaybirdfestival.org/
The Morro Bay Winter Bird Festival is a yearly eco-tourism event promoting an understanding and appreciation of birds and other wildlife and an awareness of environmental and conservation issues of the Central Coast, while contributing to the well-being of the Morro Bay community. The event is sponsored by the Morro Coast Audubon Society in collaboration with California State Parks, the Central Coast State Parks Association, and the City of Morro Bay.

The 2017 Festival will have over 130 events including Nature Track events-- events include field trips, workshops, presentations and Special Events. All-day and half-day tours take participants to a wide variety of habitats, including deep water pelagic, oak woodland and riparian, wetland and estuary, and the unique grassland habitat of the Carrizo Plain. Workshops cover a vast array of topics ranging from beginner birding classes to gull identification and a new workshop on bats. Volunteers have organized a packed Saturday 'Family Day', which is open to the public and does not require pre-registration.

A variety of vendors will be present with nature-related artwork, books, field equipment and attire, and local merchant wares. A number of the events are geared toward birders who are also photographers. Birders of all levels are welcome, and the schedule identifies programs especially appropriate for beginners or children, as well as programs that are wheelchair accessible.

The Winter Bird Festival headquarters are at the Morro Bay Community Center at 1001 Kennedy Way. All field trips originate from this location unless otherwise noted in the brochure. You will be provided a map showing all venues when you pick up your registration packet.
This listing courtesy of CA Watchable Wildlife CA Watchable Wildlife

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