Bird LA Day Events Calendar 2018-02-10T11:44:53+00:00

With so many events taking place throughout Los Angeles County, there’s something for everyone!

Downtown/Central LA

Eastside

Westside

Valley and Parts North

South Bay

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Botanical Birding for Citizen Science and Academic Research @ UCLA Mildred E. Mathias Botanical Garden
May 12 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Botanical Birding for Citizen Science and Academic Research @ UCLA Mildred E. Mathias Botanical Garden

Join graduate students Andy Kleinhesselink, Samuel Bressler, and the UCLA Mildred E. Mathias Botanical Garden staff for a morning of birding in our 7.5 acre urban oasis in Westwood! We’ll start off at the Nest Outdoor Classroom with coffee and snacks, followed by some demonstrations about how the garden is used for ornithological scientific research and how citizen scientists like you can contribute birding observations with phone-based apps. See you there!

Breakfast with the Birds at Ballona! @ Ballona Wetlands Ecological Reserve
May 12 @ 8:00 am – 10:30 am
Breakfast with the Birds at Ballona! @ Ballona Wetlands Ecological Reserve

Join us for a special Beginner Birding workshop! Registration Required. Learn to how to identify common birds in the Ballona Wetlands and Los Angeles. Snacks and coffee provided during workshop followed by a bird walk through the wetlands and sand dunes. Binoculars will be provided. Sandy trails with hills, 1.5+ mile hike. Recommended for ages 12+ and Adults.

Bird LA Day – Los Angeles Audubon at Playa Del Rey Lagoon @ Meet at Del Rey Lagoon
May 12 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am
Bird LA Day - Los Angeles Audubon at Playa Del Rey Lagoon @ Meet at Del Rey Lagoon

Walk with Los Angeles Audubon around the Del Rey Lagoon and surrounding areas to view an amazing variety of water fowl, shorebirds and other birds and wildlife.

Bird walk with LA Audubon at Stocker Trail head Kenneth Hahn Park @ Stocker Corridor Trail Head
May 12 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Bird walk with LA Audubon at Stocker Trail head Kenneth Hahn Park @ Stocker Corridor Trail Head

Bird walk with Los Angeles Audubon along the Stocker Trail head area near Reuben Ingold Park and the southeast corner of Kenneth Hahn Park. Meet in the small parking lot at Overhill/Stocker/South LaBrea intersection.

Bird Yoga in Beverly Hills @ The Gottlieb Native Garden
May 12 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Bird Yoga in Beverly Hills @ The Gottlieb Native Garden

Bird LA Day and the Gottlieb Native Garden present Bird Yoga with yoga instructor David Ezekiel Schlais.

Space is limited.
Please RSVP.  Attendees must register to reserve their spot and receive address.

Celebrate Bird L.A. Day at the renowned Gottlieb Native Garden in Beverly Hills with a gentle yoga flow that overlooks a beautiful native garden and natural canyon. You will join the hundreds of hummingbirds, other native birds and a plethora of species that frequent this beautiful native garden. The class will feature a light, easy flow to warm up the body before moving into restorative yin poses. Class will end with a brief meditation to focus on the melodic vibrations of the native plants and animal sounds of the garden.

Instructor David Ezekiel Schlais has taught yoga and meditation throughout Los Angeles since 2011 and is 300-RYS certified through trainings with Rod Stryker, Travis Eliot and Rudy Mettia. David also serves as the Head of Strategic Initiatives for the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability.

Bring a mat, water and something comfortable to sit on – a blanket or pillow will work. The event is covered but outdoors so please dress appropriately.

Discover the Birds of Surfrider Beach @ Malibu Lagoon State Beach
May 12 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Discover the Birds of Surfrider Beach @ Malibu Lagoon State Beach

Fun, casual discovery of the Lagoon and the beach. Surfers love birds too! Site of the rare, threatened Western Snowy Plover.

Stoneview Nature Center – Make Edible Birds’ Nests @ Stoneview Nature Center
May 12 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Join us in our celebration of Bird LA Day with:
Guided bird walks
Bird song listening station

Make edible birds’ nests

Stoneview Nature Center – Paper Bird Folding @ Stoneview Nature Center
May 12 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Join us in our celebration of Bird LA Day with:
Guided bird walks
Bird song listening station

Learn to fold paper birds

Stoneview Nature Center – Fun in the Garden Program for Kids – all about birds! @ Stoneview Nature Center
May 12 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Stoneview Nature Center - Fun in the Garden Program for Kids - all about birds! @ Stoneview Nature Center

Join us in our celebration of Bird LA Day with:
Guided bird walks
Bird song listening station

Fun in the Garden Program for kids – all about birds!

‘Bird LA Day’ Edition of ‘Taste Of Sculpting’ @ Taste Of Sculpting
May 12 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
'Bird LA Day' Edition of  'Taste Of Sculpting' @ Taste Of Sculpting

‘Taste Of Sculpting’ is a 3 hour introduction to traditional sculpting while tasting fine wine. For ‘Bird LA Day’ we will be sculpting birds out of water based clay. No experience necessary. All tools, clay, aprons, wine, glasses and snacks will be included. Instruction provided by the fine sculptors at The Sculpting Dept. Wines will be provided by The Pour Haus Winebar DTLA.

Sunset Hike at Ballona Freshwater Marsh! @ Ballona Freshwater Marsh
May 12 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Sunset Hike at Ballona Freshwater Marsh! @ Ballona Freshwater Marsh

Join us for a special hike at the Ballona Freshwater Marsh with LMU Fellow Lisa Fimiani! Binoculars Provided. Recommended for Ages 12+ and Adults. This is a 1.5 mile round-trip hike on an uneven woodchip trail with no bathroom on-site.