Peter Thompson coordinates our twice monthly bird walks which usually take place on the 2nd and 4th Friday of each month.
Contact Peter at (612)280-9482 or by e-mail for additional information. If you are interested in volunteering to lead one or more of these walks, contact Peter, because he LOVES volunteers to lead BONUS walks to new and/or unusual areas.

Friday Bird Walks for the Winter of 2019/2020

Join Peter Thompson for some great birding and fun time on his Friday bird walks this winter!

Every 2nd and 4th Friday (usually) Peter hosts a casual and fun two hour walk at one of the south coast’s birding hot spots.  For beginners, this is a great opportunity to see the birds and find out where to bird. For the more experienced birder, here is your chance to share your knowledge and skills. Everyone is welcome. Cost is FREE!

Coming This Winter

Santa Barbara Harbor: Friday, December 6, 2019, 8:30 am - 10:30 am

Arroyo Burro School Open Space: Friday, December 20, 2019, 8:30 am - 10:30 am

Sand Point – For SBAS Members Only: Friday, January 10, 2020, 8:00 am - 11:00 am

North Campus Open Space: Friday, January 24, 2020, 8:30 am - 10:30 am

Lake Los Carneros: Friday, February 7, 2020, 8:30 am - 10:30 am

Andree Clark Bird Refuge: Friday, February 21, 2020, 8:30 am - 10:30 am

Friday Bird Walks for the Fall of 2019

Join Peter Thompson for some great birding and fun time on his Friday bird walks this Fall!

Every 2nd and 4th Friday (usually) Peter hosts a casual and fun two hour walk at one of the south coast’s birding hot spots.  For beginners, this is a great opportunity to see the birds and find out where to bird. For the more experienced birder, here is your chance to share your knowledge and skills. Everyone is welcome. Cost is FREE!


Coming This Fall

Toro Canyon Park:Friday, September 6, 2019, 8:30 am - 10:30 am

Goleta Beach Park: Friday, September 20, 2019, 8:30 am - 10:30 am

Honda Valley Open Space: Friday, October 11, 2019, 8:30 am - 10:30 am

Rocky Nook Park: Friday, October 25, 2019, 8:30 am - 10:30 am

Stevens Park: Friday, November 8, 2019, 8:30 am - 10:30 am

Winchester Canyon: Friday, November 22, 2019, 8:30 am - 10:30 am

Friday Bird Walks for the Winter of 2018/19

Join Peter Thompson for some great birding and fun time on his Friday bird walks this Winter!

Every 2nd and 4th Friday (usually) Peter hosts a casual and fun two hour walk at one of the south coast’s birding hot spots.  For beginners, this is a great opportunity to see the birds and find out where to bird. For the more experienced birder, here is you chance to share your knowledge and skills. Everyone is welcome. Cost is FREE!

Coming this Winter

Santa Barbara Harbor: Friday, December 7, 2018, 8:30 am - 10:30 am

Arroyo Burro School Open Space: Friday, December 21, 2018, 8:30 am - 10:30 am

San Jose Creek West: Friday, January 11, 2019, 8:30 am - 10:30 am

NEW LOCATION _ NCOS: Friday, January 25, 2019, 8:30 am - 10:30 am

Lake Los Carneros: Friday, February 8, 2019, 8:30 am - 10:30 am

Sand Point Bird Walk/Field Trip: Friday, February 22, 2019, 8:00 am - 11:00 am

Friday Bird Walks for the Fall of 2018

Join Peter Thompson for some great birding and fun time on his Friday bird walks this Fall!

Every 2nd and 4th Friday (usually) Peter hosts a casual and fun two hour walk at one of the south coast’s birding hot spots.  For beginners, this is a great opportunity to see the birds and find out where to bird. For the more experienced birder, here is you chance to share your knowledge and skills. Everyone is welcome. Cost is FREE!

 

Coming this Fall

Toro Canyon Park: Friday, September 7, 2018, 8:30 am - 10:30 am

Honda Valley Open Space: Friday, September 21, 2018, 8:30 am - 10:30 am

Hidden Valley Park: Friday, October 12, 2018, 8:30 am - 10:30 am

Rocky Nook Park: Friday, October 26, 2018, 8:30 am - 10:30 am

Stevens Park: Friday, November 9, 2018, 8:30 am - 10:30 am

Winchester Canyon: Friday, November 23, 2018, 8:30 am - 10:30 am

Friday Bird Walks for the Summer of 2018

Join Peter Thompson for some great birding and fun time on his Friday bird walks this Summer!

Every 2nd and 4th Friday (usually) Peter hosts a casual and fun two hour walk at one of the south coast’s birding hot spots.  For beginners, this is a great opportunity to see the birds and find out where to bird. For the more experienced birder, here is you chance to share your knowledge and skills. Everyone is welcome. Cost is FREE!

This Summer:

Carpinteria Salt Marsh Nature Park: Friday, June 8, 2018, 8:30 am - 10:30 am

Tabano Hollow Open Space: Friday, June 22, 2018, 8:30 am - 10:30 am

Atascadero Creek: Friday, July 13, 2018, 8:30 am - 10:30 am

San Marcos Foothills Preserve: Friday, July 27, 2018, 8:30 am - 10:30 am

Lake Los Carneros: Friday, August 10, 2018, 8:30 am - 10:30 am

Goleta Beach Park/Lower Atascadero Creek Friday, August 24, 2018, 8:30 am - 10:30 am

Friday Bird Walks for the Spring of 2018

Join Jack Sanford for some great birding and fun time on his Friday bird walks this Spring!

Jack Sanford

Every 2nd and 4th Friday (usually) Jack hosts a casual and fun two hour walk at one of the south coast’s birding hot spots.  For beginners, this is a great opportunity to see the birds and find out where to bird. For the more experienced birder, here is you chance to share your knowledge and skills. Everyone is welcome. Cost is FREE!

This Spring:

Farren Road: Friday, March 9, 2018, 8:30 am - 10:30 am

Elings Park: Friday, March 23, 2018, 8:30 am - 10:30 am

Sandyland: , 12:00 am

Tucker’s Grove and Kiwanis Meadows: Friday, April 27, 2018, 8:30 am - 10:30 am

UCSB Campus Lagoon: Friday, May 11, 2018, 8:30 am - 10:30 am

San Jose Creek East: Friday, May 25, 2018, 8:30 am - 10:30 am

Friday Bird Walks for the winter of 2018

Join Jack Sanford for some great birding and fun time on his Friday bird walks this winter!

Jack Sanford

Every 2nd and 4th Friday (usually) Jack hosts a casual and fun two hour walk at one of the south coast’s birding hot spots.  For beginners, this is a great opportunity to see the birds and find out where to bird. For the more experienced birder, here is you chance to share your knowledge and skills. Everyone is welcome. Cost is FREE!

Up next:

Santa Barbara Harbor: Friday, December 8, 2017, 8:30 am - 10:30 am

Arroyo Burro School Open Space: Friday, December 22, 2017, 8:30 am - 10:30 am

Coronado Drive and Devereux Creek: Friday, January 26, 2018, 8:30 am - 10:30 am

Lake Los Carneros: Friday, February 9, 2018, 8:30 am - 10:30 am

San Jose Creek West: Friday, February 23, 2018, 8:30 am - 10:30 am

Friday Bird Walks for the Fall of 2017

Join Jack Sanford for some great birding and fun time on his Friday bird walks this fall

Every 2nd and 4th Friday (usually) Jack hosts a casual and fun two hour walk at one of the south coast’s birding hot spots.  For beginners, this is a great opportunity to see the birds and find out where to bird. For the more experienced birder, here is you chance to share your knowledge and skills. Everyone is welcome. Cost is FREE!

Coming this Fall

Toro Canyon Park: Friday, September 8, 2017, 8:30 am - 10:30 am

Honda Valley Open Space: Friday, September 22, 2017, 8:30 am - 10:30 am

Hidden Valley Park: Friday, October 13, 2017, 8:30 am - 10:30 am

Rocky Nook Park: Friday, October 27, 2017, 8:30 am - 10:30 am

Stevens Park: Friday, November 10, 2017, 8:30 am - 10:30 am

Winchester Canyon: Friday, November 24, 2017, 8:30 am - 10:30 am

Friday Bird Walks for the Summer of 2017

Join Jack Sanford for some great birding and fun time on his Friday bird walks this Summer!

FBW-JackEvery 2nd and 4th Friday (usually) Jack hosts a casual and fun two hour walk at one of the south coast’s birding hot spots.  For beginners, this is a great opportunity to see the birds and find out where to bird. For the more experienced birder, here is you chance to share your knowledge and skills. Everyone is welcome. Cost is FREE!

This Spring:

La Casa de Maria: Friday, June 9, 2017, 8:30 am - 10:30 am

Tabano Hollow Open Space: Friday, June 23, 2017, 8:30 am - 10:30 am

Atascadero Creek: Friday, July 14, 2017, 8:30 am - 10:30 am

San Marcos Foothills Preserve: Friday, July 28, 2017, 8:30 am - 10:30 am

Lake Los Carneros: Friday, August 11, 2017, 8:30 am - 10:30 am

Carpinteria Salt Marsh Nature Park: Friday, August 25, 2017, 8:30 am - 10:30 am

Friday Bird Walks for the Spring of 2017

Join Jack Sanford for some great birding and fun time on his Friday bird walks this Spring!

FBW-JackEvery 2nd and 4th Friday (usually) Jack hosts a casual and fun two hour walk at one of the south coast’s birding hot spots.  For beginners, this is a great opportunity to see the birds and find out where to bird. For the more experienced birder, here is you chance to share your knowledge and skills. Everyone is welcome. Cost is FREE!

This Spring:

Farren Road: Friday, March 10, 2017, 8:30 am - 10:30 am

Elings Park: Friday, March 24, 2017, 8:30 am - 10:30 am

Ennisbrook Nature Trail: Friday, April 14, 2017, 8:30 am - 10:30 pm

Tucker’s Grove and Kiwanis Meadows: Friday, April 28, 2017, 8:30 am - 10:30 am

UCSB Campus Lagoon: Friday, February 24, 2017, 8:30 am - 10:30 am

San Jose Creek West: Friday, May 26, 2017, 8:30 am - 10:30 am