Friday Bird Walk – Ellings Park

Date & Time

Friday, November 24, 2023
8:30 am - 10:30 am

Elings park is a 250 acre private non-profit park open to the public. Known mostly for it’s athletic, cultural and natural environs, it hosts varied habitat and trails that can lead one to many places that birds call home.

We will do everything we can for a safe experience, but COVID is always a risk. Additionally, SBAS may decide to cancel events should pandemic conditions warrant it. For these reasons, we ask that:

  • All attendees be vaccinated, each participant bring a mask to the event, and social distancing be practiced to the greatest extent practicable.
  • Masks be worn in car pool situations.
  • Prior to attending any bird walk or field trip, please go to for directions and event updates.

Target Birds:

  • Raptors
  • Song Birds
  • Juncos
  • Warblers
  • Finches
  • Hutton Vireo
  • California Thrasher
  • & Others


  • From Hwy 101 take the Las Positas off ramp
  • Head towards the ocean
  • The third stoplight is the entrance road to Elings Park
  • Turn left at the light onto Jerry Harwin Parkway
  • Proceed to the Battistone Foundation Soccer parking lot located in front of the park office building
  • We will meet there and bird the area


Other Information:

  • Bring water, snack
  • Wear comfortable shoes
  • Bring a hat
  • Binoculars a must, spotting scopes are of limited use

Trip Coordinator:

Sponsored By Santa Barbara Audubon Society