Special Event: 2023 Winter Bird Count For Kids


Date & Time

Saturday, January 21, 2023
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Come join us for our 9th annual Winter Bird Count for kids.

Let us introduce the young members of your family to the fun of bird watching! All kids ages 8 – 16 are welcome with a responsible adult. Experienced naturalists will teach Birding Basics and a Binocular Boot Camp (bring some binoculars or borrow ours), then guide you on a walk around Lake Los Carneros. Learn how to identify, record, and tally the bird species observed, then take your very own bird list home as a souvenir!

Location: Lake Los Carneros Park


From Hwy 101 take Los Carneros exit (Exit 107)

  • Head towards the mountains
  • Proceed straight through the round-a-bout
  • After the round-a-bout the Goleta Rail Road Depot will be on your right
  • Park in the parking lot behind the fire station or follow directors to overflow lot


  • Check in starts at 9:00 am at the lawn area adjacent to the Stow House

Introducing Young People to the Fun of Bird Watching

  • A free event for kids at Lake Los Carneros Park, Goleta
  • All kids 8-16 are welcome with a responsible adult
  • Led by experienced naturalists
  • Birding Basics Binocular Boot Camp – bring binoculars or borrow ours
  • Guided walk around Lake Los Carneros
  • Record and tally the bird species observed
  • Take home a souvenir bird list, new knowledge and great memories
  • Free t-shirt for the first 75 kids

And please leave your dog at home!

Download the event flyer, double sided English/Spanish, and pass along to friends
Download Here

For questions contact us HERE

Sponsored by Santa Barbara Audubon Society, with support from

  • the City of Goleta

Santa Barbara Audubon Society is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization

Artwork Credit: Karen Schroeder-