Special Event: 2024 Winter Bird Count For Kids

Date & Time

Saturday, January 20, 2024
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Come join us for our 10th 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!

We know rain is forcast but Santa Barbara Audubon will be at Stow House Saturday morning!


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


  • Registration starts at 9:00 am at the Stow House Parking Lot
  • Please register prior to 9:30 am

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Introducing Young People to the Fun of Bird Watching

  • A free birding basics event for kids 8-16 with a responsible adult
  • Guided walk around the lake with an experienced naturalist
  • Binocular Boot Camp – bring binoculars or borrow ours
  • Free souvenir bird list and t-shirt (for the first 75 kids)
  • Record and tally the bird species you see

And please leave your dog at home!

Download the event flyer, and pass along to friends
Download Here

For questions contact us HERE

Graphic by Lucy London

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