This year’s San Diego Bird Festival February 28 to March 3. The main speaker will be John Fitzpatrick and Bill Thompson. There will be workshops, field trips including three pelagic trips, social mixers, keynote banquet, family day, and Birding & Optics EXPO are returning in 2012. The field trips will go to all areas of San Diego County. Destinations include the desert and mountains, lake and lagoons, and four pelagic trips. There are special events for families and children on Sunday, March 4. Kid-friendly activities include a Beginning Bird Art Workshop, the Raptor Rap Workshop, and a Bird Calling Workshop.
For more information, registration, brochure and full schedule go to: http://www.sandiegoaudubon.org/events/bird-festival