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Come hiking with world renowned birder Dr. John Trochet, Field Ornithologist with U.C. Davis, through some of the most remote riparian areas of the Cosumnes River Preserve. Journey through a portion of the Preserve ordinarily closed to public visitation. You will see many of the jewels of the Preserve; the Tall Forest, the Accidental Forest, and more. With a little luck we should see and hear over 90 species of birds, and a variety of mammals, including deer, raccoon, river otter, beaver, and more.
The meeting location at Cosumnes River Preserve will be posted shortly and attendees will be notified by email.
Make it a weekend event and spend the night at Comfort Inn, 10380 Twin Cities Rd., Galt CA. Mention the Galt Winter Bird Festival to receive special discounts on room rates! Call (209) 744-7180 for discount details.
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10th Annual Galt Winter Bird Festival
A DECADE CELEBRATING BIRDS
The City of Galt, in collaboration with the Cosumnes River Preserve and Galt Joint Union Elementary and High School Districts, is pleased to bring you the 10th Annual Winter Bird Festival on Saturday, January 21, 2017. Our festival guests will enjoy the beauty and tranquility of the Cosumnes River Preserve and the incredible opportunity to catch sightings of waterfowl, shorebirds and wildlife in their winter habitat. Festival headquarters provide a starting point for exclusive preserve tours, educational presentations, wildlife shows, art displays, wine walk, hometown history and hands-on activities.
This is a winter celebration you'll always remember!
8:00 am – 4:00 pm
COME FOR THE BIRDS, STAY FOR THE FOOD! This year, we are joining up with SactoMoFo Food Trucks, so bring your appetite!!
9:00 am LUCIOLE DESIGN, Landscape Artist Mike Heacox
10:00 am UC DAVIS HUMMINGBIRD HEALTH CONSERVATION PROGRAM
11:30 am DAVID SIBLEY, Key Note Speaker
12:30 pm DAVID SIBLEY, Book Signing
1:30 pm CORKY QUIRK, Going Batty
2:30 pm WILD THINGS, INC.
3:30 pm HAWKS, HONKERS AND HOOTS
6:00 am – 8:30 am Zen Optic Sunrise Tour / Lon Yarbrough
6:30 am – 10:00 am Remote Riparian & Tall Forest withJohn Trochet
7:00 am – 2:00 pm BIG DAY Bird Tour & Competition
8:00 am – 11:00 am Spanish Speaking Bird Tour
9:00 am – 1:00 pm Heritage Oaks Bird Walk & Lunch
8:00 am – 11:00 am Cosumnes River Preserve Kids Treasure Hunt Birding Tour
1:30 pm – 4:30 pm Beer & Birds Cosumnes River Preserve Barn
1:30 pm – 5:00 pm Delta Birding Tour
4:30 pm Sunset Tour Staten Island
**NO REFUNDS FOR ALL TOUR TICKET PURCHASES
CLICK ON A TOUR BELOW TO REGISTER!