Welcome to the Twelfth Annual Monterey Bay Birding Festival
RegistrationIf you missed on-line registration you can still register on-site at the Festival Headquarters.
Field TripsJoin us on some fascinating trips and once in a lifetime opportunities!
WorkshopsLearn all kinds of interesting facts and techniques about birds and how to enjoy them!
LecturesLearn more about the amazing speakers we have lined up for this year!
Welcome to the home of one of the most spectacular birding and wildlife venues in North America, The Monterey Bay Birding Festival.
Located at the Watsonville Civic Plaza at 275 Main Street in Watsonville, California.
Extraordinary Field Trip Leaders, Presenters and WorkshopsThe Monterey Bay Birding Festival field trips leaders are all extraordinary birders who delight in sharing their love of birds and favorite birding venues with you. Each year we have a stellar line-up of evening presentations and daily workshops to augment your birding festival experience.
Sharing Your Love of BirdsTake advantage of this total immersion in all things birds with fellow bird enthusiasts from around the world. You’ll have lots of opportunities to share birding stories during field trips, workshops, the opening reception, and while perusing the Birders Marketplace.
Supporting Our CommunityThe Monterey Bay Birding Festival is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization under the management of a passionate group of volunteers dedicated to making the festival the best experience possible for guests and providing enrichment for our community. Many volunteer opportunities are available. Please check out the Volunteers page and send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
You can still register ON-SITE for the Twelfth Annual Monterey Bay Birding Festival starting September 22nd through September 25, 2016. ON-SITE registration for walk-ins is still available. Please come to the festival headquarters at the Watsonville Civic Center...read more
The Monterey Bay Birding Festival (MBBF) is pleased to announce a collaboration with Moss Landing Marine Lab (MLML) on Saturday, September 24, 2016, from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Several free events will be available along with workshops offered by MBBF. The full...read more
On Sunday, September 25, 2016, we’ll be holding a series of new, fun-filled events for individuals and families to enjoy throughout the day until 3 p.m. Events will take place at the Watsonville Civic Plaza located at 275 Main Street, Watsonville, top floor. Most...read more