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Friends of the Inyo invites all birders and lovers of wildlife and beautiful landscapes to celebrate with us during the 3rd Annual Owens Lake Bird Festival, April 28-30, 2017 in Lone Pine, California. The Owens Lake Bird Festival promises great opportunities for experiencing a special place during the height of an awe inspiring migration of birds traveling between hemispheres.

This year’s festival includes:

Friday evening reception at the Western Film History Museum, Saturday and Sunday outings led by expert guides

Explore on and off Owens Lake through trips that cater to beginners and experts, and cover natural and cultural history.

New outings include a Keeler walking history tour, a bird and botany exploration in the Alabama Hills, and an Owens River Exploration.

Saturday evening reception including “The Amazing Shorebirds of Owens Lake” by Tom and Jo Heindel.

Early registration opens February 1 at 2 pm to all Friends of the Inyo members. Join Friends of the Inyo to gain access. Open registration begins February 15.

Festival participants receive a discount at the Best Western Frontier Plus Hotel in Lone Pine. Call and make your reservation soon.

Event details:

Tickets: $60, students $30, children 12 and under free

Registration includes Friday evening reception, trips on Saturday and Sunday plus continental breakfast on Saturday and Sunday / Saturday sack lunch $15

Must pre-order
Saturday dinner celebration $31.00

Includes catered dinner from the Grill, beer from Mountain Rambler Brewery and wine from Barefoot Wines, and Inyo County’s long time pre-eminent birders Tom and Jo Heindel present “The Amazing Shorebirds of Owens Lake.”