Above: Image of a Hepatic Tanager taken by BJ Stacey on March 1 in Imperial Beach. It was taken during the San Diego Bird Festival on the Birding 100 trip.
The 17th annual San Diego Bird Festival takes wing on scenic Mission Bay February 28th through March 3rd, 2013, with Dr. John Fitzpatrick of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology as keynoter and Bill Thompson III of Bird Watcher’s Digest as a special guest. Festival HQ is just steps from San Diego's famous "Mile of Birds" river estuary.
Events include field trips, pelagic trips, workshops, the Birding & Optics EXPO, a Big Sit, and special Family Free Day bird and art events on Sunday, March 3. A 10-day post-Festival trip will explore the length of the wild and beautiful Baja Peninsula looking for endemic birds and visiting with California Gray Whales in a whale sanctuary.
For more information, visit http://www.sandiegoaudubon.org/events/bird-festival