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Salton Sea Bird Festival

January 13, 2024 @ 7:00 am 5:00 pm

The Evolving Salton Sea: What you See and What the Sea Provides 

The Salton Sea Bird Festival is sponsored by Sea and Desert Interpretive Association, the Sonny Bono Salton Sea National Wildlife Refuge and the Salton Sea State Recreation Area.

Activities and Field Events
Birding 101, Sunrise Walks at both the Salton Sea State Recreation Area and the Sonny Bono Salton Sea National Wildlife Refuge, How to Photograph Birds, North–South Trip (car pooling, from 8 am to 4 pm; includes stops at special spots where participants can get out and find some of the over 400 species of birds of the Salton Sea area), Keynote Speakers at the end of the day at both Sonny Bono and the Park (topics to include the current state of the Sea, what progress is being made, and current information on the birds, their populations, and habitats). T-shirts will be available along with snack lunches. Coffee and Danish, etc., will be available in the morning. Waivers are required for any one participating in activities.

All activities begin at the sign posted in front of the Visitor Center. Activities are free, however, DONATIONS are greatly appreciated. Participants must sign in with their Activity Leader. T-shirts, continental breakfast, and lunches are not free. As this is a service to the public and not a fundraiser, we will try to keep costs to a minimum.


Sea and Desert Interpretive Association

760-702-6032 (Bill Meister, President)

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Salton Sea State Recreation Area

100-225 State Park Road
North Shore, California 92254 United States
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