Sunrise light on a grove of tufa towers emerging from the water of Mono Lake with soft green and dusty-red wild grasses in the foreground, Canada geese in the shallow water with reflections of the rocky towers, and desert hills in the distance.

Space still open in Bird Chautauqua programs

The eighteenth annual Mono Basin Bird Chautauqua is happening next weekend, June 14–16! The weather has warmed up, the birds have arrived in the Eastern Sierra, and many Chautauqua programs still have space.

Join us next weekend for the Mono Basin Bird Chautauqua! Photo by Elin Ljung.

If you have been on the fence about attending this year’s Chautauqua, we hope this list of open programs (below) convinces you to join us. You can still register for a fantastic weekend of field trips, workshops, and presentations—don’t miss out!

101: Birding Mono’s south shore & beyond—field trip with Justin Hite
129: Learning to listen: Birding by ear for beginners—field trip with Karyn “Kestrel” O’Hearn
137: Birding for beginners—field trip with Lacey Greene
145: Fire by friction—outdoor workshop with Peter Bergen
161: Lakeshore family adventure—family field trip with Michael Ross
165: Birds of the Southern Ocean—presentation from Vern Gersh & Terry McLaughlin
175: Mono Lake: Connecting the hemisphere through migratory birds—presentation from Rob Clay

207: Big sit—field trip with Krista Fanucchi
221: Snag forest bird walk—field trip with Maya Khosla
240: Los Angeles Aqueduct tour—field trip with Bartshe Miller
243: Touring policy hot spots—field trip with Geoff McQuilkin
261: Mar Chiquita: Is its future secured?—presentation from Hernán Casañas
263: Furry and footed: Deciphering signs of mammals in the Eastern Sierra—workshop with Burleigh Lockwood
265: Conservation status of phalaropes in the Western Hemisphere—panel discussion with Bartshe Miller (moderator), Ryan Carle, Hernán Casañas, Marcela Castellino, and Rob Clay
273: Rendering images onto scratchboard—workshop with Ane Carla Rovetta
275: Falling for flycatchers: From the temperate zone to the tropics—evening presentation from Steve Shunk
277: Climate change challenges: Timing mismatches and carry-over effects—evening presentation from Tom Hahn

303: Bird sounds part 2—field study with Roy Poucher
305: Big sit—field trip with Savannah Boiano
309: Wing beats around the basin—field trip with Jim Woods
339: Fields’ guide to Osprey—field trip with Lisa Fields
341: Capturing birds with pencil & paper—workshop with Keith Hansen

Feel free to contact us by email if you have any questions about the event. We’re looking forward to seeing you next week!

We look forward to seeing you at the Chautauqua next week. Photo by Elin Ljung.