The Great Christmas Bird Count

Dec 16, 2017 | 06:00AM - 05:00PM
What kinds of birds call Sequoia National Park home for the winter? How many are there? Do you have a guess? Spend part, or all of the day, to help count wintering birds of Sequoia National Park. This day is full of adventure and accomplishments; New trails, new birds, new memories together. All ages, levels, and interests in bird watching are encouraged to participate! Children who enjoy watching animals in their backyard often love bird watching. Sturdy walking shoes and weather appropriate clothing are a must. Bring food and water. Be prepared to car caravan in winter driving conditions. Loaner binoculars and bird books are available. 

Cost: Free. Volunteers registered for the "owling" and birding events at the count will receive free park entrance for the event. 

6 am-7am for “owling’
7 am-5 pm for birding 

Difficulty: Easy to strenuous 

Ages: All. Children must be accompanied by an adult chaperone. 

Meeting Location: Foothills Visitor Center, Sequoia National Park 

Bring: Food and Water

Events and Times: 
“Owling”- 6AM to 7AM 
Birding - 7AM to 5PM 

Questions? Please call the Sequoia Field Institute at 559.565.4251 or email

Registration ends on Friday, December 15 at 4:00pm.