Owens Lake Bird Festival

2019 Festival dates April 26-28

Sun Bird sculpture owens lake
The Sun Rises on a new OLBF! -Ben Wickham

2019 Registration

Early registration for Friends of the Inyo members begins early February 2019.
Make sure you have access to your first choice of outings by becoming a member today!

Program (2018)

Outing Leaders (2018)

Schedule of outings (2018)

About Owens Lake
Map of Owens Lake
Birds of Owens Lake (2018)

Videos of the Festival

Birding Ethics

Lodging & Restaurants

Eastern Sierra Birding Trail Map

Here’s a list of the birds we saw during the 2017 festival.

Check out this inspirational short film about Owens Lake, Mike Prather, and the importance of being present.

Thank you to our sponsors and partners:


Eastern Sierra Interpretive Association Logo

Eastern Sierra Audubon Logo

Metabolic studio logo

The following businesses are providing support to this year’s festival:

McDonalds of Bishop and Lone Pine

Mountain Rambler Brewery

KMMT- Mammoth Lakes

Mono Lake Committee

Best Western Plus Frontier Motel

The Grill

Barefoot Wine

Eagle Optics

Whitney Portal Hostel

Dow Villa Motel

Boulder Creek RV Resort

Seasons Restaurant