Owens Lake Bird Festival

2019 Festival dates April 26-28

Photo courtesy of LADWP.

2019 Registration

Early registration for Friends of the Inyo members begins on February 8th, 2019.
Make sure you have access to your first choice of outings by becoming a member today!

2019 Schedule

2019 Schedule of Outings
2019 Outing Leaders


About Owens Lake
Map of Owens Lake
Videos of the Festival
Birds spotted at Owens Lake in 2018

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

Eagle Optics

Whitney Portal Hostel

Dow Villa Motel

Boulder Creek RV Resort

Seasons Restaurant