Carpinteria Birdwatching Classes

Classes and outings are free of charge. Classes are held on the third Wednesday of each month (usually) at 6:30 p.m.

We also do a low-key birdwatching outing somewhere around Carpinteria on the Saturday after each class.

October Class Details:

  • When: Wednesday, October 17, 2018, 6:30 pm
  • Where: Silver Sands Mobile Home Park, 349 Ash Ave, Carpinteria (see directions below)
  • Subject: Warblers, Using eBird

Future Class Schedule:

  • Wednesday, October 17, 6:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, November 14, 6:30 p.m. <– Note: earlier date (2nd Wed.) to avoid Thanksgiving

October Outing Details:

For the October outing we’ll be going back to the Carpinteria Salt Marsh Nature Park. With luck we’ll get a look at a Yellow-crowned Night Heron. Maybe an Osprey! Or a Greater Roadrunner!

  • When: Saturday, October 20, 2018, 8 a.m.
  • Where: Carpinteria Salt Marsh Nature Park
  • Directions: Park along Ash Avenue, then meet near the south entrance to the marsh (near the bathrooms by the beach).

Things to bring:

  • Binoculars (if you have them)
  • Clothing and footwear suitable for walking
  • Sun protection
  • Water

Future Outing Schedule:

  • Saturday, October 20, 8 a.m., Carpinteria Salt Marsh Nature Park
  • Saturday, November 17, 8 a.m., location TBA <- Note: earlier date to avoid conflicting with Thanksgiving

Directions for all Wednesday evening classes:

Classes are held at:

Silver Sands Mobile Home Park Clubhouse
349 Ash Ave.
Carpinteria, CA 93013

Take Linden Avenue south toward the beach. After you cross the railroad tracks, turn right on Dorrance Way. At the end of the street, where it meets Ash Avenue, park along Ash Avenue in front of the Silver Sands Mobile Home Park. Overflow parking is also available to the south (left) along Ash Avenue.

Walk into the mobile home park by the south (left) driveway. The clubhouse is the first building on your left. (See below; click for larger map.)

Questions? Contact John Callender,, or call 805-455-0053.