January 13-16, 2023
Event Program/Schedule

Available in October 2022

View the 2022 festival program for reference


Type of Event: F/Field Trip, P/Presentation, S/Special Program (Nature events highlighted in turquoise)

Level of Difficulty: B/Beginner, Y/Youth Encouraged, W/Wheelchair Accessible

$: Fees for busses, boats, kayaks, field trips and master classes

Meeting Place: CLAZ/Cloisters (Azure Street),  COP/Camp Ocean Pines,  CPAC/Cuesta College Performing Arts Center,  CPP/Cal Poly Pier,  ECP/El Chorro Park,  FR/Fiscalini Ranch,  HH/Harmony Headlands,  HR/Halter Ranch, IMB/Inn at Morro Bay LCR/Las Cruzitas Ranch,  LL/Laguna Lake, LOL/Lopez Lake,  MBCC Morro Bay Community Center, MBL/Morro Bay Landing,  MBSPM/MB State Park Marina,  MR/Morro Rock,  MU/Museum,  OF/Oso Flaco Lake,  PB/Point Buchon,  SBCC/South Bay Community Center,  SLOBG/SLO Botanical Garden,  SMLRS/Santa Margarita Lake Ranger Station,  SPM/State Park Marina, SR/Sunshine Ranch,  SRR/Santa Rita Ranch,  SST/ Sub Sea Tours,  VR/Veterans Hall,  VH/Vandenheuvel Ranch,  WC/Washburn Creek,  WV/Wolff Vineyards

Bilingual program/Programas bilingües

In 2022, the Morro Bay Winter Bird Festival has 3 bilingual programs. En 2022, el Festival de Aves del Invierno de Morro Bay tiene 3 programas bilingües.

  • Songbirds in the Pines, Thur. 1/13, 9 am-12 noon and Sat. 1/15, 8 am-12 noon/Aves Cantoras en los Pinos, jueves 13 de enero, 9 am-12 mediodía y sábado 15 de enero, 8 am-12 mediodía
  • Birding Along the Shore, Fri. 1/14, 8 am-12 noon/Aves a lo Largo de la Bahía, viernes 14 de enero, 8 am-12 mediodía
  • Observing owls at night, Fri. 1/14, Sat. 1/15, and Sun. 1/16, 3:30-9:30 pm. Observando búhos en la noche, viernes 14 de enero, sábado 15 de enero, y domingo 16 de enero, 3:30-9:30 pm.
  • For more information, please check the schedule. Para más información, por favor chequear el horario.

Important Information: The festival program/schedule is subject to change. The "plan your itinerary by day" dropdown is directly connected to our event planning system and has reliable, up-to-date event information.

Events fill up fast. Please review the available events link first to see what's available.  Each event has a number. You can tell what day the trip/event is held based on the number. Trip numbers in the 100's are on Thursday, 200's on Friday, 300's on Saturday, etc.

Thursday, January 13  -  Monday, January 17


  1. Use the dropdown menu to view trips/events on specific days. 
  2. Click on the title to view event details which includes links to Leader/Co-leader information & maps to meeting places


Festival Closed