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We’re Celebrating Bird LA Day with two great events

CATEGORY: Current Events · In the News |
On Apr 30, 2019

Friends of Griffith Park has TWO events on Bird LA Day… part of a broader celebration of winged species in the skies above us…

First up… Join us for the Bird LA Day in Griffith Park where birder Don White and FoGP’s own Gerry Hans, VP/Science will take us on a journey into the Fern Dell area. The route meanders through this historic area and then tapers slightly uphill toward the Griffith Observatory. It’s a fairly easy climb for bird aficionados of all ages and trust us: you will have fun!

If you have binoculars, bring “em, but if you don’t, we’ll have a handy-dandy scope for checking out species up close, and people with binoculars are always willing to share.

We hope you can join us for this FREE EVENT and remember, please be at Trails by 8 AM!

Later in the day, all participants of the Y3 Raptor Study are invited to join lead biologists, Dan Cooper and Courtney McCammon, for an update and Q&A session about the FoGP Raptor Survey. It’s already mid-season, and raptor volunteers are encountering many unique, challenging situations with their nests. So now’s the time to ask the experts and intersect with other volunteers! This event is open to all who might be interested, in addition to our many raptor volunteers.

A special invite from co-leader, Courtney McGammon…
Please join us for a discussion over coffee to talk about the season thus far. Dan Cooper and myself will be available to answer questions that you may have about your nest or raptors in general. Then, we will either walk or drive to a nearby nest to refresh our nest monitoring methods so that we can finish the season strong.

RSVP: Please indicate if you will be attending by going to and registering for your free ticket on the event page in the Calendar Section (right side of the page). The information is also posted here:

You can get more information on both these events by going to the calendar!



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