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Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Sponsored Post: August Is For The Birds and Bird Lovers!

Bird watching along the L.A. River/Martha Benedict

Do you bird L.A.? The last few weeks of August are getting birdy in this part of town! Check out these awesome upcoming events around L.A.’s Eastside:

The New Echo Park Lake Bird Walk with the Los Angeles Audubon Society
August 17 | 8 am – 10 am
Meet near the Boathouse
751 Echo Park Avenue at Laguna Avenue

Birds love water, add the trees and grass, and you got a pretty cool urban habitat. Over the years, Audubon members have logged over 75 species over the years at the Lake. Now’s your chance to see some of the regulars and look for some new ones. This is a fun walk and beginners are encouraged to participate. Binoculars are strongly recommended. A bird guide and a hat are suggested too.

The Bird Show/Reversible Eye

The L.A. Bird Show’s Opening Reception
August 17 |  1 pm
Sunday’s Best/Sancho, 1547 W. Sunset Blvd, Echo Park

The L.A. Bird show is a bird-themed art show curated by Reversible Eye in partnership with the Echo Park Ornithology Club and Magic Monster Radio. Birds + Art + Music + Stories + Lectures = Bird Afternoon in Echo Park.

Los Angeles River Birding with the Audubon Center at Debs Park
August 23 |  9 am – 10 am
Meets at Marsh Park
2960 Marsh St., Elysian Valley

Man, the River just keeps getting better and here is another way to enjoy this amazing resource: BIRDWATCH! This is an easy walk, great for beginners BYOB: Bring Your Own Bincoluars.S ponsored by MRCA.

Audubon Film Fridays
August 23 | 7 pm
Audubon Center at Debs Park
4700 N. Griffin Avenue

Audubon Film Fridays at the Audubon Center at Debs Park have been a tradition for 7 years. Join us on August 23 for the final movie of the summer: A Bug’s Life. Movies begin around dusk but you should come around 7 pm, to get a spot and to see some live creepy crawlers. This is a free event. The Audubon Center at Debs Park is located at 4700 N. Griffin Avenue, LA 90031.

More Info about these events can be found here:

Birdla.org

Facebook.com/ibirdla

Twitter.com/ibirdla

This Sponsored Post is an advertisement on behalf of the Audubon Center at Debs Park

One comment

  1. Great news. Bird life is getting more diverse by the day — spotted this weekend, (what seemed to be a small, juvenile) White egret who was picking off mosquito fish on north end. And a sharp blue bill stood out on two small ducks, got telephoto shots.

    Went online for IDs, believe they are male Ruddy ducks. The blue on bill is incredible, looks painted.

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