Ballona Wetlands, photo by Carol BabeliCelebrate birds and nature at multiple events scheduled across Los Angeles!

Ballona Wetlands salt water marsh - 9am - noon
First Saturdays event:
Bird walk and exploration of the wetlands Binoculars, microscopes, and spotting scopes on site for public use.
Location: Playa Del Rey - Enter through the gate located in the northeast corner of the parking lot behind Alkawater/Gordon’s Market, in the 300 block of Culver Blvd. in Playa del Rey.

Ballona Wetlands fresh water marsh - 9am - 2pm

Bird walk with Friends of Ballona
Location: Playa Vista: near Lincoln Blvd & Jefferson Blvd.

Black-crowned Night-heron South Los Angeles Wetland Park | Photo by Brad Rumble

Black-crowned Night-heron South Los Angeles Wetland Park | Photo by Brad Rumble

Explore the birds at South LA Wetlands Park
• 4 p.m. to Sunset
• National Park Service’s La Ranger Troca mobile visitor center will be on hand with Los Angeles Audubon‘s Brad Rumble for sunset birding at this fantastic location.
• South Los Angeles Wetlands Park is located at 5413 Avalon Blvd in Los Angeles.

Stocker Trailhead: Bird walk - 8am - noon

Check out the new trailhead connection to Kenneth Hahn - Stocker Corridor Trail is the easternmost segment of the Park to Playa Trail, a 13-mile regional trail that connects the Baldwin Hills Parklands to the Pacific Ocean.
Location: The Stocker Corridor Trail parallels Stocker Street with immediate connections to Norman O. Houston Park and Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area.
From the 405 southbound, take the Jefferson Boulevard exit and continue east and turn right onto West Slauson Avenue. From the 405 northbound, take the Jefferson Boulevard exit east and turn right on West Slauson Avenue. Turn left on La Cienega Boulevard, then right on Stocker Street, followed by a left onto La Brea Avenue. Parking is available at Norman O. Houston Park.

Other organizations are also hosting special events in celebration of Bird LA Day, check them out and join in on the fun!

May 7th list of events:

Map of event locations:

Check out this video from the 2015 BirdLA day!