Event: Christmas Bird Count 4 Kids

Date: Saturday December 11, 2021

Time: 9:00 AM

Napa-Solano Audubon & Connolly Ranch Present Christmas Bird Count 4 Kids 2021! Children, bring your parents and a brown bag lunch, and come join us to look for birds in Napa's local Parks on Saturday, December 11th. The fun begins at 9:00 a.m. at Connolly Ranch. Participants will sign in, review birding strategies, have a binocular training, and break into small teams. Teams will then travel with their parents by car to nearby parks throughout Napa. Participants will hike with their team leaders, bird guide, checklist, and binoculars for 90 minutes of fun birding along a specific trail to record species and count birds. Children will experience the thrill of adding new birds to their list and keeping an accurate count of the birds they see. We will reconvene at Connolly Ranch at 11:30 to share bird observations, tabulate birds, enjoy lunch, and meet a special surprise guest!

(NSAS Event)


This half-day CBC4Kids is modeled on the traditional CBC’s geared largely towards experienced birders, but is a less rigorous citizen science adventure, designed as a fun activity for kids aged 7-16. Parents and their youngsters will join experienced birding leaders in Celebrating Nature, the Fun of Birding, and the Value of Citizen Science.

Preregister with Tammy Saunders at nsasedcoordinator@gmail.com . Please let Tammy know the number of children, their ages, and the number of adults that will be participating.

What to bring: Children ages 7-16, a pair of binoculars (we have extra loaner binoculars for those in need), brown bag lunch, water or drinks, suitable walking shoes and clothing layers for the day's weather conditions.

Time & Location: 9:00 - 1:00 Saturday, December 11th, Connolly Ranch - 3141 Browns Valley Road, Napa, CA 94558. Parking lot on Thompson Ave.

Covid Precautions: For Everyone’s Safety, all participants are required to be vaccinated and should wear masks when indoors or in close proximity. (Children under the age of 12, who have not had time to be vaccinated, are required to wear masks.) Participants must sign Connolly Ranch and NSAS Liability and Covid Waivers.

submitted on November 05, 2021, at 02:03 PM PST

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