The exhibit hall is free and open to the public!

Scopes Exhibit hall hours:
Wednesday 2/21  3:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Thursday 2/22  3:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Friday 2/23  3:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Saturday 2/24  Noon to 7:00 pm
Sunday 2/25 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

We will have representatives from the following companies:

Out of this World ---our optics retailler for the festival!
Swarovski Optik North America, Ltd
Kowa Optimed, Inc.
Cheepers! Birding on a Budget
Holbrook Travel, Inc.
Birding Ecotours
Birds & Nature Portugal
Bird Watcher's Digest
Marcy Gray Design Studio
Flores Crow Studio
Hunt's Photo and Camera ----our camera and photography retailer
Space Coast Birding and Wildlife Festival
Tamron - check out their LENS LENDING program! (see below)
Panasonic LUMIX - check out their LENS LENDING program!
Marna Schindler, Artist
Valley Nature Center
Tuscon Audubon
Bird Life International
Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Tamron and Panasonic LUMIX lens lending program: give them your ID at the booth and borrow a lens to try. This is an extraordinary opportunity to compare and contrast.

  • Printable 2018 Bird Festival Brochure [PDF]
  • Printable 2018 Registration Worksheet/Mail-in Registration Form [PDF]
  • Complete list of sightings from 2017 Festival [PDF]
  • 2018 Silent Auction Donor Form [PDF]
  • 2018 California Young Birders Scholarship Form [PDF]
  • A listing of our Ethical Birding Guidelines
Hosted by San Diego Audubon Society
Dana MB Vert

Heermann's Gull Level $3500+ 
 Swarovski OpticsFish and Wildlife ServicesNational Wildlife Refuge Services

Red-shouldered Hawk Level $1500-$3499
Bird Watcher's Digest

Rhinoceros Auklet $1000-$1499
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Out of This World
Eagle Optics

Ridgway's Rail $500-$999
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Hunt's Photo and Video 
BRANT Nature Tours
Cheepers! Birding on a Budget
Space Coast Birding and Wildlife Festival

California Gnatcatcher $250-$499
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Wrentit up to $249

Marcy Gray 


Bird Festival Sponsors

Contact Info

4010 Morena Blvd
Suite #100
San Diego, CA 92117
(858) 273-7800

Office Hours

Our office is staffed by volunteer receptionists. Please call (858) 273-7800 before planning your visit to ensure someone will be there to assist you.