CoastWatch Events

CoastWatch intertidal field trip.  Photo by Alex Derr.
CoastWatch intertidal field trip. Photo by Alex Derr.
Feb
19

Oystercatcher Talk

February 19, 2020, Seaside

Black Oystercatchers at Haystack Rock.\Photo by Molly Sultany.

Learn about the black oystercatcher, a unique shorebird of conservation concern that depends on rocky shoreline habitats, in a talk sponsored by the Necanicum Watershed Council on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 6 p.m. at the Seaside Public...

Apr
8

Shorebird Presentation

April 8, 2020, Cannon Beach

Juvenile Semipalmated Sandpiper.\Photo by Molly Sultany.

Shorebirds will be the subject when the Friends of Haystack Rock lecture series hosts a talk on by Janet Essley on “Tidal Flats, Victorian Prudes, and Going to the Moon:  What We Can Learn from Sandpipers.”  The event, free and open to...

Past Events

Jan
21

Peregrine Falcon Presentation

January 21, 2016, Newport

Photo of Peregrine Falcon chick.
Peregrine Falcon chick. Photo by Wayne Hoffman.
The peregrine falcons that inhabit Yaquina Head will be the topic at the next meeting of the Yaquina Birders & Naturalists.  Open to all, the event takes place at 7 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 21, at the Public Meeting Room of Central Lincoln PUD...
Jan
9

Climate Change and Salmon Talk

January 9, 2016, Yachats

Photo of Rebecca Flitcroft.
Rebecca Flitcroft.
Salmon are iconic in part because of the many environments they move through and the many challenges they confront.  From their spawning in the headwaters of streams and rivers to the far reaches of the Pacific and back again, they cope with diverse situations.  How will...
Jan
7

Yaquina Bay Bird Count Report

January 7, 2016

Photo of Ram Papish.
Ram Papish.
The public is invited to a talk by wildlife artist Ram Papish at the MidCoast Watersheds Council meeting on Thursday, January 7, at 6:30 p.m. in Newport, to learn about the results of the annual Yaquina Bay Christmas Bird Count and changes in bird populations that have been...
Dec
17

Presentation Will Show How Birding Counts

December 17, 2015, Newport

Photo of Wood Ducks by Ram Papish.
Wood Ducks. Photo by Ram Papish.
Birders and bird-lovers all over the nation, including the Oregon coast, participate every year in the Audubon Society’s Christmas Bird Count.  This is a form of citizen science that has been running for decades.

There are a lot of active birders in the...