What We Do

Field Trips

First Sunday Birding

Meets the first Sunday of every month at Cottonwood Marsh, Walden Wildlife Habitat, just off N. 75th St. between Valmont and Jay Roads. Trip times are 8 a.m. - 11 a.m. (May thru September), and 9 a.m. - 12 Noon (October thru April). Beginners welcome - bring binoculars, snack & water. Dress for the weather. Just show up! No reservations needed.

Summertime Midweek Birding

The Wednesday Roadrunners are active mid-April, May, June, July, August & September. Leave at 7:30 a.m. sharp each Wednesday morning to bird a local "hotspot" and return at 10:30 a.m. Meet at East Boulder Recreation Center at west end of the parking lot, 5660 Sioux Drive, off 55th St. between So. Boulder and Baseline Roads. Carpool is $1.00 to $2.00 (Depending on distance). No reservations needed - just show up. Bring binoculars, snack, & water. Dress for the weather.

Guided Field Trips

Several additional trips are planned for each month, usually on Saturdays. We have nearly 50 field trips each year. All trips are listed in the newsletter, and are posted at the Wild Bird Center store in Boulder.

Birdwatching Tips

Whether you are attending a Boulder Bird Club trip or birding on your own, our birdwatching tips are designed to help you get the most out of the experience.

Information for Trip Leaders

Our enthusiastic, considerate trip leaders are what makes the trips fun for all. If you are planning to be a trip leader, please read the Leaders' Field Trip Techniques page and follow its guidelines in preparing for your trip.

Group Meetings

The Spring Meeting is held in early Spring with an informative birding program, refreshments and a time to "get acquainted" with other birders.

The Summer Picnic is held in July in conjunction with a morning bird walk in the foothills and a "bring your own" picnic lunch.

The Winter Holiday Party is held in early December with other birders to enjoy some wonderful holiday goodies. "Our social event of the year" and an opportunity to recap the year's wonderful birding events. Birdwatching Tips