Student Programs

Upcoming Events & News

Upcoming Events


We are excited to announce 2023 WFO student and young birder Zoom programs!

Registration is required for these FREE events. Sign up at administrator@westernfieldornithologists.org.

  • Wednesday, January 18, at 5:00 pm PST:  Eleanor Diamant, PhD candidate at UCLA will discuss her experience researching and studying ornithology. Watch Zoom recording here!
  • Saturday, January 21, at 12:00 pm PST: Liberty Wildlife in Phoenix, AZ. Meet ambassador animals (including live birds) and learn about their non-eagle feather repository. Explore Liberty Wildlife.
  • Saturday, February 11, at 12:00 pm PST: WFO student scholar panel with Blythe Wilde, Calvin Bonn, Fianna Wilde, and Lara Tseng! Learn from your peers about their experience as birders and their career goals. Register here.
  • Thursday, March 16, 2023, at 5:00 pm PST: Dan Airola, Jon Dunn, Bob Gill, and Colleen Handel—who work in the wildlife and ornithology fields—discuss their career path, and offer tips for the next generation of birders. Register here.

View past presentations here.

WFO Online Newsletter


WFO has a quarterly online newsletter with a wealth of informative articles, some written by students. Read about student activities at the September 2022 WFO Reno conference.

Students are invited to submit original articles of about 500 words on any bird-related topic. Also welcome are photos, sketches, and field notebook pages. WFO members look forward to reading about the activities of student birders.

Submit your work to: administrator@westernfieldornithologists.org.


Latest Online Newsletter

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