Kachemak Bay Birders, established in 2008, is an informal organization of individuals interested in birds, birding, and the conservation of birds. We have no membership fees; our meetings and trips are free and open to the public.



November 9th Trip out on the Spit

Leader: Jim Herbert, 907-362-0020
Meet in the parking lot at the base of the Spit on Kachemak Drive at 12:30 pm. There will be a high tide that will bring the sea birds in closer and maybe we’ll find Rock Sandpipers, Gray-crowned Rosy Finches, ducks in Mud Bay, interesting gulls, raptors…many interesting fall birds out on our Spit!

December--no regular trips scheduled, “JUST” the Christmas Bird Count on Dec. 14th!! See below for details…

All trips and activities cosponsored by Kachemak Bay Birders and the Maritime National Wildlife Refuge.



October 28th. Meeting and Presentation by George Matz: Birding the North Atlantic; Comparing Iceland and Scotland to Alaska (June, 2019) 

November 25th. Meeting and Presentation by Kristine Sowl: Adventures With a Unique Alaskan Shorebird–the Bristle-thighed Curlew

December 11th: Dave Erikson’s Winter Bird Identification Class.
Islands and Ocean Visitor Center from 6-7:00 pm

December 14th: Christmas Bird Count
Meet at 8:30 am to get team assignments and area, breakfast goodies and tea/coffee available. Count all day and return at 4:30 to tabulate results and enjoy a pot potluck meal. Bring a dish to share… CBC Coordinator is Dave Erikson.

Note: no “regular” meeting in December

January 27th.  Meeting and Presentation by Michelle Michaud: South Africa and Namibia

All meetings are at the Islands and Ocean Visitor Center (Homer, Alaska) and start at 5:00 pm. Presentations start right after the meeting, unless otherwise noted. All meetings are free and everyone is welcome. Co-sponsored by Kachemak Bay Birders and the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge. For more information: Lani Raymond (399-9477), lanibirder@gmail.com.