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.




Feb. 14-17th Great Backyard Bird Count. Count birds in your yard, neighborhood, elsewhere, then submit them to eBird.  Here’s the link that tells how… https://gbbc.birdcount.org/get-started/

March 21st “Leader’s Choice”. Leaders: Kristine Sowl and Jim Herbert. Details coming…

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



February 24th. Regular Meeting and Presentation by Carol Harding: Nome: Exploring the Wildlife, Landscapes, and History of Alaska’s Arctic by Road

Kachemak Bay Birder Carol Harding visited Nome with some Homer friends last June and was surprised not only to discover a rich habitat that attracts birds, and birders, from all over the world, but also an area rich in culture and history. Come and enjoy this interesting presentation featuring a beautiful Alaska birding hotspot.

April 6th. Regular Meeting and Presentation by Aaron Lang: Shorebird Identification.  (Note: this is our “March Meeting”, change is due to a scheduling conflict.)

April 27th. Regular Meeting at 5:00 pm and starting at 5:30 preview/fundraiser of the Shorebird Festival Short Films: Voices of the Pacific Flyway, Birds of the Yellow Sea, Wetland Loss in the Yellow Sea, Alaska’s Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge.

May 18th (tentative date). Short meeting and Potluck with Slides from Members.

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.