Each year WFO holds a multi-day conference with scientific papers, field trips, workshops, panels, a keynote address, the annual membership meeting, and other events. The location varies each year as WFO attempts to span its region of coverage while also making its conferences accessible to the bulk of its members.
Wing Your Way to the…

Western Field Ornithologists
26–30 September 2018

Four Points by Sheraton Ventura Harbor Resort
1050 Schooner Drive, Ventura, CA  93001

Rewarding workshops and field trips, including two all-day pelagic trips to Santa Cruz Island (for Island Scrub-Jay) and pelagic waters beyond. The banquet's keynote speaker was David Ainley, of H.T. Harvey & Associate: “Population dynamics of seabirds in response to their prey, in the Gulf of the Farallones, 1980s to the present.” The plenary speaker at the Science Sessions was Paul Collins from the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. Plus Nathan Pieplow's sound quiz, and Ed Harper’s photographic quiz, and this year’s group of enthusiastic Youth Scholars.

Pueblo, Colorado
16–20 August, 2017

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