Birding at Lake Tahoe with TINS

October 15, 2021
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Badger from Tahoe Institute of Natural SciencesAs we transition into winter, Tahoe can see large numbers of migrating waterfowl, sparrows and finches shuffling around, and more eagles – the annual Tahoe Big Year by Tahoe Institute for Natural Science (TINS) should bring a couple more months of great birding!  Join Will Richardson for bird watching walks to introduce us to the migratory birds of the Lake Tahoe region.

You may even see a badger and coyote hanging out – scroll down to see the video!

Click here for a complete list of TINS events.  Please note all events are subject to change due to Covid 19.

  • October 27, Tahoe Big Year Monthly Gathering – Virtual
  • November 16 – Tahoe Big Year Outing – Taylor Creek, South Lake Tahoe, CA
  • November 17 – Tahoe Big Year Monthly Gathering: Winter Migrants – Virtual
  • November 18-19 – Central Valley Birding Symposium – Virtual
  • December 7 – Sierra Valley Raptors Outing
  • December 8 – Tahoe Big Year Outing – Location TBD
  • December 15 – South Lake Tahoe Christmas Bird Count, Various Locations, South Lake Tahoe, CA

The Tahoe Institute for Natural Science (TINS) is a nonprofit organization seeking to advance the natural history, conservation, and ecosystem knowledge of the Tahoe region. Its long-term goal is to bring a world-class interpretive nature center and educational facility to the Tahoe area. Currently, the organization engages in multiple science, education, and outreach programs to promote greater appreciation, understanding, and stewardship of the natural resources of the Tahoe region.