Don’t miss the next Avicultural Society of America, Avicultural Conference
Hosted by Sea World, San Diego


The Bahia Hotel. 998 West Mission Bay Drive, San Diego CA 92109, Phone: 858.488.0551

San Diego, CA March 11-14, 2015

ASA Members $195
Non-members $220

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2015 Speaker Schedule:

Thursday – Bahia Meeting Room

9:50 President’s Welcome

10am Justin Brackett Micronesion Kingfisher rearing and SSP overview

11am Liz Koustos, Mazuri – Current Concepts in Avian Nutrition

12-2pm Lunch Charles Gailband Bird Demonstration

2pm Dick Zembal – Southern California Conservation Projects

3pm Laura Chee, US Fish and Wildlife Service – Smuggling and Birds

4pm Bill Robles Project Puffin


Friday – Bahia Meeting Room

10am – Gamini Ratnavira – Birds of Sri Lanka

11am – Linda Henry, SeaWorld – Lighting and Birds

Friday Afternoon – Sea World Tour and BBQ


Saturday – Bahia Meeting Room

10am Johnpaul Houston – Blackpool Zoological Society   Scaly-sided Merganser Program EAZA

11am Nicole LaGreco, San Diego Zoo Global – The Mangrove Finch project in the Galapagos Islands

12-2pm Lunch

2pm Rebecca Schwartz, San Diego Audubon – Audubon’s Important Bird Area Program and Conservation Planning

3pm Cynthia Gitter Crowned Crane Conservation: African Crane Trade Project

4pm Jessica Theule, San Diego Zoo Global- 2014 Highlights at the SDZ’s Avian Propagation Cente


Saturday Evening – Bahia Banquet Room

6:00pm Cocktail Reception and Auction – Joan Embery animal encounter

7pm Banquet & Keynote – Jerry Jennings Breeding Behavior in the Chestnut-mandibled Toucan (Ramphastos swainsonii)”


Enjoy some images from our past Conferences.

Don’t miss the fun!