ABA Birding Festivals

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20 Festival(s) Found

Wings Over Water

18 Oct 2016 — 23 Oct 2016

Wings Over Water Wildlife Festival is comprised of dozens of birding, paddling, photography, art and natural history trips, tours and programs. The Wings Over Water region is part of the Atlantic Flyway, in which over 400 bird species live or migrate. The area is also home to a variety of reptiles and amphibians, black bear, river otter, alligators and the endangered red wolf.

Manteo, NC, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Coastal Wildlife Refuge Society
Contact Person: Steve Brumfield
Phone Number: 252-216-9464
Website: http://www.wingsoverwater.org

ndian River Birding & Bird and Nature Art Show

21 Oct 2016 — 23 Oct 2016

9-10 Tours and lectures focusing on the Indian River Lagoon. Coupled with a Plein Air paint out and Bird and Nature Art show all at Environmental Learning Center as a partner to Pelican Island Preservation Society the friends group to the very first refuge in the Nation.

Vero Beach, FL, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Pelican Island Preservation Society/Indian River Birding & Bird and Nature art show
Contact Person: Debbie Avery
Phone Number: 7724946306
Website: http://www.firstrefuge.org

Rio Grande Valley Birding Festival

02 Nov 2016 — 06 Nov 2016

The Rio Grande Valley Birding Festival has been a premier birding festival, now in its 23rd year. Field trips aboard charter buses or passenger vans with superior guides, to a variety of habitats. Seminars and social events, fantastic trade show, a big sit at the headquarters, and an Art & Writing Contest for Secondary Ed kids. We welcome all levels of birders!

Harlingen, TX,

Organization Information
Organization Name: Rio Grande Valley Birding Festival
Contact Person: Stephanie Mahathey
Phone Number: 956-423-5565
Website: http://www.rgvbf.org

CA Swan Festival

11 Nov 2016 — 13 Nov 2016

The California Swan Festival is timed to honor the return of the tundra swans to their winter home. Arriving in the tens of thousands and in close-knit family groups, they make a spectacular show for bird watchers and photographers. The festival offers workshops, presentations, guided tours and educational programs catering to bird and nature enthusiasts of all ages and levels of interest.

Marysville, CA, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Visit Yuba-Sutter
Contact Person: Briana Struckmeyer
Phone Number: 5307436501
Website: http://www.caswanfestival.com

Festival of the Cranes

15 Nov 2016 — 20 Nov 2016

Our 29th Festival of the Cranes is coming! We are considered one of the premiere birding and photography festivals in the country. More than 158 event sessions in six days at one of the best wildlife refuges in the country, Bosque del Apache NWR. American birding legend Kenn Kaufman is joining us as a tour leader. See our website for Festival event session listings. Registration starts Sept. 6th.

Socorro, NM, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Friends of the Bosque del Apache NWR
Contact Person: Michael Hanauer
Phone Number: 575-835-2448
Website: http://www.friendsofthebosque.org/

Central Valley Birding Symposium

17 Nov 2016 — 20 Nov 2016

The 20th annual Central Valley Birding Symposium in Stockton, CA, features speakers, workshops, field trips and the Birder's Market. Something for everyone!

Stockton, CA,

Organization Information
Organization Name: Central Valley Bird Club
Contact Person: Susie Nishio
Phone Number: 916-448-6302
Website: http://www.cvbsreg.org

Holiday with the Cranes

10 Dec 2016 — 11 Dec 2016

Spend a wild weekend in Galveston celebrating the island’s wintering flocks of Sandhill Cranes at Holiday with the Cranes, Dec. 10 – 11, 2016. A weekend experience like no other, it’s chock-full of indoor and outdoor nature activities, combined with the arts and ambience of historical Galveston Island!

Galveston Island, TX, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Galveston Island Nature Tourism Council
Contact Person: Julie Ann Brown
Phone Number: 409-789-8125
Website: http://www.GalvestonNatureTourism.org

White Pelican Celebration

06 Jan 2017 — 08 Jan 2017

White pelicans winter in Chokoloskee Bay.. Pelagic tours by 6 seat motor boat or kayak (advanced reservations required) to approach, observe & photograph . Arts & craft booths, local bluegrass, authentic Seminole foods & guided walking tours of the Island. Speaker, Dr. Tommy King, research wildlife biologist from USDA/APHIS/WS National Wildlife Research Center, MS. Local avian experts.

Chokoloskee Island, FL, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Smallwood Store
Contact Person: Lynn McMillin
Phone Number: 239 695 2989
Website: http://www.smallwoodstore.com/

Everglades Birding Festival

12 Jan 2017 — 16 Jan 2017

Find up to 165 species such as Snail Kite, Limpkin, Short-tailed Hawk, Painted Bunting, Burrowing Owl and exotics in South Florida hotspots: Everglades, Corkscrew, Keys, STA 5, Miami on full day field trips with Expert Guides. The focus is on YOU gaining advanced skills with workshops applied in the field in small groups. Evening talks, lunch, transportation, snacks & water included. Limited to 60

Ft. Lauderdale, FL, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Everglades Birding Festival
Contact Person: Paddy Cunningham
Phone Number: 7542011141
Website: http://www.evergladesbirdingfestival.com

Eagle Fest

13 Jan 2017 — 15 Jan 2017

The 74th Legislature of the State of Texas passed a resolution declaring Rains County “The Eagle Capital of Texas” as an effort to protect and preserve the American Bald Eagle. Rains County created Eagle Fest to educate and celebrate the American Bald Eagles in Texas- now in the 21st year Eagle Fest, features guided bus and barge tours to Lake Fork and educational shows and activities.

Emory, TX, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: City of Emory
Contact Person: Jennifer Hammonds
Phone Number: (903) 473-2465 ext.
Website: http://www.emorytx.com/eagle-fest

City of Galt 10th Annual Winter Bird Festival

21 Jan 2017

Celebrating a decade of bird festivals honoring the Central Valley's migratory and resident birds.
Key note speaker David Allen Sibley, ornithologist/illustrator author of The Sibley Guide to Birds. Tours: Birding on the Delta, Birds and Beer, and our first ever tour for
Spanish speakers. As always we will offer wildlife entertainment for all ages, local food trucks & vendors

Galt, CA, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: City of Galt
Contact Person: Misty Bell
Phone Number: 916-832-9713

Winter Wings Festival

16 Feb 2017 — 19 Feb 2017

Winter Wings brings together birders and photographers of all stripes to learn and explore with top notch professionals and enthusiastic local guides. The Klamath Basin is renowned for its winter raptors and its stunning abundance and diversity of waterfowl. In 2017 the festival will feature Scott Weidensaul, Canon Explorer of Light Chas Glatzer, and Paul Bannick.

Klamath Falls, OR, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Klamath Basin Audubon Society
Contact Person: Diana Samuels
Phone Number: 877-541-BIRD
Website: http://winterwingsfest.org/

Whooping Crane Festival

23 Feb 2017 — 26 Feb 2017

Annual festival celebrating the endangered Whooping Cranes that winter in our area. Birding tours by boat and bus, renowned speakers, exhibits, nature related trade show, arts & crafts, photography workshops and more.

Port Aransas, TX, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Port Aransas Chamber of Commerce/Tourist Bureau
Contact Person: Joan Garland
Phone Number: 3617495919
Website: http://www.whoopingcranefestival.org

Galveston FeatherFest

06 Apr 2017 — 09 Apr 2017

Galveston is one of the top locations in the country for birding because it hosts a wide variety of habitats in a small geographical area where some 300 species make their permanent or temporary home throughout the year. Mark your calendar now to attend FeatherFest, the largest birding festival on the Upper Texas Coast, and the only one with a dedicated photography track.

Galveston Island, TX, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Galveston Island Nature Tourism Council
Contact Person: Julie Ann Brown
Phone Number: 832-459-5533
Website: http://www.GavlestonFeatherFest.com

Godwit Days Spring Migration Bird Festival

19 Apr 2017 — 25 Apr 2017

Held at the peak of spring migration, Godwit Days offers around 100 field trips with expert local guides to see thousands of shorebirds around Humboldt Bay, Spotted Owl and Marbled Murrelet in the redwood forest, and other North Coast specialty species. Keynote speakers this year are Bridget Stutchbury, research professor at York University, and Noah Stryker, record holder for worldwide Big Year.

Arcata, CA,

Organization Information
Organization Name: Godwit Days non-profit organization
Contact Person: Gretchen OBrien
Phone Number: 707-826-7050
Website: http://www.godwitdays.org

Wings 'N' Wetlands Festival

28 Apr 2017 — 29 Apr 2017

Birdwatch two of the most important wetlands along the Central Flyway-Cheyenne Bottoms and Quivira National Wildlife Refuge-during the peak of Spring shorebird migration in central Kansas April 28-29, 2017. Birders of all levels will enjoy exceptional guided birding fieldtrips in small groups, workshops, and socials. Information and registration at wetlandscenter.fhsu.edu or call 877-243-9268.

Great Bend, KS,

Organization Information
Organization Name: Kansas Wetlands Education Center
Contact Person: Curtis Wolf
Phone Number: 877-243-9268
Website: http://wetlandscenter.fhsu.edu/wings-n-wetlands-birding-festival/

Wings Over The Hills Nature Festival

28 Apr 2017 — 30 Apr 2017

Join us as we welcome our Special Guest Dorian Anderson "Biking for Birds". Black-capped Vireos,Golden-cheeked Warblers and other Texas Hill Country special birds are a must during 3 days of field trips.Add Hummingbird Banding,Photography Workshop,Vendors,Raptor Program,Speakers and Bar-B-Q.For an outstanding Festival!

Fredericksburg, TX, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Friends of the Fredericksburg Nature Center
Contact Person: Jane Crone
Phone Number: 210-912-5920
Website: http://www.wingstx.org

Indiana Dunes Birding Festival

04 May 2017 — 07 May 2017

The Indiana Dunes Birding Festival occurs along the shores of Lake Michigan to celebrate the dunes area’s rich biodiversity and bird watching opportunities to create a positive impact on the economic, conservation, and environmental education for visitors and residents to the Indiana Dunes region. Four days of tours, programs, and special workshops take place.

Chesterton, IN, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Indiana Audubon Society
Contact Person: Brad Bumgardner
Phone Number: 219-926-1390
Website: http://www.indunesbirdingfestival.com

20th Annual Detroit Lakes Festival of Birds

18 May 2017 — 21 May 2017

David Sibley returns as the migration celebration keynote! Presentations: Ernesto Reyes-Birds of Cuba, Carrol Henderson-Oil Spill effects on Loons, Doug Buri-10 Steps to Getting Your Dream Bird. 100s of birds in bright spring plumage flock to this unique transition zone of tallgrass prairie, hardwood & conifer forests, & wetlands. Daily fieldtrips, socials, workshops. Online program & registration

Detroit Lakes, MN, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Detroit Lakes Regional Chamber of Commerce
Contact Person: Cleone Stewart
Phone Number: 218.847.9202
Website: http://www.visitdetroitlakes.com/events/festival-of-birds/

Taking Flight: Birding in the Catskills

09 Jun 2017 — 11 Jun 2017

A weekend of workshops, presentations, and birding in the heart of the Catskill Mountains, with excellent Keynotes on both Fri. and Sat. nights. Frost Valley YMCA Camp hosts this year's event, with rustic mountain lodging and hearty meals. Bird walks and owl prowls with regional experts. Just minutes from the Slide Mtn. trailhead, we will offer an early morning hike to find BITH.

Claryville, NY, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: The Catskill Center
Contact Person: Michael Drillinger
Phone Number: 845-586-2611
Website: http://catskillcenter.org/

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