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32 Festival(s) Found

Winter Wings Festival

11 Feb 2016 — 14 Feb 2016

One of the oldest birding festivals in the US, primarily celebrating the stunning number and diversity of raptors and waterfowl in the Klamath Basin of Oregon and California. Headlining in 2016 is James Currie, wildlife enthusiast and host of the birding TV show, Nikon’s Birding Adventures. Also featured is Canon Explorer of Light Stephen Johnson. Field trips, workshops, receptions, more!

Location
Klamath Falls, OR, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Klamath Basin Audubon Society
Contact Person: Diana Samuels
Phone Number: 1-877-541-2473
Website: http://winterwingsfest.org


GOS Winter Meeting

12 Feb 2016 — 14 Feb 2016

Georgia Ornithological Society - winter meeting - Tybee Island, GA. Keyynote speaker - Dr. Stephen Kress Project Puffin.
http://www.gos.org/2016WinterMeeting

In conjunction with the winter meeting, GOS will hold a raffle with the proceeds to benefit Project Puffin: http://www.gos.org/2016Raffle

Location
Tybee Island, GA, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: GOS
Contact Person: Steve Holzman
Phone Number: 706-769-2819
Website: http://www.gos.org


High Plains Snow Goose Festival

18 Feb 2016 — 21 Feb 2016

Celebrating Birds, Watchable Wildlife and our
Historical Heritage in Southeastern Colorado

The 14th Annual High Plains Snow Goose Festival is almost here! We are looking forward to you joining us for another fun-filled weekend in Lamar, CO, Prowers, Baca, Bent and Kiowa counties. We have planned some of our old favorite tours and programs, as well as some brand new things.

Location
Lamar, CO, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Lamar Chamber of Commerce
Contact Person: Lisa Carder
Phone Number: 719-336-4379
Website: http://www.highplainssnowgoose.com


Orlando Wetlands Festival

20 Feb 2016

Orlando Wetlands Festival – Sat, Feb. 20, 2016, 9-3 at Ft Christmas Hist Pk/1300 N Ft Christmas Rd, Christmas, FL 32709. Free admission/door prizes! Tours/games/animal shows. Leave pets home. Food available for purchase. For info 407-568-1706, WetlandsFestival@cityoforlando.net, cityoforlando.net/wetlands

Directions SR 50 to Christmas, FL. Turn N - Ft Christmas Rd/420 - 1.8 mi. Free parking

Location
Christmas, FL, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Orlando Wetlands Park
Contact Person: Mark Sees
Phone Number: 407-568-1706
Website: http://cityoforlando.net/wetlands


Whooping Crane Festival

25 Feb 2016 — 28 Feb 2016

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.

Location
Port Aransas, TX, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Port Aransas Chamber of Commerce/Tourist Bureau
Contact Person: Ann Vaughan
Phone Number: 361-749-5919
Website: http://www.whoopingcranefestival.org


Harlan White Pelican Watch

01 Mar 2016 — 15 Apr 2016

Witness the American White Pelican spring migration at the Harlan County Reservoir; events include free birding boat tours Mar 25-Apr 2, nature-based art show, performance poetry, and more.

Location
Alma, NE,

Organization Information
Organization Name: Harlan County Tourism Office
Contact Person: Pat Underwood
Phone Number: 800-762-5498
Website: http://www.harlantourism.org


International Festival Of Owls

04 Mar 2016 — 06 Mar 2016

Immerse yourself in owls at the only annual, full-weekend, all-owl festival in North America. Highlights include live owl presentations, owl prowls to call in wild owls, a birding and natural history bus trip, and international speakers.

Location
Houston, MN, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: International owl Center
Contact Person: Karla Bloem
Phone Number: 5078966957
Website: http://www.internationalowlcenter.org/


Wings Over Water Birding Festival

11 Mar 2016 — 13 Mar 2016

A 3 day event celebrating the wide variety of migratory shorebirds and raptors found in this beautiful corner of NW Washington. The event features guided tours, sea cruises, expert speakers, live raptor exhibits, kids activities, wildlife art, educational displays and more for all ages.

Location
Blaine, WA, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Wings Over Water Committee
Contact Person: Carroll Solomon
Phone Number: 360-332-4544
Website: http://www.wingsoverwaterbirdingfestival.com


Monte Vista Crane Festival

11 Mar 2016 — 13 Mar 2016

The Monte Vista Crane Festival, an event that celebrates the spring arrival of nearly 20,000 Sandhill Cranes in Colorado’s scenic San Luis Valley. Activities include crane-viewing bus tours, field trips, photography workshops, guest speakers, a birding movie, birder’s breakfast and a craft fair. Keynote speaker, Jim Pfitzer, will portray Aldo Leopold.

Location
Monte Vista, CO, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Monte Vista Crane Festival
Contact Person: Monte Vista Chamber
Phone Number: 719-852-2731
Website: http://mvcranefest.org


Harney County Migratory Bird Festival

07 Apr 2016 — 10 Apr 2016

The 35th annual Harney County Migratory Bird Festival offers a variety of activities for bird watching enthusiasts. Located in the high desert of Southeast Oregon the festival occurs during the height of the spring sandhill crane, waterfowl and shorebird migrations along the Pacific Flyway. Over 100 bird species can be viewed during the festival.

Location
Burns, OR, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Harney County Chamber of Commerce
Contact Person: Chelsea Harrison
Phone Number: 855-438-8625
Website: http://www.migratorybirdfestival.com/


Godwit Days Spring Migration Bird Festival

13 Apr 2016 — 19 Apr 2016

Come explore the lush and majestic landscapes of the coastal Redwoods of Northern California - Arcata. Over 90 birding and nature field trips, workshops and events offered. Keynote presentation by author and illustrator David Sibley. Vendor booths, silent auction, art show, live birds of prey on display, and banquet. Early registration recommended!

Location
Arcata, CA, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Godwit Days
Contact Person: Amy Fetz
Phone Number: 707-826-7050
Website: http://www.godwitdays.org


Olympic Birdfest 2016

15 Apr 2016 — 17 Apr 2016

Guided birding trips, boat tours, live auction & raffle, gala banquet, and more. Our featured speaker: noted artist Tony Angell. Enjoy a three-day pre-festival birding cruise of the San Juan Islands, April 12-14. Stay on for our Neah Bay post-trip on April 17-19: two days birding coastal Washington. Program information and registration at www.olympicbirdfest.org.

Location
Sequim, WA,

Organization Information
Organization Name: Olympic Peninsula Audubon Society
Contact Person: Marion Rutledge
Phone Number: 360-681-4076
Website: http://www.olympicbirdfest.org


Olympic Birdfest 2016

15 Apr 2016 — 17 Apr 2016

April 15-17, 2016. Guided birding trips, boat tours, live auction & raffle, gala banquet, and more. Our featured speaker: noted artist Tony Angell. Enjoy a three-day pre-festival birding cruise of the San Juan Islands, April 12-14. Stay on for our Neah Bay post-trip on April 17-19: two days birding coastal Washington. Program information and registration at www.olympicbirdfest.org.

Location
Sequim, WA,

Organization Information
Organization Name: Olympic Peninsula Audubon Society
Contact Person: Robert Hutchison
Phone Number: 360-681-4076
Website: http://www.olympicbirdfest.org


Grand Isle Migratory Bird Celebration

15 Apr 2016 — 17 Apr 2016

See songbirds in oak-hackberry woods, shorebirds and waders on beaches and in the marshes and raptors overhead. Grand Isle is an essential stop for songbirds during their spring and fall migrations across the Gulf of Mexico and is one of the best places in the world to see and study birds up close. Join the fun! Birding tours, keynote speaker, arts and crafts and more!

Location
Grand Isle, LA, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Grand Isle Community Development Team and BTNEP
Contact Person: Natalie Waters
Phone Number: 985-447-0868
Website: http://btnep.org/subsites/GrandIsle/GrandIsleHome.aspx


Verde Valley Birding & Nature Festival

21 Apr 2016 — 24 Apr 2016

The event is made up of field trips, workshops, guided walks, exhibit hall and vendors. Our keynote is the well known Al Batt. Registration begins February 1. The fee is $15 plus additional fees for field trips. Returning trips include kayak trips down the Verde and the popular Cadillac Canoe Brunch. Don't forget our favorite field trips to local birding hot spots.

Location
Cottonwood, AZ, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Verde River Valley Nature Org
Contact Person: Barbie Hart
Phone Number: 9282822202
Website: http://www.birdyverde.org


Wings Over The Hills Nature Festival

29 Apr 2016 — 01 May 2016

A full weekend of birding field trips.. Golden-cheeked Warbler,Black- capped Vireo are only 2 of our Texas Hill Country special birds!Hummingbird banding,a photography workshop,talks on Butterflies,Dragonflies and Raptor program offer something for everyone!

Location
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

05 May 2016 — 08 May 2016

The Indiana Dunes Birding Festival is an event designed to celebrate the dunes area’s rich biodiversity and bird watching opportunities. The event will include educational activities for area and visiting youth and families, as well as guided hikes for all ages. Workshops, tours, and special activities will round out the four day festival.

Location
Chesterton, IN, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Indiana Audubon Society
Contact Person: Brad Bumgardner
Phone Number: 219.926.1390
Website: http://www.indunesbirdingfestival.com


Festival of the Birds at Presque Isle

06 May 2016 — 08 May 2016

Enjoy peak songbird migration at Presque Isle State Park in PA. Keynote is David A. Sibley. Full-wknd registrants will receive the Sibley Guide.
Field trips, workshops, reception, dinner and Sibley’s keynote. A perfect choice for those seeking an intimate birding experience as the festival is limited to 150 attendees.
Learn more and register at the website

Location
Erie, PA, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Presque Isle Audubon
Contact Person: Susan Smith
Phone Number: 814-860-4091
Website: http://www.presqueisleaudubon.org/festival.html


Biggest Week in American Birding

06 May 2016 — 15 May 2016

Organized and hosted by Black Swamp Bird Observatory (Oak Harbor, Ohio), The Biggest Week In American Birding is a 10-day festival featuring some of the best birding North America has to offer. Held in May, & timed to coincide with the peak of songbird migration through NW Ohio, the festival offers workshops, guided birding trips, keynote presentations, vendors, evening socials

Location
Oak Harbor, OH, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Black Swamp Bird Observatory
Contact Person: Biggest Week Team
Phone Number: 4198984070
Website: http://www.biggestweekinamericanbirding.com/


Ute Mountain Mesa Verde Birding Festival

11 May 2016 — 15 May 2016

Experience birding among the cultural landscapes of the Four Corners, from the high desert to the mountains. Tours, lectures, banquet with keynote speaker and silent auction. Small, personal tours led by local birding experts.

Location
Cortez, CO, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Cortez Cultural Center
Contact Person: Diane Cherbak
Phone Number: 970-565-1151 x14
Website: http://www.utemountainmesaverdebirdingfestival.com


Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival

12 May 2016 — 15 May 2016

Alaska’s largest wildlife viewing festival features over 130 migratory bird species, plentiful resident seabirds, waterfowl and woodland birds. Activities include field excursions, boat trips, and science talks, all led by expert guides and naturalists. Keynote Speakers Sharon Stiteler and Kevin Karlson, with Dale Rosselet, and artist Ram Papish round out this year's line-up.

Location
Homer, AK, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Friends of Alaska National Wildlife Refuges
Contact Person: Robbi Mixon
Phone Number: 907-226-4631
Website: http://www.kachemakshorebird.org


Great Salt Lake Bird Festival

12 May 2016 — 16 May 2016

18th Great Salt Lake Bird Festival in Farmington Utah May 12-16, 2016! Keynote Speaker Julie Zickefoose- artist and author and Special Guest James Currie from Nikon’s Birding Adventure TV See the entire program at www.GreatSaltLakeBirdFest.com

Location
Farmington, UT,

Organization Information
Organization Name: Davis County CED
Contact Person: Neka Roundy
Phone Number: 801-451-3286
Website: http://www.GreatSaltLakeBirdFest.com


Creston Valley Bird Fest

13 May 2016 — 15 May 2016

A celebration of the birds, the art, and the agriculture of the Creston Valley, located in south-eastern B.C., Canada. See resident and migrant bird species within the 7000 hectare protected wetland area,(Creston Valley Wildlife Management Area) identified as an Important Bird Area with international Ramsar status.

Location
Creston, BC, Canada

Organization Information
Organization Name: Wildsight
Contact Person: Tanna Patterson
Phone Number: 250-428-5246
Website: http://www.crestonvalleybirds.ca


The Eleventh Annual Ladd Marsh Bird Festival

13 May 2016 — 15 May 2016

The festival is three days of birding, guided field trips and family activities on the Ladd Marsh Wildlife Area. Participants may register for all weekend events on Friday evening. Friday evening begins with music and a speaker. Saturday morning birding begins with staffed birding station on the Marsh. Sunday morning continues with guided field trips to special birding areas.

Location
La Grande, OR, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Friends of Ladd Marsh
Contact Person: Cathy Nowak
Phone Number: 541-963-4954
Website: http://friendsofladdmarsh.org/bird-festival-2/


19th Annual Detroit Lakes Festival of Birds

19 May 2016 — 22 May 2016

Spring migration celebration in Minnesota's unique transition zone of tallgrass prairie, hardwood/conifer forests, and lots of lakes and wetlands! Socials, workshops, exhibitors, morning fieldtrips. Presenters: Doug Buri, Carrol Henderson, Joe Hautman, Scott Wiedensaul, Josh Stafford.
Chestnut-collared Longspur, Black-backed Woodpecker, Golden-winged Warbler and more. Online program/registration.

Location
Detroit Lakes, MN,

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


Leavenworth Spring Bird Fest

19 May 2016 — 22 May 2016

A weekend festival full of small town charm and some of the best birding in the state of Washington! Leavenworth enjoys a truly unique location nestled at the base of the cascades and serves as the backdrop for fantastic field adventures, workshops, a keynote speaker, vendors, and activities for avid birders as well as casual birders and families in search of great get-away!

Location
Leavenworth, WA, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Brook Hinton
Contact Person: Brook Hinton
Phone Number: 5033961010
Website: http://www.leavenworthspringbirdfest.com/


Huron Fringe Birding Festival

27 May 2016 — 05 Jun 2016

MacGregor Point Provincial Park is located at the base of Ontario's Bruce Peninsula, a natural migration corridor. The Bruce is known for diverse and unique botany, landforms and shoreline habitats and provides an ideal backdrop for our birding festival. Guided hikes, tours, workshops & evening presentations are designed for both novice and experienced birders. Local experts are your guides.

Location
Port Elgin, ON, Canada

Organization Information
Organization Name: Friends of MacGregor Point
Contact Person: Matt Cunliffe
Phone Number: 519-3762918
Website: http://www.friendsofmacgregor.org


Down East Spring Birding Festival

27 May 2016 — 30 May 2016

Come birding "Way Down East" over Memorial Day Weekend in Maine's beautiful Cobscook Bay Area. Our great variety of habitats, from forest to marsh to ocean, are home to a great diversity of species. Bird in Moosehorn National Wildlife Refuge, Roosevelt Campobello International Park, Quoddy Head State Park & more. Guided hikes and boat tours, including Machias Seal Island to see Atlantic Puffins.

Location
Trescott, ME, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Cobscook Community Learning Center
Contact Person: Jeanne Guisinger
Phone Number: 207-733-2233
Website: http://www.downeastbirdfest.org


Acadia Birding Festival

02 Jun 2016 — 05 Jun 2016

Experience the birding wonders of Maine, from boreal to ocean – warblers, puffins, and more. We offer field trips, pelagic trips, paddling trips, talks, social events, and evening presentations. Join celebrity birders and experienced guides on these adventures around Acadia National Park and beyond. Don’t miss our PELAGIC SEABIRD TRIP, Sat June 4. Please pre-register online.

Location
Bar Harbor, ME, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Acadia Birding Festival
Contact Person: Becky Marvil
Phone Number: 207-233-3694
Website: http://www.acadiabirdingfestival.com


Tanana Valley Sandhill Crane Festival

26 Aug 2016 — 28 Aug 2016

Celebrate the fall migration of Sandhill Cranes through Interior Alaska. 2016 festival Key Note speaker is past director of Rowe Sanctuary, Paul Tebble. Other activities include birding tours, nature talks, guided walks, live birds of prey, kids' activities, and more.

Location
Fairbanks, AK, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Friends of Creamer's Field
Contact Person: Gail Mayo
Phone Number: (907)479-2954
Website: http://www.creamersfield.org


Hawaii Island Festival of Birds

24 Sep 2016 — 25 Sep 2016

The First Annual Hawaii Island Festival of Birds Sept. 24-25, 2016 launches the Hawaii Island Coast to Coast Birding Trail with expert speakers, a trade show featuring equipment to boost enjoyment of the outdoors, an art and craft fair, children's activities, photography and art workshops, and a silent auction. Field experiences with the best bird guides on the island.

Location
Kailua-Kona, HI, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Hawaii Island Festival of Birds
Contact Person: Lisa Brochu
Phone Number: 970-219-0029
Website: http://hawaiibirdingtrails.com


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!

Location
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


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