ABA Birding Festivals

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61 Festival(s) Found

Toh Bird Festival

28 Mar 2014 — 23 Nov 2014

Birdwatching tours, conferences, workshops, photography and drawing contest, activities for kids, and the bird-a-thon xoc ch' ich!(November 21th to 23th, 2014). The outward objective of the xoc ch’ich’ is to form into teams and find the highest number of bird species in a limited time period, traveling around different routes in Yucatan.

Location
Yucatán, Mexico

Organization Information
Organization Name: Pronatura Península de Yucatán A.C.
Contact Person: LARN. Marigel Campos
Phone Number: 529999884436
Website: http://www.festivalavesyucatan.com


Godwit Days Spring Migration Bird Festival

16 Apr 2014 — 22 Apr 2014

This 19th annual week-long festival features over 100 birding and nature eco-tours and workshops amidst the majestic coastal Redwoods of Northern California. Other activities include: a banquet, silent auction, keynote lecture by Keith Hansen, vendor bird fair, live birds of prey on display, art show and demonstration, children's art show and awards ceremony, plus more!

Location
Arcata, CA, US

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


ABA Convention

22 Apr 2014 — 27 Apr 2014

Field trips, seminars, exhibits, and keynote speakers. Migration is at its best in April along the Gulf Coast and there’s no better spot to take it all in than Corpus Christi. Join ABA members and staff for thrilling field trips in search of migrants and Texas specialties.

Location
Corpus Christi, TX, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: American Birding Association
Contact Person: George Armistead
Phone Number: (800) 850-2473
Website: http://events.aba.org/aba-convention-corpus-christi-texas/


Lek Treks & More: Lesser Prairie Chicken Festival

23 Apr 2014 — 30 Apr 2014

Join us in northwest Oklahoma for the 2014 Lesser Prairie-Chicken Festival featuring keynote speaker Laura Erickson. We’ll view them from blinds or vans. We’re again offering a trip to view Greater-Prairie-Chickens at northwest Oklahoma’s Tallgrass Prairie. Get both species of prairie-chickens in one trip! We also feature special packages and workshops for photographers.

Location
Woodward, OK, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Oklahoma Audubon Council
Contact Person: John Kennington
Phone Number: 918-809-6325
Website: http://www.lektreks.org


Delmarva Birding Weekend

24 Apr 2014 — 27 Apr 2014

The DBW celebrates the spring migration of warblers, shorebirds, waterfowl and raptors to the Delmarva Peninsula (most of DE and the Eastern Shores of MD & VA). Boat trips, paddling treks, and expeditions by foot will cover barrier islands, bays, salt marshes, cypress swamps, farms and forests. More than 400 species have been recorded in the region. 202 species were tallied during the 2009 DBW!

Location
Snow Hill, MD, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Delmarva Birding Weekend
Contact Person: Jim Rapp
Phone Number: 443-614-0261
Website: http://www.DelmarvaBirding.org


Santee Birding & Nature Festival

25 Apr 2014 — 27 Apr 2014

Join birders and nature enthusiasts in a weekend of exploring the wonderful national and state heritage areas in midland South Carolina. Field trips, keynote dinner and great comaraderie will abound as you explore SC with experienced leaders looking for birds and other fauna that make SC so special.

Location
Santee, SC, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Santee Birding and Nature Festival
Contact Person: Karen Beshears
Phone Number: 803-854-2131
Website: http://www.santeebirdingfestival.com/


Wings Over The Hills

25 Apr 2014 — 27 Apr 2014

Golden-cheeked Warblers and Black-capped Vireos are only 2 of the Texas Hill Country birds featured on field trips at the festival.
We also have speakers and field trips featuring Butterflies,Dragonflies and Bats as well as Hummingbird banding and a Raptor program.
Join us for the best of the Texas Hill Country

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


Balcones Songbird Festival

25 Apr 2014 — 28 Apr 2014

Join us at the 14th annual Balcones Songbird Festival! See the endangered Golden-cheeked Warbler and the Black-capped Vireo and many more. Take a guided tour with wildlife experts who can help you see the endangered songbirds, unique native plants and wildlife and the natural habitat of the Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge.

Location
Marble Falls, TX, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Friends of Balcones
Contact Person: Cathy Harrington
Phone Number: 512.965.2473
Website: http://balconessongbirdfestival.org


Kansas Birding Festival

25 Apr 2014 — 27 Apr 2014

Come bird the tallgrass prairie. Field trips include Greater Prairie-Chicken lek viewing, Milford Lake Wetlands and the western most remnants of the eastern deciduous forest.

Location
Wakefield, KS,

Organization Information
Organization Name: Kansas Birding Festival
Contact Person: Chuck Otte
Phone Number: 785-238-4161
Website: http://www.kansasbirdingfestival.org/


Midwest Birding at Merry Lea

25 Apr 2014 — 27 Apr 2014

This is an informal gathering for 8 to 15 birders at Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center of Goshen College, Wolf Lake, IN. One highlight will include instruction on and participation in Merry Lea's bird banding program. We will also take day trips to Eagle Marsh and Pisgah Marsh. $225 includes 5 meals and lodging as well as guiding.

Location
WolfLake, IN, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center of Goshen College
Contact Person: Jennifer Schrock
Phone Number: 260-799-5869
Website: http://merrylea.goshen.edu/news-events/events/midwest-birding-expedition-local


Huyck Preserve Bird Festival

26 Apr 2014

Huyck Preserve's annual bird festival celebrates spring at the Preserve, and the return of many of our summer birds! Festival includes local vendors, wildlife rehabilitators with birds of all shapes and sizes, guided bird watching hikes of the Preserve, and bird mist netting demonstrations.

Location
Rensselaerville, NY, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: www.huyckpreserve.org
Contact Person: Christina McLaughlin
Phone Number: 5187973440


Coastal Connections - BC Nature AGM-

01 May 2014 — 04 May 2014

Once every 10 years or so, Victoria, BC is the host city of the BC Nature Annual General Meeting. This year, we have lined up speakers and field trips covering everything from botany to marine mammals--and of course, birds, including Sky Lark (the only place in N. America to reliably see it.) As well as amazing scenery and wildlife, this region is also full of things to do for non-birding partners

Location
Victoria, BC, Canada

Organization Information
Organization Name: Rocky Point Bird Observatory
Contact Person: Donna Ross
Phone Number: 250-655-1327
Website: http://www.rpbo.org/bcnatureagm.php


Monterey Bird-a-thon GONE WILD

02 May 2014 — 03 May 2014

MONTEREY AUDUBON SOCIETY Birding field trips, speakers, banquets, pelagic boat trip
Monterey Audubon Society's major fundraiser for college Scholarships.
A unique opportunity to EXPERIENCE birding the Greater Monterey Area with local, birders/experts.
Registration opens Feb. 1, 2014
Toni kimple at1 831 917-7990 or www.montereyaudubon.org
for details/forms

Location
Monterey, CA, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Monterey Audubon Society
Contact Person: Toni Kimple
Phone Number: 1 831 917-7990


2014 Prairies & Pineywoods BirdFest

02 May 2014 — 04 May 2014

Diverse habitat of grassland prairies, old growth forest and lakes and wetlands provide great habitat for many species at this event in northeast Texas. Located 100 miles east of Dallas -One of several tours featured is Daphne Prairie, awarded Land Steward Award by TPWD, one of the last unplowed prairies in Texas. Keynote speaker on 8 species of grouse. All details on www.birdingmtvernon.com.

Location
Mount Vernon, TX,

Organization Information
Organization Name: Franklin County Historical Association
Contact Person: Donna McFarland
Phone Number: 713-882-4195
Website: http://www.birdingmtvernon.com


Tara Spring Birding Weekend

02 May 2014 — 04 May 2014

Excellent opportunities to view the spring migration of song birds and more in the Mississippi Flyway. Activities combine both casual birding opportunities along with organized birding tours led by seasoned birders. Take a ride on our open air bus to view birds or walk down our nature trails to the nearby woodlands or adjacent wetlands to view waterfowl and other birds.

Location
Vicksburg, MS, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Tara Wildlife
Contact Person: Gilbert Rose
Phone Number: 601-279-4261
Website: http://www.tarawildlife.com/annual-events/tara-spring-birding-weekend/


4th Annual South Dakota Birding Festival at Ft Randall

02 May 2014 — 04 May 2014

Come join us at South Dakota's only birding festival for a great weekend in the South-central part of the state. Programs will include warbler identification and a bird banding workshop, with guided field trips on the area's two National Wildlife Refuge's: Lake Andes and Karl E. Mundt. Our keynote speaker will be Lynn Barber, author of "Extreme Birder: One Woman's Big Year".

Location
Pickstown, SD, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: US F&WS
Contact Person: Mike Bryant
Phone Number: 605-487-7603
Website: http://www.fws.gov/refuge/lake_andes/


Biggest Week in American Birding

06 May 2014 — 15 May 2014

The Biggest Week in American Birding is a 10-day festival in NW Ohio, "The Warbler Capital of the World!" Immerse yourself in spring migration and experience some of the best birding N America has to offer. The festival offers workshops, guided birding trips, American Woodcock field trips, keynote presentations, and evening socials! Come for a few days or stay for the whole 10-day celebration!

Location
Oregon, OH, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Black Swamp Bird Observatory
Contact Person: Kimberly Kaufman
Phone Number: 419 898-4070
Website: http://www.bwiab.com


UteMountainMesaVerde Birding Festival

07 May 2014 — 11 May 2014

Spring migrants and early nesters attract birdwatchers from across the nation to the Ute Mountain-Mesa Verde Birding Festival. Located in the Archaeological Center of America, many of the birding field trips visit spectacular archaeological areas such as Mesa Verde National Park and the Ute Tribal Park. This years' keynote speaker will be renowned Borderland Tours founder, Rick Taylor.

Location
Cortez, CO, US

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


Southwest Wings Spring Fling

07 May 2014 — 10 May 2014

Enjoy guided field trips to birding hot spots in the middle of nesting season. You'll visit the San Pedro River and these canyons: Garden, Sheelite, Huachuca, Ramsey, Carr, Miller, Madera and Ash; plus California Gulch, Patagonia and the Chiricahuas! Registration opens Jan. 4, 2014.

Location
Sierra Vista, AZ, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Southwest Wings
Contact Person: Gordon Lewis
Phone Number: 520-803-7412
Website: http://www.swwings.org


Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival

08 May 2014 — 11 May 2014

Celebrate the return of spring, and over 25 species of shorebirds! During Alaska's largest wildlife festival, choose from over 50 different events, from advanced ornithology workshops, beginning backyard birding presentations, to field and boat excursions and Junior Birder activities. This year’s event will include Keynote Speaker, Bill Thompson, III, and Featured Author, Noah Stryker.

Location
Homer, AK, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Homer Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center
Contact Person: Robbi Mixon
Phone Number: 907-235-7740
Website: http://www.homeralaska.org/visit-homer/events-homer/kachemak-bay-shorebird-festival


Copper River Delta Shorebird Festival

08 May 2014 — 11 May 2014

This will be our 24th year celebrating the coastal wetlands and the mass migration of Pacific shorebirds, raptors, waterfowl and songbirds that travel through the magnificent Copper River Delta. Come armed with your binoculars, cameras, spotting scopes and rain gear and leave with a heart full of memories. Member of the Western Hemisphere Shorebird Reserve Network.

Location
Cordova, AK, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Cordova Chamber of Commerce
Contact Person: Mimi Briggs
Phone Number: 907-424-7260
Website: http://www.cordovachamber.com


Copper River Delta Shorebird Festival

08 May 2014 — 11 May 2014

In early May, the tidal flats of the Copper River Delta shimmer with the activity of hundreds of thousands of shorebirds. As many as 5 million shorebirds rest and feed here during spring migration. The Copper River Delta Shorebird Festival provides the ideal opportunity for birders to be part of this epic migration. World renown Swedish artist Lars Jonsson is our keynote speaker for 2014.

Location
Cordova, AK, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Cordova Chamber of Commerce
Contact Person: Mimi Briggs
Phone Number: 907-424-7260
Website: http://www.cordovachamber.com


Northwoods Birding Festival

09 May 2014 — 10 May 2014

The Northwoods Birding Festival is an opportunity for bird enthusiasts of all levels to celebrate birds while enjoying the camaraderie of fellow birders in the beautiful Northwoods of Wisconsin. Learn from experts in ornithology, improve your birding skills through field trips to local birding hotspots, and see birds up close through bird banding demonstrations!

Location
Manitowish Waters, WI, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: North Lakeland Discovery Center
Contact Person: Heather Lumpkin
Phone Number: 715-543-2085
Website: http://www.discoverycenter.net/northwoods-birding-festival.html


Bluegrass Birding Festival

10 May 2014 — 11 May 2014

Wild Birds Unlimited of Lexington and Lexington Parks and Recreation will be hosting the 1st annual Bluegrass Birding Festival & Craft Fair May 10-11 at Jacobson Park.
Central Kentucky has great opportunities for birding. This festival will showcase the diversity of birds and the beauty of the region. Demonstration and vending area. Bird walks, kids activities, presentations, a movie, and more.

Location
Lexington, KY, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Bluegrass Birding Festival
Contact Person: Nic Patton
Phone Number: 859-268-0114
Website: http://www.bluegrassbirdingfestival.com/


Spring Into Yellowstone Birding and Wildlife Festival

14 May 2014 — 18 May 2014

This birding and wildlife festival seeks to bring people from all over to enjoy the iconic birds and wildlife around the greater Yellowstone area. It is a five day event that is filled with different wildlife and birding tours as well as a trade show, art and video presentations, and many more events. We encourage anyone who is interested in birds and wildlife to come check out this great festival

Location
Cody, WY, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Cody Country Chamber of Commerce
Contact Person: Tia Brown
Phone Number: 307-587-2777
Website: http://https://www.facebook.com/SpringIntoYellowstone


Tawas Point Birding Festival

15 May 2014 — 18 May 2014

Tawas Point is a beacon for migrating birds negotiating the waters of Lake Huron. Make Tawas Point your destination for Spring birding. Guided birding tours at the area's best hotspots, programs and talks by leading bird and wildlife experts, the Michigan Audubon bookstore, and, of course, the opportunity to enjoy the company of hundreds of your fellow birders.

Location
East Tawas, MI, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Michigan Audubon
Contact Person: Wendy Tatar
Phone Number: 517-641-4277
Website: http://www.tawasbirdfest.com


Kenai Peninsula Birding Festival

15 May 2014 — 18 May 2014

The Kenai Peninsula offers pristine beaches, beautiful parks, a fantastic wildlife refuge, and, best of all, thousands of birds. This event is designed to showcase area birds through a variety of low cost or free activities for all ages .

Suitable for the beginner as well as the expert, the festival boasts workshops, river trips, social activities and field expeditions. www.kenaibirdfest.com

Location
Kenai, AK, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Kenai Watershed Forum
Contact Person: Lisa Beranek
Phone Number: 907.260.5449
Website: http://kenaiwatershed.org


Leavenworth Spring Bird Fest

15 May 2014 — 18 May 2014

Bike, hike, boat, and bus through spectacular habitats ranging from snow-capped mountains to sunny ponderosa pine forests, lush riparian zones to shrub-steppe. Fieldtrips are led by experts and professionals in their field. While birding is the heart of the festival, activities also include wildflower walks, art and music events, and family fun and learning for all ages and skill levels.

Location
Leavenworth, WA, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Wenatchee River Institute
Contact Person: Julia Leach
Phone Number: 509.548.7584
Website: http://www.LeavenworthSpringBirdFest.com


17th annual Detroit Lakes Festival of Birds

15 May 2014 — 18 May 2014

Join us for a Blind Date! Get up close with Greater Prairie Chickens to see their mating ritual! Plus fieldtrips to our unique transition zone of prairies, forests & wetlands. Expert birders & naturalist help record 200 species annually. Presenters: Joel Greenberg, Sue Leaf, Rosalind Renfrew, Carrol Henderson. Free Saturday shorebird I.D. workshop. Socials, exhibitors. Online program/registration.

Location
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


Wisconsin Society for Ornithology Annual Convention

15 May 2014 — 18 May 2014

The convention will take place in Prairie du Chien – at the heart of the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge, which spans 200,000 acres and supports more than 270 species of birds. This event features three days of field trips, presentations on bird conservation success stories, the screening of a Passenger Pigeon documentary, and much more.

Location
Prairie du Chien, WI, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Wisconsin Society for Ornithology
Contact Person: Christine Zimmerman
Phone Number: 920-980-8083
Website: http://wsobirds.org/?page_id=5342


Tualatin River Bird Festival

17 May 2014

Celebrate wildlife and wild places at this day long event filled with family-friendly activities. Start early with guided bird walks beginning at 5: 30 a.m. Family activities begin at 10 a.m. and will include building a bat house, bird house or bee board, and a nature walk. For more information on this event, please visit http://www.friendsoftualatinrefuge.org/ or call 503-625-5944, ext. 227.

Location
Sherwood, OR, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Friends of Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge
Contact Person: Pam Farris
Phone Number: 503-590-5425


Door County Festival of Nature

22 May 2014 — 24 May 2014

The Door County Festival of Nature will take place on May 22 – 24 in Baileys Harbor, Wisconsin. Three Important Bird Areas – The Ridges Sanctuary, Toft Point and Mud Lake – lie within the boundaries of the town of Baileys Harbor which earned its Bird City Wisconsin designation in 2012 and the Festival features birding field trips throughout Door County, including Washington Island.

Location
Baileys Harbor, WI, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: The Ridges Sanctuary
Contact Person: Judy Drew
Phone Number: 9208392802
Website: http://www.RidgesSanctuary.org


Huron Fringe Birding Festival

23 May 2014 — 01 Jun 2014

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, ON, Canada

Organization Information
Organization Name: Friends of MacGregor Point Park
Contact Person: Matthew Cunliffe
Phone Number: 519-389-6231
Website: http://www.friendsofmacgregor.org


Annual Downeast Spring Birding Festival

23 May 2014 — 26 May 2014

The annual Down East Spring Birding Festival provides a unique birding experience during spring migration and the breeding season with four days of self-guided explorations, guided hikes, boat tours and presentations led by area experts.

Location
Machias, ME, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Cobscook Community Learning Center
Contact Person: Jeanne Guisinger
Phone Number: 207-733-2233
Website: http://www.cclc.me/page/911-1304/birdfest


The Leelanau Peninsula Birding Festival

28 May 2014 — 01 Jun 2014

The Leelanau Peninsula Festival offers 10 separate field trips with experienced guides, over 3 days of prime nesting season. Featured birds include the Piping Plover, Kirtland's Warbler, Golden Winged Warbler and more than 20 prairie species at a large restored grassland.. Birding-by-Tallship is a a favorite: sail aboard the schooner INLAND SEAS to nesting Caspian Terns.

Location
Lake Leelanau , MI, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Saving Birds Thru Habitat
Contact Person: Kay Charter
Phone Number: 231 271 3738
Website: http://www.mibirdfest.com


Acadia Birding Festival

29 May 2014 — 01 Jun 2014

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 Jeff Gordon, Greg Miller, and experienced guides on these adventures around Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island, and beyond. Don’t miss our dedicated PELAGIC SEABIRD TRIP, Sat May 31.

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


60th Annual Birdwalk

30 May 2014 — 01 Jun 2014

The Theodore Roosevelt Nature and History Association welcomes your participation at the 60th Annual Bird Walk on June 1, 2014. Come rain or shine we will gather in the South Unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Park and add to our life lists. TRNHA archives show not one bird walk over the past 60 years has been cancelled. Snow and rain has never defeated our hardy birding friends.

Location
Medora, ND, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Theodore Roosevelt Nature & History Association
Contact Person: Tracy Larsen
Phone Number: 701-623-4884
Website: http://www.trnha.org/birdwalk.html


Mountain Bird Festival

30 May 2014 — 01 Jun 2014

The festival combines a celebration of the region’s spectacular mountain birds with the stewardship ethic needed to ensure thriving landscapes for humans and wildlife. Participants receive an attractive conservation stamp.

Mountain bird specialities include Calliope Hummingbird, Mtn. Quail, White-headed Woodpecker and Great Grey Owl.

Stay after and enjoy Oregon Shakespeare Festival.

Location
Ashland, OR, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Klamath Bird Observatory
Contact Person: Carol Mockridge
Phone Number: 360-829-7505
Website: http://www.klamathbird.org/education/mountainbird


The Fourth Annual Yakutat Tern Festival

05 Jun 2014 — 08 Jun 2014

The Yakutat Tern Festival is a celebration of the natural and cultural resources of Yakutat, Alaska. The festival is family friendly and offers activities for birders as well as non-birders, including field trips, seminars, kid’s activities, evening banquets and other programs, bird banding demonstration, and an art exhibit. Please see www.yakutatternfestival.org for more information.

Location
Yakutat, AK, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: U.S. Forest Service
Contact Person: Susan Oehlers
Phone Number: (907) 784-3359
Website: http://www.yakutatternfestival.org


Cerulean Warbler Weekend

06 Jun 2014 — 08 Jun 2014

Attendees will visit areas where they can find Cerulean Warbler, a bird whose numbers have been declining faster than any other North American songbird. Otis Farm Bird Sanctuary, the event headquarters, is also home to the elusive Henslow's Sparrow.

The event features guided birding tours throughout SW Michigan's best hotspots. Event has limited capacity, so make your reservations early.

Location
Hastings, MI, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Michigan Audubon
Contact Person: Wendy Tatar
Phone Number: 517-641-4277
Website: http://www.ceruleanwarbler.org


Great Adirondack Birding Celebration

06 Jun 2014 — 08 Jun 2014

The 12th annual Great Adirondack Birding Celebration is scheduled for 6-8 June 2014, at the Paul Smith's College Visitor Interpretive Center (VIC) in Paul Smiths, New York. The event features field trips to boreal birding hot spots, lectures, and more. Boreal species that participants hope to find include the Bicknell's Thrush, Black-backed Woodpecker, Boreal Chickadee, & Spruce Grouse.

Location
Paul Smiths VIC, 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Paul Smith's College Visitor Interpretive Center (VIC)
Contact Person: Brian McAllister
Phone Number: 518-327-6241
Website: http://www.gabc.info


Wings Over The Big Sky

06 Jun 2014 — 08 Jun 2014

Montana Audubon's 2014 Bird Festival is coming to the spectacular Gallatin Valley! With Sacajawea Audubon, our partner, we are planning diverse field trips, a fun Friday evening kick-off event, dynamic speakers, and more activities to engage bird enthusiasts. The festival will be headquartered at Bozeman's Best Western GranTree Inn.

Location
Bozeman, MT, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Montana Audubon
Contact Person: Cathie Erickson
Phone Number: 406-443-3949
Website: http://www.mtaudubon.org/birdwatching/festival.html


The Front Range Birding Company Festival and Open House

07 Jun 2014

The Front Range Birding Company Open House on June 7, 2014 is a full day of fun and events from 9 to 5. The raptor conservation group HawkQuest will present a live Bald Eagle, Great Horned Owl, and Peregrine Falcon. Local artists and craftsmen will have an outdoor crafts fair. At 1 PM Denver's Airlife Helicopter lands and at 2 p.m. there will be a Dove Race for www.dhalfund.org. Valuable prizes!!

Location
Littleton, CO, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: The Front Range Birding Company
Contact Person: Tom Bush
Phone Number: 303-979-2473
Website: http://www.frontrangebirding.com


10th Annual Adirondack Boreal Birding Festival

13 Jun 2014 — 15 Jun 2014

Join us for 3 days of hikes, walks, driving safari's and outings to observe the unique boreal species inhabiting our northern boreal forests in Lake Pleasant, Indian Lake, Inlet and Long Lake.

All outdoor events are free, but registration is required. Visit our website for more info on the festival.

Call 800-648-52369 or 518-548-3076 Monday-Friday, 9am - 4pm to sign up today!

Location
Hamilton County, NY,

Organization Information
Organization Name: Hamilton County Tourism
Contact Person: Dean Nervik
Phone Number: 518-548-3076
Website: http://www.adirondackbirds.com


Southwest Wings

30 Jul 2014 — 02 Aug 2014

22nd Annual Birding and Nature Festival! In addition to the Welcome Reception and Keynote Speaker Dinners, enjoy any of 43 field trips, including 5 overnight trips and quality time with nationally known bird guides. Day trips offer a wide range of birding and natural history exploration. Special trips include an evening pontoon trip on Lake Patagonia and a visit to the Audubon Ranch near Sonita.

Location
Sierra Vista, AZ, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Southwest Wings
Contact Person: Gordon Lewis
Phone Number: 520-803-7412
Website: http://www.swwings.org/events.html


Sedona Hummingbird Festival

01 Aug 2014 — 03 Aug 2014

There is no more beautiful place in America to see hummingbirds than Sedona, Arizona! At this festival you'll find three days of presentations by world hummingbird experts, witness the thousands of hummers at selected "hot spots", tour personal hummingbird gardens, see banding demonstrations, and dine with the hummers at Sunrise Breakfasts. Now in its 3rd year!

Location
Sedona, AZ, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: The International Hummingbird Society
Contact Person: Ross Hawkins
Phone Number: (800) 529-3699
Website: http://www.SedonaHummingbirdFestival.com


Henderson Hummingbird Hurrah

16 Aug 2014

A FREE one-day event held in August when ruby-throated hummingbirds can be seen in large numbers. The festival promotes the understanding, appreciation, and enjoyment of these amazing little birds. The Hurrah includes: banding demonstrations, a garden tour, speakers, book signing sessions, children’s activities, and a Hummingbird Mall.

Location
Henderson, MN, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Henderson Feathers
Contact Person: Marion
Phone Number: 612-229-5212
Website: http://hendersonhummingbirdhurrah.com/


Mississippi River Nature Weekend

22 Aug 2014 — 24 Aug 2014

An exciting family festival for the outdoor adventurist, both young and seasoned. The festival is highlighted by nature's Wading Bird Migration in the Mississippi Flyway. Guided birding tours, open air bus tours, nature trails, boating, music, food, and more.

Location
Vicksburg, MS, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Tara Wildlife
Contact Person: Gilbert Rose
Phone Number: 601-279-4261
Website: http://www.tarawildlife.com/annual-events/ms-river-nature-weekend/


Wonder of Hummingbirds

23 Aug 2014

On August 23th, at the fourth annual Wonder of Hummingbirds Festival, Knoxville TN residents and visitors will have the opportunity to see Ruby-throated hummingbirds up-close at the banding table with Mark Armstrong, a certified Master Bander of both hummingbirds and songbird species. Speakers, bird, butterfly and nature walks, arts and crafts and lots of kids activities will make everyone happy.

Location
Knoxville, TN, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Knoxville Chapter TN Ornithological Society
Contact Person: Billie Cantwell
Phone Number: 8655674273


CFO Annual Convention

28 Aug 2014 — 31 Aug 2014

The Colorado Field Ornithologists Annual Birding Convention is the birding event of the year for Colorado birders. This year join us on the eastern plains in the fall for a Welcome Picnic, field trips, presentations of research papers, workshops, exhibitors, and an evening banquet with our special guest speaker, Jon L. Dunn.

Location
Sterling, CO, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Colorado Field Ornithologists
Contact Person: Tom Wilberding
Phone Number: 303-709-2776
Website: http://cfobirds.org/


Puget Sound Bird Fest

05 Sep 2014 — 07 Sep 2014

A celebration of birds and nature on the shore of Puget Sound in Edmonds, Washington. Speakers, guided walks and field trips, birding cruise, kids activities, exhibits, art and more.

Location
Edmonds, WA, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Edmonds Parks & Recreation
Contact Person: Sally Lider
Phone Number: 425-771-0227
Website: http://www.pugetsoundbirdfest.org


Puget Sound Bird Fest

05 Sep 2014 — 07 Sep 2014

Plan on being in Edmonds September 5-7, 2014, for the 10th annual PUGET SOUND BIRD FEST! The 3-day event includes speakers, guided walks, land and water-based field trips, exhibits, and educational activities for children and adults.

Location
Edmonds, WA, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: City of Edmonds
Contact Person: Sally Lider
Phone Number: 425.771.0227
Website: http://www.pugetsoundbirdfest.org


Hawk Weekend Festival

19 Sep 2014 — 21 Sep 2014

The Hawk Ridge Nature Reserve in Duluth, MN is one of North America's best places to experience the spectacle of the fall bird migration. Come and celebrate with us at our annual Hawk Weekend Festival! Birding field trips, guest speakers, and education programs are just a few of the special events offered. Registration will open in June. We hope you can join us!

Location
Duluth, MN, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory
Contact Person: Janelle Long
Phone Number: (218) 428-6209
Website: http://www.hawkridge.org


Cape Cod Bird Festival

19 Sep 2014 — 22 Sep 2014

Featured speakers: David Sibley, illustrator and author of a number of books that include “The Sibley Guide to Birds” and Greg Miller, one of the inspirations for the movie by Twentieth Century Fox called "The Big Year." Offerings include field trips, workshops, and a Vendor Marketplace for all your nature and birding needs. Headquarters at Doubletree Hotel by Hilton, Hyannis, MA

Location
Hyannis, MA,

Organization Information
Organization Name: Cape Cod Bird Club
Contact Person: Diane Silverstein
Phone Number: 508-364-7050
Website: http://www.capecodbirdclub.org


Bird Festival at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

02 Oct 2014 — 05 Oct 2014

Join us for expert-led birding tours of S Florida Thurs Oct 2 and Fri Oct 3. On Sat Oct 4 and Sun Oct 5, join us at the garden for lectures, expert-led bird walks, birding vendors, kids' activities and more. The 2014 Keynote Speaker will be James Currie, birding expert and TV host of Nikon's Birding Adventures TV and Nat Geo Wild's Aerial Assassins.

Location
Miami, FL, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Contact Person: Vanessa Cook
Phone Number: 305-667-1651x3377
Website: http://www.fairchildgarden.org/Events/?date=10-2014&eventID=924


Wings & Wildflowers

03 Oct 2014 — 05 Oct 2014

Celebrate the diversity and wonder of Lake County’s birds, wildflowers and natural resources at the 3rd Annual Wings and Wildflowers Festival to be held at Venetian Gardens in Leesburg, Florida. Enjoy field trips in birding hotspots and wildflower havens and experience presentations by some of the birding community's top experts.

Location
Leesburg, FL, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Lake County
Contact Person: Debi Dyer
Phone Number: 352-742-3918
Website: http://www.wingsandwildflowers.com


Eastern Shore Birding & Wildlife Festival

10 Oct 2014 — 12 Oct 2014

Based in Cape Charles,Virginia,the Festival is the perfect opportunity to experience a birding hotspot. As one of the most important migration stop-overs on the East Coast, millions of songbirds and butterflies and thousands of raptors will converge here on their long journey south. At the 2013 Festival 173 species were seen including the Le Conte's sparrow and the Scissor-tailed Flycatcher.

Location
Cape Charles , VA, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Eastern Shore Birding & Wildlife Festival
Contact Person: Joyce Holland
Phone Number: 757-442-5263
Website: http://www.esvafestivals.org/


CraneFest

11 Oct 2014 — 12 Oct 2014

The major attraction of the festival is the spectacle of thousands of Greater Sandhill Cranes returning to their evening roost. A great family event that includes a Wildlife Art Show, guided nature hikes, and many children's activities.

Location
Bellevue, MI, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Michigan Audubon
Contact Person: Wendy Tatar
Phone Number: 517-641-4277
Website: http://www.cranefest.org


Marysville Swan Festival

08 Nov 2014 — 09 Nov 2014

Celebrates the return of spectacular winter waterfowl to the North Sacramento Valley, especially the profusion of Tundra Swans to our verdant rice fields and wetlands.

Dozens of field trips and workshops, led by renowned wildlife naturalists, will explore the beauty of local flora and fauna, and mysteries of the great Pacific Flyway.

Free wildlife exhibits,

Location
marysville, CA, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: yuba-sutter chamber of commerce
Contact Person: steven dambeck
Phone Number: (530)701-3577
Website: http://www.caswanfestival.com


Festival of the Cranes

18 Nov 2014 — 23 Nov 2014

The 27th annual Festival of the Cranes at Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge in San Antonio, New Mexico features more than 140 tours, workshops, lectures, hikes, and activities. Experts in birding and professional photographers headline the show, with plenty of refuge, regional, cultural, and social events thrown in the mix.

Location
San Antonio, NM, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Friends of the Bosque del Apache NWR
Contact Person: Leigh Ann Vradenburg
Phone Number: 575-838-2120
Website: http://www.festivalofthecranes.com


SparrowFest Retreat

06 Feb 2015 — 08 Feb 2015

Join our talented leaders as they take you to refuge tracts beyond the trails where 'little brown birds' play. Learn how to identify the subtle differences and behavior of Texas wintering sparrows. Enjoy an all-inclusive stay at The Retreat at Balcones Springs.

Location
Marble Falls, TX, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Friends of Balcones Canyonlands NWR
Contact Person: Cathy Harrington
Phone Number: 512.965.2473
Website: http://sparrowfest.org


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