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16 Festival(s) Found

4th Annual Swallow-tailed Kite Outing

22 Jul 2017

The Swallow-tailed Kite, with its elegant black and white plumage and deeply forked tail, is unmistakable in the summer skies above the Savannah River swamps. Participants will witness dozens of Swallow-tailed Kites forage on insects in a long-standing Kite hotspot in rural Allendale, South Carolina. Jim Elliott, Executive Director and Founder of the Avian Conservation Center, is the speaker.

Location
Allendale, SC, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Lower Savannah River Alliance
Contact Person: Jacob Oblander
Phone Number: 706-826-8991
Website: http://lowersavannahriveralliance.org/events.html


Sedona Hummingbird Festival

28 Jul 2017 — 30 Jul 2017

Join a thousand hummingbird fans in beautiful Sedona for this fantastic festival. Go on scenic bird walks, watch hummingbird banding demonstrations, attend exceptional presentations, and meet wonderful people.

Location
Sedona, AZ, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: The Hummingbird Society
Contact Person: Ross Hawkins
Phone Number: 928-284-2251
Website: http://www.hummingbirdsociety.org/hummingbird-festival


Grebe Festival

18 Aug 2017 — 20 Aug 2017

Lake Almanor is the place to be the August 18-20 as we celebrate the “dancing” grebes at the Grebe Festival in Chester, CA. View colonies of grebes nesting on the lake, witness their incredible “rushing” displays, and watch hatchlings climb aboard their parents’ backs by boat or on shore. Explore the area's biodiversity and culture in the Almanor basin and Lassen National Forest.

Location
Chester, CA, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Plumas Audubon Society
Contact Person: Sophie Kissin
Phone Number: 530-283-9307
Website: http://www.plumasaudubon.org/grebe-festival


Davis Mountains Hummingbird Celebration

24 Aug 2017 — 27 Aug 2017

In the heart of the Texas’ Chihuahuan Desert Sky Islands, Fort Davis at its elevation of 5,050 feet is known as the Hummingbird Capital of Texas! The celebration will feature hummingbird viewing field trips, banding demonstrations and programs led by birding experts. Four filled days. Register at www.fortdavis.com beginning May 1.

Location
Fort Davis, TX, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Fort Davis Chamber of Commerce
Contact Person: Melissa Henderson
Phone Number: 432-426-3015
Website: http://www.fortdavis.com


Yampa Valley Crane Festival

31 Aug 2017 — 03 Sep 2017

Come visit Steamboat Springs, CO and the beautiful Yampa Valley for the 6th Yampa Valley Crane Festival. Witness hundreds of Greater Sandhill Cranes dancing and feeding in the fields. Enjoy 4 fun-filled days featuring guided crane viewings, bird walks, expert speakers, live raptors, family activities and more. Keynote speaker is George Archibald, co-founder of the International Crane Foundation.

Location
Steamboat Springs & Hayden, CO, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Colorado Crane Conservation Coalition
Contact Person: Nancy Merrill
Phone Number: 977-276-1933
Website: http://www.coloradocranes.org


Puget Sound Bird Fest

15 Sep 2017 — 17 Sep 2017

Description
This acclaimed three-day event includes speakers, guided walks, land and water-based field trips, exhibits, and educational activities for children and adults. Plan to spend the weekend in Edmonds, birding and meeting other birders, naturalists, photographers, and people engaged in fascinating bird research projects.

Location
Edmonds, WA,

Organization Information
Organization Name: City of Edmonds
Contact Person: Jennifer Leach
Phone Number: 425-771-0227
Website: http://www.pugetsoundbirdfest.org


Hawaii Island Festival of Birds

15 Sep 2017 — 17 Sep 2017

The program will include land and sea field trips, guest speakers including Jeff Gordon, ABA President and Kenn Kaufman, renowned author, artist and conservationist, a trade show for outdoor and birding equipment, a children's corner, bird-themed arts and crafts fair, photography and painting workshops, and a birding film festival.

Location
Kailua-Kona, HI, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Hawaii Island Festival of Birds
Contact Person: Bridget Walker
Phone Number: 808-331-3655
Website: http://birdfesthawaii.org


Birding Festival of the Keys

21 Sep 2017 — 25 Sep 2017

Florida Keys during Hawk and Fall Migration provides top birding. Featuring boat trips: pelagics to Dry Tortugas, Marathon Hump; sunset tours to Boot Key-Hawk roost, and kayak- seabirds. Van trips, Keys Specialties Workshops and hikes, evening programs, bird hikes to state parks and Florida Hawk Watch. Mag. Frigatebird, Black-whiskered Vireo, Reddish Egret, Brown Booby, shorebirds, warblers, more

Location
Marathon, FL, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Birding Adventures
Contact Person: Paddy Cunningham
Phone Number: 7542011141
Website: http://www.birdingfestivalofthekeys.com


BirdFest &Bluegrass 2017

07 Oct 2017 — 08 Oct 2017

Join the Friends of Ridgefield NWR as we celebrate the return of the Sandhill Crane with a fun filled weekend of exploring nature, wildlife, and Chinookan culture.
There will be bluegrass picking around town and a variety of hikes (birding, naturalist, photo, and archaeology) on the Refuge.
Events include Sandhill Crane Tours (by reservation), indoor/outdoor marketplaces, and family activities.

Location
Ridgefield, WA, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Friends of Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge
Contact Person: Samantha Zeiner
Phone Number: 360-887-9495
Website: http://ridgefieldfriends.org/events/birdfest-bluegrass/


Florida Birding and Nature Festival

13 Oct 2017 — 15 Oct 2017

Focused on birds and conservation, will feature birding, insect and herp field trips, workshops on identification and conservation, nature photography, and Expo. Buddy Powell, noted manatee expert will keynote one night. Expected birds include roseate spoonbills, wood storks, limpkins, anhingas, Am oystercatchers, skimmers, Am bitterns, reddish egrets, purple gallinules, fall warblers, vireos.

Location
Tampa (Ruskin), FL,

Organization Information
Organization Name: Tampa Audubon Society
Contact Person: Mary Keith
Phone Number: 813-767-5863
Website: http://fbnfestival.org


Sandhill Crane and Art Festival

14 Oct 2017 — 15 Oct 2017

The Sandhill Crane and Art Festival or CraneFest features family-friendly activities such as guided nature hikes, live animal displays, kids activities, and fine art vendors. In the evening, watch thousands of Sandhill Cranes "fly-in" to Big Marsh Lake at Michigan Audubon's Baker Sanctuary.

Location
Bellevue, MI, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Michigan Audubon
Contact Person: Lindsay Cain
Phone Number: 517-580-7364
Website: http://www.michiganaudubon.org


Azores Birdwatching Arts Festival

08 Nov 2017 — 12 Nov 2017

In the middle of the Atlantic Ocean a sanctuary of birds from sea to land; Azores islands are a paradise for nature lovers and now there is the festival week dedicated to birders and cutural avids looking for something different to incite them to visit these islands of Portugal. Festival main events are in Pico island and run in English and Portuguese.

Location
Lajes do Pico, Portugal

Organization Information
Organization Name: MiratecArts
Contact Person: Terry Costa
Phone Number: (+351)963639996
Website: http://www.azoresbirdwatching.com


Rio Grande Valley Birding Festival

08 Nov 2017 — 12 Nov 2017

Add the specialty birds of the Rio Grande Valley to your life list! And if you have never been down here, be prepared to be blown away!! First-timers add 30-50 birds to their list. Field trips with professional guides, workshops, seminars, great socials, big trade show, and silent auction are some of the components. Enjoy a little Tex-Mex while you are here! We are Texas friendly.

Location
Harlingen, TX, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Rio Grande Valley Birding Festival
Contact Person: Tamie Bulow
Phone Number: 9564235565
Website: http://www.rgvbf.org


Everglades Birding Festival

11 Jan 2018 — 15 Jan 2018

Explore the Everglades ecosystem while searching for 150 plus species such as Snail Kite, Painted Bunting, Limpkin, Short-tailed Hawk, Red-whiskered Bulbul,and more. Full day field trips to E.N.P.,Corkscrew, Keys, STA 5, and South Florida Hotspots with lunch.
A focus on gaining advanced birding skills with mini-workshops, small groups and expert guides. Keynotes, Dinners and Evening Programs

Location
Ft. Lauderdale, FL, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Birding Adventures
Contact Person: Paddy Cunningham
Phone Number: 754-201-1141
Website: http://www.evergladesbirdingfestival.cm


Lake Apopka Wildlife Festival & Birdapalooza Birding Festival 

18 Jan 2018 — 21 Jan 2018

The Lake Apopka Wildlife Festival & Birdapalooza Birding Festival is perfect for birders visiting Florida or locals wanting to learn more from knowledgeable birding guides. Add to your life list at an amazing birding area conveniently located near Orlando, the 20,000-acre Lake Apopka North Shore, where 360+ bird species have been sighted, more than any other inland location.

Location
Apopka, FL, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Orange Audubon Society
Contact Person: Deborah Green
Phone Number: 407-637-2525
Website: http://orangeaudubonfl.org/birdapalooza/


San Diego Bird Festival

21 Feb 2018 — 25 Feb 2018

Celebrate the birds and habitats of San Diego County at the San Diego Bird Festival. Over 40 field trips to destinations across the county, skill-building workshops, and our Birding and Optics Expo.

Location
San Diego, CA, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: San Diego Audubon Society
Contact Person: Jennifer Hajj
Phone Number: 8016719505
Website: http://www.sandiegoaudubon.org/events/bird-festival


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