ABA Birding Festivals

Festival Search Results

22 Festival(s) Found

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!

Location
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.

Location
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

Location
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.

Location
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


Lake Apopka Wildlife Festival & Birdapalooza Birding Festival

20 Jan 2017 — 22 Jan 2017

The Lake Apopka Wildlife Festival & Birdapalooza Birding Festival features many of the 360+ bird species on the 20,000-acre Lake Apopka North Shore. Choose among 2 full-day trips and 9 half-day trips, along with dinners and keynotes, including one by Greg Miller. Saturday is the 5th annual Free family Birdapalooza festival. Join us on the North Shore of Lake Apopka for great birding!

Location
Apopka, FL, US

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


Winter Wildlife Festival

20 Jan 2017 — 22 Jan 2017

Princess Anne Recreation Center, presented with VA Department of Game & Inland Fisheries. Join VB Parks & Recreation and experience guides on excursions throughout the city. Witness winter wildlife from fascinating bird activity, exploring natural areas or musings of harbor seals.

View the list of excursions and learn how to register at www.VBgov.com/WinterWildlife

Location
Virginia Beach, VA, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Virginia Beach Parks and Recreations
Contact Person: Outdoors & Environmental Prog
Phone Number: 757-385-4416
Website: http://www.vbgov.com


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

Location
Galt, CA, US

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


Waterbird Festival

21 Jan 2017

The 4th Annual Waterbird Festival is a FREE community and family friendly event that includes naturalist led bird walks, bird scope stations to gain a closer look at the waterbirds visiting our Bay, interactive educational activities, and expert speaker sessions. There will also be fee-based field trips available both on and off site. 10a-4p.

Location
Tiburon, CA, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Richardson Bay Audubon Center & Sanctuary
Contact Person: Kerry Wilcox
Phone Number: 415-388-2524 x101
Website: http://richardsonbay.audubon.org/programs/waterbird-festival


Space Coast Birding and Wildlife Festival

25 Jan 2017 — 30 Jan 2017

The 20th Annual Space Coast Birding & Wildlife Festival is scheduled
Jan 25 – 30, 2017 at Eastern Florida State College Titusville, FL. Festival activities feature unique birding, wildlife, nature, technology, cultural/historical and photography field trips, Offshore birding boat trip, classroom & keynote presentations as well as an Art Show.

Location
Titusville, FL, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Brevard Nature Alliance
Contact Person: Neta Harris
Phone Number: 321-268-5224
Website: http://www.SCBWF.org


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.

Location
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.

Location
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


Monte Vista Crane Festival

10 Mar 2017 — 12 Mar 2017

The 34th annual Monte Vista Crane Festival will occur March 10-12, 2017. Every year, like clockwork, nearly 20,000 Sandhill Cranes descend on Colorado’s scenic San Luis Valley for a six-week stopover to rest and refuel before continuing their northward spring migration. The town of Monte Vista and the Friends of the San Luis Valley Refuges, host the festival. Tours, speakers and movies.

Location
Monte Vista, CO, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Monte Vista Crane Festival Committee
Contact Person: Deb Callahan
Phone Number: 7195887007
Website: http://www.mvcranefest.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.

Location
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


Olympic Birdfest 2017

07 Apr 2017 — 09 Apr 2017

Olympic Birdfest 2017: Discover birds of coastal Pacific Northwest. Guided field trips, gala banquet; speaker: noted nature photographer Bonnie Block. Contact: www.olympicbirdfest.org. Pre-festival cruise in Straight of Juan de Fuca. Post-festival trip to Neah Bay, coastal WA. The festival with the most spectacular setting!

Location
Sequim, WA, US

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


Lek Treks & More: The Lesser Prairie-Chicken Festival

12 Apr 2017 — 19 Apr 2017

Join us in northwest Oklahoma for the Lesser Prairie-Chicken Festival featuring keynote speaker Sheri Williamson. You can view the chickens from blinds or vans. We also offer a trip to view Greater-Prairie-Chickens at northeast Oklahoma’s Tallgrass Prairie. Get both species of prairie-chickens in one trip! We also feature special packages for photographers with dedicated blinds, and workshops

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


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.

Location
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.

Location
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!

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

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.

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


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

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/


Huron Fringe Birding Festival

26 May 2017 — 04 Jun 2017

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: 5193538618
Website: http://www.huronfringebirdingfestival.ca


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.

Location
Claryville, NY, US

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


Search The Festivals Database

State Country
Month