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30 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


Yellow Rails and Rice Festival 2014

28 Oct 2014 — 02 Nov 2014

Designed with fun in mind, the festival schedule is casual, its emphasis to provide a unique venue to view Yellow Rails. Search for other SE US specialty birds in SW prairie, and nearby pineywoods, or along Cameron Parish coast. Based in heart of Cajun Country in Louisiana’s SW prairie region, known for great birding, local cuisine, and a rich history and culture.

Location
Jennings, LA, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Avian Events Support Team
Contact Person: Donna L Dittmann
Phone Number: 225 642-5763 leave m
Website: http://www.snowyegretenterprises.com/Snowy_Egret_Enterprises/Yellow_Rails_%26_Rice_Festival.html


Rio Grande Valley Birding Festival

05 Nov 2014 — 09 Nov 2014

It’s always THE year to be HERE! Why? For over 20 years the Rio Grande Valley Birding Festival has been providing the best birding experience available at any festival anywhere.
Come find out for yourself just why this premier nature event is held in such high esteem.
Topnotch leaders and speakers, new field trip locations, 25 birds seen no where else in the USA.

Location
Harlingen, TX, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: RGV Birding Festival
Contact Person: Norma Friedrich
Phone Number: 209-227-4823
Website: http://rgvbf.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


Alaska Bald Eagle Festival

10 Nov 2014 — 16 Nov 2014

The American Bald Eagle Foundation welcome you to the 2014 Alaska Bald Eagle Festival! Festival activities are held at the American Bald Eagle Foundation, conveniently located at the corner of Second Avenue and the Haines Highway. Here you will attend photography workshops, live raptor presentations with our resident raptors . Guest speakers and presentations & Artist of the Year Carol Clifton

Location
Haines, AK, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: American Bald Eagle Foundation
Contact Person: Cheryl McRoberts
Phone Number: 907-766-3094


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


Central Valley Birding Symposium

20 Nov 2014 — 23 Nov 2014

Celebrate the diversity and specialties of the Great Central Valley of California in the Pacific Flyway! Registration is open for the 18th annual Central Valley Birding Symposium. Join us for field trips, workshops, presentations and the birder's mart.

Location
Stockton, CA,

Organization Information
Organization Name: Central Valley Bird Club
Contact Person: CVBS Steering Committee
Phone Number: 209-369-2010
Website: http://www.2013cvbs.org


Everglades Birding Festival

15 Jan 2015 — 19 Jan 2015

Search for target birds such as Snail Kite, Limpkin, Purple Swamphen, Short-tailed Hawk, Red-whiskered Bulbul, W.c.Pigeon, Burrowing Owl and much more at Everglades NP, Corkscrew, Keys, STA 5, South Dade and others. A focus on learning advanced birding skills through mini-workshops applied on full day field trips. Small groups work with top guides and speakers. Up to 170 species found. Join us.

Location
Hollywood, FL, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Birding Adventures, South Florida Audubon Society
Contact Person: Paddy Cunningham
Phone Number: 954 926-5458
Website: http://www.evergladesbirdingfestival.com


18th Annual Space Coast Birding and Wildlife Festival

21 Jan 2015 — 26 Jan 2015

The Space Coast Birding & Wildlife Festival is set for January 21 – 26, 2015 at Eastern Florida State College – Titusville Campus. This premier event offers opportunities for participants to explore world- renowned natural areas of Florida’s Space Coast, home of the largest collection of endangered wildlife and plants in the continental United States.
NEW - World Digiscoper Meeting.

Location
Titusville, FL, US

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


Snow Goose Festival of the Pacific Flyway

21 Jan 2015 — 25 Jan 2015

Over 60 field trips & workshops, Birds & Books Opening Mixer, Wildlife Art Exhibit & Reception, plus exciting activities for kids & families! “Gathering of Wings” Banquet with Keynote Speaker, Renowned Naturalist & Author SCOTT WEIDENSAUL

Location
Chico, CA, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Snow Goose Festival
Contact Person: Jennifer Patten, Coordinator
Phone Number: 530-345-1865
Website: http://www.snowgoosefestival.org


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


Birds of a Feather Fest

06 Feb 2015 — 08 Feb 2015

With more than 125 miles of hiking, biking and walking trails, miles of coastline, varied habitats and more than 200 identified species, Flagler County is a birder’s paradise. Few places offer as many wonderful opportunities to enjoy nature while being so connected, accessible and clean. With a focus on families, beginners and experts alike, this festival will offer something for everyone.

Location
Palm Coast, FL, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: City of Palm Coast
Contact Person: Jason Giraulo
Phone Number: 386-986-2484
Website: http://www.birdingfest.com


Galt Winter Bird Festival

07 Feb 2015

The city of Galt,Cosumnes River Preserve and local academic groups are pleased to sponsor the 8th annual Winter Bird Festival! This year's events include preserve tours, educational presentations, wildlife shows, art displays, wine walk and hands-on activities. Guests will find this event to be an exciting and educational opportunity to celebrate the area’s winter birds and habitat.

Location
Galt, CA, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: City of Galt
Contact Person: Jennifer Cannell
Phone Number: 209-366-7115
Website: http://www.ci.galt.ca.us


Winter Wings Festival

12 Feb 2015 — 15 Feb 2015

Field trips, workshops, and more celebrating the diversity of winter birds in the Klamath Basin. Raptors and waterfowl in particular. Headliners are Richard Crossley, an internationally acclaimed birder and photographer, and Jennifer Wu, a nature and landscape photographer specializing in creating stunning images of the night sky and stars.

Location
Klamath Falls, OR, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Klamath Basin Audubon Society
Contact Person: Dave Hewitt
Phone Number: 804 832 3421
Website: http://winterwingsfest.org/


San Diego Bird Festival

05 Mar 2015 — 08 Mar 2015

The San Diego Bird Festival showcases the diversity of our county, through field trips, pelagic cruises, workshops, and special programs. We welcome all ages and abilities. Celebrate our birds, habitats, and the culture of birding in San Diego.

Location
San Diego, CA, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: San Diego Audubon Society
Contact Person: Jen Hajj
Phone Number: (801)671-9505
Website: http://www.sandiegoaudubon.org


Wings Over Water Northwest Birding Festival

13 Mar 2015 — 15 Mar 2015

This multi-day birding expo in the northwest corner of Washington State has lots of free activities for the whole family. Enjoy live raptor presentations, wildlife exhibits, expert speaker presentations, displays, on site craft vendors, kids’ activities, guided field trips($)and boat cruises.($)

Location
Blaine, WA,

Organization Information
Organization Name: Wings Over Water NW
Contact Person: Debbie Harger
Phone Number: 360-543-9982
Website: http://www.wingsoverwaterbirdingfestival.com


65th Annual Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage

22 Apr 2015 — 25 Apr 2015

Join 110 professional educators and naturalists on a four-day exploration of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the most diverse biological habitat in North America. Discover bats, bears, birds, insects, cultural & natural history, ecology, ferns, fungi, mosses, salamanders and wildflowers. Over 150 events include walks in the Park, indoor talks, photography and drawing workshops.

Location
Gatlinburg, TN, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage
Contact Person: Missy Harper
Phone Number: 865-436-0523
Website: http://www.springwildflowerpilgrimage.org/


Verde Valley Birding & Nature Festival

23 Apr 2015 — 26 Apr 2015

Four days of field trips with experienced guides in Central Arizona's diverse habitats. Special workshops and events. Vendors and exhibitors. Keynote featuring John James Audubon portrayed by Brian "Fox" Ellis. Registration begins Feb. 1. Visit birdyverde.org for more information.

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 'N' Wetlands Festival

24 Apr 2015 — 25 Apr 2015

Birdwatch two of the most important wetlands in the Central Flyway-Cheyenne Bottoms and Quivira National Wildlife Refuge-during the peak of the Spring migration in central Kansas. Birders of all levels will enjoy exceptional guided birding fieldtrips in small groups, workshops, and socials. Information and registration at www.kansasbirdingfestival.org or call 877-243-9268.

Location
Great Bend, KS, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Kansas Wetlands Education Center
Contact Person: Curtis Wolf
Phone Number: 877-243-9268
Website: http://www.kansasbirdingfestival.org


Balcones Songbird Festival

24 Apr 2015 — 27 Apr 2015

Join us at the 15th annual Balcones Songbird Festival! See the endangered Golden-cheeked Warbler and the Black-capped Vireo and many other migrating species. 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.
SUNDAY IS FAMILY DAY!

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


New River Birding & Nature Festival

27 Apr 2015 — 02 May 2015

A friendly birding vacation for everyone, the week long event features guided birding and nature excursions, world-class speakers, the finest collection of guides, tasty food, and a back-porch atmosphere. Signature guided bird watching experiences include the opportunity to visit a wide range of habitats, world class instruction.

Location
Fayetteville, WV, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: New River Birding & Nature Festival
Contact Person: Rachel Davis
Phone Number: 304-574-4339
Website: http://www.birding-wv.com/


Grays Harbor Shorebird Festival

01 May 2015 — 03 May 2015

Grays Harbor is a major stop-over spot for migrating shorebirds, including the rare Pacific subrace of Red Knot. Huge groups of shorebirds swooop and swirl, avoiding the ever watchful Peregrine Falcon. Many field trip to coastal habitats, including Bowerman Basin mudflats! Also special speakers, classes and fun fair for children. A must see spot on the outer coast of Washington!

Location
Hoquiam, WA, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Grays Harbor Audubon
Contact Person: Dianna Moore
Phone Number: 360-289-5048


Southwest Wings

06 May 2015 — 09 May 2015

Arizona's first, oldest and best Birding and Nature Festival. For 24 years Southwest Wings has brought you the best and closest birding in southeast Arizona. Two events, Spring and Summer. Join us for the best birds, best guides and the best experience.

Location
Sierra Vista, AZ, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Southwest Wings
Contact Person: Gordon Lewis
Phone Number: 5202660149
Website: http://www.swwings.org/


The Biggest Week in American Birding

08 May 2015 — 17 May 2015

Black Swamp Bird Observatory invites you to The Biggest Week In American Birding in northwest Ohio, the Warbler Capital of the World! The Biggest Week is a 10-day festival featuring some of the best spring birding North America has to offer. The festival features workshops, guided birding activities, birding van tours, keynote speakers, and more. Great fun for birders of all skill levels.

Location
Oregon, OH, US

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


The Biggest Week in American Birding

08 May 2015 — 17 May 2015

Black Swamp Bird Observatory invites you to The Biggest Week In American Birding in northwest Ohio, the Warbler Capital of the World! The Biggest Week is a 10-day festival featuring some of the best spring birding North America has to offer. The festival features workshops, guided birding activities, birding van tours, keynote speakers, and more. Great fun for birders of all skill levels.

Location
Oregon, OH, US

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


Spring into Yellowstone Birding and Wildlife Festival

13 May 2015 — 17 May 2015

Join us in Cody, Wyoming for the third annual Spring into Yellowstone Birding and Wildlife Festival! Come and view the magnificent wildlife, birds, and natural history of northwest Wyoming's Greater Yellowstone Region through the eyes of top scientists, birders, and photographers. Dates are May 13-17, 2015, contact us today for more information regarding the festival, you don't want to miss it!

Location
Cody, WY, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Cody Country Chamber of Commerce
Contact Person: Tia Mitchell
Phone Number: 307-586-1575
Website: http://www.springintoyellowstone.com


Huron Fringe Birding Festival

22 May 2015 — 31 May 2015

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 Park
Contact Person: Matthew Cunliffe
Phone Number: 519-389-6231
Website: http://www.friendsofmacgregor.org


Acadia Birding Festival

28 May 2015 — 31 May 2015

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, Mount Desert Island, & beyond. Don’t miss our dedicated PELAGIC SEABIRD TRIP, Sat May 30.

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


CFO Annual Convention

04 Jun 2015 — 07 Jun 2015

The Colorado Field Ornithologists Annual Convention is the birding event of the year for Colorado birders. Join us in the beautiful mountain town of Salida on the Arkansas River. CFO will host a Thursday Welcome Picnic, field trips, presentation of academic papers, exhibitors, and a Saturday evening banquet at Salida's famous SteamPlant, with our special guest speaker

Location
Salida, CO, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Colorado Field Ornithologists
Contact Person: Tom Wilberding
Phone Number: 3037092776
Website: http://cfobirds.org/


Great Adirondack Birding Celebration

05 Jun 2015 — 07 Jun 2015

The 13th annual Great Adirondack Birding Celebration is scheduled for 5-7 June 2015, 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, & Golden-winged Warbler.

Location
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


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