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12 Festival(s) Found

3rd Annual Swallow-tailed Kite Outing

23 Jul 2016

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 Kites forage on insects in a long-standing Kite hotspot in rural Allendale, South Carolina. Dr. Maria Whitehead of the South Carolina Nature Conservancy is the guest speaker.

Location
Allendale, SC, US

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


20th Annual Hummingbird Festival

06 Aug 2016 — 07 Aug 2016

See hundreds of hummingbirds! The festival will host booths on attracting more hummingbirds, as well as butterflies, honeybees, songbirds and other backyard wildlife to your home. Hummingbird banding all weekend. Local wildlife artist gallery, native plant sale, hummingbird programs, crafts, and children's activities. $7 for ages 13 & up; $5 for ages 5-12; free for ages 4 and under

Location
Cadiz, KY, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Friends of Land Between The Lakes and USDA Forest Service Land Between The Lakes
Contact Person: John Pollpeter
Phone Number: 270-924-2299
Website: http://www.landbetweenthelakes.us/calendar/hummingbird-festival/2016-08-06/


Southeast Arizona Birding Festival

11 Aug 2016 — 14 Aug 2016

In 2016, expect more opportunities to have a premier birding experience. We are expanding the number and types of field trips we offer, and broadening the capacity of our workshops. You will hear from our keynote speaker, Jeff Gordon, President of the American Birding Association, and Sheri Williamson, hummingbird expert and founder of the Southern Arizona Bird Observatory.

Location
Tucson, AZ, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Tucson Audubon Society
Contact Person: Keith Ashley
Phone Number: 520-209-1809
Website: http://tucsonaudubon.org/what-we-do/festival.html


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


SwiftFest

27 Aug 2016

Fifth Annual Swift Fest
Celebrate the Chimney Swifts (watch them return to their cistern home - evening). Live Music, Food, Vendors (nature-themed), children's activities. 4:30-10:00 Saturday, August 27th.

Location
Jonestown, TX, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Chairperson
Contact Person: Mykal Latos
Phone Number: 512-971-9118
Website: http://www.swiftfest-jonestown.com/


Yampa Valley Crane Festivale

08 Sep 2016 — 11 Sep 2016

Come see the Greater Sandhill Cranes gather in the Yampa Valley in NW Colorado before migrating. This 5th annual festival features morning and sunset guided crane viewings, speakers such as Ted Floyd and Nayambayar Batbayar, a crane expert from Mongolia, bird walks, BBQ dinner at Carpenter Ranch (Nature Conservancy), childrens's activities and much more. Check it out at www.coloradocranes.org

Location
Steamboat Springs and Hayden, CO, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Colorado Crane Conservation Coalition
Contact Person: Nancy Merrill
Phone Number: 970-276-1933


Puget Sound Bird Fest

09 Sep 2016 — 11 Sep 2016

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, US

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

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


Florida Birding and Nature Festival

13 Oct 2016 — 16 Oct 2016

Focusing on birds and nature conservation, FBNF will have 25+ birding field trips, trips for butterflies, herps, native plants, 40+ workshops, nature photography, Expo. David Johnson, Global Owl Project & Carlton Ward Jr, Florida Wildlife Corridor founder will keynote. Expected birds include roseate spoonbill, wood stork, limpkin, Am oystercatcher, blk skimmer, purple gallinule, Am bittern, more

Location
Tampa (Ruskin), FL,

Organization Information
Organization Name: Quest Ecology
Contact Person: Melanie Higgins
Phone Number: 813-642-0799
Website: http://www.floridabirdingandnaturefestival.org/


5th Annual Wings and Wildflowers Festival

14 Oct 2016 — 16 Oct 2016

Join us for unique birding and wildflower programs at the beautiful Venetian Gardens in Leesburg, Florida. The festival will feature acclaimed speakers, writers, birding and native plant experts and will have a host of eco-friendly opportunities for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts. From novice to expert the festival offers something for everyone.

Location
Leesburg, FL,

Organization Information
Organization Name: Lake County Economic Dev. & Tourism Division
Contact Person: Yvonne Powers
Phone Number: 352-742-3918
Website: http://www.wingsandwildflowers.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


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


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