ABA Birding Festivals

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55 Festival(s) Found

Harlan White Pelican Watch

01 Mar 2015 — 15 Apr 2015

Witness the American White Pelican spring migration through the North American Central Flyway at the Harlan County Reservoir in south-central Nebraska, where the birds stay over for 4-6 weeks to feed. Many additional species to be seen, multiple related arts events and free birding boat tours for out of town visitors.

Location
Harlan County, NE,

Organization Information
Organization Name: Harlan County Tourism Office
Contact Person: Pat Underwood
Phone Number: 800-762-5498
Website: http://www.harlantourism.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


Big O Birding Festival

11 Mar 2015 — 16 Mar 2015

Guided Trips and “Birding On Your Own”
Nine Great Florida Birding & Wildlife Trail Sites:
Wildlife Management Areas,
OK Slough State Forest
4 Days of Birding at STA5
Photo Workshops with
Don Hamilton
Lake Okeechobee by boat and Airboat to the Lake Okeechobee Audubon Sanctuary
Stargazing with experts
*Owl Hoot*
Private Ranches and Farms
Felda Swampbuggy Tour

Location
LaBelle, FL,

Organization Information
Organization Name: Hendry County Tourism
Contact Person: Margaret England
Phone Number: 863-675-0444
Website: http://www.bigobirdingfestival.com


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


Wings Over Water NW Birding Festival

13 Mar 2015 — 15 Mar 2015

This multi-day birding expo has lots of free activities for the whole family. There will be indoor and outdoor activities to mix and match according to interests and the weather including 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 Northwest
Contact Person: Debbie Harger
Phone Number: 360-543-9982
Website: http://www.wingsoverwaterbirdingfestival.com


32nd annual Monte Vista Crane Festival

13 Mar 2015 — 15 Mar 2015

The festival will include talks by Dr. George Archibald, of the International Crane Foundation, on “Cranes of the Mountains,” talks about Black Swift research, the owls of Colorado, and local archaeology, a craft and exhibit fair, guided tours to view Sandhill cranes and raptors, tours to a local wetland preserve and a native species hatchery, and family movies.

Location
Monte Vista, CO, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Friends of the San Luis Valley National Wildlife Refuges
Contact Person: Tim Armstrong
Phone Number: 719 852-2731
Website: http://www.cranefest.com


Eagle Festival

14 Mar 2015

Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge will host its 15th annual Eagle Festival on Saturday, March 14th from 9am to 4pm. Everyone is invited to participate in all the free activities, including live birds-of-prey programs throughout the day. Free tickets will be available for Eagle Prowls and Refuge Tours. There is a limited number of seats available for the tours. No advanced registration.

Location
Cambridge, MD, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge
Contact Person: Ray Paterra
Phone Number: 410-901-6124
Website: http://www.fws.gov/refuge/blackwater/


John Scharff Migratory Bird Festival

09 Apr 2015 — 12 Apr 2015

Spend an amazing weekend witnessing the spectacular spring migration in the Harney Basin of Southeast Oregon. View thousands of migratory birds as they rest and feed in the wide open spaces of Oregon's high desert. From waterfowl to shorebirds, cranes to raptors, wading birds to songbirds, you'll see them all! The festival offers non-stop birding activities as well as historical and cultural info.

Location
Burns, OR, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Harney County Chamber
Contact Person: Chelsea Harrison
Phone Number: 541.573.2636
Website: http://www.migratorybirdfestival.com


Olympic Birdfest 2015

10 Apr 2015 — 12 Apr 2015

Guided birding trips, boat tours, silent auction, gala banquet, and more. Our featured speaker: Lynsy Smithson Stanley, "Climate Change as a 'Bird Issue'." Join the Birdfest Pre-trip on April 8-9: two days birding coastal Washington. Stay on for a three-day birding cruise of the San Juan Islands, April 12-14, 2015. Program information and registration at www.olympicbirdfest.org.


Location
Sequim, WA, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Dungeness River Audubon Center
Contact Person: Vanessa Fuller
Phone Number: 360-681-4076
Website: http://www.olympicbirdfest.org


Great Louisiana Birdfest

10 Apr 2015 — 12 Apr 2015

The 19th annual Great Louisiana BirdFest, will be held April 10-12, 2015. The Northlake Nature Center sponsors BirdFest during the spring migration when numerous migrant bird species pass through south Louisiana on their way from Mexico and South America. Expert birdwatchers and novices are all welcome to attend any or all of the available birding trips, the social, and the photo workshop.

Location
Mandeville, LA, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Northlake Nature Center
Contact Person: Rue McNeill
Phone Number: 985-626-1238
Website: http://www.northlakenature.org


Dubois Grouse Days

11 Apr 2015

Greater Sage-Grouse lek tours
Photo blinds
Delicious brunch

Location
Dubois, ID, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Dubois Grouse Days Committee
Contact Person: Jeff Liday
Phone Number: 208-313-2730
Website: http://www.grousedays.org


Lek Treks & More: The Lesser Prairie-Chicken Festival

15 Apr 2015 — 22 Apr 2015

Join us in northwest Oklahoma for the 2015 Lesser Prairie-Chicken Festival featuring keynote speaker Paul Baicich. 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, dedicated blinds, 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


Grand Isle Migratory Bird Celebration

17 Apr 2015 — 19 Apr 2015

See songbirds in oak-hackberry woods, shorebirds and waders on beaches and in the marshes and raptors overhead. Grand Isle, Louisiana is an essential stop for songbirds during their spring and fall migrations across the Gulf of Mexico.
Celebrate the magic of spring migration with us!
•Birdwatching tours
•Vendors
•Banding demonstration
•Rich island history
•Keynote speaker

Location
Grand Isle, LA, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: BTNEP, GICDT, TNC
Contact Person: Natalie Waters
Phone Number: 985-447-0868
Website: http://grandisle.btnep.org/GrandIsleHome.aspx


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


Wings Over The Hills Nature Festival

24 Apr 2015 — 26 Apr 2015

Join us for the "Best of the Texas Hill Country." Featuring field trips for Golden-cheeked Warblers, Black-capped Vireos as well as other West/Central Texas birds.

Talks and walks will showcase the area Butterflies and Dragonflies. Hold a Hummingbird in your hand at the Banding station. Our special guest is Greg Miller (think Big Year)! www.wingstx.org and Facebook!

Location
Fredericksburg, TX, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Friends of the Fredericksburg Nature Center
Contact Person: Jane Crone
Phone Number: 830-998-1927
Website: http://www.wingstx.org


Chipola Feather Fest

24 Apr 2015 — 26 Apr 2015

Choose a morning field trip each day, workshops fill afternoons. Friday and Saturday evenings enjoy key note speakers socializing. Enjoy the undiscovered Florida Panhandle,home to the world's largest population of Red-cockaded Woodpeckers. Other Bachman's Sparrow, Swallow-tailed Kite, Mississippi Kite, Swainson's Warbler Least Bittern, Purple Gallinule, Gopher Tortoise, Fox Squirrel, Allgators.

Location
Marianna, FL, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Jackson CountyTourism
Contact Person: Pam Fuqua
Phone Number: 850-482-8061
Website: http://www.cvent.com/d/m4q6tf


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/


Waders in Working Wetlands: Shorebird Extravaganza

29 Apr 2015 — 03 May 2015

Experience Louisiana's spectacular shorebird migration in the heart of Cajun Country. Festival pace is fun and casual, even includes a crayfish boil. Visit working wetlands to look for and learn about shorebirds, then explore other habitats to search for SE specialty species in the pineywoods, Atchafalaya Basin, and along the Cameron Coast - with a little luck, maybe even a late migrant fall-out.

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/Shorebird_Extravaganza.html


Orcas Island BirdFest

30 Apr 2015 — 03 May 2015

Birds, Art & Science in the San Juan Islands. A celebration of birds! Nature tours, workshops, art exhibits and a scientific symposium; all focusing on the health and wonder of birds with grassroots solutions. Orcas Island offers an unforgettable experience showcasing the natural splendor of the San Juan Islands.

Location
Eastsound, WA, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Orcas Island Chamber of Commerce
Contact Person: Lance Evans
Phone Number: 360-376-2273
Website: http://orcasislandbirdfest.com/Home/


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


Grays Harbor Shorebird Festival

01 May 2015 — 03 May 2015

Spring migration of shorebirds on the west coast brings thousands and thousands of birds to our harbor. 30 or more coastal species congregate on the mudflats to replenish their food reserves. For some species, this is the only stop on the way to the tundra. Field trips to many different coastal habitats, led by experienced birders. Lectures, displays, and opportunities to interact with other birders!

Location
Hoquiam, WA, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Grays Harbor Audubon
Contact Person: Dianna Moore
Phone Number: 360-289-5048
Website: http://www.shorebirdfestival.com


Birding & Blues Festival

01 May 2015 — 03 May 2015

Come explore the natural beauty of The Oregon Coast. Our 11th Annual Birding & Blues Festival will be May 1 - 3, 2015 and will take place in Pacific City, Oregon. We will have field trips, presentations, family activities, and blues music all weekend long. On this years agenda you can look forward to a new guided hike through the Two Rivers Peninsula at Nestucca Bay National Wildlife Refuge.

Location
Pacific City, OR, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Merrianne Hoffman
Contact Person: Merrianne Hoffman
Phone Number: 503-965-6247
Website: http://www.birdingandblues.org


South Dakota Birding Festival

01 May 2015 — 03 May 2015

A great weekend event that holds something for everyone interested in birds found in or passing through the great lakes region of South Dakota. Registration is in Pickstown, SD.
Field trips into Karl Mundt National Wildlife Refuge.
A note of interest: This is the only time that the Karl Mundt National Wildlife Refuge
located by the Fort Randall Dam is open to the public.

Location
Fort Randall, SD, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Southeast South Dakota Tourism
Contact Person: Mike Bryant
Phone Number: 605-665-2435
Website: http://southeastsouthdakota.com/


Tara Spring Birding Weekend

01 May 2015 — 03 May 2015

Tara’s annual Spring Birding Weekend offers excellent opportunities to view nature’s spring migration of song birds and more in the Mississippi Flyway. The Spring Weekend activities combine both casual birding opportunities along with organized birding tours led by seasoned birders. Tara is adjacent to the Mississippi River.

Location
Vicksburg, MS, US

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


5th Annual SD Birding Festival at Ft Randall

01 May 2015 — 03 May 2015

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 bird identification, how to take bird photos with cell phones and a bird banding workshop, with guided field trips on the area's two National Wildlife Refuges: Lake Andes and Karl E. Mundt. Our featured speaker will be Ted Floyd, editor of ABA's Birding magazine.

Location
Pickstown, SD, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: US F&WS
Contact Person: Mike Bryant
Phone Number: 605-487-7603


Vancouver Bird Week 2015

02 May 2015 — 09 May 2015

From bird nerd to bird curious, from wise old owl to adventurous tot, there is an event for everyone during Vancouver's 3rd annual Bird Week May 2nd - May 9th. We have bird-related workshops, walks, talks, exhibitions, and lectures across Vancouver.

Location
Vancouver, BC, Canada

Organization Information
Organization Name: Stanley Park Ecology Society
Contact Person: Dan Straker
Phone Number: 604-681-9453
Website: http://www.vancouverbirdweek.ca


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/


Indiana Dunes Birding Festival

07 May 2015 — 10 May 2015

The Indiana Dunes Birding Festival is an event designed 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. Field hikes, presentations, social events, and more are scheduled during the four days.

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


Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival

07 May 2015 — 10 May 2015

Alaska will experience a special celebration of spring when the Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival, the state's largest wildlife festival, kicks off in early May. Festival participants can choose between over 100 different events, from advanced ornithology workshops, beginning birding presentations, field trips and boat tours to arts events, music, and children's activities.

Location
Homer, AK, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Homer Chamber of Commerce
Contact Person: Robbi Mixon
Phone Number: 907-235-7740
Website: http://www.kachemakbayshorebird.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


Festival of the Birds at Presque Isle

08 May 2015 — 10 May 2015

We are a small festival, limited to 150 attendees on the shore of Lake Erie with no crowds but desirable migrant species. Keynote this year is George Armistead, author of the ABA Field Guide to Birds of Pennsylvania and ABA event coordinator. Every full-weekend registrant will receive a copy of his book. We offer multiple habitats, lagoon birding and more. All skill levels welcome.

Location
Erie, PA, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Presque Isle Audubon
Contact Person: Mary Birdsong
Phone Number: 8144619189
Website: http://www.presqueisleaudubon.org/festival.html


Red Slough Birding Convention

09 May 2015 — 12 May 2015

Experience top-notch birding in southeast Oklahoma at the seventh annual Red Slough Birding Convention. Highlights of the tours include swainson's warbler, purple gallinule, white ibis, painted bunting, neotropic cormorant, prothonotary warbler, red-cockaded woodpecker, brown-headed nuthatch, and scarlet tanager.

Location
Idabel, OK,

Organization Information
Organization Name: U.S. Forest Service
Contact Person: Robert Bastarache
Phone Number: 580-494-6402 x 107
Website: http://www.redsloughconvention.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


Spring into Yellowstone Birding and Wildlife Festival

13 May 2015 — 17 May 2015

Join us this May for the third annual Spring Into Yellowstone Birding and Wildlife Festival that takes place in beautiful Cody, Wyoming! Located just 50 miles from Yellowstone National Park you'll have the opportunity to view grizzly bears and sage grouse and everything in between, you’ll find yourself discovering some of the most rare and symbolic animals that exist in the natural world.

Location
Cody, WY, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Cody Country Chamber of Commerce
Contact Person: Tia Mitchell
Phone Number: 307-587-2777
Website: http://www.springintoyellowstone.net


Great Salt Lake Bird Festival

14 May 2015 — 18 May 2015

The 17th Great Salt Lake Bird Festival in Farmington Utah is May 14-18, 2015! Bird watching is a great family activity and Utah is the place to see birds. David Allen Sibley, author and illustrator of The Sibley Guide series will be the Keynote speaker, a lead fieldtrip and present a workshop and book signing. Just think – 5 days of field trips in Utah

Location
Farmington, UT,

Organization Information
Organization Name: Davis County Community & Economic Development
Contact Person: Neka Roundy
Phone Number: 801-451-3286
Website: http://www.GreatSaltLakeBirdFest.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


Yakutat Tern Festival

28 May 2015 — 31 May 2015

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.

Location
Yakutat, AK,

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


2015 Mountain Bird Festival

29 May 2015 — 31 May 2015


The festival combines a celebration of  unique mountain birds along with the stewardship ethic needed to ensure thriving landscapes for humans and wildlife. Fee includes contributions to conservation programs and the Klamath Bird Observatory.

Forty field trips highlight the region's specialty mountain bird species including Great Grey Owl, Calliope Hummingbird, and White Headed Woodpecker.

Location
Ashland, OR, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Klamath Bird Observatory
Contact Person: Marcella Sciotto
Phone Number: 541-201-0866
Website: http://www.klamathbird.org/index.php/community/mountainbird


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


Potholes & Prairie Birding Festival

10 Jun 2015 — 14 Jun 2015

Four days of amazing birdwatching at the best places for birding in the Missouri Coteau. Observe the American white pelicans at Chase Lake National Refuge, dancing sharp-tailed grouse at Arrowwood and grassland birds near Lake Juanita. Wonderfully informative and entertaining seminars offer new insights on bird identification among other topics.

Location
Carrington, ND, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Birding Drives Dakota
Contact Person: Laurie Dietz
Phone Number: 701-652-2522
Website: http://birdingdrives.com


Southwest Wings Summer

29 Jul 2015 — 01 Aug 2015

Southwest Wings Birding and Nature Festival is entering its 24th year in 2015. This is the premiere nature festival in Arizona, voted one of the top 5 birding and nature festivals in the country due to the abundance and variety of wildlife species as well as our educational classes which are provided free of charge to children and adults. We are the festival closest to the birds.

Location
Sierra Vista, AZ, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Southwest Wings
Contact Person: Gordon Lewis
Phone Number: 520-266-0149
Website: http://swwings.org


Tucson Bird and Wildlife Festival

12 Aug 2015 — 16 Aug 2015

We invite you to explore and enjoy the beautiful and fascinating Sonoran Desert and Sky Islands. Join the fun at our fifth annual Tucson Bird & Wildlife Festival. Get to know our friendly local birding and conservation community and the dazzling array of watchable wildlife experiences accessible from Tucson! We will offer field trips, workshops, and dinners. It will be the best year yet!

Location
Tucson, AZ, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Tucson Audubon Society
Contact Person: Bete Jones
Phone Number: 520-209-1812
Website: http://www.tucsonaudubon.org/festival


Mississippi River Nature Weekend

28 Aug 2015 — 30 Aug 2015

An exciting family festival for the outdoor adventurist, both young and seasoned. The festival is highlighted by natures Wading Bird Migration in the Mississippi Flyway. Purchase a day pass for Saturday only or stay with us all weekend. Weekend packages include lodging, food, and activities

Location
Vicksburg, MS, US

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


Tanana Valley Sandhill Crane Fesstival

28 Aug 2015 — 30 Aug 2015

This festival puts you in close contact with cranes as they gather brfore migration. Young birds will be seen and heard amongst the flocks numbering up to 2500. The festival includes nature walks and talks, craft and art activities, photography and workshops,talks with live birds, and outdoor picture show. This year's guest speaker is Dr. Sammy King,Whooping Crane conservationist.

Location
Fairbanks, AK, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Friends of Creamer's Field
Contact Person: Christine Huff, Gail Mayo
Phone Number: (907) 452-5162 or 47
Website: http://www.creamersfield.org


Cape Cod Bird Festival

18 Sep 2015 — 20 Sep 2015

The third annual Cape Cod Bird Festival will be held Sept. 18-20, 2015. Featured speakers are Dr. Miyoko Chu, author of "Songbird Journeys: Four Seasons in the Lives of Migratory Birds" and Richard Crossley, award winning author of "The Crossley Id Guide" series. Field trips, workshops, a vendor marketplace and more. Registration opens early April 2015. Fall birding on Cape Cod, it's the best!

Location
Hyannis, MA, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Cape Cod Bird Club
Contact Person: Gerry Cooperman
Phone Number: 508-331-0345
Website: http://www.capecodbirdclub.org


Alabama Coastal BirdFest

01 Oct 2015 — 03 Oct 2015

The 12th annual Alabama Coastal BirdFest features 25+ expertly guided trips (on foot & by boat), plus speakers, dinners, seminars and more on the wild & beautiful Alabama Gulf Coast, a major stopover during fall migration. Trips and evening events require advance registration; the free Expo is a family friendly day. Full schedule available by mid-July. Registration opens in early August.

Location
Fairhope, AL, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Alabama Coastal BirdFest
Contact Person: Fran Morley
Phone Number: 251-625-0814
Website: http://www.AlabamaCoastalBirdFest.com


Bird Festival at Fairchild

01 Oct 2015 — 04 Oct 2015

This year’s keynote speaker will be Kenn Kaufman. The festival begins with two days of off-site tours of South Florida bird habitats led by Tropical Audubon Society experts. The festival continues at Fairchild on Saturday and Sunday with activities for birders of all ages, including presentations by bird experts, bird walks, amateur bird photo contest and exhibit.

Location
Miami, FL, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Contact Person: Vanessa Cook
Phone Number: 305-663-8077
Website: http://www.fairchildgarden.org/Events-Community-Outreach/Bird-Festival


Eastern Shore of Virginia Birding and Wildlife Festival

09 Oct 2015 — 11 Oct 2015

Experience spectacular Fall migration on the southern tip of the Delmarva Peninsula at our 23rd Annual Birding Festival. Guided field trips at Kiptopeke Hawk Watch and migration hot spots for songbirds. Boat trips through the marshes and seaside bays. Pre-registration required. Keynote speaker TBA.

Location
Cape Charles, VA, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Eastern Shore Eventacular, Inc.
Contact Person: Roberta Kellam
Phone Number: 7167259164
Website: http://www.esbirdingfestival.com


Festival of the Cranes

17 Nov 2015 — 22 Nov 2015

The 28th Annual Festival of the Cranes at Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge is 6 days with more than 140 workshops, lectures, hikes, tours, and exhibits. Nationally recognized as a top birding and wildlife photography event, the Festival of the Cranes also offers a diversity of cultural, historical, and ecological topics to suit any interest. Registration starts Sept.1.

Location
San Antonio, NM, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Friends of the Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge
Contact Person: Michael Hanauer
Phone Number: 575-838-2120
Website: http://www.festivalofthecranes.com


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