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32 Festival(s) Found

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/


Orlando Wetlands Park Festival

21 Feb 2015

Festival Sat., Feb. 21, 2015, 9-3 at Ft Christmas Park-entertainment/guided tours/free trees. No pets-there are wild animals. Food to purchase. Free admission/door prizes! Info 407.568.1706 (cityoforlando.net/wetlands). Take SR 50 to Christmas, FL.Turn N on 420, Ft Christmas Rd for 1.8 mls. Free parking across from park-1300 N Ft Christmas Rd, Christmas, FL 32709

Location
Christmas, FL, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Orlando Wetlands Park
Contact Person: Mark Sees
Phone Number: 407-568-1706
Website: http://www.orlandowetlands.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


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


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


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


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/


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


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


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


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


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