Alabama Audubon’s third annual Black Belt Birding Festival will take place August 4 & 5 in Greensboro, Alabama. The festival highlights the diverse bird populations, history, and culture of Alabama’s Black Belt region while bringing the economic benefits of ecotourism to this stretch of rural Alabama.
The 2023 festival will kick off on the evening of Friday, August 4 with a partner expo that will feature live music and food trucks. The touring exhibition ‘Philip Henry Gosse: A Naturalist’s Sojourn in Alabama’ will open on Saturday, August 5 at Greensboro’s Historic Opera House. Many of the popular birding excursions from previous years will be available and many new and exciting excursions will also be offered. A selection of these include: Perry Lakes Park; the M.Barnett Lawley Forever Wild Trial Area (State Cattle Ranch); Old Cahawba: Prairie Tract and Archaeological Site; Payne Lake Recreation Area; Talladega National Forest; and the ongoing ecotourism partnership with Connecting with Birds and Nature Tours, LLC at The Joe Farm.
For more information and to register, visit: alaudubon.org/events