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18 Festival(s) Found

Grebe Festival

18 Aug 2017 — 20 Aug 2017

Lake Almanor is the place to be the August 18-20 as we celebrate the “dancing” grebes at the Grebe Festival in Chester, CA. View colonies of grebes nesting on the lake, witness their incredible “rushing” displays, and watch hatchlings climb aboard their parents’ backs by boat or on shore. Explore the area's biodiversity and culture in the Almanor basin and Lassen National Forest.

Chester, CA, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Plumas Audubon Society
Contact Person: Sophie Kissin
Phone Number: 530-283-9307
Website: http://www.plumasaudubon.org/grebe-festival

Davis Mountains Hummingbird Celebration

24 Aug 2017 — 27 Aug 2017

In the heart of the Texas’ Chihuahuan Desert Sky Islands, Fort Davis at its elevation of 5,050 feet is known as the Hummingbird Capital of Texas! The celebration will feature hummingbird viewing field trips, banding demonstrations and programs led by birding experts. Four filled days. Register at www.fortdavis.com beginning May 1.

Fort Davis, TX, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Fort Davis Chamber of Commerce
Contact Person: Melissa Henderson
Phone Number: 432-426-3015
Website: http://www.fortdavis.com

Yampa Valley Crane Festival

31 Aug 2017 — 03 Sep 2017

Come visit Steamboat Springs, CO and the beautiful Yampa Valley for the 6th Yampa Valley Crane Festival. Witness hundreds of Greater Sandhill Cranes dancing and feeding in the fields. Enjoy 4 fun-filled days featuring guided crane viewings, bird walks, expert speakers, live raptors, family activities and more. Keynote speaker is George Archibald, co-founder of the International Crane Foundation.

Steamboat Springs & Hayden, CO, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Colorado Crane Conservation Coalition
Contact Person: Nancy Merrill
Phone Number: 977-276-1933
Website: http://www.coloradocranes.org

4th Annual Seatuck Birding Challenge

09 Sep 2017

Saturday, September 9, 2017 -5 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Join Long Island's only island-wide birding competition to help promote bird watching, wildlife conservation and open space preservation across the region. The event is open to all levels of experience, from expert birders to complete novices. Fall migration promises large numbers of birds and a great diversity of species.
See website for more info..

Islip, NY, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Seatuck Environmental Association
Contact Person: Lisa Smith
Phone Number: 631-581-6908
Website: http://www.seatuck.org/

Puget Sound Bird Fest

15 Sep 2017 — 17 Sep 2017

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.

Edmonds, WA,

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

15 Sep 2017 — 17 Sep 2017

The program will include land and sea field trips, guest speakers including Jeff Gordon, ABA President and Kenn Kaufman, renowned author, artist and conservationist, a trade show for outdoor and birding equipment, a children's corner, bird-themed arts and crafts fair, photography and painting workshops, and a birding film festival.

Kailua-Kona, HI, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Hawaii Island Festival of Birds
Contact Person: Bridget Walker
Phone Number: 808-331-3655
Website: http://birdfesthawaii.org

Birding Festival of the Keys

21 Sep 2017 — 25 Sep 2017

Florida Keys during Hawk and Fall Migration provides top birding. Featuring boat trips: pelagics to Dry Tortugas, Marathon Hump; sunset tours to Boot Key-Hawk roost, and kayak- seabirds. Van trips, Keys Specialties Workshops and hikes, evening programs, bird hikes to state parks and Florida Hawk Watch. Mag. Frigatebird, Black-whiskered Vireo, Reddish Egret, Brown Booby, shorebirds, warblers, more

Marathon, FL, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Birding Adventures
Contact Person: Paddy Cunningham
Phone Number: 7542011141
Website: http://www.birdingfestivalofthekeys.com

Monterey Bay Birding Festival

23 Sep 2017

This year's festival takes place all day on Saturday, September 23rd, 2017. Field trips, workshops, and presentations will be based out of the Watsonville Civic Plaza Building at 275 Main St., Watsonville, CA. This year's keynote speaker, Peter Pyle will present “Ecology and Conservation of the Gulf of the Farallones." For more information, please visit www.montereybaybirding.org

Watsonville, CA, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Monterey Bay Birding Festival
Contact Person: Debbie Diersch
Phone Number: (888) 909-7829
Website: http://www.montereybaybirding.org

BirdFest &Bluegrass 2017

07 Oct 2017 — 08 Oct 2017

Join the Friends of Ridgefield NWR as we celebrate the return of the Sandhill Crane with a fun filled weekend of exploring nature, wildlife, and Chinookan culture.
There will be bluegrass picking around town and a variety of hikes (birding, naturalist, photo, and archaeology) on the Refuge.
Events include Sandhill Crane Tours (by reservation), indoor/outdoor marketplaces, and family activities.

Ridgefield, WA, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Friends of Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge
Contact Person: Samantha Zeiner
Phone Number: 360-887-9495
Website: http://ridgefieldfriends.org/events/birdfest-bluegrass/

Florida Birding and Nature Festival

13 Oct 2017 — 15 Oct 2017

Focused on birds and conservation, will feature birding, insect and herp field trips, workshops on identification and conservation, nature photography, and Expo. Buddy Powell, noted manatee expert will keynote one night. Expected birds include roseate spoonbills, wood storks, limpkins, anhingas, Am oystercatchers, skimmers, Am bitterns, reddish egrets, purple gallinules, fall warblers, vireos.

Tampa (Ruskin), FL,

Organization Information
Organization Name: Tampa Audubon Society
Contact Person: Mary Keith
Phone Number: 813-767-5863
Website: http://fbnfestival.org

Sandhill Crane and Art Festival

14 Oct 2017 — 15 Oct 2017

The Sandhill Crane and Art Festival or CraneFest features family-friendly activities such as guided nature hikes, live animal displays, kids activities, and fine art vendors. In the evening, watch thousands of Sandhill Cranes "fly-in" to Big Marsh Lake at Michigan Audubon's Baker Sanctuary.

Bellevue, MI, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Michigan Audubon
Contact Person: Lindsay Cain
Phone Number: 517-580-7364
Website: http://www.michiganaudubon.org

Azores Birdwatching Arts Festival

08 Nov 2017 — 12 Nov 2017

In the middle of the Atlantic Ocean a sanctuary of birds from sea to land; Azores islands are a paradise for nature lovers and now there is the festival week dedicated to birders and cutural avids looking for something different to incite them to visit these islands of Portugal. Festival main events are in Pico island and run in English and Portuguese.

Lajes do Pico, Portugal

Organization Information
Organization Name: MiratecArts
Contact Person: Terry Costa
Phone Number: (+351)963639996
Website: http://www.azoresbirdwatching.com

Rio Grande Valley Birding Festival

08 Nov 2017 — 12 Nov 2017

Add the specialty birds of the Rio Grande Valley to your life list! And if you have never been down here, be prepared to be blown away!! First-timers add 30-50 birds to their list. Field trips with professional guides, workshops, seminars, great socials, big trade show, and silent auction are some of the components. Enjoy a little Tex-Mex while you are here! We are Texas friendly.

Harlingen, TX, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Rio Grande Valley Birding Festival
Contact Person: Tamie Bulow
Phone Number: 9564235565
Website: http://www.rgvbf.org

Everglades Birding Festival

11 Jan 2018 — 15 Jan 2018

Explore the Everglades ecosystem while searching for 150 plus species such as Snail Kite, Painted Bunting, Limpkin, Short-tailed Hawk, Red-whiskered Bulbul,and more. Full day field trips to E.N.P.,Corkscrew, Keys, STA 5, and South Florida Hotspots with lunch.
A focus on gaining advanced birding skills with mini-workshops, small groups and expert guides. Keynotes, Dinners and Evening Programs

Ft. Lauderdale, FL, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Birding Adventures
Contact Person: Paddy Cunningham
Phone Number: 754-201-1141
Website: http://www.evergladesbirdingfestival.cm

Wings Over Willcox

11 Jan 2018 — 14 Jan 2018

Every Fall Sandhill Cranes return to Willcox to winter over. Wings Over Willcox celebrates the Cranes and so much more with tours to see the Cranes in the morning and evening as well as the many Raptors, Sparrows and more. There is a Nature Expo and free seminars about the area and the wildlife that lives here. Come and celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Wings Over Willcox. See you in January

Willcox, AZ, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Willcox Chamber of Commerce
Contact Person: Alan Baker
Phone Number: 520-384-2272
Website: http://www.wingsoverwillcox.com

Lake Apopka Wildlife Festival & Birdapalooza Birding Festival 

18 Jan 2018 — 21 Jan 2018

The Lake Apopka Wildlife Festival & Birdapalooza Birding Festival is perfect for birders visiting Florida or locals wanting to learn more from knowledgeable birding guides. Add to your life list at an amazing birding area conveniently located near Orlando, the 20,000-acre Lake Apopka North Shore, where 360+ bird species have been sighted, more than any other inland location.

Apopka, FL, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: Orange Audubon Society
Contact Person: Deborah Green
Phone Number: 407-637-2525
Website: http://orangeaudubonfl.org/birdapalooza/

San Diego Bird Festival

21 Feb 2018 — 25 Feb 2018

Celebrate the birds and habitats of San Diego County at the San Diego Bird Festival. Over 40 field trips to destinations across the county, skill-building workshops, and our Birding and Optics Expo.

San Diego, CA, US

Organization Information
Organization Name: San Diego Audubon Society
Contact Person: Jennifer Hajj
Phone Number: 8016719505
Website: http://www.sandiegoaudubon.org/events/bird-festival

Vallarta Bird Festival

09 Mar 2018 — 11 Mar 2018

The Vallarta Botanical Garden will host the Vallarta Bird Festival this coming March 9th, 10th and 11th. The festival will include guided morning birding walks at the botanical gardens, morning trips to the Military Macaw Sanctuary (minimal cost), presentations, workshops, and birding tours. Garden admission cost is $150 pesos per day or a 3 day pass will be available at a discounted rate.

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Organization Information
Organization Name: Vallarta Bird Festival
Contact Person: Nancy Holland
Phone Number: 6088863902

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