2009 Exotic Bird Auction

September 29, 2009 by  
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On the 15th of November 2009, the Exotic Bird Club of Florida will be hosting their annual Exotic Bird Auction. It will not only give bird enthusiasts the opportunity to purchase exotic birds, but various vendors will have a variety of bird related products on sale. Food stalls will also be available as well as an exciting Great Raffle, and much more. Bird vendors are reminded that a Florida Fish and Wildlife Permit is a requirement to display their birds.

Entre fee into the auction is $2, with children under the age of 10, being given free entry. For more information in regard to the auction, kindly visit the website at www.geocities.com/Exoticbirdclubofflorida/ or contact Yvonne Weir on 321-452-0706 or ywweir@aol.com.

Date: 15 November 2009
Venue: Greater Palm Bay Senior Centre
City: Palm Bay, Florida
Country: United States of America

Introduction to Birdwatching 2009

September 22, 2009 by  
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For bird lover who have never been brave enough to take on the challenge of bird watching, the Introduction to Birdwatching 2009 is the perfect opportunity to start this hobby. This magnificent informative event will not only explore the natural wonders of the park, but teach those participating, how to look for birds, and share tips and educational information.

The Introduction to Birdwatching 2009 will start at 12:00 pm in the afternoon and take an hour and a half to complete. For more information in regard to the park and future events, kindly visit the website at http://www.prospectpark.org/.

Date: 24 October 2009
Venue: Prospect Park
City: New York
Country: United States of America

FWCAS Parrot Symposium 2009

September 15, 2009 by  
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The second annual Florida West Coast Avian Society Parrot Symposium will be held at the Sarasota Hyatt on the 7th and 8th of November 2009. Everything bird enthusiasts might want to know will be discussed at the 2009 FWCAS Parrot Symposium with guests speakers such as Cassie Malina talking about Operant Conditioning Training, behavior being discussed by Sally Blanchard and Glenn Reynolds bringing conservation awareness to the symposium, from the World Parrot Trust. The FWCAS Parrot Symposium is a celebration of birds and an opportunity to promote awareness and correct care for exotic birds.

Date: 7 – 8 November 2009
Venue: Sarasota Hyatt
City: Sarasota, Florida
Country: United States of America

Stanford Glendower Bird Fair 2009

September 11, 2009 by  
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The sixth annual Stanford Glendower Bird Fair will kick off with whiskey tasting from the sponsors, at Oak Grove Farm on the 1st of October 2009. Extraordinary prizes have been allocated for the photographic competition, with guided walks, boat trips, picnics and workshops being organized for the fair. Some of the guest speakers to look forward to include Odette Cutis, Dr. Anton Odendaal, Dave de Beer, Doug Newman and Naas Terblanche. Bonfires and cabaret entertainment have also been added to the line-up, ensuring that the Stanford Glendower Bird Fair is unforgettable.

For more information in regard to the fair and the scheduled activities, kindly log onto the follow site: www.stanfordbirding.co.za.

Date: 1 – 4 October 2009
Venue: Various
City: Overberg
Country: South Africa

The Mini Bird Race 2009

September 10, 2009 by  
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The Mini Bird Race 2009 will be hosted by the Borneo Highlands Resort, with the support of the Malaysian Nature Society, on the 4th of October 2009. Contrary to what one might expect the Mini Bird Race 2009 to consist of, only wild birds a part of this event, as it is held to promote bird species and the conservation of nature. It will be the second time that this event is hosted, because of its previous success, and the Mini Bird Race sees teams face off against each other in a race of knowledge and good bird spotting skills. Each team has a limit time to find, record and identify as many bird species as possible.

The Mini Bird Race 2009 is an extremely fun and exciting event and offers spectators the opportunity to enjoy the company and activities with fellow bird lovers. For more information in regard to this event, visit the official website at http://borneohighlands.com.my/birdrace2009.html.

Date: 4 October 2009
Venue: Penrissen Range, Borneo Highlands Resort, Kuching
City: Sarawak
Country: Malaysia

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