Rio Grande Valley Birding Festival 2013

October 14, 2013 by  
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The Rio Grande Valley Birding Festival has a full schedule of events, seminars and field trips for bird lovers. 2013 marks the 20th anniversary of RGVBF, so visitors can look forward to an even more exciting experience.The seminar schedule includes a Warbler Workshop, Field ID Workshop, Why Humans Love Birds, Get Started Birding, The Plume Hunter, Adventures of the Urban Birder and so much more. Field trips will take birders to Anzalduas, Bentsen-Rio Grande State Park, Rio Costero Ranch and other lovely destinations. Also planned is the Birders Bazaar Trade Show, a Big Sit, author signings, Winter Texan Day and fun-filled family activities. For more information visit www.rgvbf.org

Dates: 6-10 November 2013
Venue: Fair Park Municipal Complex
City: Harlingen
State: Texas
Country: United States

Central Valley Birding Symposium 2013

October 14, 2013 by  
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The program for the Central Valley Birding Symposium in 2013 will include a Bird Identification Panel, A talk on alien invaders by Kimball Garrett, a sketching workshop, a specimen workshop, a discussion of the Migration Patterns of the Northern Saw-whet Owls near Forest Ranch, a talk on bird intelligence by Susan Schneider, a flycatcher ID Workshop, a keynote address on the Birds of the Sierra Nevada and much much more.Birding field trips will cover areas such as Colusa National Wildlife Refuge, Cosumnes River Preserve, Merced Refuges, Salt Springs Valley and a number of other fascinating destinations. Register now to avoid disappointment. For more information visit www.2013cvbs.org

Dates: 21-24 November 2013
Venue: Stockton Hilton Hotel
City: Stockton
State: California
Country: United States

New York Birders Conference 2013

October 14, 2013 by  
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The 66th annual New York Birders Conference offers birders the opportunity to view the fall coastal migration when it is at its peak, the ideal time to spot rare birds. Keynote speaker for the event is James Currie, a renowned birder who has contributed to a number of publications. Other speakers and presenters are Mark E. Hauber Ph.D., John Turner, Sean Mahar, Susan Elbin, and more. Field trips will have birders exploring Jones Beach State Park, Kissena Park, Sunken Meadow State Park, Francis Purcell Preserve and other lovely birding spots. Book your spot today. For more information visit nybirdersconference.wordpress.com

Date: 1-3 November 2013
Venue: Mariott Hotel
City: Uniondale
State: New York
Country: United States

Yellow Rails and Rice Festival

September 19, 2013 by  
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Birders of all levels of experience are encouraged to join in the fifth annual edition of this event, the primary goal of which is to provide participants with a unique bird-watching venue, where birders and farmers can meet and the value of birds in this habitat is highlighted. Be prepared for a whole lot of fun. For more information visit the Yellow Rails and Rice Festival Website.

Date: 23-27 October 2013
Venue: Jennings, Los Angeles

Bird Festival at Fairchild

September 19, 2013 by  
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This exciting two-day event will include off-site birding field trips, lectures, bird walks with experts, info on using plants to attract birds, kiddies activities and much more. For more information visit www.fairchildgarden.org/

Dates: 12-13 October 2013
Venue: Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
City: Miami
State: Florida
Country: United States

Lake County Wings and Wildflowers Festival

September 6, 2013 by  
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This three day celebration of local birds and their habitats has something for all ages. The program includes workshops and presentations by experts, as well as expert-led field trips. For more information visit www.wingsandwildflowers.com

Dates: 4-6 October 2013
Venue: Tavares, Lake County
State: Florida
Country: United States

Berkeley Springs Fall Birding Festival

August 21, 2013 by  
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Bird walks, field trips, workshops and lectures are some of the highlights of this event sponsored by the Potomac Valley Audubon Society. Speakers will include Smithsonian Institution forensic ornithologist Marcy Heacker; Smithsonian research associate Desiree Narango; naturalist Wil Hershberger and raptor expert Liam McGranaghan. For more information visit www.potomacaudubon.org

Date: 20-22 September 2013
Venue: Berkeley Springs
State: West Virginia

Monterey Bay Birding Festival

August 21, 2013 by  
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The 9th annual Monterey Bay Birding Festival offers birding enthusiasts the opportunity to explore one of the most spectacular birding and wildlife destinations in North America. With its amazing diversity of habitats, this area is home to Golden Eagles, California Condors, Warblers, Bushtits, Plovers, Shearwaters and much more. For more information on this exciting event go to the Monterey Bay Birding Festival 2013.

Dates: 12-15 September 2013
Venue: Monterey Bay
State: California

2013 Yampa Valley Crane Festival

June 28, 2013 by  
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The program for this popular four-day event includes nature and bird walks, films, an art show, workshops and loads of activities. The keynote speaker at the 2013 Yampa Valley Crane Festival will be internationally renowned nature photographer Michael Forsberg. For more information visit coloradocranes.org

Date: 6-9 September 2013
Venue: Steamboat Springs
State: Colorado
Country: United States

Puget Sound Bird Fest 2013

June 28, 2013 by  
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This popular three-day event includes guided walks, field trips (on land and water), talks by experts, exhibits, workshops and all manner of activities for both children and adults. For more information on this family-oriented event visit www.pugetsoundbirdfest.org

Dates: 6-8 September 2013
Venue: Puget Sound
City: Edmonds
State: Washington
Country: United States

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