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

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

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

Tucson Audubon Society Field Trip

June 11, 2013 by  
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August 30 – September 2, 2013 (Labor Day Weekend) –Fri/Sat/Sun/Mon – 8:00 AM Q Ranch / Mogollon Rim /Tonto National Forest On Friday, carpool (requires high clearance vehicles) to historic Q Ranch near Young, AZ where 150 species of birds have been identified including raptors, tanagers, orioles, hummers, swallows, sparrows, warblers, and Mountain Bluebirds. Expect lots of other natural beauty, including post-monsoon wildflowers and dragonflies. Dark clear night skies at 5600 feet with plenty of stars. Combine birding with brief hikes to nearby scenic and historic locations.

Tour the 1000-year-old Q Ranch Mogollon-Culture Pueblo ruins. Depart ranch Monday after early birding and brunch. Ranch is a relatively poor cell-phone zone, but Verizon service is available within a few miles. All meals included. $135/person/night for shared room (we will link up sharers if possible). $200/person/night for single room. Full online or check payment is due by July 31, 2013 (www.qranch.com). Limited to 12 people total. Riders will pay ~$50 each for drivers’ gas cost. No out-of-the-way departures and ret! urns – you must be able to carpool from and return to Tucson or Phoenix and ride in someone else’s vehicle. For reservations and more info, contact trip leader Steve Buck (stevetucson@aol.com). Birding leader (present at Q Ranch only): Ken Furtado (ken@qranch.com).

More info at www.tucsonaudubon.org/what-we-do/birding/fieldtrips.html

Potholes & Prairie Birding Festival 2013

May 8, 2013 by  
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This event offers birding enthusiasts the opportunity to visit some of the most remote birding hotspots in the USA. Guided tours, workshops, wild country and wonderful people make this a not-to-be-missed event. For more information visit birdingdrives.com

Dates: 12-16 June 2013
Venue: Carrington
State: North Dakota
Country: United States

Adirondack Boreal Birding Festival 2013

May 8, 2013 by  
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This three-day event celebrates the Boreal Birds of the Adirondacks with hikes, walks, safaris, canoe trips, outing and seminars throughout Hamilton County. Guest speakers for the event are Dr Michael Moccio and Dr Bruce Beheeler. For more information on the event visit adirondackexperience.com

Dates: 7-9 June 2013
Venue: Lake Pleasant/Hamilton County
State: New York
Country: United States

Downeast Spring Birding Festival 2013

April 26, 2013 by  
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The 10th annual Downeast Spring Birding Festival will be taking place on Memorial Day Weekend, offering hikes, boat tours, presentations, and more. Visitors can expect to see puffins, bald eagles, nesting waterfowl and spring migration visitors aplenty. For more information visit the Downeast Spring Birding Festival Website.

Dates: 24-27 May 2013
Venue: Cobscook Community Learning Center
State: Maine
Country: United States

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