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

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

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

2013 Vallarta Bird Festival

February 21, 2013 by  
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The Vallarta Bird Festival offers four days jam-packed with birding activities. Join expert guides to explore unique habitats and see how many of the Banderas Bay and Cabo Corrientes Region’s more than 400 species of birds you can spot. Sit in on lectures by international authorities on a range of bird related topics. For more information visit

Dates: 7-10 March 2013
Location: Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico

Pledge2Fledge 2012

August 23, 2012 by  
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Pledge2Fledge (P2F) is an international grassroots campaign organized by non-profit organization the Global Birding Initiative for birders to introduce friends and acquaintances to the pursuit of bird watching. P2F presents the perfect opportunity for birders to share their love for birding with others, thereby helping more people to discover the allure of birds while connecting with the natural world around them. On 24 to 26 August 2012 birders across six continents will be actively involved in sharing their passion for birding by introducing non-birders to this fascinating activity and sharing the results with the world through videos, photos, and stories on the P2F website and social media channels. For more information visit the Pledge 2 Fledge Website