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2011 Upcoming Birding Events and Festivals

 
 

These are archived listings. For details on future events, please see our Upcoming Bird Festivals and Events page.

February 11–12
Eagle Expo

Morgan City, Louisiana
985-395-4905, 800-256-2931
Carrie Stansbury, info@cajuncoast.com
www.CajunCoast.com

February 18–20
Sax-Zim Bog Winter Bird Festival

Meadowlands, Minnesota
Mike Hendrickson, mlhendrickson@yahoo.com
www.Sax-Zimbog.com
www.MikeHendricksonBirding.com

February 24–27
15th Annual Whooping Crane Festival

Port Aransas, Texas
361-749-5919 or 800-45-COAST
info@portaransas.org
www.WhoopingCraneFestival.org

March 3–6
San Diego Bird Festival and Audubon California Assembly

San Diego, California
858-273-7800
David Kimball, birdfest@cox.net
Karen Straus, kstraus1@gmail.com
www.SandieGoAudubon.org

March 4–6
International Festival of Owls

Houston, Minnesota
507-896-HOOT (4668)
Karla Bloem, nature@acegroup.cc
www.FestivalofOwls.com

April 7–10
Galveston FeatherFest

Galveston Island, Texas
832-459-5533
NatureTourismGalv@juno.com
www.GalvestonFeatherFest.com

April 15–17
23rd Annual Bird of Prey Days at Braddock Bay

Braddock Bay Park, Greece, New York
585-267-5483
Daena Ford, information@bbrr.org
www.bbrr.org

April 15–21
Lek Treks & More: The Woodward Lesser Prairie-Chicken Festival

Woodward, Oklahoma
Oklahoma Audubon Council,
918-809-6325
John Kennington, johnkennington@gmail.com
www.OKAudubon.org

April 27–May 1
Ohio Valley Birding Festival

in and around Evansville, Indiana, and Henderson, Kentucky
812-867-6231
Carol Pettys, pettys1234@aol.com
www.OhioValleyBirdingFestival.org

April 28–May 1
Verde Valley Birding and Nature Festival

Cottonwood, Arizona
928-282-2202
Barbie Hart, birdyverde@gmail.com
www.BirdyVerde.org

April 28–May 1
Georgia Mountain BirdFest

Unicoi State Park and Lodge
Helen, Georgia
706-878-2201, ext 305
Ellen Graham, ellen.graham@dnr.state.ga.us
www.gamtnbirdfest.com

April 29–May 1
16th Annual Grays Harbor Shorebird Festival

Hoquiam, Washington
360-289-5048
Dianna Moore, DLMoor2@coastaccess.com
www.ShorebirdFestival.com

April 29–May 1
Wings Over the Hills Nature Festival

Lady Bird Municipal Park
Fredericksburg, Texas
Joe Houde, jhoude@wingsoverthehills.org
www.WingsOverTheHills.org

April 29–May 2
Balcones Songbird Festival

Balcones Canyonlands NWR
512-965-2473
Cathy Harrington, friends@friendsofbalcones.org
www.BalconesSongbirdFestival.org

May 2–7
New River Birding & Nature Festival

New River Gorge National River
Fayetteville, West Virginia
304-574-4258
Dave Pollard, goshawk@birding-wv.com
www.Birding-WV.com

May 5–8
19th Annual Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival

Homer, Alaska
907-235-7740, 907-235-8766 (fax)
Christina Whiting, shorebirdster@gmail.com
www.HomerAlaska.org/shorebird.htm

May 5–15
The Biggest Week in American Birding

Northwest Ohio
Oak Harbor, Ohio
419-898-4070
Kimberly Kaufman, biggestweek@bsbo.org
www.BiggestWeekinAmericanBirding.com

May 11–15
Ute Mountain Mesa Verde Birding Festival

Cortez, Colorado
970-565-1151
info@cortezculturalcenter.org
www.UteMountainMesaVerdeBirding
Festival.com

May 12–16
Great Salt Lake Bird Festival

Farmington, Utah
801-451-3286, tour@co.davis.ut.us
www.GreatSaltLakeBirdfest.com

May 13–15
Tawas Point Birding Festival

Tawas & Oscoda, Michigan
517-886-9144
Wendy Tatar, wendy@michiganaudubon.org
www.TawasBirdfest.com

May 19–22
14th Annual Detroit Lakes Festival of Birds

Detroit Lakes, Minnesota
800-542-3992, 218-847-9202
DLchamber@VisitDetroitLakes.com
www.VisitDetroitLakes.com/things-to-do/events/festival-of-birds

May 21
Kirtland’s Warbler Wildlife Festival

Kirtland Community College
Roscommon, Michigan
989-275-5000, ext. 266
Jim Enger, engerj@kirtland.edu
http://Warbler.Kirtland.edu

June 2–5
13th Acadia Birding Festival

Mount Desert Island/Bar Harbor/Southwest Harbor, Maine
207-288-8128
Michael J. Good, info@downeastnaturetours.com
www.AcadiaBirdingFestival.com

June 3–5
Cerulean Warbler Weekend

Hastings, Michigan
517-886-9144
Wendy Tatar, wendy@michiganaudubon.org
www.CeruleanWarbler.org

June 3–5
Montana Audubon’s Annual Wings Across the Big Sky Bird Festival

Cottonwood Inn, Glasgow, Montana
406-443-3949
Larissa Berry, lberry@mtaudubon.org
http://www.mtaudubon.org/birdwatching/festival.html

October 8–9
Sandhill Crane & Art Festival

Bellevue, Michigan
517-886-9144
Wendy Tatar, wendy@michiganaudubon.org
www.CraneFest.org

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