Aiken is notified of birding festivals around the nation. We’ve provided links here to those and any other event that catches our attention. For an impressively comprehensive list, check the ABA websiteColorado Birder’s website has ALL birding events in Colorado and then some. Be sure to register early, as festival field trips fill up quickly.

Pikes Peak Birding and Nature Festival
May 11 – 13, 2018


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Audubon’s 2018 Hog Island schedule:

Hog Island memePerennial favorites such as Field Ornithology, Raptor Rapture, and Hands-on Bird Science return along with new camp sessions including Mountains to Sea Birding for Teens and Spring Migration & Monhegan. Spaces can be reserved with a $100 deposit starting on Oct. 18th.

Birding Festivals by month:


Morro Bay Winter Bird Festival, CA

Space Coast Birding and Wildlife Festival, FL

Wings over Willcox, AZ

Everglades Birding Festival, FL


Laredo Birding Festival, TX

High Plains Snow Goose Festival, Lamar, CO


The Rivers & Wildlife Celebration: Nebraska’s Crane Festival, in Kearney

Monte Vista Crane Festival, Alamosa, CO


Nebraska Prairie Chicken Tours

Wings ‘N’ Wetlands Festival, Great Bend, KS

Karvel Birding Festival, Karvel, CO

Olympic Birdfest, Neah Bay tour, & San Juan Islands Cruise, WA


Bent on Birding, Bent County, CO

Southwest Wings – Spring Fling, Sierra Vista, AZ

Colorado Field Ornithologist Annual Convention, Lamar, CO

Pikes Peak Birding & Nature Festival, El Paso County, CO

Ute Mountain/Mesa Verde Birding Festival, Cortez, Colorado

Yakutat Tern Festival, Yakutat, AK


National Audubon Convention


Southwest Wings Birding and Nature Festival, Sierra Vista, AZ

Southeast Arizona Birding Festival, AZ


Cheyenne/High Plains Bird-day Party, WY

Yampa Valley Crane Festival, Steamboat Springs, CO

Birding Festival of the Keys, FL


Rio Grande Valley Bird Festival, TX

Festival of the Cranes, Bosque del Apache, NM


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