Birding Festivals - August

Listing by state.  Specific dates may change.

Arizona

Sedona Hummingbird Festival
July 31, August 1 - 2
Sedona, Arizona
The International Hummingbird Society
There is no more beautiful place in America to see hummingbirds than Sedona, Arizona! At this festival you'll find three days of presentations by world hummingbird experts, witness the thousands of hummers at selected "hot spots", tour personal hummingbird gardens, see banding demonstrations, and dine with the hummers at Sunrise Breakfasts. Now in its 4th year!
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Colorado

CFO Annual Convention
August 28 - 31
Sterling, Colorado
Colorado Field Ornithologists
The Colorado Field Ornithologists Annual Birding Convention is the birding event of the year for Colorado birders. This year join us on the eastern plains in the fall for a Welcome Picnic, field trips, presentations of research papers, workshops, exhibitors, and an evening banquet with our special guest speaker, Jon L. Dunn.
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Minnesota

Henderson Hummingbird Hurrah
August 16
Henderson, Minnesota
Henderson Feathers
A free one-day event when ruby-throated hummingbirds can be seen in large numbers. The festival promotes the understanding, appreciation, and enjoyment of these amazing little birds. The Hurrah includes: banding demonstrations, a garden tour, speakers, book signing sessions, children’s activities, and a Hummingbird Mall.
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Mississippi

Mississippi River Nature Weekend
22 Aug 2014 — 24 Aug 2014
Vicksburg, Mississippi
An exciting family festival for the outdoor adventurist, both young and seasoned. The festival is highlighted by nature's Wading Bird Migration in the Mississippi Flyway. Guided birding tours, open air bus tours, nature trails, boating, music, food, and more.
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Tennessee

Wonder of Hummingbirds
August 23
Knoxville, Tennessee
Knoxville Chapter of the Tennessee Ornithological Society
Visit the fourth annual Wonder of Hummingbirds Festival in Knoxville, Tennessee. View Ruby-throated Hummingbirds up-close at the banding table with Mark Armstrong, a certified Master Bander of both hummingbirds and songbird species. Speakers, bird, butterfly and nature walks, arts and crafts and lots of kids activities will make everyone happy.
Contact Person: Billie Cantwell
Phone Number: 865-567-4273