Birding Festivals - November

Check the web sites or contact the event for specific dates, lodging and additional information.

Alaska
Alaska Bald Eagle Festival
Haines, AK
Festival activities are held at the American Bald Eagle Foundation, conveniently located at the corner of Second Avenue and the Haines Highway. Photography workshops, live raptor presentations with resident raptors . Guest speakers and presentations.
American Bald Eagle Foundation
Phone Number: 907-766-3094
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California
Marysville Swan Festival
Marysville, CA
Celebrate the return of spectacular winter waterfowl to the North Sacramento Valley, especially the profusion of Tundra Swans to our verdant rice fields and wetlands. Dozens of field trips and workshops, led by renowned wildlife naturalists, will explore the beauty of local flora and fauna, and mysteries of the great Pacific Flyway.
Phone Number: (530)701-3577
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Louisiana
Yellow Rails and Rice Festival 2014
Jennings, LA
The emphasis is to provide a unique venue to view Yellow Rails. Search for other SE US specialty birds in SW prairie, and nearby pineywoods, or along Cameron Parish coast. Based in heart of Cajun Country in Louisiana’s SW prairie region, known for great birding, local cuisine, and a rich history and culture.
Phone Number: 225 642-5763 leave m
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New Mexico
Festival of the Cranes
San Antonio, NM (not Texas)
Festival of the Cranes at Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge in San Antonio, New Mexico features more than 140 tours, workshops, lectures, hikes, and activities. Experts in birding and professional photographers headline the show, with plenty of refuge, regional, cultural, and social events thrown in the mix.
Friends of the Bosque del Apache NWR
Phone Number: 575-838-2120
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Texas
Rio Grande Valley Birding Festival
Harlingen, TX
Topnotch leaders and speakers, new field trip locations, 25 birds seen no where else in the USA.
Phone Number: 209-227-4823
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Mexico
Toh Bird Festival
Yucatán, Mexico
Birdwatching tours, conferences, workshops, photography and drawing contest, activities for kids, and the bird-a-thon . The outward objective of the xoc ch’ich’ is to form into teams and find the highest number of bird species in a limited time period, traveling around different routes in Yucatan.
Pronatura Península de Yucatán A.C.
Phone Number: 52-999-988-4436
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