Acadia Birding Festival
Mount Desert, Maine
Celebrate the ecological wonders of the birds of the Gulf of Maine at the Acadia Birding Festival. Explore Mount Desert Island and its birds through numerous events and venues. Enjoy warblers on early morning birding walks, visit with puffins and pelagic birds at sea, and observe Peregrine Falcons at an active breeding site in Acadia National Park. Our combination of lectures, walks, and adventures will connect you to Downeast Maine’s many bird species, diverse habitats and local birding experts.
Great Adirondack Birding Celebration
Paul Smiths, New York
The festival will feature field trips to boreal birding hot spots, informative lectures, workshops, a raffle, social hours and more. The 3,000-acre Paul Smiths VIC is an eBird Birding Hotspot. It contains every habitat type found in the Adirondack Park with the exception of alpine vegetation. Included on the property is a 60-acre marsh, five ponds, several brooks and swamps, bogs, fens, and varied forest types, most notably northern boreal forest.
Roger Tory Peterson Bird Fest
Features a variety of bird walks in Western New York and Northwestern Pennsylvania with trip leaders from diverse avian backgrounds, as well as a compelling keynote speaker from the world of bird research and nature writing.