Two of the big annual events in the birding world are coming up soon.

Great Texas Birding Classic
Registration is now open for teams wishing to enter the Great Texas Birding Classic. Tournament Dates: April 15 through May 15 (your choice of day).This is the 22nd year of this rapidly growing event. Participation is a great way to enjoy some excellent birding and an opportunity to explore new parts of Texas. Registration fees and sponsorship dollars go toward Conservation Grants for birding, nature tourism, and habitat restoration and enhancement projects throughout Texas. Select winning teams will help choose which projects are funded. The more teams that register, the more funds we can award!

Information is on The Great Texas Birding Classic web site.

PS – I participated in the very first Texas Birding Classic, hard to believe it has been 22 years.

World Series of Birding
The Grandaddy of all the birding contest is the World Series of Birding event put on by New Jersey Audubon. The event will be held May 12. all teams must be registered by April. 20th.

The gold of this year’s event is to raise $200,000 for bird conservation programs.

Visit their web site for additional information.

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