October 1, 2013 – December 5, 2013
We will be accepting photo submissions from October 1st through December 5th, 2013 for this year’s nature photo contest! Kids (ages 0-16) and adults (ages 17+) will be judged separately. Photos must be 8″X10″ and matted on 11″X14″ mat board. The photos will be on display . . .
November 9, 2013 – April 4, 2014
Project FeederWatch is a winter-long survey of birds that visit feeders at backyards, nature centers, community areas, and other locales in North America. FeederWatchers periodically count the birds they see at their feeders from November through early April and send their counts to Project FeederWatch. FeederWatch data help scientists . . .
December 5, 2013 – December 10, 2013
Southeastern Arizona is home to many resident species of breeding sparrows and a favored location for migrants to overwinter. We will visit semi-desert grasslands and riparian woodlands to observe the behavior and habitat selection of over 20 species of sparrows, towhees, and longspurs. Daily outings will be followed by . . .
December 7, 2013
Paul Bithorn and Brian Rapoza will lead birders in search of parrots, bulbuls, mynas, and other introduced species in this all-day van trip in Miami.
Writer Mark Hedden described searching for South Florida exotics in the feature story “Exotic Miami . . .
Tim the Pelican and Scarlet the Red-tailed Hawk from Sea Biscuit Wildlife Shelter will be visiting Wild Bird & Garden at 3501 Oleander Drive in Wilmington, NC on Saturday December 7 from 10:45 – 12:00. Come and learn about these magnificent birds and the great work that Sea . . .
December 14, 2013 – January 5, 2014
This year’s count, the 114th, takes place from December 14 through January 5, 2014. You can participate two ways: in the field, with other birders, or, if your home is within a count circle, at home, counting the birds that visit your feeder.
Participation is free. And it’s . . .
December 14, 2013 – December 15, 2013
The Galveston Island Nature Tourism Council (GINTC) is pleased to announce the expansion of their annual Breakfast with the Cranes event to two mornings, December 14-15, at the Moody Gardens Golf Course banquet facility. After breakfast and a presentation about sandhill crane behavior, attendees can embark on a special . . .
December 21, 2013 – December 22, 2013
It is our pleasure to inform you about a two-day birdwatching event and workshop to be organized by the District Administration of Dungarpur, India, December 20-21, 2013. The event is the first of its kind in the district. It will highlight the wonderful sights and sounds of the . . .
December 28, 2013 – December 29, 2013
Expert advice on birding binoculars at the stunning East Yorkshire clifftop reserve of Bempton Cliffs. Try them out on a clifftop viewpoint before you buy. Last weekend every month . . .
January 11, 2014
On January 11, 2014, Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge will host its 2nd Festival of the Cranes, an event that offers the opportunity to view over 12,000 Sandhill Cranes along with several pairs of Whooping Cranes that winter each year at the refuge. A press release is attached below.
Wheeler . . .