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Annual Matagorda Bay Birdfest

March 24, 2023 - March 26, 2023


Matagorda Bay Birdfest is a truly exceptional event and bird celebration. In 2023, there will be expert-guided tours by boat, kayak, and land including tours to Powderhorn Ranch and to the Nature Conservancy’s Mad Island Marsh.

The Matagorda County CBC has been #1 in the bird species count for the Audubon Christmas bird count in 25 of the last 29 years! It is the undiscovered jewel of mid-coast Texas! Our extensive panel of speakers will include many outstanding professionals including speakers from the Audubon, The Smithsonian, and the International Crane Foundation.

Don’t miss the Keynote dinner at the Palacios Pavilion overlooking beautiful Matagorda Bay or the one-of-a-kind Bird Parade along the waterfront that is both fun and fabulous!


Palacios, Texas
901 2nd Street
Palacios, TX 77465 United States
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Matagorda Bay Birdfest
956-285 3234
lbeck@becktv.com (Laurie Beck)
Cornell Lab of Ornithology

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