Birdiest Festival in America
April 22 - April 26
Preparing for its fourth year, Corpus Christi’s Birdiest Festival in AmericaÐduring spring migration in perhaps North America’s busiest flywayÐhas become a popular, established event! In 2019, it grew to five days, 160 registered birders (a 32% increase) from 16 states, more than 100 attending the opening Texas barbecue dinner, 286 different sighted species, 14 different field trips including world-famous King Ranch, four photo workshops, 11 expert presentations, and 8 new “150 Club” membersÐplus a continuous local birding video running in the Visitors Center! Plans for 2020 include more new field trips to additional ranches, surrounding Gulf Coast and nature areas; plus local partnering organizations. The 2020 Keynote Speaker is DAVID SIBLEY, author and illustrator of THE SIBLEY GUIDE TO BIRDS. Tentative $35 basic registration includes three presentations, Trade Show, “Raptor Project,” Saturday Artisan Market & Family Day, five days admission to Botanical Gardens. Extra fees for field trips/workshops, added presentations, opening dinner. Contact: Michael Womack, 361-852-2100 or firstname.lastname@example.org.