Birding Festivals and Events happening in CO and WY

Greater Sage-grouse
Stephen Ting, usfws

Greater Sage-grouse

WYOMING

 

May 14-18: Spring Into Yellowstone Birding and Wildlife FestivalCody, WY. Join the Meadowlark Audubon Society, in connection with the Cody Chamber of Commerce, for an exciting festival in picturesque northwest Wyoming. For five days, discover the iconic birds and wildlife of northwest Wyoming: from sage grouse to grizzly bears, and everything in between. The festival will feature a trade how held at the world renowned Buffalo Bill Center of the West, guided field trips and interactive seminars led by some of the biggest names in birding and nature photography, as well as some of the top regional biologists.There are events for everyone so don't miss out! 

ellowstone website www.springintoyellowstone.com/ 

 

COLORADO

Pikes Peak Nature and Birding Event

Dates: Friday, May 8 through Sunday, May 10

Where: Various locations in and around Colorado Springs, including Fountain Creek Nature Center, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Pinello Ranch, Chico Basin Ranch, Pikes Peak Highway and Pikes Peak Community College

Who: Anyone interested in birding, nature - all ages, all skill levels

What: Field trips, seminars.

Noted Speakers/Presenters: Ted Floyd (keynote speaker) Saturday night banquet; also Dr. Brian Linkhard (flammulated owl researcher) and Eric Eaton (principal author of the Kaufman Field Guide to Insects of North America).

Visit the festival website at www.pikespeakbirdingandnaturefestival.org for full details and how to register. 

28-September 1: CFO's Annual Convention: Sterling, CO. The Colorado Field Ornithologists Annual Convention is the birding event of the year for Colorado birders. Join us this year on the eastern plains for Colorado specialties. Enjoy our Welcome Picnic, many field trips, comradeship, shorebirds, early fall migrants, Team ID Challenge, academic paper session, and a great banquet with our special guest speaker, Jon L. Dunn--author and professional trip leader, described by Sandy Komito as the best field observer in North America. For more information call:  303-709-2776  or email (treasurer@cfobirds.org) .

 

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