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ABA Birding Rally: Olympic Peninsula, Washington

blackturnstonesmWhen: September 16-20, 2015
Olympic Peninsula, Washington
How Much: $1395 Early Bird Discount
($1495 after June 15th)
Registration: REGISTER NOW!
Hosts: Jeff Gordon and Liz Deluna Gordon, George Armistead, Shawneen Finnegan, Dave Irons, and more.
Based at: Port Angeles & Ocean Shores, WA

From the crashing surf of the Pacific, to the restless Strait of Juan de Fuca, to the Olympic Mountains and the coastal rain forest, the Olympic Peninsula is an ethereal, spiritual place, with wonderful scenery and great birding. More Info »

ABA SUMMIT at the American Birding Expo

GRANGE XWhen: September 30th – October 2nd, 2015
Where: Columbus, OH
How Much: FREE!
Registration: Register and get a free ABA Lapel Pin
Event Type:
Summit: Open to all
Birding Staff: Jeff Gordon, Bill Thompson III, Wendy Clark, Liz Gordon, Bill Stewart, George Armistead, and many more!


Join ABA Staff, fellow ABA members, and a great mix of well-known birding personalities at our first-ever ABA Summit to be held just prior to and in association with the: AMERICAN BIRDING EXPO.  More Info »

IFO: Winter Sparrows of the Southwest

Winter Sparrows of the Southwest – IFOWhen: January 21-26, 2016
Where: Sierra Vista, Arizona
How Much: $1395
Registration: OPEN – sign up today!
Limit: 6 people
Instructor: Homer Hansen
For  INFO on registration: email us at: events@aba.org, or call at (800) 850-2473
For INFO on the event:
email Homer at: aplomado@aplomado.com or  call: (520) 400-6716

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. More Info »

ABA India Safari – Taj, Tigers & Birding

parakeetsmWhen: February 8-18 2016
Bharatpur & Ranthambhore
How Much: $3,850 (double occupancy)
Hosts: Jeff Gordon and Liz Deluna Gordon, Adam Riley, George Armistead, Cuan Rush, and more.
Arriving/Departing: New Delhi
Fabulous pre/post safari extension trip options available (see below)

The American Birding Association, in partnership with Rockjumper Birding Tours, welcomes you to the India – Taj, Tigers & Birding Safari. More Info »

IFO: The Cradle of American Ornithology

kinglet_smWhen:  March 30 – April 3, 2016
Where: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
How Much: TBA
Registration: Coming soon!
Limit: 24 people
Instructor: Bert Filemyr, Ted Floyd & George Armistead
Contact: For more info email events@aba.org

The City of Brotherly Love is the birthplace of our nation, but also the birthplace of bird study in North America. More Info »