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ABA Convention: Corpus Christi, Texas

Snowy PloverWhen: April 22-27, 2014
Corpus Christi, Texas
How Much: $1445 (includes lodging, nearly all food)
Single supplement: $400
2-Day pass: $625 (Fri/Sat, more info soon)
Exhibitors, Vendors, and Sponsors Register Here >
ABA Convention Staff: Jeff Gordon
(ABA president), Tom Johnson (Birding photo quiz editor), Jen Brumfield (Tropical Birding Tours and Leica Birding), Ted Floyd (Birding editor) George Armistead (ABA Events Coordinator), and more (see below).

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South Africa Safari: October 7-17, 2014

southafricaWhen: October 7-17, 2014
Capetown and Kruger National Park
How Much: $3500
Registration: Now Open! Closes April 30th. See below
For more INFO: Contact us at events@aba.org.
ABA Safari Staff: Adam Riley, Jeff & Liz Gordon, Forrest Rowland, George Armistead, and more…
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IFO: California Seabirds

californiaseabirdsWhen: August 17-22, 2014
Where: Half Moon Bay, California
How Much: $TBA
Event Type:
IFO Program in partnership with ALVARO’S ADVENTURES
Limit: 24 people
Instructor: Alvaro Jaramillo & George Armistead
(3rd will be added if group size warrants)
Registration: More info coming soon
For more INFO: email us at: events@aba.org, or click here to be alerted as new information becomes available.

Seabird enthusiasts have long held the central California coast as one of the premier destinations in the world for accessing large numbers of seabirds and cetaceans (whales, dolphins, etc.). Year-round there is an abundance of biomass in these seas, and in August many species are beginning their southbound migration back to their breeding grounds, making this a great time to study seabirds off California. More Info »

Rarity-hunting in Alaska’s Pribilofs

geeseTWhen: September 28-October 5, 2014
St. Paul Island, Alaska
How Much: $4395* (single supp. $470)
Registration: REGISTER NOW (click)
Event Type: Rigorous birding tour, searching for rarities
Limit: 12 people
: Nate Swick & local guides
If you would like more information on this event, contact us at events@aba.org, or  click here or call (800) 850-2473. Read this Birding Magazine article about the unique archipelago (click here). And see Greg Neise’s summary blogpost on the adventure in 2013.

It’s jackpot birding! In the tradition of Attu, the greatest vagrant birding spot in the ABA Area, we offer this hunt for rarities at the remote Alaskan outpost of St. Paul Island. More Info »

ABA Birding Rally: Spearfish, South Dakota

rushmoresmWhen: June 16-20, 2015
Spearfish (Black Hills area), South Dakota
How Much: $TBA
Registration: Opens May, 2014
Hosts: Jeff Gordon and Liz Deluna Gordon, Michael Retter, Ted Floyd, George Armistead, and more.
For more information, Click Here to put your name on a list to receive more information as it is available. Or email us at: events@aba.org, or call at (800) 850-2473.
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IFO: Bayou Birding & Cajun Cuisine

bayousmWhen: February 24-March 1, 2015
Where: Lafayette and Lake Charles, Louisiana
How Much: $TBA
Event Type:
Institute of Field Ornithology (IFO) Program
Limit: 14 people
Instructors: Dan Lane & George Armistead
Registration: Opens July, 2014

For more information: Click Here to add  your name to the list to receive information as it becomes available or email us at events@aba.org, or call at (800) 850-2473.

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