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Visit with the ABA at a Festival

ABA staffers like Jeff Gordon, Liz Deluna Gordon, Greg Neise, Bill Stewart, John Lowry and Kelly Smith and otheres will be on hand representing the ABA at a number of upcoming birding festivals.

September 29- October 1, 2017
American Birding EXPO
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
The American Birding Expo (often referred to as the Birding Expo, or simply the Expo, or by the acronym ABE) is a retail-sales-oriented showcase of products for birders and nature enthusiasts. Exhibitors from around the world, representing all aspects of the birding and nature market, come to the Expo to present and offer their products, goods, and services. The American Birding Expo is the largest and most diverse shopping experience available to bird watchers in North America.

October 19-22, 2017
Cape May Fall Festival
Cape May, New Jersey
This three-day festival will showcase our migration monitoring work: the Cape May Hawkwatch, Avalon Seawatch, Monarch Monitoring Project and Morning Flight Songbird Count, special mini-bus trips, exclusive walks with our keynote speakers, many walks to choose from every day, a Pelagic Excursion at a great price, ID Master Classes and more!  Don’t miss this event!

November 8-12, 2017
Rio Grande Birding Festival
Harlingen, Texas
The Rio Grande Valley Birding Festival has been providing the best birding experience available at any festival anywhere. This year the RGVBF will also be the host venue for ABA’s Annual Membership Meeting. Plan on not only a great time birding at the festival with the festival leaders but a host of ABA board members and staff will be on hand for you to meet and mingle and bird alongside. So come find out for yourself just why this premier nature event is held in such high esteem. Topnotch leaders and speakers, new field trip locations, the biggest concentration of unique species in the U.S., and a rarity almost every year, will guarantee a birding experience you will long remember.