Space Coast Birding & Wildlife Festival Set January 23-28, Among Largest in the United States

By  //  January 13, 2019

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Snowbirds aren’t the only ones migrating south

The 23rd Annual Space Coast Birding and Wildlife Festival will take place January 23-28 and is host to one of the largest birding and wildlife festivals in the United States.

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – The 23rd Annual Space Coast Birding and Wildlife Festival will take place January 23-28 and is host to one of the largest birding and wildlife festivals in the United States.

This year’s festival theme is all about the owl and with the line up of nationally renowned speakers, you’ll walk away with a newfound appreciation for these beautiful creatures, as well as learn from experts and thought-leaders in the areas of wildlife, birding and conservation.

Other features include incredible nature-based experiences from world-class photographers, workshops, and other presentations and activities that highlight the Space Coast’s wildlife and natural resources.

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KEYNOTE SPEAKERS WILL INCLUDE:

• Denver Holt – Adaptation in Owls
• Iain Campbell – Are Birders Having an Identity Crisis?
• Scott Weidensaul – Caught in the SNOWstorm
• Mac Stone – Everglades: America’s Wetland

Other Spotlight Speakers include:

• Clay Taylor – Birding South Texas: Adding to our North America List
• Kevin T. Karlson – Birds of Prey of the Southeastern U.S.
• Sam Fried – Owls of North America
• Kevin Loughlin – Owl All Over the Place
• Gina Kent – Great Horned Owls the Ultimate Predator: A Kite’s Perspective
• Dr. Richard Raid – Barn Owls: Nature’s Mousetrap

You’ll definitely want to make sure you sign up for these workshops and classes and not miss out on hearing from the best in their fields.

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No matter if you are a longtime bird and wildlife watcher or just starting to appreciate the beauty of nature, come out and discover why this festival is one of the top events to experience here on the Space Coast.

The 2019 festival also adds several new field trips options with over 25 to choose from either on land or on water, as well as environmentally endangered lands (EEL) field trips.

Here are a few of the many diverse trips you can go on that suits your fancy:

Water Trips:
• Barrier Island Center and Pelican Island Sunset Fly-In
• Port Canaveral/Lagoon Boat Tour
• Offshore Birding and Wildlife Adventure

Land Trips:
• A Walk at Blue Heron Wetlands
• Florida Scrub-Jay & Scrub Fire Ecology
• Playalinda Beach: Sea-Birding from Shore

EEL Trips:
• Birding by Ear
• Owls of Florida
• Malabar Scrub Hiking Tour

No matter if you are a longtime bird and wildlife watcher or just starting to appreciate the beauty of nature, come out and discover why this festival is one of the top events to experience here on the Space Coast.

Grab your binoculars and plan for a great time in the outdoors and have an adventure here on the Space Coast.

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