Included with 



BirdFest 2021 



Welcoming keynote speaker, renown author,

illustrator of The Sibley Guide to Birds,

David Allen Sibley 

presenting “The Art of Identification

Friday, April 23 included in $35 basic Festival registration 

or separate ticketing!


    Based at South Texas Botanical Gardens & Nature Center, before cancellation, the 2020 festival had doubled its registration! Now larger and longer than ever,

2021 brings birders to the Gulf Coast to experience amazing spring migration in perhaps the busiest flyway in the country, featuring numerous different field trips to famous

South Texas ranch and coastal hot spots, one led by Sibley himself! Presentations, workshops, bird walks, 

several Jonathan Wood Raptor Project shows


Opening reception with Happy Hour cash bar and

Texas BBQ dinner, Vendor Trade Show, 

artisan booths, Saturday Family Fun Day, 

and a brand new four-day

Rio Grande Valley


limited to eight participants! 



David Allen Sibley's ongoing efforts to understand the birds and trees of North America have led him to write and illustrate the celebrated Sibley Guides series. His inventive presentations include inspired lectures, illustration workshops, and nature walks.

APRIL 21-25, 2021
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