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South Texas Botanical Gardens

The Birdiest Festival in America 2022

Select Registration Fee below to complete registration. Select T-Shirt from the list below if you want to purchase one. Please visit the Schedule tabs above for more detailed information before purchasing! Click "More Info" on tickets below for a short description of the events.

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The Birdiest Festival in America 2022

Time & Location

Apr 20, 7:00 AM CDT – Apr 24, 11:00 AM CDT

South Texas Botanical Gardens, 8545 S Staples St, Corpus Christi, TX 78413, USA

About the Event

Registration Fee required for ALL Festival Program/Field Trip Participants! 

PLEASE REGISTER EACH GUEST SEPARATELY

Select T-Shirt from the list below if you want to buy one. 

Please visit the Schedule tabs above for more detailed information before purchasing! Click "More Info" on tickets below for a short description of the events. 

Registration includes admission to the Festival, a free Raptor Project presentations, admission to the Arts Fair and Family Fun Day, and five days admission to South Texas Botanical Gardens. 

Any trip that has an included lunch has the option of ham, turkey, or vegetarian. 

Register Online: Our secure website, www.birdiestfestival.org, takes MC, VISA, Discover and AMEX.  Select your trips, pay, and receive your confirmation immediately.  

NO NEED TO PRINT ANY TICKETS.

Deadline: Open registration will end at 5pm CDT on Monday, April 18, 2022.  Walk-in registration is possible during the event for any trips with space available, or for individual seminars.

Cancellation and Refund Policy: Should the need arise to cancel, be sure to notify the Festival in writing (info@birdiestfestival.com) on or before 5pm CDT March 1, 2022 for a full refund (less $25 registration fee).  A 50% refund (less $25 registration fee) will be allowed if notified on or before 5pm CDT March 15, 2022.  

AFTER APRIL 1, 2022, CANCELLATIONS CANNOT BE REFUNDED.

Destination Substitutions: The Birdiest Festival of America organizers reserve the right to cancel or modify any Festival activity for safety or accessibility concerns.  If a cancellation is necessary, a full refund will be offered.

Liability Waiver: Each participant in the Festival must sign a liability waiver with their registration, whether registering online or in person.

Registration Packet Pick-Up: Your Registration Packet containing your itinerary, credentials and relevant information is available for pick-up beginning Wednesday, April 20 at the registration table at the South Texas Botanical Gardens Vendor Tent, which will be open 12PM – 6PM.  Registration packets can also be picked up in the morning before each field trip departure, at the Check-In table.

Where is the festival site?

The South Texas Botanical Gardens (8545 South Staples Street, Corpus Christi, TX, 78413) is the host site of the Birdiest Festival in America.

Field trip departures are early, so being prompt is imperative.  There is ample parking available.  Follow the signs.

How do I get around? It is strongly encouraged to rent a car during your stay.  This will allow you to get to the Gardens and to have the ability to visit other destinations in your down time.  You can maximize your visit and stay a few extra days.  Plenty of birds to see.

Tickets

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  • Registration Fee (REQUIRED)

    $25

    Required for all festival program/field trip participants! Allows registration for field trips, 3 free presentations ($5 for extras) OR a free Workshop, a free Raptor Project presentation, and five days admission to South Texas Botanical Gardens. (Use Promo Code 3Free for 3 free seminars or code WORK for a free workshop).

    $25

    0

    $0

  • T-Shirt (XS-XL)

    $20

    $20

    0

    $0

  • T-Shirt (2XL-3XL)

    $22

    $22

    0

    $0

  • Pre-Trip - Rio Grande Valley

    $850

    April 16-19. We are pleased to again offer a four-day pre-trip this year to the Rio Grande Valley, home to many specialty birds that can only be found in deep South Texas. Last year this trip produced 193 species and found most of the target species. Our lodging for this trip is the Alamo Inn, a birder- centric lodge in the heart of the Rio Grande Valley.

    $850

    Sold Out

  • 4/20 6:30 Trip-Fulton/Hilltop

    $70

    6:30 - 11:30 This industrial corridor is not easy to bird for those not familiar with it. It is mostly refineries on one side and a wonderful saltwater marsh with some open water on the other side. The habitat at nearby Hilltop Community Center could not be more different. The mile and a quarter wide, paved hiking trail goes thru grassy areas, scrub-thorn brush, and is treed along the creek.