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2024 BirdFest Schedule

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  • 82 hours

    Pre-Trip - Rio Grande Valley

    South Texas Botanical Gardens


  • 10 hours

    King Ranch – Norias Division

    South Texas Botanical Gardens

  • 5 hours

    Port Aransas Hot Spots

    South Texas Botanical Gardens

  • 5 hours

    Chasing Warblers & Other Migrants

    South Texas Botanical Gardens

  • 4 hours

    UDrive, Oso Bay Wetlands Preserve

    Oso Bay Wetlands Preserve

  • 45 minutes

    The Raptor Project with Jonathan Wood

    South Texas Botanical Gardens

  • 1 hour

    *New* "Quirky Bird Facts – Trivia About Texas Birds" by David Sarkozi

    South Texas Botanical Gardens

  • 1 hour 30 minutes

    “Shorebird Identification” by Cameron Cox

    South Texas Botanical Gardens

  • 45 minutes

    The Raptor Project with Jonathan Wood

    South Texas Botanical Gardens

  • 1 hour

    Opening Reception - Happy Hour Cash Bar

    South Texas Botanical Gardens

  • 1 hour 30 minutes

    Texas BBQ Dinner

    South Texas Botanical Gardens


  • 10 hours

    BIG DAY - Full Day Trip

    South Texas Botanical Gardens

  • 9 hours 30 minutes

    Barnhart Q5 Ranch & Nature Retreat

    South Texas Botanical Gardens

  • 9 hours 30 minutes

    Guadalupe Delta Wildlife Management Area

    South Texas Botanical Gardens

  • 9 hours

    King Ranch - North Division

    South Texas Botanical Gardens

  • 5 hours

    Shorebirds of the Coastal Bend

    South Texas Botanical Gardens

  • 5 hours

    Port Aransas Hot Spots

    South Texas Botanical Gardens

  • 4 hours

    UDrive, Oso Bay Wetlands Preserve

    Oso Bay Wetlands Preserve

  • 3 hours

    Guided Bird Walk @ The South Texas Botanical Gardens

    South Texas Botanical Gardens

  • 2 hours

    *New* "Intro to Birding" By Steve Cook

    South Texas Botanical Gardens

  • 45 minutes

    The Raptor Project with Jonathan Wood

    South Texas Botanical Gardens

  • 1 hour 30 minutes

    *New* "Birding 201" by Cameron Cox

    South Texas Botanical Gardens

  • 1 hour 45 minutes

    *New* Sightseeing Historical Tour

    South Texas Botanical Gardens

  • 4 hours

    *New* Private Tour of the Welder Wildlife Foundation

    South Texas Botanical Gardens

  • 4 hours

    Chasing Warblers & Other Migrants

    South Texas Botanical Gardens

  • 1 hour

    ”iNaturalist, A Way to Enjoy Nature More” by Sara Jose

    South Texas Botanical Gardens

  • 45 minutes

    The Raptor Project with Jonathan Wood

    South Texas Botanical Gardens


  • 10 hours

    King Ranch - Norias Division

    South Texas Botanical Gardens

  • 9 hours 30 minutes

    Lake Choke Canyon State Park

    South Texas Botanical Gardens

  • 9 hours 30 minutes

    Aransas National Wildlife Refuge

    South Texas Botanical Gardens

  • 5 hours 30 minutes

    Knolle Jersey Farm and Ranch

    South Texas Botanical Gardens

  • 5 hours 30 minutes

    Joe Fulton Corridor & Hilltop

    South Texas Botanical Gardens

  • 9 hours

    Rockport Birding Hot Spots

    South Texas Botanical Gardens

  • 5 hours

    Chasing Warblers & Other Migrants

    South Texas Botanical Gardens

  • 4 hours

    UDrive, Fennessey Ranch

    Fennessey Ranch

  • 4 hours

    UDrive, Oso Bay Wetlands Preserve

    Oso Bay Wetlands Preserve

  • 4 hours

    UDrive Skimmer Boat Trip - Fulton Harbor

    Fulton Harbor

  • 2 hours

    *New* "Macro Photography on the Cheap" by Patty Beasley

    South Texas Botanical Gardens

  • 3 hours

    Guided Bird Walk @ South Texas Botanical Gardens

    South Texas Botanical Gardens

  • 45 minutes

    The Raptor Project with Jonathan Wood

    South Texas Botanical Gardens

  • 1 hour

    “Hummingbirds- Their Amazing Lives” by Brent Ortego

    South Texas Botanical Gardens

  • 2 hours

    *New* Sightseeing Cemetery Tour

    South Texas Botanical Gardens

  • 4 hours

    Chasing Warblers & Other Migrants

    South Texas Botanical Gardens

  • 4 hours

    Port Aransas Hot Spots

    South Texas Botanical Gardens

  • 1 hour 30 minutes

    “Hawk Watching 101” with Libby Even

    South Texas Botanical Gardens

  • 45 minutes

    The Raptor Project with Jonathan Wood

    South Texas Botanical Gardens

  • 30 minutes

    Reception with light hors d’oeuvre @ Asbury United Methodist Church

    Asbury United Methodist Church

  • 1 hour

    Keynote Presentation: "The Beauty of Terns" by Cameron Cox

    Asbury United Methodist Church


  • 9 hours 30 minutes

    Barnhart Q5 Ranch & Nature Retreat

    South Texas Botanical Gardens

  • 9 hours 30 minutes

    Guadalupe Delta Wildlife Management Area

    South Texas Botanical Gardens

  • 5 hours 30 minutes

    Knolle Jersey Farm and Ranch

    South Texas Botanical Gardens

  • 5 hours 30 minutes

    Hazel Bazemore Country Park & PollyWog Pond

    South Texas Botanical Gardens

  • 9 hours

    King Ranch- North Division

    South Texas Botanical Gardens

  • 5 hours

    Shorebirds of the Coastal Bend

    South Texas Botanical Gardens

  • 4 hours

    UDrive Skimmer Boat Trip - Fulton Harbor

    Fulton Harbor

  • 3 hours

    Guided Bird Walk @ The South Texas Botanical Gardens

    South Texas Botanical Gardens

  • 1 hour

    *New* "Birding Texas' Ecoregions" by Liam Wolff

    South Texas Botanical Gardens

  • 45 minutes

    The Raptor Project with Jonathan Wood

    South Texas Botanical Gardens

  • 45 minutes

    The Raptor Project with Jonathan Wood

    South Texas Botanical Gardens

  • 4 hours 15 minutes

    *New* "Really! You Want to Photograph Birds?" by Anthony Clements and David Sikes

    South Texas Botanical Gardens

  • 4 hours

    Chasing Warblers & Other Migrants

    South Texas Botanical Gardens

  • 4 hours

    Texas Scramble

    South Texas Botanical Gardens

  • 1 hour

    "Finding Birds 101" by Ben Horstmann

    South Texas Botanical Gardens

  • 45 minutes

    The Raptor Project with Jonathan Wood

    South Texas Botanical Gardens


  • 5 hours

    Joe Fulton Corridor & Hilltop

    South Texas Botanical Gardens

  • 81 hours

    Post Trip - Texas Hill Country

    South Texas Botanical Gardens

  • 5 hours

    Chasing Warblers & Other Migrants

    South Texas Botanical Gardens

  • 5 hours

    Texas Scramble

    South Texas Botanical Gardens

  • 3 hours

    Guided Bird Walk @ South Texas Botanical Gardens

    South Texas Botanical Gardens


  • 80 hours 30 minutes

    Post Trip - Rio Grande Valley

    South Texas Botanical Gardens
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