Birding Festival of the Keys - B.E.A.K.S.

Birding Festival of the Keys
B.E.A.K.S.

SEPT. 21-25, 2017

MARATHON, FL. HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS
BIRD & EXPLORE AN UNIQUE ENVIRONMENT

Fall migration is THE time to be in the Florida Keys. Hawks are streaming south, migrating songbirds are filling the trees and Keys specialties can be found.

Full day field trips, birding trips, species workshops, lectures, keynotes, boat, kayak and pelagic trips will fill your days.

Gain advanced skills and life birds to your list. Join Florida's TOP GUIDES and BIOLOGISTS in this exciting weekend of birding, learning and fun.


Printable flyer for the 2017 Birding Festival of the Keys Explore the festival schedule Here is your registration form for the festival.
Details of our evening programs. Our exciting palegic boat trips. Go far afield to get some special species. Get out in the field with our knowledgable guides. Discover the details of our workshops. The backgrounds of our professional guides

BOAT TRIPS

  1. Marathon Hump Pelagic Trip
  2. Pelagic Adventures Personal Pelagic Birding (2)
  3. Pigeon Key & Boot Key Hawk Roosting Fly In & Sunset Happy Hour (2)
  4. Florida Bay Birding & Ecotour
  5. Rachel Key Kayak & Paddleboard Sunset Tour (2)
  6. Dry Tortugas Pelagic Trip

ALL DAY VAN TRIPS

  1. North Keys Hot Spots-Curry Hammock, Long Key, Windley Key, Dagney Johnson, Anne's beach, shorebird beach & more.
  2. Lower Keys Hot Spots-Bahia Honda, Key West Botanical Gardens, Indigenous Park, Ft. Zachary Taylor, shorebird beach
  3. David's Choice - Finding the Best Birds

FIELD TRIPS

  1. Warblers & Songbird Search
  2. Florida Keys Specialties Search - White crowned Pigeon & Magnificent Frigatebird
  3. Beach Birds-Shorebirds, Gulls & Terns
  4. Hawks Galore Raptor Search & Hawk Watch
  5. Florida Keys Specialties Search - Great White Heron and Reddish Egret
  6. Long Key State Park Birding
  7. Birding by Behavior and Habitat
  8. Curry Hammock State Park Birding & Hawk Watch
  9. Antillean Nighthawk Search

WORKSHOPS - CRANE NATURE CENTER

  1. Birding by Season
  2. Warblers Made Easier
  3. Hawks Galore-Raptor ID.
  4. Beach Birds-Gulls, Terns & Shorebirds
  5. Florida Keys Specialties-White crowned Pigeon and Magnificent Frigatebird
  6. Florida Keys Specialties-Great White Heron and Reddish Egret
  7. Birding by Behavior & Habitat

EVENING PROGRAMS

  1. Dr. Ken Meyers - The year-round biology of the Swallow-tailed Kite: A hemisphere of conservation challenges and opportunities, Avian Research and Conservation Institute
  2. Paddy Cunningham - Lifer for Less, A Busy Mom's Guide to a Big Year, Birding Adventures
  3. David Simpson - What can ebird do for You?
  4. Opening Reception tropical dinner & Keynote Speaker
To Paddy's Birding Adventure Website  

Paddy Cunningham
South Florida Birding Festivals
www.birdingfestivalofthekeys.com
www.southfloridabirdingfestivals.com
www.evergladesbirdingfestival.com
www.birdadventure.com
754-201-1141
954-805-6810
birdpaddy@yahoo.com

To Paddy's Everglades Birding Festival Website
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, Marathon, FL
(305) 289-0222
HOTEL INFORMATION



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