Your Wild Birds Guide

Birding Calendar of Events

Find out about birding events and activities that you can participate in from our Birding Calendar below. You will find activities you can do from your own home as well as great birding adventures that may require a road trip. 

Please click through the months to see what is coming up or what has already taken place. You can easily do this by using the green arrows on either side of the calendar at the top.

If you know of an event in your area that you would like to post here, please fill out the contact form under the calendar with your details!

If you would like your friends or group to be reminded monthly about these events, ask them to sign-up here to receive reminders.

Descriptions of Birding Calendar of Events,
Festivals & Happenings

American Birding Expo

The World of Birding in One Place

Philadelphia PA

September 29 - October 1, 2017

Project Feeder Watch

How to Participate from Home?

1. Put up a feeder

2. Count birds

3. Enter your data

It couldn't be easier!

Read more and get the full scoop here.

This project along with the Great Backyard Bird Count and the Christmas Bird Count which follows provide invaluable information for scientists to understand what is happening to our beloved wild bird populations.

Great Backyard Bird Count

This project is designed to construct a map of where birds are in a short span of time and how they are distributed. All ages are encouraged to participate.

Join in and count birds, anytime, anywhere... read more.

Christmas Bird Count

Started in 1900, the Christmas Bird Count is North America's longest-running Citizen Science project. Counts happen in over 2000 localities throughout the Western Hemisphere.

The information collected by thousands of volunteer participants forms one of the world's largest sets of wildlife survey data. The results are used daily by conservation biologists and naturalists to assess the population trends and distribution of birds.

Each Christmas Bird Count is conducted on a single day between December 14 and January 5. Counts are carried out within a 24-km diameter circle that stays the same from year to year. They are organized, usually as group efforts, at the local level, often by a birding club or naturalist organization. 

Learn more about this project here.

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