Artist: Chris Vest
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ANNUAL Birding Festival HIGHLIGHTS
Date: Jan/Feb 2024
SparrowFest is an annual event that celebrates the little brown birds that flock to our feeders in the winter. More than 20 species spend their winters here. Guided by experienced birding guides, local bird lovers flock to the refuge to see how many different sparrows they can spot and celebrate the diversity of the little bird. Typically this event happens around the end of January/beginning of February. 2024 dates are pending.
BALCONES SONGBIRD FESTIVAL
April 26-27, 2024
The Balcones Canyonlands Songbird Festival is an annual celebration of nature through a collection of interpretive events designed to help you experience both bird species and their habitat. Experienced guides host bird walks on closed portions of the refuge and help birders from around the world add to their life lists. See you next Spring!
KIDS SCAVENGER HUNT MATERIALS
Here’s some examples from previous events.
Keep an eye on the calendar as many of these previous events and activities were so popular that we will be scheduling them again!