Fall is the Perfect Time for Birding

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Picture an autumn sky blanketed with birds erupting into flight, filling the air with calls and the sound of thousands of wings beating together. Fall is the perfect season for bird watching. Whether this is your first birding experience or you’re a professional ornithologist, experiencing a festival at one of your National Wildlife Refuges or other federal lands during fall migration presents the opportunity one of nature’s wonders and learn more about birds. With migration reaching its peak in the coming weeks, we’re providing our recommendation for six incredible festivals to take in the show! 


The Top 6 Festivals for Fall Birdwatching

Wings Over Water Wildlife Festival (Oct 15-20, and Dec 6-8, 2019)


Great white heron flying over the marsh in outer banks North Carolina

Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge (Matthew Karns, Share the Experience)



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