A Birding Tour of the Texas State Parks in South Texas

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Saturday April 22

11:00 AM  –  12:00 PM

“A Birding Tour of the Texas State Parks in South Texas”

Friday,  April 21 at 12:30                        

Saturday, April 22 at 11:00 am


Speaker Ben Horstmann serves as the regional Interpretive Specialist for South Texas State Parks.   His addiction to birding was a direct result of moving here and birding with the park staff and volunteers at the parks.  His favorite pastime is birding in the parks and natural places of Texas.



Take a birder’s tour of the State Parks of South Texas with an avid birder who visits them n a regular basis.  The tour will go through each park identifying the birds you can find there in different  seasons, and tell you how you can take as actual birding tour with our interpreters or volunteers in several of the parks.  No need for binoculars for this tour but ready to take notes about some of the best birding spots in Texas!



You must first purchase a $35 registration for Birdiest Festival in America to purchase a ticket to this event.  Click here for Festival Registration. After completing that transaction, you can log in using your email address to purchase field trips and for reserved seminar seating.         



Our talks are offered to all paid festival registrants at no charge, but seating will be reserved.  They are scheduled twice on different days and times to provide more opportunities for everyone to participate in their choice of talks.  Please DO NOT select a talk that conflicts with your choice of field trips.  Most participants should be able to attend 3 to 4 talks.              

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