Press Release

For Immediate Release 

 

Event Date: September 30-October 3, 2015

 

Bird & Nature Watching Opportunities Abound at Alabama Coastal BirdFest,  Spanish Fort, AL

 

“The birding potential on the Alabama Gulf Coast is phenomenal and fall migration is the best time to enjoy it,” said John Borom, event founder. “We are home to the second-largest river delta in America; at various locations, more than 370 bird species have been counted."

 

 

Spanish Fort, Alabama, August 19, 2015 - Registration is underway for the 12th annual Alabama Coastal BirdFest, Sept. 30–Oct. 3, 2015. BirdFest brings together hundreds of birders from across the US and Canada to enjoy prime birdwatching opportunities on the Gulf Coast during fall migration. This year, BirdFest expands to include more of the Gulf Coast’s great outdoors—and its creatures.
 
“The birding potential on the Alabama Gulf Coast is phenomenal and fall migration is the best time to enjoy it,” said John Borom, event founder. “We are home to the second-largest river delta in America; at various locations, more than 370 bird species have been counted; Dauphin Island is considered one of the nation’s top locations for seeing migrations; and the Delta and Forever Wild Grand Bay Savanna are recognized for amazing biological diversity.”
 
This year’s BirdFest also includes trips to see and learn about other animals and plants of the coast, including alligators, dolphins, wildflowers, and more, with 30-plus expertly guided trips by foot and on boat to prime bird and nature watching locations; two evening speaker events; workshops; and a free, family friendly Bird & Conservation Expo on the Faulkner campus in Fairhope on Saturday, October 3.

 

Fees range from $15 to $70 for the trips, evening events, or workshops. Trips and evening events require advance registration. Popular trips sell out early. Visit www.AlabamaCoastalBirdFest.com to register. Phone: (251) 625-0814.
 
Since 2004 Alabama Coastal BirdFest has raised more than $100,000 to help preserve and protect vital coastal wildlife habitat and raise awareness about the great biological diversity of the Alabama Gulf Coast.

 

 

 Media Contact    

 

Media Contact: Fran Morley

Email: franmorley@mac.com

Phone: (251) 625-0814

Media Visits: Complimentary media visits for journalists on assignment or with approved credentials. If you are unable to accept a courtesy visit, a press rate can be negotiated.

 

Alabama Coastal Birdfest

Spanish Fort, Alabama, 36527

Web: www.AlabamaCoastalBirdFest.com

 

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CALENDAR LISTING:

Event Name: Alabama Coastal BirdFest

Event Date: Sept. 30-Oct. 3, 2015

Event Location: 5 Rivers Delta Center, 30945 5 Rivers Blvd., Spanish Fort, Al

Admission: $15-$60 Per Trip, Evening Event & Workshop

Web: www.AlabamaCoastalBirdFest.com

Contact: Fran Morley, franmorley@mac.com, (251) 625-0814

Description: Registration is underway for the 12th annual Alabama Coastal BirdFest, Sept. 30–Oct. 3, 2015. BirdFest brings together hundreds of birders from across the US and Canada to enjoy prime birdwatching opportunities on the Gulf Coast during fall migration. This year, BirdFest expands to include more of the Gulf Coast’s great outdoors—and its creatures. “The birding potential on the Alabama Gulf Coast is phenomenal and fall migration is the best time to enjoy it,” said John Borom, event founder. “We are home to the second-largest river delta in America; at various locations, more than 370 bird species have been counted; Dauphin Island is considered one of the nation’s top locations for seeing migrations; and the Delta and Forever Wild Grand Bay Savanna are recognized for amazing biological diversity.”

 

 


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