We truly appreciate our participants who came from every part of the globe to see our special birds and the cream-of-the-crop guides who make that happen;

Our fantastic slate of informative and entertaining speakers;

Our vendors who made the Birder’s Bazaar trade Show such a success;

Our Sponsors for their awesome support for their awesome support to make this event come alive each year!

Last but not least..

We want to thank all of the many volunteers including our core team, many who work year-round to ensure the festival’s success. Mark your calendar, we are doing it again…

The 30th Annual Rio Grande Valley Birding Festival Nov 8-12, 2023

Thank you for Attending

GET READY FOR THE 30TH ANNUAL RIO GRANDE VALLEY BIRDING FESTIVAL!

The Festival will offer over 120 field trips for the five days, keynote speakers, afternoon presentations, a rousing trade show (called Birders Bazaar), a whopping silent auction, a souvenir booth, and fabulous art and photographs from local students. Come reunite with birders from across the country – seeing old friends and making new ones. Be sure to plan your trip to arrive on Tuesday to attend the Welcome Reception Tuesday evening. Music, noshes, and sips!

Check out our 2022 Schedule for information regarding Field Trips, Photo Track, Keynote, and Seminars as well a an array of Special Events. While everyone who participates pays a registration fee, you have the option of purchasing a Kiskadee Pass (an all-event pass that gets you into the talks) during online registration for savings or buying tickets separately at the door. All field trips are priced according to entry fees/vehicles used/# guides allotted.

If you have questions, feel free to call the Registration Office at 209.227.4823.

2022 Schedule

For trips schedules, please download 2022 RGVBF Brochure. <Click Here>

Frequently Asked Questions

WHEN IS THE FESTIVAL?

The 2023 Rio Grande Valley Birding Festival is Nov 08 – 12, 2023.

WHERE CAN I GET MORE INFORMATION?

Request additional information at [email protected], or call 209-227-4823.
Office location:  Chamber of Commerce Building, 311 E Tyler Ave, Harlingen, TX 78550.

HOW CAN I BECOME A SPONSOR?

If you are interested in supporting the Rio Grande Valley Birding Festival, become a sponsor! Depending on the level of sponsorship, the benefits to you range from exposure on our website’s home page or sponsor link.

*Sponsorships can be made through cash donations, in-kind donations, or a combination of the two.

Contact Irma Pye Gavito at [email protected] for additional information.

WHEN IS THE FESTIVAL?

The 2023 Rio Grande Valley Birding Festival is Nov 08-12, 2023.

WHERE CAN I GET MORE INFORMATION?

Request additional information at [email protected], or call 209-227-4823.
Office location:  Chamber of Commerce Building, 311 E Tyler Ave, Harlingen, TX 78550.

HOW CAN I BECOME A SPONSOR?

If you are interested in supporting the Rio Grande Valley Birding Festival, become a sponsor! Depending on the level of sponsorship, the benefits to you range from exposure on our website’s home page or sponsor link.

*Sponsorships can be made through cash donations, in-kind donations, or a combination of the two.

Contact Irma Pye Gavito at [email protected] for additional information.

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