Birding festivals and the field trips they offer are excellent ways to add to your life list, make new friends and become inspired to conserve bird habitats.

The Tucson Audubon Birding and Wildlife Festival has a new name – Southeast Arizona Birding Festival – but is still held in August. Just as this festival is unique, all the top birding festivals listed here have special attributes and very different birds to see and enjoy.

January – March Birding Festivals

April – June Birding Festivals

July – September Birding Festivals

October – December Birding Festivals