Art Contest & Celebration Concert
Birding & Kayak Tours
Birding on the Bay
The Nature Conservancy's Clive Runnels Mad Island Marsh Preserve
TPW Mad Island Wildlife Management Area
Join us at the Bay!
THE MATAGORDA BAY BIRDFEST 2019
educational event in
connecting people, birds and nature.
February 15, 16 & 17
Just a few reasons to
City by the Sea.
engage visitors in regional birding topics
Support and visit results of the
Matagorda County Youth Art Bird Program
Field birding tours
Visit with representatives of
Texas Parks & Wildlife, International Crane Foundation, Matagorda Bay Foundation, LCRA Jetty Parks
Matagorda County has led the Nation in the number of bird species counted in the annual Audubon Christmas Bird Count for 20 of the last 25 years.
The largest CBC count was 250 species in 2005!
Parade of Birds!
Come and enjoy a celebration of bird puppets from near and far near the scenic
Historic Luther Hotel.
Matagorda Bay Parade of Birds 2019 is free to the public thanks to
the generosity of our regional funding partners.
We are currently seeking sponsors for 2019
Thank you to our 2018 Sponsors
Tran Sport Boats, Inc.
John & Lisa Harrison
Forbs and Grasses, LTD
Palacios Mexican Restaurant
The Trull Foundation
The Peaceful Pelican
Lisa & Louis Todd
The Point of Palacios
East Side Elementary Annex
901 2nd Street, Palacios, Texas 77465
Schedule Subject to Change
ART CONTEST & CELEBRATION CONCERT
BIRDING & KAYAK TOURS
2018 Matagorda Bay Birdfest
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