Ohio Valley Birding Festival


The Ohio Valley Birding Festival is an Evansville Audubon Society event in partnership with Wesselman Nature Society and John James Audubon State Park featuring guided spring migratory birdwatching hikes in southwestern Indiana and western Kentucky. Areas featured for guided tours include Goose Pond Fish and Wildlife Area; Bluegrass Fish and Wildlife Area; Wesselman Woods Nature Preserve; Eagle Slough Natural Area; John James Audubon State Park; Lincoln State Park; Squaw Creek Mine; Howell Wetlands; Cane Ridge Unit of Patoka River National Wildlife Refuge including Lake Gibson; Oakland City Unit of the Patoka River National Wildlife Refuge: Twin Swamps Nature Preserve; New Harmonie State Park: and a canoe trip to Hovey Lake. A "Big Day" of birding will be offered for the more adventuresome birders.

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Ohio Valley Birding Festival 2019

Ohio Valley Birding Festival and Wildflower Extravaganza! The Ohio Valley Birding Festival is an Evansville Audubon Society event featuring guided spring migratory birdwatching hikes in southwestern Indiana and western Kentucky along with family…

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Ohio Valley Birding Festival 2018

Schedule: Friday, April 20, 20187:00 AM: Patoka River NWR Birding Hike at Boyd Woods, Oakland City, INJoin us for a birding walk through Boyd Woods in search of warblers and other migratory songbirds, continuing the hike past Snakey Point Marsh for…

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Ohio Valley Birding Festival 2017

Schedule: Friday, April 21, 20177:00 AM: Patoka River NWR Birding HikeJoin us for a birding walk through Boyd Woods in search of warblers and other migratory songbirds, continuing the hike past Snakey Point Marsh for possible views of waterfowl and…

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Ohio Valley Birding Festival 2015

The Ohio Valley Birding Festival is an Evansville Audubon Society event featuring guided spring migratory birdwatching hikes in southwestern Indiana and western Kentucky along with family friendly birding activities at John James Audubon Park in…

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Ohio Valley Birding Festival 2014

The Ohio Valley Birding Festival is an Evansville Audubon Society event featuring guided spring migratory birdwatching hikes in southwestern Indiana and western Kentucky along with family friendly birding activities at John James Audubon Park in…

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Ohio Valley Birding Festival 2013

Friday, April 19Eagle Slough Natural Area Birding HikeTime: 7:00 AM Location: Eagle Slough located on Waterworks Road, just north of Ellis ParkFee: FreeEagle Slough is one of the most recent local areas to be returned to its natural state. Join us…

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