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Global Bird Weekend Breaks Two World Records

More than 38,000 birdwatchers around the world took part in the first Global Bird Weekend in October. It has been dubbed ‘The Biggest Birdwatching Event in History’. And it is considered to be one of the greatest citizen science projects ever undertaken. The many birdwatchers …

Birdfair Presents Cheque & Announces 2018 Cause

The British Birdwatching Fair (Birdfair) on Friday 23rd February 2018 proudly presented BirdLife International with a cheque for £333,000 – the second highest total in the history of the Birdfair – for their ‘Saving paradise in the Pacific’ programme from 2017, which aims to clear the French Polynesian island of …

Birdfair 2018 Dates Announced

In 2018 the Birdfair will be open on Friday 17th until Sunday 19th August 2018 (the event always occurs on the weekend before the August bank holiday in the UK), with online tickets sales going live from the 1st March 2018. The “Glastonbury of Birdwatching” …

American Birding Expo About to Fly

The American Birding Expo, now in its 3rd year and having relocated its “nest” to Philadelphia, celebrates the diversity of one of the most popular US pastimes by bringing the world of birding to one place—the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, Pennsylvania, from September …

Colombia spreads its wings at the Birdfair

Colombia has long been a highly desired destination for a number of birders, though few foreigners have enjoyed this avian paradise.  Considering the number and variety of extraordinary bird species, many of which are extremely photogenic, it’s time that this changed. Colombia is home to …

Birdfair 2017 Must See Exhibitors

If the British Birdfair is the Glastonbury of Birdwatching, now in its 29th year, playing out under eight massive marquees over 3 days (Friday 18th to Sunday 20th August 2017).  Which “acts” do you see? To add to the mix, there are well over 200 …