Attending the Alabama Coastal BirdFest is an awe-inspiring and educational journey into the world of Gulf Coast birds and their habitats. Surrounded by fellow bird lovers, you will develop a greater appreciation for the beauty of nature and the importance of preserving these fragile ecosystems. Book your stay in time to join in on all the fun with Young’s Suncoast.
Young’s Suncoast has been offering exceptional vacation rentals since the Gulf Shores area was still a charming coastal community without many visitors. Now the area has grown to become a premium vacation destination for travelers near and far. Specializing in vacation accommodations along the Alabama Gulf Coast, Young’s Suncoast has become a go-to choice for tourists seeking memorable getaways. Choose from vacation rentals in the Gulf Shores, Alabama area, with options featuring indoor heated pools, outdoor lazy rivers, pet-friendly accommodations, and boat parking.
A Festival Dedicated to Alabama Gulf Coast Birds
The annual Alabama Coastal BirdFest attracts birders and nature lovers to Alabama every year for prime birdwatching opportunities of the Gulf Coast birds during fall migration. More than 370 species of birds have been found along the Alabama Coast. The Alabama Coastal BirdFest raises money for protecting and preserving the habitat of local wildlife. Since 2004, this annual festival has raised over $100,000. Here are some of the activities in store for 2023:
- This four–day festival includes workshops on the basics of birding, how to create bird box designs for different species, and how to use common birding apps to better watch for Gulf Coast birds.
- Experienced guides at the Alabama Coastal BirdFest will lead attendees on boat and walking trips to the premium birding spots in the area.
- The 5 Rivers Delta Resource Center will host a family-friendly and FREE Bird and Conservation Expo. This expo highlights local non–profits and environmental agencies. It also features hands-on activities and brief boat cruises led by a junior birder!
When: Mark your calendars for the 2023 Alabama Coastal BirdFest October 4-7. Click here for the entire 2023 schedule!
Where: The Alabama Coastal BirdFest will take attendees to see Gulf Coast birds at the Mobile Delta, historic Fort Morgan, Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge, 5 Rivers Delta Resource Center, and more!