Bird Fest and Nature Quest Saturday

first_img RelatedBirdFest and Nature QuestBy DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press [email protected] February 26, 2015 Laguna Madre residents are in for a treat this weekend as the Bay Area Birders host their 10th annual Laguna Vista Birdfest at the South Padre Island Golf Club in Laguna Vista Saturday. The event, which is free and open…February 27, 2015In “News”Writer’s Block: It’s for the birdsBy DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press [email protected] The weather doesn’t seem able to make up its mind lately. Some days are dreary and cold — the air saturated with a fine, chill mist that caresses exposed skin like the lingering grip of a bad memory. Yet other days are sunny…February 27, 2015In “Editor’s Column”Hundreds flock to annual Bird FestBy PAMELA CODY Special to the PRESS Birders from all over the Rio Grande Valley and beyond migrated to the South Padre Island Golf Course in Laguna Vista this past Saturday for the 11th Annual Bird Fest and Nature Quest. They were there to enjoy birding and a variety of…March 4, 2016In “News” By DINA ARÉVALOPort Isabel-South Padre [email protected] your binoculars and bring your sense of adventure because it’s time once again for Laguna Vista’s 11th annual Bird Fest and Nature Quest.The day begins bright and early Saturday morning with a bird walk at 7 a.m. Meet with members of the Bay Area Birders at the South Padre Island Golf Club clubhouse before the walk begins. Steaming hot coffee, breakfast rolls and muffins will await you upon your return.Norma Friedrich will present a talk about going beyond beginner-level birding, while Marilyn Lorenz will discuss the Rio Grande Valley’s butterflies. Later, John Yochum will teach you how to identify various types of shorebirds.After a break for lunch at noon, representatives from Gladys Porter Zoo will wow attendees with a presentation entitled “Animal Fun.” The day will close out with a guided birding tour at 2:15 p.m.Throughout the day, various venders will by plying their wares and attendees will have a chance to win raffle prizes.For more information, look for the Bay Area Birders on Facebook.Want the whole story? Pick up a copy of the Port Isabel-South Padre Press, or subscribe to our E-Edition by clicking here. Sharelast_img

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