• Event date: 03/24/2023
  • Event end: 03/26/2023

Matagorda Bay Birdfest is a truly exceptional event and bird celebration. In 2023, there will be expert-guided tours by boat, kayak, and land including tours to Powderhorn Ranch and to the Nature Conservancy’s Mad Island Marsh.

The Matagorda County CBC has been #1 in the bird species count for the Audubon Christmas bird count in 25 of the last 29 years! It is the undiscovered jewel of mid-coast Texas! Our extensive panel of speakers will include many outstanding professionals including speakers from the Audubon, The Smithsonian, and the International Crane Foundation.

Don’t miss the Keynote dinner at the Palacios Pavilion overlooking beautiful Matagorda Bay or the one-of-a-kind Bird Parade along the waterfront that is both fun and fabulous!

This festival:
Connects People, Birds and Nature
Celebrates the diversity of regional bird species as evidenced by Audubon’s CBC
Creates active involvement in science and art
Encourages awareness and stewardship of the Matagorda Bay ecosystem

Enjoy birding and kayak tours, contests, speakers and the Bird Parade!

Photos Courtesy of Bob Fredrichs and the Matagorda Bay Birdfest


Matagorda Bay Birdfest

956-285 3234

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Palacios, Texas

901 2nd Street
Palacios, TX 77465 United States

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