December 1-5, 2022
The NORTH SHORE BIRDING FESTIVAL is almost here!  This year registration must close at midnight on Tuesday, November 29th (extended deadline) 

Although many trips are full, there are still many wonderful trips left. Register now!
To see  festival schedule, speaker and leader biographies, and locations and lodging, click the menu (3 bars on cell phone)   
The seventh annual NORTH SHORE BIRDING FESTIVAL on Lake Apopka in Central Florida, sponsored by Orange Audubon Society, is Thursday morning, December 1st and through Monday, December 5th. 
Participate in field trips on the 20,000-acre Lake Apopka North Shore property and other Central Florida sites. Friday and Saturday night keynotes at Wekiwa Springs State Park with catered dinners are followed by owl and woodcock walks. Add to your life list while exploring a unique birding hotspot only 35–45 minutes from Orlando attractions. Photographers  fantastic shots await!
The Lake Apopka North Shore is currently the 2nd top eBird hotspot in Florida (passed recently after Hurricane Ian by Fort DeSoto Park. For comparison of hotspots, see this link). Nearly 370 species of birds have been sighted, more than any inland site in the U.S. including the Everglades. Seen at the December 2021 festival —172 species
College students can register for most trips for half price, plus there are limited college student scholarships (to defray cost of travel) – Awarded until funds run out
NEW! Cox Media Group Interview aired October 16, 2022:
Deborah Green, festival committee chair, talking with Beth Perrell
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