It's time for the Colonial Coast Bird...

It's time for the Colonial Coast Birding and Nature Festival

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If it's the second week of October, I must be getting ready to go to Jekyll Island.


IMAGE: The heavy beaked Wilson's Plover is a shy resident of Georgia's barrier island beaches.

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Since: Sep 07

Marion, AR

#1 Oct 12, 2007
Georgia's Colonial Coast Birding & Nature Festival

The festival runs Thursday through Sunday with free and nominal-fee programs offered throughout. For more information, go to or call 1-877-4JEKYLL.

Events include:

Nature Day from 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. Saturday at the Jekyll Island Convention Center

It includes the following free seminars offered on a first-come, first-serve basis:

10-11:15 a.m.: The Georgia Coast: A Bird Magnet with Georgia Graves

12:30-1:45 p.m.: Birding for Beginners with Tim Keyes

2-3:15 p.m.: If Islands Could Talk with Taylor Schoettle

3:30-4:45 p.m.: Not on my Watch with Peter Stangel and Mary Elfner

9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.: Nature trip on the Little Satilla River (Boat ride cost:$50)

8:45-11 a.m.: Some open slots remain on the Jekyll Island Natural History Walk (cost:$5)

Noon and 5 p.m.: Raptor Shows will take place in the Rookery

1-2:15 p.m.: Marsh Walk with Georgia Graves

3:30-4:30 p.m.: Beach Walk with Georgia Graves

9 a.m.-1 p.m.: Beginning birding for Adults (one-hour slots starting on the hour)

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