News from the Center

Upcoming Special Events


Photography Days

January 21, February 19, March 22, November 11, and December 1

Highly popular 3-hour programs allow for unfettered photography of nearly 15 species of birds of prey from around the world both in static perching shots and also in untethered free flight.

$55 per photographer—limited to 25 participants to optimize access to a variety of perspectives.

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Owls by Moonlight

January 25, March 1, November 15, and November 20

Elegant, night-time programs focusing on the mysterious world of owls. Program fee includes a reception with beer, wine, non-alcoholic drinks, and heavy hors d’oeuvres.

$65 per individual or $120 per couple.

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Migratory Bird Walks

February 3, March 24, April 14, April 21, and May 12

No birding experience is required for these engaging bird walks on the Center’s 152-acre campus, which is located along the Atlantic Flyway, a major migration route for many avian species.

$20 per person (includes admission to regular birds of prey programs following the bird walk)—limited to 20 participants for optimum sighting.

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New Volunteer Orientation

March 11 and September 2

Learn about the Center’s Volunteer Staff program and how you might help advance avian science and conservation by lending your time and talent. If you are interested in attending one of these orientation sessions, please send us an email with your contact information and date preference so that we can include you in the registration invitation.

Bird Songs

April 28

Aptly described by an attendee as “Austin City Limits in the woods”, join us for an intimate musical experience in the Countess Paolozzi Owl Wood at our third annual Nashville songwriters in the round.

$125 per person (includes beer and wine and a catered meal).

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International Migratory Bird Day

May 12

A global observance of avian migration honoring the bird species that unite our planet via worldwide migration routes.

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International Vulture Awareness Day

September 1

A world-wide celebration of vulture species with special, vulture-focused programming.

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October 27

Bring the children for a family-friendly day of owls for our first ever Owl-o-ween.

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November 29 through December 1

The Southeast’s most comprehensive migration-focused birding festival with on and off-site bird walks, speakers, and special programs!

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The Center for Birds of Prey