Welcome to the 17th annual Great Salt Lake Bird Festival May 14-18, 2015

Great Salt Lake Bird Festival is excited to announce the 2015 Keynote Speaker for May 16, 2015 is renowned artist and author David Allen Sibley. Dinner tickets are sold out.  Watch for ticket exchanges around April 24th.


2014 Best of Show - Artist Brad Gray Grade 7-9, Orion Jr. High Ogden, UT

NOTE Brad just won the Utah Junior Duck Stamp

 David Allen Sibley's ongoing efforts to understand the birds and trees of North America have led him to write and illustrate the celebrated Sibley Guides series. His inventive presentations include inspired lectures, illustration workshops, and nature walks.

 In addition to giving the Keynote address, David will also guide  fieldtrips to Farmington Bay, offer a workshop and have book signings. 

UPDATE for GSL boat and kayak trips: All boat /kayak trips scheduled to leave from the Antelope Island Marina will now be leaving from the Great Salt Lake Marina.  This includes #9, 10, 13, 23, 27, 33, 43, 46, 48, 57, and 61.

Announcing the "Birding Utah" app for iPhones is now available through the Apple App Store for $2.99 Features: 150 excellent birdwatching areas in Utah with habitat descriptions, directions, GPS coordinates, featured birds, and nearby amenities.


Previous speakers include: Tim Boucher, Kevin T. Karlson, Greg Miller, Bill Thompson III, Bill Fenimore, Scott Weidensaul, Bruce Thompson, Rosalie Winard, Ron Rohrbaugh, Denny Olson, Arthur Morris, John Acorn, Al Batt, Kent Clegg, Pete Dunne, Kenn Kaufman, Terry Tempest Williams, Ella Sorensen, Michael O. Leavitt

Contact Davis County Community & Economic Development or call 801-451-3286 for more information. 

Save the Date: May 12-16, 2016

NOTE:  See KUED's video on hummingbirds. Link: http://video.kued.org/video/1380512531/  the 2015 Spotlight Broad-tailed Hummingbird

    Also see The Sedona Hummingbird Festival July 31- August 2, 2015 www.hummingbirdsociety.org






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