Festival Date and Time

Welcome to the 7th annual American Falls Family Bird Festival!

Saturday, May 18, 2024

This festival is ideal for those interested in bird watching, but who not sure where to begin, or for more experienced birders looking for a few tips. Topics include basic bird identification, favorite field guides, how to choose your optics, and where and when to find birds.

The entire festival is an activity designed as a treat for families. Zero cost and maximum fun!  Our local guide will share their expertise with children of all ages.

There will be many tips, including local gardening experts who will describe practices for creating bird friendly landscapes and gardens.  This presentation will be very informative for those wishing to cultivate a bird and butterfly friendly yard.

Bring your friends and family for a fun day of learning about birds in our great community. This is a field trip that has been designed by volunteers to be fun for the whole family.

Some of these details may change.

9:00- 9:30am   

Free Registration at Library (Prizes)

 308 Roosevelt St, American Falls, ID 83211

9:30- 12:00pm 

Carpool to Hatchery Audubon Trail 

     (speakers and guided birding)

12:00 - 1:00pm  

Bring your sack lunch to the AF Marina Park shelter.

(Speaker and prizes)

1:00 - 3:00pm  

Owls & shorebirds at the AF Reservoir