American Birding Expo

Date/Time

Sep 21, 2018 to Sep 23, 2018
07:00 AM until 11:00 PM

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Description

The American Birding Expo, one of the largest wildlife events in the country, is returning to the Philadelphia area. Sponsored by Bird Watcher’s Digest in association with the American Birding Association and Audubon Pennsylvania, you’ll discover the whole world of birding in one place. Exhibitors from all over the world will be on hand with a diverse array of outdoor products, including clothing, binoculars, spotting scopes, cameras, birding accessories – everything for the nature enthusiast. New this year is an Indoor Optics Range that lets visitors try out all the latest viewing technology in a virtual nature setting. Ecotourism will be one of the major highlights of this year’s Expo with over 65 providers on site from all over the world. Each day features free morning bird walks, educational seminars, demonstrations and special presentations. New birders are invited to participate in special skill-building workshops. Over a dozen presentations are scheduled, from such renown experts as Noah Strycker, author of “Birding Without Borders,” WHYY’s Mike McGrath, host of “You Bet Your Garden,” and Carrie Barron, Assistant Director of John James Audubon Center in Mill Grove, PA. 

SPECIAL APPEARANCE: Actress and birding enthusiastLili Taylor, who has appeared in films such as “Mystic Pizza,” “I Shot Andy Warhol” and “The Conjuring,” as well as TV series including “American Crime” and “Six Feet Under” will give a special presentation on how the tools she uses as an actor are useful when birding. She is currently filming a new Netflix series called “Chambers” and sits on the Boards of Directors of the American Birding Association and the National Audubon Society.

“Family Day Sunday” will have numerous kid-friendly activities centered around birds and animal preservation.  

Cost

Free for those 17 and under; $10 for all others

Location

View map Greater Philadelphia Expo Center
100 Station Ave.
Oaks, PA

Additional Information

Sponsor

Bird Watcher’s Digest

Phone

1 (800) 879-2473

Contact name

Bill Thompson III

Contact email

gstewart@jaygundel.com

County:

Over the Line

Neighborhood:

Philadelphia

We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of this information. However, you should always call ahead to confirm dates, times, location, and other information.

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