Festival of Birds

Friday, Jan 15, 2021

Naples, FL 34101

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EBIRD Challenge With Rookery Bay

Participate in the Rookery Bay eBird Challenge! eBird is a an amazing citizen science project that helps everyday people track bird populations and see migration shifts.

Register for the Birding Challenge

There are 3 different ways to participate and explore your area for any level of birder.

1. Streak Challenge - Submit a checklist every day of the month and see how long of a streak you can have!

2. Backyard (Patch) Challenge - Submit multi-checklists for the same location in your neighborhood within a 5 mile radius area.

3. Collier Challenge - Find as many different species of birds in Collier County, Florida throughout the month.


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For the month of January only get 15% OFF with Festival Pass of kayak and boat tours at Rookery Bay Research Reserve with our ecotour affiliated partner - Rising Tide Explorers. Discount code provided with Festival Pass purchase.

About Tours:

 - Duration: 2 - 3 hours
 - Registration is required.
 - The minimum age is 6 years old.
 - Meet at the launch site 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time.

About Our Kayak Tours

 - Duration: 2-3 hours (hours vary depending on tour)
 - Registration required
 - Meet at launch site 30 minutes prior to scheduled start time
 - All participants must sign and hand in a waiver at the time of or before registration
 - Trip includes use of a kayak, all equipment, paddling instruction and admission to the Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center
 - Weight limit: 250 pounds
 - Participants ages 16-17 are not required to have a parent or guardian present on the actual tour
 - Tours offer single or tandem kayaks and accommodate children ages 3 and up

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