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The Great Texas Birding Classic

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21st Annual Birding Classic

The world’s biggest, longest, wildest birdwatching tournament in the U.S.!

2017 Conservation Grant Recipients

2017 Final Results

Tournament dates: April 15 – May 15, 2017
2017 official artwork by Bill Hassell

129 Teams Registered:
2017 Official Team Listing

Follow along with the teams on our Birding Classic Facebook page. We will post photos from the field and updates along the way throughout the month.

2017 Event Sponsors

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Mission Statement

To increase appreciation, understanding, and conservation of birds through education, recreation, nature tourism, and conservation fundraising.

Thanks to all of the teams, youth mentors, event sponsors Toyota and Swarovski Optik, and Awards Ceremonies sponsor Audubon Texas for making 2016 an outstanding success!