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Winter Festivals Feature Wildlife

Eagle Fest • Jan. 19, Emory

Rains County is the “eagle capital” of Texas. See these majestic birds up close in captivity or in the wild on bus or barge tours. emorytx.com

Winter Outdoor Wildlife Expo (WOWE) • Jan. 22-26, South Padre Island Birding Center

Daily topics include plants and pollinators, fishing, birds and nature. spibirding.com

Laredo Birding Fest • Feb. 6-9, Laredo

Choose from 13 full-day birding trips or enjoy local activities like speakers and an art contest. laredobirdingfestival.org

Austin Cave Festival • Feb. 23, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Explore caves (a virtual one, too) and the creatures that live there. wildflower.org

Photo © R.M. Buquoi Photographics, LLC

Whooping Crane Fest • Feb. 21-24, Port Aransas

Celebrate the birds’ annual return to their winter habitat with bus/boat tours, workshops and more. whoopingcranefestival.org



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