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Coastal Bird Banding


April 20, 2019 12:00 pm
Until April 20, 2019 12:00 pm

The 2019 coastal banding event takes place from Tuesday, April 16, 2019, to Saturday, April 20, at Baldwin County’s historic Fort Morgan (110 AL-180, Gulf Shores). 

Organizers would love to know how many people to expect, so you are encouraged to register at

The public is invited to observe during the following hours:

  • Tuesday, April 16, noon to 3 p.m.
  • Wednesday, April 17, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Thursday, April 18, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Friday, April 19, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Saturday, April 20, 8 a.m. to noon

Partners for the event include Birmingham Audubon, The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources is partnering with , Mississippi State University, Gulf Shores and Orange Beach Tourism, the Alabama Historical Commission and the Mobile Bay Audubon Society.

Bring water, bug spray, sunscreen, and perhaps an outdoor chair; restrooms and concessions are available next to the ferry, and all ages are welcome to attend. (Please note that while the Coastal Alabama Bird Banding Project is free, there is an admission fee to enter the park. For up-to-date pricing, visit

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