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La Conner Birding Showcase
January 27 @ 8:00 am - January 28 @ 5:00 pm$5
The La Conner Birding Showcase will be held the final weekend in January. Anacortes Telescope will be on hand to demonstrate (and sell) spotting scopes, binoculars and mounts by manufacturers such as Celestron, Kowa, Meade and Alpen, Wild Birds Unlimited will be representing Swarovski & Vortex Optics.
The keynote speaker for Saturday, January 27, is Paul Bannick, an award-winning photographer and author, who will present his new program featuring video, sound and stories from the field and several dozen new images from his brand-new book: Owl: A Year in the Lives of North American Owls. Paul uses intimate yet dramatic images to follow owls through the course of one year and in their distinct habitats.
Whidbey Island photographer Pamela Davis Headridge will be in attendance with her beautiful prints and cards. Bob Hamblin of Avian Spectrum will also be on hand to demonstrate his unique and extensive collection of birds videos. Sue Hanneman, a falconer and bird abatement professional from Airstrike Bird Control, will be will be attending with her birds.
Other organizations at the event will include Skagit Audubon Society, Master Gardeners and Skagit County Historical Museum, among others.
The Showcase will be located at Maple Hall in the heart of La Conner!
General Admission: $5.00; children 10 and under – free.