November 11 – 14, 2020

On a Screen Near You

Please contact Deb Shaw at
609-400-3836 or [email protected]
with any questions

It’s not too late to register!

Indeed the Birders’ Bucket List has begun, but don’t despair. Your registration includes access to recordings of all the presentations, as well as the special promotional discounts offered by the presenters.

New Jersey Audubon’s Birders’ Bucket List Bash!

An international 4-day event with over 18 unique birding destinations presented to help you fulfill your travel bucket list.

What you’ll see — in a nutshell

We’ve scoured the world for a variety of domestic and international birding destinations; what’s on your list? Don’t have a birding bucket list? No problem! We’ll give you 18 ideas!

This unique event provides a platform for our tour and travel partners to connect with you the birder. As countries begin to re-open their borders to tourism, here’s your chance to get in on some great deals and at the same time help our tour and travel partners get back on their feet.

Destinations to be presented include Alaska, Panama, Costa Rica, Portugal, Columbia, Antarctica and Sri Lanka to name a few. You’ll hear from companies like HolBrook Travel, Victor Emmanuel Nature Tours, Wildside Nature Tours, Sabrewing Tours and Tropical Birding Tours.

Birders’ Bucket List Bash Sweepstakes

Win a 2-night vacation for two to Cape May, NJ including lodging, meals and activities in this National Historic Landmark City and bird migration hotspot

Imagine enjoying a (nearly) all-expenses paid two-night stay in historic Cape May full of birding, dining, shopping, history, the beach, live theater and more, all seen through the lenses of two brand-new Zeiss compact binoculars, their popular Terra ED’s. You are sure to make memories, especially if you start your trip with a 4-hour birding walk with CMBO Director, Brett Ewald. He will show you Cape May’s best birding spots and share some tips only known to the local birders. Then, you’re on your own to explore the many facets of this incredible destination resort town, the first of its kind in the US, recognized as a National Historic Landmark in 1976. This amazing prize package, valued at $2,000+.

Presenters and Agenda

This event will consist of 18 unique presentations in a ZOOM webinar format, each 50 minutes, including a monitored Q&A.

The schedule is as follows (all times listed are United States, New York, or GMT-4): Preliminary details of each day below; the final sequence of presentations is subject to change:

Wednesday, November 11

7 PM

Nature Explorers Anguilla

Presenting Anguilla British West Indies

8 PM

Brevard Nature Alliance, Inc.

Brevard County, Florida

9 PM

Tropical Birding

Presenting the Western United States

Thursday, November 12

7 PM

Icaro Birding tours to Colombia

Presenting Colombia

8 PM

Holbrook Travel

Presenting Costa Rica

9 PM

Canopy Family

Presenting Panama

Friday, November 13

7 PM

High Lonesome Bird Tours

Presenting Alaska

8 PM

Sabrewing Tours

Presenting Minnesota in Winter

9 PM

Victor Emmanuel Nature Tours

Presenting Germany

Saturday, November 14

8 AM

Bird and Nature Tours

Presenting Portugal

9 AM

Speyside Wildlife

Presenting the Scottish Highlands

10 AM

Birding Ecotours

Presenting South Africa

11 AM

Bird Uganda


12 PM

Classic Sri Lanka

Presenting Sri Lanka

1 PM

Valley Nature Center

Presenting Rio Grande Valley, Texas

2 PM

Caribbean Conservation Trust

Presenting Cuba

3 PM

Rockjumper Worldwide Birding Adventures

Presenting Antarctica

4 PM

Wildside Nature Tours

Presenting the Galapagos

Preliminary details of each day below; the final sequence of presentations is subject to change

Thank You to our Sponsor

The Cornell Lab of Ornithology is proud to sponsor this event in support of birding tourism. We believe in the power of birds to ignite discovery and inspire action through citizen science, research, and education. Get ready for your next birding trip with Cornell Lab resources: eBird, Merlin Bird ID app, and Birds of the World.