Galveston Island hosts bird tour event

GALVESTON, TX Galveston FeatherFest and Grand Kids Festival will fill the Historic Downtown Stand District this weekend. The sixth annual FeatherFest starts today and runs through Sunday. It's taking place at Saengerfest Park.

Every year more than 300 bird species can be spotted in the wild on Galveston Island. FeatherFest April 3 - 6 is a celebration of this unique bird watching opportunity. Whether you're a bird enthusiast or just a casual observer, this annual event is worth checking out.

People who register for the event can choose from a list of outdoor events including guided visits to key birding locations and indoor events such as photography workshops and seminars on a variety of subjects.

There are also several other events for the entire family. For details on Galveston Island events or beach information please visit or call 1-888-GAL-ISLE.

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