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FeatherFest is an annual birding and nature photography festival held during spring migration in Galveston.
The 20th Annual FeatherFest will be held April 21-24, 2022. Annually, the Galveston Island Nature Tourism Council preludes this event with the Birding & Nature Photo Contest AKA FeatherFest PhotoFest which offers serious AND casual nature photographers the opportunity to appreciate the spring migration. There are even prizes!
pictured: 2021 Grand Prize Winning Photo by Dan Lotan
Galveston is one of the top locations in the country for birding because it hosts a wide variety of habitats in a small geographical area where some 300 species make their permanent or temporary home throughout the year.
Below we will be updating the weekly winners as well as the grand prize winner.
Where the Texas Coast begins.
by Galveston Historical Foundation
by Visit Galveston