Its that time of year again get your binoculars and checklists ready! You may not know but the Coastal Bend is the only spot in the United States where the endangered whooping crane can be seen at close range, and the Port Aransas Chamber of Commerce is celebrating this astonishing natural wonder with an annual festival honoring these grand beautiful birds. Whooping Cranes are not the only birds you will see. An awesome array of wintering migratory birds flock into our wetlands and onto the beautiful Texas shorelines of Mustang Island in Port Aransas and birding tours by land and sea are highlights during the Whooping Crane Festival. Dont Wait,

Want to know more about the schedule and the events click this link http://www.whoopingcranefestival.org/events/2017-02-23/

Nature is the theme of the free trade show featuring a number of unique vendors. A wide selection of optics, photography, paintings, and one of a kind gift items for the nature lover in all of us will be featured. Visitors of all ages will enjoy the many festivities during the celebration.

The Festival include presentations from world-renowned speakers at The University of Texas Marine Science Institute, photography workshops for nature and birding and a variety of field trips.