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14th Annual Eagle Expo

Feb 22, 2019 at 8:00 AM - Feb 23, 2019 at 3:59 PM

$22.00 - $130.00

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Event Details

The 14th Annual Eagle Expo and More, scheduled February 21-23, 2019, in Morgan City, Louisiana, will feature a mix and mingle with fellow birders, a live raptor presentation, boat tours to view eagles , a Water and Nature Expo and opportunities to meet fellow birders.

YOU WILL BE SENT A REGISTRATION FORM AFTER YOUR PURCHASE TO SELECT YOU BOAT TOUR TIMES. Complete your registration form immediately to guarantee your optimal boat time as spaces are limited.

FULL REGISTRATION

  • One Boat Tour
  • Wings to Soar Presentation sponsored by Morgan City Rotary Club
  • Friday Night Social
  • Entrance into Water & Nature Expo, Saturday, February 23, 2019, MD Shannon
  • T-Shirt: S, M, L, XL, XXL

FULL REGISTRATION

$105.00 (Tours 1,2,3) $130.00 (Tour 4)


BOAT TOUR ONLY

$60.00 (Tours 1,2,3) $85.00 (Tour 4)


SECOND BOAT TOUR (Full Registration or Boat Tour Only must be purchased first)

$48.00 (Tours 1,2,3) $69.00 (Tour 4)


THIRD BOAT TOUR (Full Registration or Boat Tour Only must be purchased first)

$48.00 (Tours 1,2,3) $69.00 (Tour 4)


Boat Tour Times and Dates:

Friday, February 22, 2019
9 am, Captain Ivy, (Tour 4)
1 pm, Captain Ivy, (Tour 4)
1 pm, Captain Caviar (Tour 1)

Saturday, February 23, 2019
7:30 am, Captain Ivy (Tour 4)
8 am, Captain Caviar (Tour 1)
10 am, LUMCON (Tour 3)
11 am, Captain Caviar (Tour 1)
11 am, Captain Ivy (Tour 4)
2 pm, Captain Caviar (Tour 1)
2 pm, Captain Billy (Tour 2)
2 pm, LUMCON (Tour 3)
2:30 pm, Captain Ivy (Tour 4)


Notes:

  • Registration not confirmed until payment received.
  • Groups must pay together.
  • Refunds less $15.00 per person will be given should boat tours be canceled no less than 15 days prior to event.
  • Shirt sizes cannot be guaranteed. Register early.

BOAT DESCRIPTIONS

*Please plan to arrive 30 minutes to your boat tour.

Boat Tour #1 - Atchafalaya Basin Tour with John Burke

Captain Caviar will tour into the Atchafalaya Basin to view the American Bald Eagle. The Atchafalaya Basin is the largest overflow swamp in the U.S. covering over 850,000 acres.The Basin includes 10 distinct aquatic & terrestrial habitats ranging from large rivers to backwater swamps.The Basin is most noted for its Cypress-Tupelo Gum swamp habitat and its Cajun heritage.The basin is home to over 170 bird species and is an important wintering ground for the birds of the Mississippi Flyway. Covered flat bottom boat.Bathroom on board.Maximum 20 people.

Boat Tour #2 - Bayou Black Tour with Billy Gaston (Available for Saturday afternoon only)

Billy Gaston, swamp tour operator of Cajun Man's Tours will journey into the backwater of Bayou Black, adding his special Cajun touch.This tour will meander through the old oil and gas canals where you will have the opportunity to see several birds of prey including, of course, Bald Eagles, Ospreys and various species of hawks.Other birds that are likely to be encountered include various species of ducks, wading birds and some song bird species.Great tour for families or groups.Covered flat bottom boat.Bathroom on board.Maximum 40 people.

Boat Tour #3 - Turtle Bayou Tour with LUMCON

Journey into Turtle Bayou to view Bald Eagles and get a glimpse of an eagle nest.This tour will also ride through natural bayous that provide for fantastic views and local wildlife.Other birds likely to be encountered include Anhingas, Double-crested Commorants, Red-shouldered Hawks, White Ibis, Yellow-rumped Warblers, Carolina Chickadees and various species of terns and gulls.Two boats.Maximum 6 people on each boat.

Boat Tour #4 - Bayou Long Tour with Captain Ivy

The Bayou Long Tour includes various waterways including Lake Verret, Bayou Magazille, Four Mile Bayou, Grassy Lake, Bayou Cheramie, Bayou Milhomme, and Lake Palourde. On this tour you will be able to view Bald Eagles and their nests, Blue Heron, Great Egret, Belted Kingfisher, White Ibis and various other species of birds.One boat.Maximum 7 people

NEW **Water & Nature Expo**

Exhibits and vendors that highlight outdoor recreation and our waterways.

Venue Information

900 Dr. MLK Blvd.
Morgan City, LA 70380
9853808224
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Organizer Information

Cajun Coast


900 Dr. MLK Blvd.,
Morgan City, LA 70380
9853808224

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