PLANS FOR REGISTRATION

From October 25 to 29, 2023 – Mindo, Ecuador
Learn about the different options to register for the XII South American Bird Fair, we offer three plans and individual workshops to participate in the most important fair in America.

  1. BIRDING+CONFERENCES PLAN
  2. ONLY BIRDING PLAN
  3. CONFERENCES PLAN
  4. SPECIALIZED WORKSHOPS
  • Add during your registration night outings and/or camaraderie dinner with an additional value.
  • Ensure your participation by registering and selecting the activities of your interest.

XII Fair Headquarters

Mindo - Ecuador

  • Xavier Amigo
  • Diego Patiño
  • Sandy Espinosa
  • David Gaibort

Sala Polideportiva - Municipio de Mindo
(+593) 99 414 2084

BIRDING+CONFERENCES PLAN 85US

From Thursday 26 to 29 October 2023

Birding:
Dates: Friday 27 and Saturday 28, 2023
Hours: From 05:00 to 12:00

Conferences:
Dates: Thu. 26 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Afternoons (Fri. 27 and Sat. 28) 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Description: The Birding Outings + Lectures Plan gives access to the morning outings on Friday and Saturday in which the participant can select 2 bird watching outings, access the master lectures, regular talks and conversations.

Find out about the routes available for this plan: https://www.birdfair.net/rutas-birding-conferencias


Includes: Official Kit (T-shirt, agenda, notebook and pen, tomato, snacks and digital certificate). Attendance at the Opening Ceremony, keynote lectures and talks, Conversations. 2 observation outings (transportation, entrance to the birding sites and guidance)

ONLY BIRDING PLAN FROM 50US each

Birding full day (one or two exits)

Date: Wednesday 25 and/or Sunday 29
Hours: From 04:45 to 19:30
Sites: 11 sites to select (one per day)

Description: The Only Birding Plan gives access to full-day outings on Wednesday and/or Sunday depending on the selection that the participant wishes.

Find out about the routes available for this plan: www.birdfair.net/rutas-solo-birding


Includes: Official Kit (T-shirt, agenda, notebook and pen, tomato, snacks), digital certificate, transportation, guide, entrance, 1 birding.

CONFERENCES PLAN 45US

Master conferences, talks, conversations

Dates: Thursday 26 and Afternoons (Fri. 27 and Sat. 28)
Hours: Thursday: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Friday and Saturday: 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Description: The Conferences Plan gives access to master conferences, regular talks, and conversations.

Includes: Official Kit (T-shirt, agenda, notebook and pen, tomato, snacks) and Digital Certificate. Attendance at the opening ceremony, master conferences, talks, and conversations.

NIGHT BIRDING PLAN 40US each

Night birding (one or two departures available)

Dates: Thursday 26 and Sunday 29 October.
Hours: 18:30 – 21:00

Description: A single exit for 40US select a route by exit 1 Kapari – Milpe and 2 Paz de las Aves – Ornithological Point.

Available within the plans offered until seats are exhausted.

Includes: Official Kit (Included according to the plan through the plan from which you selected the night out).

SPECIALIZED WORKSHOPS 55US each

Simultaneous specialized workshops

Dates: Thursday 26, Friday 27, Saturday 28, 2023
Hours: From 7:00 – 12:00

Description: The specialized workshops are available from Thursday to Saturday at different times of 1 and 2 sessions depending on the workshop, such as bird embroidery, marketing for bird watching, bird photography, birding I learn, photo editing, the magic of digiscoping, use eBird Optimum, Watercolor Bird Illustration, Bioacoustics, and Nest Study for Naturalists.

In this plan, you can select from 1 to 3 workshops depending on the available schedule, remember to check that schedules do not cross if you have purchased another plan.

Includes: Official Kit (T-shirt, agenda, notebook and pen, tomato, snacks) and Digital Certificate. Attendance at the opening ceremony on Thursday 26.

Maximum capacity per workshop 15 people

Know the steps for your registration

  • Check the plan or activities in which you want to participate
  • Check the schedules to avoid crossing between the activities of specialized workshops regarding birding plans and conferences
  • Define in advance the places to observe birds that you want to visit before filling out the form
  • Make the registration from the selected plan or activity
  • Verify your registration data in the browser
  • Add new participants from your registration (group registration)
  • Check the registration confirmation sent to your e-mail
  • Verify the total of the plan and/or selected activities

ATTENTION

  • During registration you can ADD another registration to complement your purchased plan:
    • If you entered for the Solo Birding plan, you can ADD the Birding+Conferences plan in the same registration, each notification will arrive independently but the total of both plans will be reflected in your confirmation link.
    • If you entered through the Conferences plan, you can ADD the Workshops plan to the same record.
  • Registrations without payment are eliminated every 15th and 30th of the month and the respective quotas are released.

  • Verify the total value of the plan and the additional activities selected
  • Make the payment through the respective option for residents in Ecuador or for foreigners

OPCIÓN #1 PAGO EN CUENTA BANCARIA
Pago con depósito o transferencia bancaria 

1) Deposita o transfiere el valor total del plan o de las actividades seleccionadas a la cuenta:

Banco Pichincha
Asociación Turística Biodiversidad Ecuador
Current Account No. 2100291070
RUC 1793204537001

For international transfer use the SWIFT/BIC code of Banco Pichincha Ecuador PICHECEQXXX regardless of the city or agency from which you make your transaction.

2) Send the scanned receipt or the screenshot with the full name and e-mail with which you registered to info@birdfair.net

The validation will be carried out within the following 48 hours and you will receive the payment confirmation directly to your e-mail.

OPTION #2 PAYMENT BY CREDIT CARD
Payment by credit card (VISA/Mastercard – Payphone)

1) Make the payment through the following link https://payp.page.link/LsGk
2) Type the total value of the plan or of the selected activities in US

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3) Enter your credit card details and personal information
>The e-mail and identity document must be the same as the one registered during the registration
>In reference, enter the plan and/or the selected activities.

Eg Plan Birding+Conferences+Night Birding $125US

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4) You will receive the official confirmation of the payment to your e-mail.

If you need help during the process, contact our registration managers:

Brenda Durán / David Brito (+593) 99 414 2084
E-mail:  info@birdfair.net

Select the plan and register

ONLY BIRDING PLAN

us 50

Birding full day
(One or two departures on October 25 and/or 29)

Official kit

Digital certificate

CONFERENCES

us 45

Conferences
(Thursday: full day
Friday-Saturday: afternoons)

Official Kit

Digital certificate

WORKSHOPS

us 55

Specialized workshop
(A workshop Thursday 26, Friday 27 and/or Saturday 28)

Official Kit

Digital certificate

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS FAQ'S

The next SABF 2023 will take place in the town of Mindo, located 1h50 from the Ecuadorian capital. This town is easily accessible and has a wide range of accommodation and restaurants. But do not delay in reserving your accommodation.

The next SABF 2023 will officially take place from October 26 to 29, 2023. But from October 25 we will have events such as the mini-fair, a full day birding plan workshop.

Passport: Must be valid for at least 6 months after entering the country.

Visa: There is currently no special visa requirement for South American countries. Check with your consulate.

Covid 19: There are no longer special requirements for entering Ecuador

Most of the talks will be given at the sports center. This space will be covered and suitable to receive more than 1000 people. The workshops will be held in different places inside and outside the town according to the theme.

The Bird Fair presents three types of plans and specialized workshops to allow the participant to select the best option according to his interests. After registration, the respective payment must be made.

Yes, a participant can buy the Conferences or Birding + Conferences plan and then purchase one of the specialized workshops on Thursday to avoid overlapping between schedules and which will allow greater participation in the fair’s activities.

You should not buy the Lectures plan and then the Birding + Lectures plan, since both plans have academic activity included.

ATTENTION

  • During registration, you can ADD another registration to complement your purchased plan:
    • If you entered the Solo Birding plan, you can ADD the Birding+Conferences plan in the same registration, each notification will arrive independently but the total of both plans will be reflected in your confirmation link.
    • If you entered through the Conferences plan, you can ADD the Workshops plan to the same record.
  • Registrations without payment are eliminated every 15th and 30th of the month and the respective quotas are released.

Yes, once the participant completes their registration process and before making the payment, they will have the option of adding new participants and once they reach the required quotas, they must make the full payment.

We have different payment methods available:

OPTION #1 PAYMENT IN BANK ACCOUNT

Payment with deposit or bank transfer

OPTION #2 PAYMENT BY CREDIT CARD

Payment by credit card (VISA/Mastercard – Payphone)

1) Deposit or transfer the total amount to be paid to the account:

Pichincha Bank
Ecuador Biodiversity Tourism Association
Current Account No. 2100291070
RUC 1793204537001

For international transfer use the SWIFT/BIC code of Banco Pichincha Ecuador PICHECEQXXX regardless of the city or agency from which you make your transaction.

2) Send the scanned receipt or the screenshot with the full name and e-mail with which you registered to info@birdfair.net

The validation will be carried out within the following 48 hours and you will receive the payment confirmation directly to your e-mail

1) Make the payment through the following link https://payp.page.link/LsGk

2) Enter the total value to be paid for the plan or the selected activities in US

3) Enter your credit card details and personal information.

>The e-mail and identity document must be the same as the one registered during registration
>In reference, enter the plan and/or the selected activities. Eg Plan Birding+Conferences $85US

4) You will receive the official confirmation of the payment to your e-mail.

If you need help during the process, contact our registration managers:

Brenda Durán / David Brito (+593) 99 414 2084
E-mail:  info@birdfair.net

No, unfortunately the Paypal system is not accepted by Ecuadorian banks.

No, the published values already include taxes. If you are Ecuadorian or a tax resident in Ecuador and require an invoice, you must send your information to info@birdfair.net

The invoice for your contributions will be issued by the Ecuador Biodiversity Association, RUC 1793204537001

During registration and when selecting the Conferences + Birding plan, you will find the list of locations to select one (1) for each day (Friday and Saturday), if not selected they are assigned according to availability.

For organizational and logistical reasons, the selected places cannot be modified, it is important to be clear about the sites you want to visit and coordinate in advance with the people you are traveling with in case they want to coincide with the same birding places.

In the following link you can access the information of the bird watching places available in the Birding+Conferences Plan:
https://www.birdfair.net/rutas-birding-lectures

In the following link the information for the departures in the Solo Birding full day Plan:
https://www.birdfair.net/rutas-solo-birding

You must verify the confirmation of participation sent to the e-mail with which you registered and keep a copy of your payment receipt. You should also pay attention to your e-mail in case you receive information about updates on the agenda and news from the Fair.

Confirmed the deposit in account, maximum 7 business days at your request, we will send your invoice.

If you require your invoice to be in the name of your company or different data with which you registered, please tell us once you register to the email info@birdfair.net.

Return Policy: Bank charges and 12% taxes will be deducted.

The term to request a refund is 15 business days.

Make sure that the Credit Card is enabled for international purchases. (this is independent of the fact that the Credit Card is international).