The Hula Valley Birding Center (HVBC) conducts guided birding tours for groups and individuals of all ages all year long. You are invited to come and enjoy the wealth and beauty of birds through guided tours with some of the best birdwatchers in the country. "Winter of Birds" is the name for an Israeli birding celebration taking place in the Galilee, Golan and valleys. "Winter of Birds" is a joint initiative of the birding center, the Galilean development authority, KKL-JNF and Israel's Nature and Parks Authority. Each year thousands of visitors come to see birds in the north of the country and thus "put birding on the Israeli map" Hula Valley Bird Festival has been taking place each winter since 2011, and is gaining further momentum every year. Birders from all over the world as well as Israel, come to experience rare birding treats in the Hula Valley, such as the wintering cranes and raptors roosting colonies giving the festival and the Hula Valley global publicity.