Thornwell, Louisiana, site of the Yellow Rails and Rice Festival, was named the "Yellow Rail Capital of the World" by the Louisiana Legislature in April of 2013.
Registration is now open for the sixth annual festival which begins on October 29 and runs through November 2, 2014.
Rice farmers and birders have worked on this event to make it an extraordinary experience for those who attend. The festival attracts people from all over the United States and across the world.
For more information on how to register, click here.