Red-breasted Nuthatch photograph provided by John Wise. 

Red-breasted Nuthatch photograph provided by John Wise

Birding Events

We like to share information about birding events and festivals happening in our surrounding area. 

  • April 13-15, 2018.  Olympic Bird Fest 2018, Sequim, Wa.

    Grab your binoculars and join the 15th annual Olympic BirdFest 2018 celebration at the Dungeness River Audubon Center, April 13-15, 2018.

    The stage is set…quiet bays and estuaries, sandy beaches, a five-mile-long sand spit, and a protected island bird sanctuary on the Strait of Juan de Fuca; wetlands, tide pools, rainforests, and lush river valleys. The players are ready … Marbled Murrelets, Rhinoceros Auklets, Harlequin Ducks, Black Oystercatchers, Peregrine Falcons, Barred and Pygmy Owls will be sporting their finest spring plumage for this celebration. Enjoy guided birding trips, boat tour, and a gala banquet. Our featured speaker this year, Claudio Vidal has been exploring & birding since the age of 12 and currently leads birding/nature tours & photo safaris through Patagonia, Chile & South America.

    Come bird with us and experience with others the spectacular landscapes of the Olympic Peninsula …you just might go home with a new bird for your life list! Check out the offerings by going online (www.olympicbirdfest.org). 

    Precede your BirdFest weekend with a three-day, two night birding cruise of the spectacular San Juan Islands on April 10-12, 2018. Visit San Juan and Sucia Islands, and more. Stay at the historic Roche Harbor Resort.

    Extend your Birdfest weekend with the Neah Bay post-trip, April 16-17, 2018: two and one-half days exploring northwest coastal Washington, a region rarely seen by birders.

     Contact us by phone, at 360-681-4076,
    E-mail us at info@olympicbirdfest.org ,
    Or write to us at: Dungeness River Audubon Center P.O. Box 2450 Sequim, WA 98382

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