We like to share information about birding events and festivals happening in our surrounding area.
March 16,17, 18, 2018. Wings over Water Northwest Bird Festival Blaine & Birch Bay, WA
- Wildlife Cruises, Kids Activities, and Live Raptor Presentations.
March 23-15, 2018. Othello Sandhill Crane Festival Othello, WA
- Keynote Speaker David Sibley "My Life My Books"
April 13-15, 2018. Olympic Bird Fest 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 firstname.lastname@example.org ,
Or write to us at: Dungeness River Audubon Center P.O. Box 2450 Sequim, WA 98382
April 27-29, 2018 Shorebird Festival Hoquim, WA
Keynote Speaker John Marzluff "Welcome to Subirdia"
May 11-13, 2018 Yakima River Canyon Bird Fest Ellensburg, WA
May 17-20, 2018 Leavenworth Spring Bird Fest Leavenworth, WA
September 14-16, 2018 Chelan Ridge Hawk Migration Festival Pateros, WA
October 5-7, 2018 Ridgefield Birdfest and Blues Festival Ridgefield, WA
A summary of events statewide may be found at the Washington State Audubon site: http:// wa.audubon.org/birdfestivals-0
Check out KAS-sponsored Field Trips - linked from our field trip page: