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25th Grays Harbor Shorebird and Nature Festival
April 24 - April 26
Do you have an itch to go to the Northwest Coast and see migrating shorebirds? See thousands of birds swirling in massive numbers to avoid Peregrine Falcon? And the chance to see rarities like the Pacific Coast Red Knot? We had over 800 on just one day last May! Grays Harbor is the one reliable place to see the dwindling species on its long, one-stop, journey to its Arctic nesting grounds. Many other shorebird species linger here as well. Join us for outstanding field trips to varied coastal habitats, all led by the region’s most capable birders!
On Friday, until 4 pm, events will be held at the Grays Harbor National Wildlife Refuge Office, 1131 Airport Way, Hoquiam, WA. On Friday starting at 4 pm and all day Saturday and Sunday, festival events will be located at Hoquiam Middle School, 200 N. Spencer St., Hoquiam. The Annual Dinner will be on Saturday evening at the Elks Lodge in Hoquiam. Seating is limited and pre-registration will be confirmed via email if received by April 15th.
Festival participants may make lodging arrangements directly with area providers. For lodging information call: Grays Harbor Tourism at (800) 621-9625; Greater Grays Harbor, Inc. at (800) 321-1924; or Westport-Grayland Chamber of Commerce at (800) 345-6223.
The festival is sponsored by the Grays Harbor Audubon Society, City of Hoquiam, and Grays Harbor NWR.
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