Oregon Shorebird Festival

Posted by OCVA / October 17, 2011

Bring your best pair of binoculars as Bandon Marsh and Coos Bay are renowned for shorebird watching and each year a few rarities have delighted festival attendees. Regular migrants include Black-bellied plover, Semipalmated plover, Western sandpiper, Least sandpiper, Dunlin, Whimbrel, Long-billed dowitcher, and Red-necked phalarope. Please join us for on the southern coast of Oregon for a weekend of birding fun and challenges.

To register for the festival or for more information please visit our website at www.fws.gov/oregoncoast/shorebirdfestival.htm or contact Dawn Grafe at 541-867-4550. All festival events are based out of the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology Campus in Charleston, OR. Admission is $25 for 1 person, or $45 for a family.

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