A Calendar of Great Festivals on or near National Wildlife Refuges
Looking for a special bird to add to your life list? Brand new to birding and just thrill to the sight of thousands of migrating birds? Either way, bird festivals beckon you to national wildlife refuges throughout the year and from coast to coast.
National wildlife refuges often are festival sites because so many are located along the country’s key migratory bird routes. Many festivals coincide with spring or fall migration. Here are some great refuge bird festivals to catch in 2017.
The National Wildlife Refuge System, part of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, protects natural habitat for America’s treasured wildlife species.