USFWS Birdwatching Events – February 2015

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The following list includes bird festivals and other events that will be held on or near U.S. National Wildlife Refuges in February.

Winter Wings Bird Festival
February 12-15, 2015
Klamath Falls, OR
The four-day festival offers visitors the chance to visit nearby Lower Klamath National Wildlife Refuge, Tule Lake National Wildlife Refuge, Crater Lake National Park and other Klamath Basin birding hotspots.

San Francisco Bay Flyway Festival
February 13-15, 2015
Vallejo, CA
The festival includes field trips to San Pablo Bay National Wildlife Refuge.

Florida Scrub-Jay Festival
February 28, 2015
Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, FL
The festival celebrates the only bird species unique to the Sunshine State. Florida scrub-jays are found at Hobe Sound, Lake Wales Ridge and Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuges. Enjoy live music, guided nature walks, live animal displays, children’s crafts and environmental exhibits.

Whooping Crane Festival
February 19-22, 2015
Port Aransas, TX
“America’s Birdiest Small Coastal City” hosts a festival that includes a field trip to Aransas National Wildlife Refuge to see cranes in their winter habitat.

source: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service