Greater Sage-Grouse are the topic of our Satuday Evening Presentation. Join US Fish and Wildlife Biologist Angela Sitz for a fascinating evening exploring the life and times of Greater Sage-Grouse in Eastern Oregon.
Greater Sandhill Cranes will be the topic for our Friday Evening Presentation. Crane Biologist Dr. Gary Ivey will talk about the three sandhill crane subspecies that breed and migrate though Oregon. You don't want to miss this fascinating presentation about these iconic birds!
The Harney County Migratory Bird Festival is held the second weekend of April and offers a variety of activities for bird watching enthusiasts. Located in the high desert of Southeast Oregon the festival occurs during the height of the spring sandhill crane, waterfowl and shorebird migrations along the Pacific Flyway. The Festival offers spectacular bird watching opportunities. Over 100 species of birds can be viewed during the festival.
The 2015 bird list is available to view as a PDF
Disappointed because the 2016 tour you wanted was full?
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Annual Festival Membership
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Birding Trail Ride with Steens Mtn Guest Ranch - Thursday/Friday and Friday/Saturday
Birding Basics - Saturday
Paradise Birding - Into the Heart of the Basin - Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Restoration Birding - Saturday
Sage-Grouse "Strutting" Early Bird - Saturday tour added
The Big Day Challenge - Friday and Saturday
Tours Back by Popular Request
Boca Lake Hiking - Friday
Hey What's that Bird? - Friday
Catlow Valley Sage-Grouse Tour - Saturday
Journey Behind the Gates - Saturday