Large flock of Wilson's phalarope in flight
Wilson's phalarope flock (Phalaropus tricolor) These shorebirds are abundant at Cheyenne Bottoms for both spring and fall migration. © Judd Patterson

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Wings and Wetlands Festival

Improve your shorebird watching skills at two of the best birding spots in the Midwest.

Save the Date!

Mark your calendars for this 3-day festival to improve your shorebird watching skills at two of the best birding spots in the Midwest. 

Experienced guides will take you on multiple field trips to Cheyenne Bottoms and Quivira National Wildlife Refuge during peak shorebird migration. Greater prairie-chicken lek viewing opportunities will also be available. Registration details will be announced in fall 2018.

 

Festival Hosts:
The Nature Conservancy
Kansas Wetlands & Education Center
Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks & Tourism
City of Great Bend
Kansas Birding Festival