Sunsetting on a large pool of water.
Cheyenne Bottoms The sun sets over one of the large pools of water in the Cheyenne Bottoms wetland basin. Public roads cross through much of the area, providing access for birdwatchers. © Beau Rapelye

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Wings and Wetlands Festival


The Wings & Wetlands Festival is going virtual in 2021! 

Join us for a virtual bird watching festival, March 24-26, featuring the Cheyenne Bottoms and Quivira National Wildlife Refuge wetlands in Kansas. Industry-leading experts on birdwatching team with resources to help improve your bird identification skills.

Speakers Include:

  • Kenn Kaufman
  • Alvaro Jaramillo
  • Bob Gress
  • Sharon Stiteler aka Bird Chick

Festival takes place March 24-26, 2021. Unlock the interactive series of Zoom classes and resources that will be yours to keep with your registration.

Tickets available now at
Registration is $20.

Wings and Wetlands Festival is Brought to You By
The Nature Conservancy 
Kansas Wetlands & Education Center 
Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks & Tourism
City of Great Bend
Kansas Birding Festival