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TOFINO SHOREBIRD FESTIVAL – May 1-3, 2015

Ever thought of BIRD WATCHING FROM A SUP?  We love it!!!

http://raincoasteducation.org/events/tofino-shorebird-festival

Every year from late April through May, flocks of Sandpipers, Plovers, Whimbrels, and many other shorebirds pass through the Tofino area. Thousands stop here to feed and rest as they make their impressive journey from South and Central America northward to their Arctic breeding grounds.

The Tofino Shorebird Festival celebrates this impressive annual migration with a series of educational birding activities throughout the region. We draw on local and visiting experts to participate in the festival, offering guest lectures, birding workshops, boat trips and much more! This is a great opportunity to experience the largest wildlife migration in the region, learn about these impressive birds, and understand why Tofino is one of the very best places in western Canada for bird watching.

• Birding Clinics & Evening Speakers

• Tofino Mudflats Exploration (WHSRN Site)

• Pelagic Birding Trips & Birding by Kayak

• Offshore Cleland Island Birding Trip

• And lots more!