We are returning to an in-person venue next year! Stay tuned for details about the next Godwit Days Festival happening April 13-16, 2023. 

Currently recruiting volunteers for the 2023 festival, click here to find out how you can help.

 Our Sponsors & Supporters for 2022 (click here).


Welcome to Godwit Days!


Come celebrate the Marbled Godwit and explore the lush Redwood Coast. Observe many bird species and other wildlife through our selection of field trips, lectures, and workshops led by experienced local guides during our annual week-long festival each April. Tour the expansive mudflats, the wild river valleys and the rocky ocean coast of this sector of the Klamath bioregion in northwest California.

Humboldt Bird of the Year 2022:

Stay tuned!


The 2022 Student Bird Art & Nature Writing Contests: 

2022 Student Bird Art Contest Results

2022 Student Nature Writing Contest Results

Winners have been notified and presented with their awards.


2022 MERCHANDISE now available! Purchase Godwit Days logo shirts, hoodies, hats, totes, mugs, water bottles, linens, cards, stickers, buttons, and even face masks here https://www.cafepress.com/godwitdays.

Please enter your email address below to receive updates for the Godwit Days festival:


Saturday evening, April 16th, for our plenary talk (via Zoom), “Working collaboratively to cover more ground”, we will be joined by Stuart Mackenzie, an international figure in ornithology who will be exploring the world of migration of winged animals, birds, bats and insects by researchers using new and innovative technological tools.