Welcome to Godwit Days!
Join us April 19-25, 2017 for our 22nd Annual Festival!

Come celebrate the Marbled Godwit and explore the lush Redwood Coast. Observe many bird species and wildlife through our selection of field trips, lectures, workshops, and boat excursions 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. Not here in April? Join us for one of our Special Events held in August and September. Learn more about the history of Godwit Days or find out about Godwit Days festivals and events.


2017 Keynote Speaker:
Dr. Bridget Stutchbury

Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, York University
Distinguished Research Professor
Graduate Program Director

Plus, Featured Speaker:
Noah Strycker

Noah Strycker is a writer, photographer, and adventurer. In 2015 he embarked on an international Big Year, and blogged all about it at

Save the Date! Special Events:

Pints For Non-Profits – March 15, 2017 @ Mad River Brewing Company Blue Lake, CA

2017 Festival Registration available mid-December!

2016 Godwit Days Festival Video

By Gary Bloomfield, Bloomfield Studio

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Godwit Days Major Sponsors
More about our friends and sponsors.

Special thanks to Media Liaison Sue Leskiw

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