Winter Wings Festival

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The Winter Wings brings together birders and photographers to learn and explore with top notch professionals and enthusiastic local guides. The Klamath Basin is renowned for its massive wintering population of Bald Eagles, but is prime habitat for many other raptors including owls, as well as a diversity of waterfowl. The 2023 Festival will feature singer/songwriter and raptor specialist Jen Hajj and award-winning photographer Ray Hennessy. Enjoy an extensive array of field trips, workshops, presentations, and receptions that highlight the wonders of the Klamath Basin in winter. 

New for 2023:

  • Festival runs Friday through Monday (instead of Thursday through Sunday)
  • Free Friday afternoon presentations with updates on the Klamath Basin and stakeholder initiatives
  • Lots of new programs and presenters including new keynoters, pro photographers, and raptor workshops
  • Vendors (Friday afternoon through Saturday) include new optics and camera vendors plus many of your favorite local vendors
  • Free children’s activities again on Saturday
  • The festival’s first ever Sunday night reception gives you the chance to mingle with new birding and photography friends
  • New photo contest prizes