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Bird Watching

The shores of the Strait of Juan de Fuca, together with adjacent rivers, lakes, forests and the area surrounding Cape Flattery, provide habitat for hundreds of species of birds. Among these Murrelets and Murres are prized sightings. Shore birds, ducks and gulls are plentiful. In the fall and spring, thousands of Canadian geese, trumpeter swans, falcons, hawks, and sandhill cranes migrate through this area and can be easily sighted.

Depending on the weather in April, hundreds of the migrating raptors will ‘pool up’ over Cape Flattery, awaiting the right time to fly north.

Two Eagles sitting on tree branch.

Photo Credit Brian Harmon

Birding Tour

Clallam Bay Sekiu is a premier place to see an astounding variety of birds. The Olympic puffinLoop is a key part of the Great Washington State Birding Trail developed by the Audubon Society

Prime viewing spots include Clallam Bay Park, Pillar Point County Park, Cape Flattery, Lake Ozette, Hobuck Beach, La Push and the Hoh Rain Forest. Clallam Bay Sekiu is the perfect base for your own special tour of these world-class birding sites.

Don’t forget a printable copy of the Birding Tour.