2018 Bird List

Below are 2018 survey reports from the Grays Harbor NWR Wildlife Biologist and Refuge Volunteers. Surveys are conducted every few days during shorebird migration. All surveys are begun 2.5-3 hrs before predicted peak tide height and for about 2 hours after and are conducted along the Sandpiper Trail at the Refuge. For more information about tides and shorebird viewing, click here.

Note: Non-shorebird species are listed in italic font.

Grays Harbor NWR on eBird

Western Sandpiper Photo by Tom Rowley



Weather Conditions:

High Tide:

Total shorebirds observed:


Dunlin Photo by Tom Rowley

2017 Bird List

You can see the bird list from last year here