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Joyfully Connecting Our Community with the Wonder of the Refuge


Thank you all so much for joining us for Virtual Bird Festival! This online event has been brought to you by Friends of the Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge Complex and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Please enjoy this highlights video with some of our favorite submissions. We would also like to give a special Thank You to all of our wonderful volunteers.

Take our personality quiz to find out which habitat on the Refuge most closely represents you!


Take a 3D virtual tour of the Refuge on our annual trail with Mauricio and friends!

Bird [Mis]identification! Round 2!


Take a look at the bird below and give it your silliest name! Our example is fluffy-plumed trail-scamper! Head over to Facebook and comment with your funniest name.

Choose your house! Each house below represents a habitat on the Refuge: oak savannah, riparian forest, wetland, and ponds. Pick a house and then take a guess at which habitat you have chosen based on the wildlife seen there!


It's Time for Questionable Trivia!

Find the actual "answers" here!




You can access the live worksheet to play along!

Click here to access the interactive Raptor Bingo worksheet. The instructions and answers can be found here. Play along and have fun learning about raptors!


Bird [Mis]identification!


Take a look at the bird below and give it your silliest name! Our example is fluffy-plumed trail-scamper! Head over to Facebook and comment with your funniest name.

Gather your Junior Rangers and discover your Ranger Names!

Catch an episode of the Teddy Roosevelt show! Learn about the history around the discussion of natural resource conservation in America.

Awkward Animal Photos!

Photo by Don Holland

Show us your most awkward animal photos! Head to our Facebook page and share with us your wildlife photobombs and and awkward captures. If it makes us laugh we might feature it on our highlights video at the end of the festival!

Make sure to visit our Education Resources page, where you will find materials for a range of age groups. We put together a variety of our favorites from local and national organizations, and added content created from our own staff about the Refuge. 

To keep up with Virtual Bird Festival activities in real time, be sure you  are following these social media accounts:

Friends of Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge Instagram and Facebook

Portland-Vancouver National Wildlife Refuges Facebook




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