Shorebird Festival this weekend at Hoquiam

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HOQUIAM, Wash. (AP) -- Birdwatchers are expected to flock to Hoquiam this weekend for the 17th Annual Grays Harbor Shorebird Festival.

They'll get to see hundreds of thousands of birds that stop at Bowerman Basin on their annual migration -- sandpipers, dowitchers (DOW'-itch-ers), wrens and plovers.

The Daily World reports (http://is.gd/iZfiVT ) the festival features birding tours, lectures and workshops.

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Information from: The Daily World, http://www.thedailyworld.com