Bird Festivals

There is a festival or bird count in Washington every month of the year on both sides of the Cascade Mountain Range! Which one will you attend this year?

A kid participating in the Christmas Bird Count in Ramble, Central Park, December 14th 2014. Photo: Camilla Cerea/Audubon

January
Christmas Bird Count

February


Upper Skagit Bald Eagle Festival
Great Backyard Bird Count
Snow Goose & Birding Festival

March


Sandhill Crane Festival
Wings Over Water Northwest Birding Festival

April


Brant Wildlife Festival, British Columbia
Grays Harbor Shorebird Festival
Olympic Peninsula BirdFest
Orcas Island BirdFest

May


Wenas Creek Audubon Camp-Out
Leavenworth Spring Bird Fest
International Migratory Bird Day
Yakima River Canyon Bird Fest

September


Chelan Ridge Hawk Migration Festival
Wenatchee River Salmon Festival
Puget Sound Bird Fest
Swift Night Out

October


Birdfest & Bluegrass, Ridgefield National Wildlife Area

December


Christmas Bird Count

Additional Bird Festivals along our Northwest Coast:

Stikine River Birding Festival, Wrangle, Alaska
Yakutat Annual Tern Festival, Yakutat, Alaska
Ladd Marsh Bird Festival, La Grande, Oregon 

Bird Festivals around the Country from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology