Pacific Northwest Birding Festivals

Monroe Swift Night Out

September 8 @ 4:00 pm-10:00 pm
Frank Wagner Elemenary School
Monroe, WA United States + Google Map

For this year’s details, visit the Monroe Swift website. Eastside Audubon and other local organizations invite you to Swift Night Out, their annual festival held on a Saturday evening in September to celebrate the peak of the Vaux’s migration in Monroe. Each September thousands of migrating Vaux’s Swifts pause to roost in the old brick chimney at Frank Wagner Elementary School in...

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Chelan Ridge Hawk Migration Festival

September 14-September 15
WA United States + Google Map

Join the USFS Chelan/Entiat Ranger District, HawkWatch International, and North Central Washington Audubon Society this fall for the 10th annual Chelan Ridge Hawk Migration Festival. This free family event combines activities in Pateros, WA and migration trips to the Chelan Ridge migration site to learn about and celebrate raptors as they journey to winter territories. You will get to see raptor...

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Puget Sound Birdfest

September 14-September 16
Puget Sound Birdfest Headquarters
700 Main Street
Edmonds, WA 98020 United States
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Puget Sound Birdfest in Edmonds, Washington is an annual fall celebration of birds and nature found on the beautiful shores of Puget Sound. The three-day event includes speakers, guided walks, land and water-based field trips, exhibits, and educational activities for children and adults. Plan to spend the weekend in Edmonds, birding and meeting other birders, naturalists, photographers, and people...

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Nisqually Watershed Festival

September 29
Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center
100 Brown Farm Rd NE
Olympia, WA 98516 United States
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Few communities are lucky enough to have a National Wildlife Refuge in their backyard. Come celebrate the Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge at The Watershed Festival, an annual celebration featuring art, discovery, music and family fun. This year’s festival will include a number of displays from local organizations, walking tours, the Insect Extravaganza, a salmon barbecue and o...

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Wings Over Willipa

September 29
Long Beach, Washington
Long Beach, Washington, WA United States + Google Map

The inaugural Wings Over Willapa Festival will celebrate Willapa National Wildlife Refuge with a day full of classes, workshops, guided tours and more. Whether you’re an experienced birder or just getting acquainted with the great outdoors, nature lovers of all ages are sure to find plenty to do. Because the Refuge is distributed among several individual units, and because the Long Beach Peninsu...

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Ridgefield Birding and Bluegrass

October 5-October 7
WA United States + Google Map

Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge holds a special place in many birders’ and naturalists’ hearts. Each year, volunteers put together a weekend full of field trips, concerts, and more. Keep an eye on their website for details and schedule as they evolve. READ MORE...

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