The 17th Annual Wings Over Water Birding Festival March 15 – 17, 2019 in Blaine, Washington celebrates the incredible variety of migratory birds that flock to the coastal waters of Drayton Harbor, Birch Bay and Semiahmoo Bay at the northwest corner of Washington State. This major stopover on the Pacific Flyway between Seattle, Washington and Vancouver, BC is designated as an Important Birding Area (IBA) and is the anchor for the North Cascades Loop of the Great Washington State Birding Trail.

Festival Location
The festival will take place at various locations in the Blaine, Semiahmoo Spit and Birch Bay areas, as noted in the festival map and schedule. On Saturday, March 16th, the festival headquarters and all day birding expo will be located at Blaine Middle School and Blaine School Performing Arts Center, 975 H Street, Blaine, WA. Sunday’s Breakfast for Birders, an included presentation, and a later advanced photo workshop take place at the Semiahmoo Golf and Country Club’s Great Blue Heron Grill, 8720 Semiahmoo Pkwy, Blaine, WA. Additional Sunday events take place in Birch Bay State Park and at the Semiahmoo Spit. See the event schedule for details about all of the Friday, Saturday, and Sunday events and their locations.