Birding Festivals of the Pacific Flyway

Here we present a comprehensive list of birding festivals occurring in Alaska, Hawaii, Washington, Idaho, western Montana, Oregon, Nevada, Utah, California, and Arizona. Click on each festival's name to visit their webpage.
Festivals that have won the Mindful Birding Award for Adopting Ethical Birding Guidelines
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Month
Festival
Decorations
City
State
January
St. George Winter Bird Festival
 
St. George
Utah
January
Wings Over Willcox
Willcox
Arizona
January
Snow Goose Festival of the Pacific Flyway
 
Chico
California
January
Morro Bay Winter Birding Festival
 
Morro Bay
California
January
Galt Winter Bird Festival
 
Galt
California
February
California Duck Days
 
Davis
California
February
Family Bird Festival
 
Claremont
California
February
San Francisco Bay Flyway Festival
 
Vallejo
California
February
Eagle Watch Festival
 
Madras
Oregon
February
Winter Wings Festival
Klamath Falls
Oregon
February
Port Susan Snow Goose and Birding Festival
 
Standwood
Washington
February
Upper Skagit Bald Eagle Festival
 
Rockport
Washington
March
San Diego Bird Festival
San Diego
California
March
Othello Sandhill Crane Festival
 
Othello
Washington
March
Swan Day Festival
 
Bear River Refuge
Utah
March
Tres Rios Nature Festival
 
Goodyear
Arizona
March
Tundra Swan Festival
 
Usk
Washington
March
Wings Over Water Northwest Birding Festival
Blaine
Washington
April
Alaska Hummingbird Festival
 
Ketchikan
Alaska
April
Harney County Migratory Bird Festival
 
Burns
Oregon
April
Godwit Days Spring Migration Festival
 
Arcata
California
April
Gunsight Mountain Hawkwatch Weekend
 
Glenn Highway
Alaska
April/May
Heron Festival (Heron Days)
 
Kelseyville
California
April
Owens Lake Bird Festival
Lone Pine
California
April
Seward Migration Festival
 
Seward
Alaska
April
Point Reyes Birding Festival
Point Reyes
California
April
Verde Valley Birding & Nature Festival
 
Cottonwood
Arizona
April
Olympic Peninsula Bird Festival
 
Sequim
Washington
April/May
Stikine River Birding Festival
Wrangle
Alaska
April/May
Birding and Blues Festival
MBCF
Pacific City
Oregon
May
Yakima River Canyon Bird Fest
 
Ellensburg
Washington
May
American Falls Family Birding Festival
 
American Falls
Idaho
May
Copper River Delta Shorebird Festival
 
Cordova
Alaska
May
Great Salt Lake Bird Festival
 
Farmington
Utah
May
Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival
Homer
Alaska
May
Kenai Peninsula Birding Festival
Kenai
Alaska
May
Tualatin Bird Festival
 
Sherwood
Oregon
May
Spring Wings Bird Festival
 
Fallon
Nevada
May
Audubon Wenas Campout
 
Ellensburg
Washington
May
Grays Harbor Shorebird Festival
 
Hoquiam
Washington
May
Leavenworth Spring Bird Fest
 
Leavenworth
Washington
May
Ladd Marsh Bird Festival
 
La Grande
Oregon
June
Wings Across the Big Sky Bird Festival
Missoula
Montana
June
Mono Basin Bird Chautauqua
Lee Vining
California
June
Yakutat Annual Tern Festival
Yakutat
Alaska
June
San Francisco Bay Osprey Days
 
Vallejo
California
June
Tahoe Basin Bird Festival
 
South Lake Tahoe
California
June
Dean Hale Woodpecker Festival
Sisters
Oregon
July
Sedona Hummingbird Festival
 
Sedona
Arizona
August
Southeast Arizona Birding Festival
Tucson
Arizona
August
Southwest Wings Birding Festival
Sierra Vista
Arizona
August
Tanana Valley Sandhill Crane Festival
 
Fairbanks
Alaska
September
Oregon Shorebird Festival
 
Charleston
Oregon
September
Kern River Valley Autumn and Vulture Festival
 
Weldon
California
September
Monterey Bay Birding Festival
Watsonville
California
September
Puget Sound Bird Fest
Edmonds
Washington
September
Hawaii Island Birding Festival
Hawaii Island
Hawaii
October
Birdfest and Bluegrass
MBCF
Ridgefield
Washington
October
Bridger Raptor Festival
 
Bozeman
Montana
November
Alaska Bald Eagle Festival
 
Haines
Alaska
November
Lodi Sandhill Crane Festival
Lodi
California
November
California Swan Festival
 
Marysville
California
November
Central Valley Birding Symposium
 
Stockton
California
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