The 17th annual Wings Over Water Bird Festival takes flight this March 15, 16 and 17th in Blaine. Located amidst a premiere bird area, the festival provides indoor and outdoor birding opportunities for all levels of experience and ages.
Explore birds via viewing stations, guided field trips, a 2-hour open-water boat tour, bus tours, and hourly Plover Ferry Nature Cruises.
Friday features an all-day field trip to Reifel Bird Sanctuary (Delta BC) and an entertaining evening reception.
Saturday’s free Expo at Blaine Middle School (10am to 5pm) offers engaging workshops, speakers, and arts and crafts vendors. Kids will enjoy interactive activities and games, birdhouse-building, and live raptor shows. Pre-registration is available online for field trips and cruises or on Saturday at the festival from 8:30am.
Sunday morning there will be a Breakfast for Birders at the Semiahmoo Golf Club Blue Heron Grill along with a presentation, followed by a guided field trip along the shoreline and trails of Birch Bay State Park or take a free photography workshop focused on taking the best bird images with no matter what equipment you are currently using.
For reservations and more information go to www.wingsoverwaterbirdingfestival.com.