Bird Week 2018

A Celebration of the Birds and People of Seattle | April 23 - 28

Beginning Monday, April 23rd, Seward Park Audubon invites all of Seattle to celebrate birds during the first ever BIRD WEEK! We’ll be flocking to activities and events throughout the city all week long. And this week isn’t just for birders—we’re partnering with local businesses and arts groups educational institutions and our treasured City Parks to create experiences that cater to all ages and interests. 

Whether watching birds on a feeder, flaunting your feather tattoo, or reading One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest, there’s a way for everyone to celebrate birds during BIRD WEEK.

Bird Week Signature Events

BirdNote Live! | Thursday, April 26th

Birds are with us everywhere. They animate our stories, inform our art and music, and reveal startling truths about the world we share. On April 26th we'll celebrate how stories about birds connect us with each other. We'll ask how caring for birds and the places they live can inspire the next generation. And we'll discover ways to invite new people into our conversations about nature. 

Join BirdNote’s Michael Stein and Mary McCann with special guests Barbara Earl Thomas and Dr. J. Drew Lanham for BirdNote Live!, an evening of conversation by, for and about birds. The program takes place on April 26th at 7:30 pm at First Baptist Church in Seattle. Buy your tickets today!

BIRD DAY | Saturday, April 28th

BIRD WEEK  2018 culminates on Saturday, April 28th with BIRD DAY. This is the chance for Seattleites to get outside in many of Seattle’s best birding areas with our city’s most experienced bird guides. Outings are hosted at a dozen Seattle parks and offer the chance to experience birds in your own neighborhood. More information coming soon!

Bird Week Partner Events

Across the city, pubs, restaurants, libraries, specialty shops, cinemas and more will celebrate birds in new and interesting ways. Select a category below to find how your favorite Seattle spots are celebrating Bird Week.

If you’d like to submit information on how your business can participate, please contact us at




BIRD WEEK is a partnership between the Seward Park Audubon Center and BirdNote, Seattle Parks and Recreation, Seattle Public Library, and many more!







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