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Birds on the Bay

Celebrate Boundary Bay, a Special Place - Canada's top-rated Important Bird Area of 600 sites and a Hemisphere Reserve. As a major stopover on the Pacific Flyway, this amazing area features habitats of eelgrass beds, mudflats, estuaries, salt marshes, bogs and watercourses which support more than 333 species of birds, some rare and endangered. Get to know more - join with Friends of Semiahmoo Bay Society and partners to explore habitats, see the birds and local wildlife, sketch and photograph and enjoy special events and participate with caring people to make a difference.

Bird Watching
What to Bring:


  • Dress for the weather

  • Comfortable walking or hiking shoes

  • Binoculars and a field guide 

Ongoing Events:


  • Sunnyside Acres Urban Forest Eco-Walks

Eco Forest Walk
Family Friendly


  • Surrey Environmental Extravaganza

  • Surrey Parks

  • Surrey Free Monthly Birding Walks

  • Earth Day – Sunday, April 22 (Events will take place around this date locally.)

  • Earth Day Celebrations – April 19 to 26– Check your city or municipality for local events

  • International Migratory Bird Day – May 3-10 (Events will take place around this date locally.)

  • Shorekeepers’ Training Weekend 

  • International Day for Biological Diversity (theme Islands and Biodiversity)   

  • World Ocean Day 


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