She Travels with the the rest of the group led by Nynaeve al'Meara and Elayne Trakand from Ebou Dar to the Kin's farm with the Bowl of the Winds. She is part of the thirteen women who link up and channel into the Bowl of the Winds to change the weather.
She is one of the Windfinders being tutored by Aes Sedai in Caemlyn.
When Elayne is captured by the Black Ajah, Birgitte Silverbow manages to convince Chanelle din Seran White Shark and the rest of the Sea Folk Windfinders that without Elayne there is no bargain. They Travel to the area where the Black Ajah are riding a wagon with Elayne inside. The strike force ride towards the wagon, but are decimated by Balefire from Asne Zeramene. Birgitte finally convinces the Windfinders to actively attack the Black Ajah. The Windfinders all link with Chanelle in control and attack the wagon with lightning, killing Asne in the process. They shield all the remaining Black Ajah members so they can be taken captive by Elayne's troops.