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Neighborhood Bird Walks

Join Seattle Audubon, rain or shine, for a bird walk. No sign up required! Beginning birders or new Seattleites will especially enjoy this initial exposure to the rich variety of regional bird life. Families and non-members are welcome to attend.

If needed, request binoculars from The Nature Shop at least a week in advance. Further information is available from the Seattle Audubon Nature Shop, 206-523-4483.


Tuesday, March 14, 9:00-11:00 AM
Magnuson Park
Leader: Joe Sweeney
Meeting Point: Promontory Point Pavilion

Magnuson Park is in NE Seattle. Take bus #75 to NE 65th St Entrance on Sand Point Way NE.  The Promontory Point Pavilion is a red-metal-roofed structure next to the little drive-in road at the west edge of parking lot E-1. It is marked with a pink square on the Magnuson Park map.


Saturday, March 18, 9:00 AM
Carkeek Park*
Leader: Scott Hoskin, 206-390-4388, bludog66@centurylink.net

Carkeek Park is in northwest Seattle, enter from 3rd Avenue NW at 110th Street. Meet at the parking lot across from the playing fields at the end of Carkeek Park Road.

*A special accessible route is available for those with disabilities; contact the leader if you plan to attend.


Tuesday, April 4, 9:00-11:00 AM
Magnuson Park
Leader: Joe Sweeney
Meeting Point: Promontory Point Pavilion

Magnuson Park is in NE Seattle. Take bus #75 to NE 65th St Entrance on Sand Point Way NE.  The Promontory Point Pavilion is a red-metal-roofed structure next to the little drive-in road at the west edge of parking lot E-1. It is marked with a pink square on the Magnuson Park map.


Saturday, April 8, 8:30-10:30 AM
Discovery Park
Leaders: Neil & Carleen Zimmerman, 425-485-3122, N3zims@comcast.net
Meeting Point: Discovery Park South Parking Lot

Discovery Park is at the western end of Interbay-Magnolia. Meet near the toilet facility at the South Parking lot (enter on right off W Emerson St. just beyond Viewmont Way W).


Saturday, April 22, 9:00-11:00 AM
Washington Park Arboretum  
Leader: Penny Bolton
Meeting Point: Graham Visitors Center Parking Lot

The Washington Park Arboretum is a 200-acre park on the shore of Lake Washington, in the Madison Park neighborhood of Seattle. Meet at the Graham Visitors Center Parking Lot, 2300 Arboretum Drive E at 9:00 a.m.

This 2 hour morning stroll will give you the opportunity to learn more about the flora and fauna of this special Seattle park and tree collection. The spring migration will be in full swing so the warblers and other singers will be in the park. We will listen to birds and learn some common bird songs. Bring your ears and your binoculars. This is a good walk for families with children but not for dogs.


Sunday, April 30, 8:30 -10:30 AM
Carkeek Park
Leaders: Julia Hansbrough and Nathaniel Peters

Carkeek Park is in northwest Seattle, enter from 3rd Avenue NW at 110th Street. Meet at the parking lot across from the playing fields at the end of Carkeek Park Road.  We’ll walk trails looking for spring migrants and breeding/nesting activity.


Tuesday, May 16, 9:00-11:00 AM
Magnuson Park
Leader: Joe Sweeney
Meeting Point: Promontory Point Pavilion

Magnuson Park is in NE Seattle. Take bus #75 to NE 65th St Entrance on Sand Point Way NE.  The Promontory Point Pavilion is a red-metal-roofed structure next to the little drive-in road at the west edge of parking lot E-1. It is marked with a pink square on the Magnuson Park map.

 

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