American Coots / Scott Kinsey / Great Backyard Bird Count
Join area birdwatchers in contributing to our scientific understanding of birds in our area through one of our many community science programs.
Neighborhood Bird Project
Seattle Bird Collision Monitoring
The Seattle Bird Collision Monitoring Project is a community science intiative that aims to better understand and prevent bird window collisions in the Seattle Area. Learn more about the project, how it works, and how to participate.
Climate Watch is a community science program explores how North American birds are responding to climate change.
Christmas Bird Count
dBird is an online tool that helps us track human-related causes of bird mortality and injury. Learn more about using dBird to report dead or injured birds.
Puget Sound Seabird Survey
The Puget Sound Seabird Survey (PSSS) gathered valuable data on wintering seabird populations in Puget Sound, Strait of Juan de Fuca, and waters surrounding the San Juan Islands. The data collection portion of this project has concluded, and resources will now be focused on data analysis.
Oct 31, 2022
QPOC Hikers met at Union Bay Natural Area for a...
Sep 30, 2022
With 14 years-worth of Puget Sound Seabird Survey data to dig into, we’re excited and curious to learn about the stories contained therein. The organization has decided to focus resources on data analysis, and has sunset the data collection and volunteer coordination portions of this project.
Sep 28, 2022
Humans have a great capacity for solving problems. But our inventiveness and persistence in addressing an issue sometimes unintentionally create new problems and can harm those that are actually part of the solution.