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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.

 

 

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.
 

Saturday, June 3, 9:00-11:00 AM
Magnuson Park, Seattle
Leaders: Jan Bragg and Pam Cahn
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 Education 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, June 3, 9:00-11:00 AM
Washington Park Arboretum
Leader: Larry Hubbell
Meeting Point: Graham Visitors Center Parking Lot, 2300 Arboretum Drive East

                
A beginner’s Bird Walk among the trees of the Arboretum and along the shores of Union Bay. The paths are generally level however boots may be helpful and binoculars will be essential. Families are welcome but please leave pets at home.


Sunday, June 4, 9:00-11:00 AM
Union Bay Natural Area
Leader: Julia Hansbrough
Meeting Point: Center for Urban Horticulture, East Parking Lot (near greenhouses)

Union Bay Natural Area lies in northeast Seattle, east of the University of Washington. Meet at the Center for Urban Horticulture in the East parking lot off NE 41st Street, one block beyond the place where Mary Gates Memorial Drive turns left to becomes NE 41st Street.


Saturday, June 10, 9:00-11:00 AM
Carkeek Park
Leader: Nathaniel Peters
Meeeting Point: Parking lot across from playing fields at the End of Carkeek Park Road

Carkeek Park is in northwest Seattle, enter from 3rd Avenue NW at 110th Street. We’ll be taking note of changes in bird diversity and density throughout the summer months, as different species finish nesting and, in some cases, prepare to migrate south.


Tuesday, June 13, 8:00-10:00 AM
Magnuson Park, Seattle
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.


Wednesday, June 21, 7:00-8:30 PM
Washington Park Arboretum
Leader: Penny Bolton
Meeting Point: Graham Visitors Center Parking Lot, 2300 Arboretum Drive East

This evening stroll will give you the opportunity to learn more about the flora and fauna of this special Seattle park and tree collection. Barred Owls nest in the park and if we are lucky we might see newly fledged Owls. We will also listen to birds and learn some common bird songs. This is a good walk for families with children but please don't bring your dogs. The Washington Park Arboretum is a 200-acre park on the shore of Lake Washington, in the Madison Park neighborhood of Seattle.


Saturday, July 1, 9:00-11:00 AM
Washington Park Arboretum
Leader: Larry Hubbell
Meeting Point: Graham Visitors Center Parking Lot, 2300 Arboretum Drive East

                
A beginner’s Bird Walk among the trees of the Arboretum and along the shores of Union Bay. The paths are generally level however boots may be helpful and binoculars will be essential. Families are welcome but please leave pets at home.


Saturday, July 8, 9:00-11:00 AM
Carkeek Park
Leaders:  Nathaniel Peters and Julia Hansbrough
Meeting Point: Parking lot across from the playing fields at the end of Carkeek Park Road

Carkeek Park is in northwest Seattle, enter from 3rd Avenue NW at 110th Street. We’ll be taking note of changes in bird diversity and density throughout the summer months, as different species finish nesting and, in some cases, prepare to migrate south.


Tuesday, July 11, 8:00-10:00 AM
Magnuson Park, Seattle
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, July 22, 9:00-11:00 AM
Union Bay Natural Area
Leader: Julia Hansbrough
Meeting Point: Center for Urban Horticulture, East Parking Lot (near greenhouses)

Union Bay Natural Area lies in northeast Seattle, east of the University of Washington. Meet at the Center for Urban Horticulture in the East parking lot off NE 41st Street, one block beyond the place where Mary Gates Memorial Drive turns left to becomes NE 41st Street.


Saturday, August 5, 9:00-11:00 AM
Washington Park Arboretum
Leader: Larry Hubbell
Meeting Point: Graham Visitors Center Parking Lot, 2300 Arboretum Drive East
    
            
A beginner’s Bird Walk among the trees of the Arboretum and along the shores of Union Bay. The paths are generally level however boots may be helpful and binoculars will be essential. Families are welcome but please leave pets at home.


Tuesday, August 8, 8:00-10:00 AM
Magnuson Park, Seattle
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, August 12, 9:00-11:00 AM
Carkeek Park
Leaders: Nathaniel Peters and Julia Hansbrough
Meeting Point:  Parking lot across from the playing fields at the end of Carkeek Park Road

Carkeek Park is in northwest Seattle, enter from 3rd Avenue NW at 110th Street. We’ll be taking note of changes in bird diversity and density throughout the summer months, as different species finish nesting and, in some cases, prepare to migrate south.


Saturday, August 19, 9:00-11:00 AM
Union Bay Natural Area
Leader: Julia Hansbrough
Meeting Point: Center for Urban Horticulture, East Parking Lot (near greenhouses)

Union Bay Natural Area lies in northeast Seattle, east of the University of Washington. Meet at the Center for Urban Horticulture in the East parking lot off NE 41st Street, one block beyond the place where Mary Gates Memorial Drive turns left to becomes NE 41st Street.

 

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