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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, September 25, 9:00 AM
Magnuson Park
Leader: Emily Bishton (206-523-1774, day of walk only)
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.


Sunday, October 2, 9:00-11:30 AM
Washington Park Arboretum
Leaders: Anne Jacobs and Patty North
Meeting Point:  Graham Visitors Center Parking Lot, 2300 Arboretum Drive E

We will walk through the Arboretum searching for chances to watch birds and improve our visual and auditory identification skills.  Bring your binoculars if you have them. Great walk for beginners.  Fairly level walking.  About 2 miles total.


Saturday, October 22, 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).


Tuesday, October 25, 9:00-11:00 AM
Magnuson Park
Leaders: Joe Sweeney & Dasha Gudalewicz
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.


Thursday, November 3, 9:00-11:30 AM
Lincoln Park
Leaders: Anne Jacobs, Dick Lazeres, & Patty North
Meeting Point:  Southern-most Lincoln Park parking lot on Fauntleroy Way SW (8600 block of Fauntleroy Way SW)

Lincoln Park is in West Seattle near the Fauntleroy ferry dock.  We will stroll the beach seeking good looks at waterfowl and wander the forest to discover winter residents.  Great walk for beginners.  Bring binoculars if you have them.  Dress for blustery winter weather.  About 2 miles of mostly level walking with one climb back to our starting point.


Saturday, November 5, 9:30 AM
Seward Park
Leader: Richard Youel (206-282-3758, cryouel@msn.com)
Meeting Point: Seward Park Nature Center


Seward Park is on the shore of Lake Washington at S. Orcas St., and Lake Washington Blvd. Meet in front of the nature center at the east edge of the oval driveway. Metro bus #39.


Tuesday, November 22, 9:00-11:00 AM
Magnuson Park
Leaders: Joe Sweeney & Mike Freund
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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