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.

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, February 9, 2014
Alki Beach
11:00 AM
Leaders: Suzy Hunter (day of only: 206-403-7458) & Sharon Ellard
Meet: Alki Bathhouse

We'll meet at the Alki Bathhouse and walk to Richey Viewpoint, for about 1.5 miles of walking. We will concentrate on our wintering seabirds. Likely species include Surf Scoter, Grebes, Bufflehead, Mergansers, Brant, Harlequin Duck, Bald Eagle.   Click here for directions.

Sunday, March 16, 2014
9:00 AM
Carkeek Park*
Leader: Scott Hoskin (206-390-4388,

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.   Click here for directions.

Saturday, April 5, 2014
8:00 AM
Lincoln Park
Leaders: Suzy Hunter (day of only: 206-403-7458) & Sharon Ellard
South Parking Lot of Lincoln Park

We'll meet at the south parking lot of Lincoln Park (the lot closest to the Fauntleroy Ferry terminal). There will be about 1-1.5 miles of walking and some hills. We'll start off at the beach to look for remaining wintering seabirds, then head up into the forested area for songbirds. Likely species include Surf Scoter, Horned Grebe, Bufflehead, Cormorants, Mergansers, Song Sparrow, Brown Creeper, Golden-crowned Kinglet, Bewick's Wren, Red-breasted Nuthatch.   Click here for directions.

Saturday, April 19, 2014
Discovery Park
8:30 AM
Leader: Neil Zimmerman (425-485-3122,

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).   Click here for directions.

Saturday, April 26, 2014
9:00 AM
Union Bay Natural Area
Leaders: Phyllis Moss (206-525-1910) and Alexandra MacKenzie

Union Bay Natural Area lies in northeast Seattle, east of the University of Washington.  Meet at the Center for Urban Horticulture in the west parking lot off NE 41st Street. Entrance to the parking lot is just before Mary Gates Memorial Drive turns left to become NE 41st Street.   Click here for directions.


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