Whidbey Audubon Society


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Birding in the Neighborhoods - Weekly Field Trips

South Whidbey
The trips are every other Thursday and the meeting time varies with the season. If you would like to be notified of the events, contact Cathi Bower (email) .

North Whidbey
The trips are on the 2nd Wednesday of each month. If you wish to be notified of the events, contact Marcia Lazoff (email) .

Saturday, October 20: Field Trip
Fir Island
Jay Adams will lead a field trip to sites on Fir Island and Skagit County. Meeting/departure times will be 11:30 a.m. from the parking lot behind the Coupeville Library, and noon from the north end of the Home Depot store in Oak Harbor. The main purpose of the trip is to look for shorebirds and other fall migrants, including possible Snow Geese. The trip is limited to 10 participants. Register by email. Registration is first come, first served. No special footwear is required. Spotting scopes are recommended.

Wednesday, October 24: Field Trip
Whatcom Falls Park, Bellingham
Listed as #58 on the Cascade Loop Birding Trail. Carpool from Freeland Park & Ride at Trinity Lutheran church at 7:30 a.m., north end of the Home Depot store in Oak Harbor at 8:15, bring a lunch. Lots of easy walking but some stairs between trails. Heavy rain or windstorm cancels, so call Steve and Susan Bennett just to let us know you're coming 360-331-4779 or email.

Saturday, November 3: Field Trip
CROCKETT LAKE AND SURROUNDING AREA
Join us for a fun morning of birding at the historic Crockett Lake near Coupeville. Crockett Lake is designated as an Important Bird Area (IBA) in Washington State and is host to a number of wintering birds species. We can expect to see ducks, shorebirds, seabirds and raptors as we view the area around the ferry dock, meadows and lake. Meet at 9 a.m. at the Coupeville ferry parking lot. Bring your Discover Pass, binocs and scopes. Contact Ann Casey if you need further information: email or 360-331-4679.