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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 Bowers (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, December 30: CHRISTMAS BIRD COUNT SOUTH
Contact Govinda Rosling (email); Volunteers to serve post-count refreshments, contact Nicole Luce (email)

Thursday, January 11: Meeting
BIRD REHABILITATION with Dave Parent, DVM
Doors open at 7 p.m. for refreshments, 7:15 short business meeting and the program begins at 7:30 p.m. All are invited to this free event at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation about two miles north of Freeland (20103 State Route 525).

Wednesday, January 17, 2018: Field Trip
EBEY'S LANDING AND SURROUNDING AREA
Meet first at the beach at Ebey's Landing at 9 a.m. to look for ducks and seabirds. We will then park up at Sunnyside Cemetery on Sherman Road and walk the Pratt Loop trail looking for hawks, eagles and forest birds. Bad weather will cancel the trip. Contact trip leader Kim Shepard (email)

Thursday, January 25: Whidbey Audubon Board Meeting
7 p.m. at the Methodist Church, Coupeville. Members welcome.

Saturday, January 27, 2018: Field Trip
LOONS AT DECEPTION PASS
Trip leaders are Sarah Schmidt and Joe Sheldon. Meet at 10 a.m. at the north end of West Beach parking lot, Deception Pass State Park. We'll bird both beach and lake, and hope to see hundreds of Red-throated Loons gathering to feed in the outflowing current of Deception Pass. Bring a spotting scope if you have one. Depending on weather and interest, we will end at about noon, with a possible stop at Dugualla Bay on the way back toward Oak Harbor. If you like, bring water, a snack or a hot drink. Dress warmly and prepare for wind. To carpool, meet at 9 a.m. in Coupeville at Prairie Station Transit Park on the east side of South Main Street; or at 9:30 at City Beach Park in Oak Harbor, at the end of South Beeksma near the water. Cars parking at state park will need a Discover Pass. Questions: contact Sarah Schmidt: email or call 360-929-3592.

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