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) .

Friday, March 15: Field Trip
Deception Pass State Park
Cornet Bay and Hoypus Point is an old growth forest. This is a half day trip with carpools from Freeland Park and Ride - 7:45 am, Coupeville Park and Ride - 8:15 am. All vehicles must show a Discover Pass. Trip leaders – Steve and Susan Bennett – 360-672-1334.

Wednesday, March 20: Field Trip
Semiahmoo spit and Birch Bay State Parks
Semiahmoo Spit in Blaine is renowned for seabirds and shorebirds. The long, sandy spit gives us a chance to look at protected Drayton Harbor and also out toward Canada, a mile away. We will bird down the spit to the Semiahmoo Resort, then back along the coast to Birch Bay, where we can bird along the shore and also through the woods at the park. Bring your lunch, this will be an all-day trip. Carpools form at Coupeville Prairie Station Transit Park, 201 South Main Street (behind medical building), or meet at the Park and Ride on Route 20 just north of Ault Field Road in Oak Harbor at 8:20. Trip leader is Kim Shepard (email) 360-720-1711.

Saturday, April 13: Field Trip
PSE Wind Farm
Leader: Linda Dwight

Tuesday, April 23: Field Trip
Semiahmoo spit and Birch Bay State Parks
Leaders: Robin Llewellyn and Sharon Gauthier