Whidbey Audubon Society
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Birding In The Neighborhoods - Weekly Field Trips
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).
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
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
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
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
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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