All Upcoming Black Hills Audubon Events

Bird Walk at Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually NWR

August 15 @ 8:00 am-12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

Join Phil Kelley to see native birds and annual migrants at Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge. Summer is a rich time to see diverse waterfowl, raptors, songbirds, and others. Be prepared for any kind of weather and for walking. Bring water and snacks as needed. The Refuge has a $3.00 entrance fee which is waived if you have a Golden Eagle Pass, federal interagency pass or other applicable pass. R...

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Birding Eagle’s Pride Golf Course

August 16 @ 8:00 am-12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:00am on day Third of the month, repeating until December 12, 2019

Eagle’s Pride Golf Course
Exit 116 (Mounts Road) WA United States + Google Map

During the summer, Eagle Pride Golf Course’s ponds, thick, diverse habitat, and location only one-half mile from Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge make it a great place to spot many bird species, especially in these busiest months of the birding year. Five swallow species abound and nest at the course, for example, and over 70 species of birds have been documented in the last couple of years. M...

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Olympia Birds & Brew

August 20 @ 4:30 pm-6:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating until March 20, 2019

Fish Tale Brewpub
515 Jefferson St. SE
Olympia, WA United States
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Gather with birders at the Fish Tale Brewpub on the third Monday of each month. People will share their “best birding spots in our area.” Come ready to share where and why you go birding in a particular spot. People new to our area will benefit from your knowledge.  We will gather at the couches in the back. READ MORE...

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Shelton Birds & Brew

August 29 @ 5:00 pm-7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00pm on day Last of the month, repeating until March 27, 2019

El Sarape Cantina
318 W Railroad Avenue
Shelton, 98584 United States
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NEW VENUE!!  El Sarape Cantina.  Meet other birders from Mason County or those who happen to be in the area. Discuss good places to bird and the interesting birds you have sighted recently. Have a beverage and or a bite to eat with us. Come ready to share where and why you go birding in a particular spot. People new to our area will benefit from your knowledge. Last Wednesday of each month at 5:...

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Monroe Swift Night Out

September 8 @ 4:00 pm-10:00 pm
Frank Wagner Elemenary School
Monroe, WA United States + Google Map

For this year’s details, visit the Monroe Swift website. Eastside Audubon and other local organizations invite you to Swift Night Out, their annual festival held on a Saturday evening in September to celebrate the peak of the Vaux’s migration in Monroe. Each September thousands of migrating Vaux’s Swifts pause to roost in the old brick chimney at Frank Wagner Elementary School in...

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Bruce Sanford / Professional Wildlife Photographer

September 13 @ 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
Temple Beth Hatfiloh
201 8th Avenue SE
Olympia, WA 98501 United States
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Come join us for an evening of enjoyment with Bruce Sanford, professional bird and wildlife photographer from Olympia. In addition to extensive work in the Northwest, Bruce has led photography tours to Bosque del Apache, New Mexico and Alaska. His talk will show photos and share experiences from a sample of his trips. READ MORE...

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Chelan Ridge Hawk Migration Festival

September 14-September 15
Pateros
WA United States + Google Map

Join the USFS Chelan/Entiat Ranger District, HawkWatch International, and North Central Washington Audubon Society this fall for the 10th annual Chelan Ridge Hawk Migration Festival. This free family event combines activities in Pateros, WA and migration trips to the Chelan Ridge migration site to learn about and celebrate raptors as they journey to winter territories. You will get to see raptor...

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Puget Sound Birdfest

September 14-September 16
Puget Sound Birdfest Headquarters
700 Main Street
Edmonds, WA 98020 United States
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Puget Sound Birdfest in Edmonds, Washington is an annual fall celebration of birds and nature found on the beautiful shores of Puget Sound. The three-day event includes speakers, guided walks, land and water-based field trips, exhibits, and educational activities for children and adults. Plan to spend the weekend in Edmonds, birding and meeting other birders, naturalists, photographers, and people...

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Biking and Birding: Sauvie and Swifts in Portland

September 22
The Chapman School
1445 N.W. 26th Avenue
Portland, OR 97210 United States
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This is a trip in which you can participate for part or all of it. Car pool assistance provided. Each September Vaux’s Swifts return south, stopping to roost, rest and rejuvenate in chimneys or snags along the way. The Chapman School in Portland boasts a tower that hosts thousands of swifts during September. We begin the day by biking the pastoral Sauvie Island and end it on the lawn of the scho...

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Brady Loop

September 29 @ 7:00 am-3:00 pm

This destination is a seven-mile driveable loop through farmlands and adjoining woodlots and wetlands in the Chehalis River valley in eastern Grays Harbor County. We’ll search for migrating shorebirds and early raptors, plus a variety of other birds. Dress for the weather and bring water, snacks, and a spotting scope if you have one. Meet at the Mud Bay park and ride at 7 a.m. and plan to ca...

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Nisqually Watershed Festival

September 29
Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center
100 Brown Farm Rd NE
Olympia, WA 98516 United States
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Few communities are lucky enough to have a National Wildlife Refuge in their backyard. Come celebrate the Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge at The Watershed Festival, an annual celebration featuring art, discovery, music and family fun. This year’s festival will include a number of displays from local organizations, walking tours, the Insect Extravaganza, a salmon barbecue and o...

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Wings Over Willipa

September 29
Long Beach, Washington
Long Beach, Washington, WA United States + Google Map

The inaugural Wings Over Willapa Festival will celebrate Willapa National Wildlife Refuge with a day full of classes, workshops, guided tours and more. Whether you’re an experienced birder or just getting acquainted with the great outdoors, nature lovers of all ages are sure to find plenty to do. Because the Refuge is distributed among several individual units, and because the Long Beach Peninsu...

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Ridgefield Birding and Bluegrass

October 5-October 7
Ridgefield
WA United States + Google Map

Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge holds a special place in many birders’ and naturalists’ hearts. Each year, volunteers put together a weekend full of field trips, concerts, and more. Keep an eye on their website www.ridgefieldfriends.org for details and schedule as they evolve. READ MORE...

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Susan Piper / Mountain Goat Removal Program

October 11 @ 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
Temple Beth Hatfiloh
201 8th Avenue SE
Olympia, WA 98501 United States
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Come join us for an evening of enjoyment with Susan Piper, wildlife biologist at the Olympic National Forest HQ. She will talk about the mountain goat removal program developed cooperatively by the Forest, Olympic National Park, and Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. READ MORE...

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Big Birds of Clark County

October 13
Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge
1071 S Hillhurst Rd,
Ridgefield, WA United States
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Sandhill Cranes will be our “target” species, along with Great Egrets and herons, geese and other waterfowl. These “big birds” should be plentiful at Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge and Steigerwald National Wildlife Refuge. Other interesting but long-shot specialties include Red-Shouldered Hawk, American White Pelican, White-Breasted Nuthatch, and Lesser Goldfinch. Late-migrating shore...

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Bird Walk at Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually NWR

July 1, 2020 @ 8:00 am-12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

Join Phil Kelley to see native birds and annual migrants at Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge. Summer is a rich time to see diverse waterfowl, raptors, songbirds, and others. Be prepared for any kind of weather and for walking. Bring water and snacks as needed. The Refuge has a $3.00 entrance fee which is waived if you have a Golden Eagle Pass, federal interagency pass or other applicable pass. R...

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