All Upcoming Black Hills Audubon Events

Birding by Ear at Priest Point Park

April 23 @ 6:00 am-7:00 am
Priest Point Park
2600 East Bay Drive N.E.
Olympia, WA 98506 United States
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You never know what birds may appear – or sing – on any given day. Consider joining Kevin this morning, even if you joined him last Tuesday, to hear birdsongs at their freshest. Learn the songs of cmomon natives as well as listen for migrants who have come in overnight. Please e-mail Kevin Head if you wish to attend at khead@nullekit.c...

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Bird Walk at Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge.

April 24 @ 8:00 am-12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until October 30, 2019

Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center
100 Brown Farm Rd NE
Olympia, WA 98516 United States
+ Google Map

Join Phil Kelley to see the birds and other wildlife who inhabit the Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge.  When winter settles in at the Refuge, waterfowl of all kinds come to spend the season, visit, feed, and rest.  All too soon another spring will roll around and many of these overwintering waterfowl will head north again.  In many ways, winter is the richest season at the Ref...

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Protection Island Cruise

April 27
Port Townsend Marine Science Center
532 Battery Way
Port Townsend, WA 98368 United States
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Protection Island is an amazing National Wildlife Refuge located just outside Port Townsend. Nearly 70 percent of the nesting seabird population of Puget Sound and the Strait nest on the island. This includes one of the largest colonies of Rhinoceros Auklets in the USA. Although the refuge is closed to the public, visitors can view the inhabitants from a distance on this boat tour. Naturalists fro...

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Darlin Creek

April 27 @ 9:00 am-12:00 pm
Darlin Creek Preserve
8910 Lake Lucinda Drive S.W.
Lacey, WA 98512 United States
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This beautiful property was conserved by Capitol Land Trust in 2016 and is comprised of 312 acres, protecting hundreds of acres of healthy forest, 70 acres of diverse wetland habitat, Lake Lucinda, and two miles of streams. Expect to spend at least a couple of hours at the preserve. As always, dress for the weather; bring your favorite spotting equipment; and please wear sturdy, closed-toe shoes a...

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Birding Hood Canal Aboard the Lady Alderbrook

April 28 @ 12:00 pm-2:00 pm
Alderbrook Resort
10 East Alderbrook Drive
Union, WA 98592 United States
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Foul weather forced the rescheduling of this trip from April 6 to April 28.  Please note also that the cruise will take place 12:00 noon – 2:00 p.m. Cruising and birding Hood Canal aboard the Lady Alderbrook has proven a very popular field trip, and here it is again! We will board the Lady Alderbrook at the Alderbrook Resort at 9:00 a.m. The Lady Alderbrook has two decks, and if the weather...

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Birding by Ear at Priest Point Park

April 30 @ 6:00 am-7:00 am
Priest Point Park
2600 East Bay Drive S.W.
Olympia, WA 98506 United States
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Although this field trip requires you to get up early, bear in mind that early mornings can be magical, especially spring’s early mornings. Meet at the Flora Vista entrance to Priest Point Park bright and early to hear birdsongs at their freshest. Learn the songs of common natives as well as listen for migrants who have come in overnight. Please e-mail Kevin Head if you wish to attend at &#x...

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Bird Walk at Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge.

May 1 @ 8:00 am-12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until October 30, 2019

Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center
100 Brown Farm Rd NE
Olympia, WA 98516 United States
+ Google Map

Join Phil Kelley to see the birds and other wildlife who inhabit the Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge.  When winter settles in at the Refuge, waterfowl of all kinds come to spend the season, visit, feed, and rest.  All too soon another spring will roll around and many of these overwintering waterfowl will head north again.  In many ways, winter is the richest season at the Ref...

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Grays Harbor Shorebird Festival

May 3-May 5
Hoquiam Middle School
200 North Spencer Street
Hoquiam, WA United States
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Each spring, hundreds of thousands of shorebirds stop to rest and feed in Grays Harbor estuary on their migration northward. Coming from as far south as Argentina, these Arctic-bound shorebirds are among the world’s greatest migrants. Some birds travel over 15,000 miles round trip! Tens of thousands of shorebirds feed on the open mudflats in the estuary. This concentration of birds offers pe...

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Birding and Breakfast – McLane Nature Trail/Jennifer DeSelle

May 4 @ 7:30 am-10:00 am
McLane Creek Nature Trail
5043 Delphi Road Southwest
Olympia, WA 98512 United States
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Meet at McLane Nature Trail on May 4th, the first Saturday of May, at 7:30 a.m.  Discover Pass required.  Breakfast at Blue Heron Bakery after birding. Want to get a head start on your weekend? Join us for Birding and Breakfast on the first Saturday of each month. Bird with us, then enjoy breakfast at a local restaurant. Beginning  birders are welcome. Share what you know, connect, enjoy. F...

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Glacial Heritage Preserve

May 4 @ 8:00 am-11:00 am
Glacial Heritage Preserve
Rochester, WA United States + Google Map

Conservationists, biologists, and many others have worked hard to restore and maintain stretches of the ancient South Sound prairie, and Glacial Heritage Preserve is one epitome of those efforts. I remember helping The Nature Conservancy pull Scotch Broom there when I first moved to Olympia, and to see the preserve’s open grasslands now makes me glad. Spring is a great time to see the native...

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Bird Walk at Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge.

May 8 @ 8:00 am-12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until October 30, 2019

Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center
100 Brown Farm Rd NE
Olympia, WA 98516 United States
+ Google Map

Join Phil Kelley to see the birds and other wildlife who inhabit the Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge.  When winter settles in at the Refuge, waterfowl of all kinds come to spend the season, visit, feed, and rest.  All too soon another spring will roll around and many of these overwintering waterfowl will head north again.  In many ways, winter is the richest season at the Ref...

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Celebrate What’s Right in the World – Better Bird Photography / Alan Bauer

May 9 @ 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 Alan Bauer. Alan L. Bauer is a professional photographer specializing in the natural history of the Pacific Northwest and coverage of local history. He is a lifelong resident of the Pacific Northwest, having grown up on a large family farm in Oregon’s Willamette Valley and now calling Washington state his home for the past 29 years. Alan is perha...

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Prairie Appreciation Day

May 11
Glacial Heritage Preserve
Rochester, WA United States + Google Map

Come celebrate the 24th annual Prairie Appreciation Day at Glacial Heritage Preserve. Learn about and experience one of the rarest plant communities (and its inhabitants) in the South Puget Sound region located right here in Thurston County. The celebration is full of activities for all ages, including wildflower walks, tractor rides, and butterfly and bee exhibits. There is also a wonderful oppo...

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Glacial Heritage Preserve on Prairie Appreciation Day

May 11 @ 7:30 am-9:30 am
Glacial Heritage Preserve
Rochester, WA United States + Google Map

Come celebrate the 24th annual Prairie Appreciation Day at Glacial Heritage Preserve. Learn about and experience one of the rarest plant communities (and its inhabitants) in the South Puget Sound region located right here in Thurston County. The celebration is full of activities for all ages, including wildflower walks, tractor rides, and butterfly and bee exhibits. There is also a wonderful oppo...

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Capitol Land Trust’s Blooms Preserve

May 11 @ 8:30 am-10:30 am
Blooms Preserve

Acquired by Capitol Land Trust in 2018 and not open to the public, 60-acre Blooms Preserve includes 2000 feet of Blooms Ditch, which provides essential habitat for Coho and Steelhead Salmon, sea-run Cutthroat Trout, and the threatened Oregon Spotted Frog. Coincidentally, the preserve also provides habitat for diverse birds. Migratory species and courting and nesting natives should be busy and will...

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Tukwila Backyard Wildlife Festival

May 11 @ 10:00 am-3:00 pm
Tukwila Community Center
See driving directions on weibsite
Tukwila, WA United States
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The intention of this free all-day event is to encourage and inspire people to welcome wildlife, including birds and butterflies, into their backyards, gardens, and communities. There will be educational exhibits, arts and crafts vendors, and native plant sales. Don’t leave the kids at home! There will be plenty to keep the entire family entertained. For more information, see www.backyardwil...

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Bird Walk at Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge.

May 15 @ 8:00 am-12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until October 30, 2019

Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center
100 Brown Farm Rd NE
Olympia, WA 98516 United States
+ Google Map

Join Phil Kelley to see the birds and other wildlife who inhabit the Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge.  When winter settles in at the Refuge, waterfowl of all kinds come to spend the season, visit, feed, and rest.  All too soon another spring will roll around and many of these overwintering waterfowl will head north again.  In many ways, winter is the richest season at the Ref...

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Leavenworth Spring Birdfest

May 16-May 19
Leavenworth
Leavenworth, WA United States + Google Map

The Leavenworth area features spectacular habitats ranging from snow-capped mountains to sunny ponderosa pine forests, lush riparian zones to shrub-steppe. The festival is sponsored by the Wenatchee River Institute and North-Central Washington Audubon, and all field trips during this festival are led by experts and professionals in their field. Learn about the wide variety of migratory birds that ...

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Meadowlark Nature Festival

May 16-May 20
Meadowlark Nature Festival – Shatford Center
760 Main Street
Penticton, British Columbia V2A 3L1 Canada
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The Meadowlark Nature Festival has evolved into one of Canada’s premier outdoor nature celebrations offering over 90 environmental tours and events held under the open sky, which take people from Canada’s unique desert to the alpine meadows high above the Okanagan Lake. People from across North America and as far away as Europe now come and enjoy the activities led by prominent naturalists, ed...

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Birding Eagle’s Pride Golf Course

May 16 @ 8:00 am-12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 AM on the 3rd Thusday of the month.
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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South County Bird Binge

May 18 @ 6:00 am-1:00 pm
South County birding sites
475 West Sussex Avenue
Tenino, WA United States
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This trip is for birders with ambition and stamina. Southern Thurston County has several marvelous birding hotspots, a variety of habitats, which Paul Hicks knows intimately. The trip will visit a variety of locations in South County in a quest to find 70+ species. Expect plenty of “action,” as migration will be in full swing and birds in full song. Tireless, hardcore birders who like a faster...

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Olympia Birds & Brew

May 20 @ 4:30 pm-7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:30 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until November 18, 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. Get to know other birders from our chapter while sipping and snacking on the couches at back of the Fish Tail Pub. Come with questions, stories or concerns about our beloved birds. All are welcome. No experience necessary.  

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Bird Walk at Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge.

May 22 @ 8:00 am-12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until October 30, 2019

Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center
100 Brown Farm Rd NE
Olympia, WA 98516 United States
+ Google Map

Join Phil Kelley to see the birds and other wildlife who inhabit the Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge.  When winter settles in at the Refuge, waterfowl of all kinds come to spend the season, visit, feed, and rest.  All too soon another spring will roll around and many of these overwintering waterfowl will head north again.  In many ways, winter is the richest season at the Ref...

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WENAS Memorial Day Weekend Campout

May 24-May 27
Wenas Creek Campground
See website for directions WA United States + Google Map

Every Memorial Day weekend, members of Washington’s Audubon chapters and their families and friends gather at the primitive, yet free!, Wenas Creek Campground in the Wenas Valley, on the east side of the Cascades between Ellensburg and Yakima, to enjoy the natural surroundings, abundant bird life, and each other’s company. There are campfire programs every evening and guided field trip...

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Bird Walk at Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge.

May 29 @ 8:00 am-12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until October 30, 2019

Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center
100 Brown Farm Rd NE
Olympia, WA 98516 United States
+ Google Map

Join Phil Kelley to see the birds and other wildlife who inhabit the Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge.  When winter settles in at the Refuge, waterfowl of all kinds come to spend the season, visit, feed, and rest.  All too soon another spring will roll around and many of these overwintering waterfowl will head north again.  In many ways, winter is the richest season at the Ref...

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Dean Hale Woodpecker Festival

May 30-June 2
Sisters, Oregon
Sisters, OR United States + Google Map

Organized by the East Cascades Audubon Society, the Dean Hale Woodpecker Festival sees 11 species of woodpeckers and over 200 species of birds in total every year. Led by experienced birders, the festival is timed to see young woodpeckers leaving their nests. For full information and details, go to www.ecaudubon.org. As long as you are in the Sisters and Bend area, explore the myriad diverse birdi...

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Birding and Breakfast/Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually Wildlife Refuge / Hank Henry

June 1 @ 7:30 am-10:00 am
Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center
100 Brown Farm Rd NE
Olympia, WA 98516 United States
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Meet Hank Henry at 7:30 at  Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center for birding.  Breakfast afterwards at Norma’s Restaurant at  the freeway interchange just outside the entrance to the Refuge. Want to get a head start on your weekend? Join us for Birding and Breakfast on the first Saturday of each month. Bird with us, then enjoy breakfast at a local restaurant. Beginnin...

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McLane Creek

June 1 @ 8:00 am-11:00 am
McLane Creek Nature Trail
5043 Delphi Road Southwest
Olympia, WA 98512 United States
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The McLane Creek Nature Trail consists of an easy 1.4-mile loop trail winding through a variety of habitats. This is a perfect area for birders of all abilities to spot and hear large numbers of our local birds courting, nesting, feeding, and protecting territory. The heart of the area is a large beaver pond which is home to swallows, blackbirds, Song Sparrows, Common Yellowthroats, Belted Kingfis...

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Bird Walk at Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge.

June 5 @ 8:00 am-12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until October 30, 2019

Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center
100 Brown Farm Rd NE
Olympia, WA 98516 United States
+ Google Map

Join Phil Kelley to see the birds and other wildlife who inhabit the Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge.  When winter settles in at the Refuge, waterfowl of all kinds come to spend the season, visit, feed, and rest.  All too soon another spring will roll around and many of these overwintering waterfowl will head north again.  In many ways, winter is the richest season at the Ref...

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Woodard Bay for Beginning and Intermediate Birders

June 8 @ 8:00 am-11:00 am
Woodard Bay Natural Resources Conservation Area
7000 Whitham Rd Ne
Olympia, WA 98506 United States
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This walk is designed primarily for beginning and intermediate birders. We will look and listen for woodland birds such as Swainson’s Thrushes, Wilson Warblers, Pacific Wrens, Black-headed Grosbeaks, Western Tanagers, and Pileated Woodpeckers as we walk through the deep forest of cedars and Douglas fir to reach Henderson Inlet where we may see Cormorants, Purple Martins, and seals among others. ...

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LBA Woods

June 9 @ 8:00 am-10:00 am
LBA Woods
one-half mile east of the Boulevard and Morse-Merriman intersection
Olympia, WA United States
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All of our migrant forest birds should have arrived and will be filling the forest with their songs. We will cover two to three miles of trails in two hours (at a birder’s pace), on a clean dirt path with only a couple of small hills. Bring binoculars and footgear to match the weather. Tennis shoes work if it’s dry; otherwise dress for rain. Bring binoculars. We should find grosbeaks, flycatch...

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Bird Walk at Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge.

June 12 @ 8:00 am-12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until October 30, 2019

Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center
100 Brown Farm Rd NE
Olympia, WA 98516 United States
+ Google Map

Join Phil Kelley to see the birds and other wildlife who inhabit the Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge.  When winter settles in at the Refuge, waterfowl of all kinds come to spend the season, visit, feed, and rest.  All too soon another spring will roll around and many of these overwintering waterfowl will head north again.  In many ways, winter is the richest season at the Ref...

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Black Hills Audubon Society Annual Picnic

June 13 @ 5:00 pm
Priest Point Park
2600 East Bay Drive Northeast
Olympia, WA 98506 United States
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You are invited to the annual summer picnic. When: June 13, 2019 Where: Priest Point Park – Rose Garden Shelter Time: 5 p.m. There will be a 5 pm bird walk in the park followed by dinner and socializing. The potluck begins at 5:45. Bring a side dish to share with the group such as a salad, hors d’oeuvres, or dessert, and please supply your own place setting, if you can.

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West Rocky Prairie

June 15 @ 6:30 am-1:00 pm
West Rocky Prairie Wildlife Area
143rd Avenue Southeast
Tenino, WA United States
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Located near Millersylvania State Park, West Rocky Prairie is a large, high-quality, native prairie with oak, ash, and fir woodlands managed by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. This trip includes a good variety of open country and forest birds such as Chipping Sparrows, House Wrens, and six warbler species. Dress for the weather and expect to walk about 1.5 miles. Some of the walkin...

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Olympia Birds & Brew

June 17 @ 4:30 pm-7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:30 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until November 18, 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. Get to know other birders from our chapter while sipping and snacking on the couches at back of the Fish Tail Pub. Come with questions, stories or concerns about our beloved birds. All are welcome. No experience necessary.  

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Bird Walk at Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge.

June 19 @ 8:00 am-12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until October 30, 2019

Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center
100 Brown Farm Rd NE
Olympia, WA 98516 United States
+ Google Map

Join Phil Kelley to see the birds and other wildlife who inhabit the Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge.  When winter settles in at the Refuge, waterfowl of all kinds come to spend the season, visit, feed, and rest.  All too soon another spring will roll around and many of these overwintering waterfowl will head north again.  In many ways, winter is the richest season at the Ref...

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Birding Eagle’s Pride Golf Course

June 20 @ 8:00 am-12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 AM on the 3rd Thusday of the month.
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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Bird Walk at Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge.

June 26 @ 8:00 am-12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until October 30, 2019

Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center
100 Brown Farm Rd NE
Olympia, WA 98516 United States
+ Google Map

Join Phil Kelley to see the birds and other wildlife who inhabit the Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge.  When winter settles in at the Refuge, waterfowl of all kinds come to spend the season, visit, feed, and rest.  All too soon another spring will roll around and many of these overwintering waterfowl will head north again.  In many ways, winter is the richest season at the Ref...

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Bird Walk at Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge.

July 3 @ 8:00 am-12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until October 30, 2019

Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center
100 Brown Farm Rd NE
Olympia, WA 98516 United States
+ Google Map

Join Phil Kelley to see the birds and other wildlife who inhabit the Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge.  When winter settles in at the Refuge, waterfowl of all kinds come to spend the season, visit, feed, and rest.  All too soon another spring will roll around and many of these overwintering waterfowl will head north again.  In many ways, winter is the richest season at the Ref...

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Bird Walk at Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge.

July 10 @ 8:00 am-12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until October 30, 2019

Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center
100 Brown Farm Rd NE
Olympia, WA 98516 United States
+ Google Map

Join Phil Kelley to see the birds and other wildlife who inhabit the Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge.  When winter settles in at the Refuge, waterfowl of all kinds come to spend the season, visit, feed, and rest.  All too soon another spring will roll around and many of these overwintering waterfowl will head north again.  In many ways, winter is the richest season at the Ref...

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Olympia Birds & Brew

July 15 @ 4:30 pm-7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:30 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until November 18, 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. Get to know other birders from our chapter while sipping and snacking on the couches at back of the Fish Tail Pub. Come with questions, stories or concerns about our beloved birds. All are welcome. No experience necessary.  

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Bird Walk at Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge.

July 17 @ 8:00 am-12:00 pm
|Recurring Events (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until October 30, 2019

Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center
100 Brown Farm Rd NE
Olympia, WA 98516 United States
+ Google Map

Join Phil Kelley to see the birds and other wildlife who inhabit the Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge.  When winter settles in at the Refuge, waterfowl of all kinds come to spend the season, visit, feed, and rest.  All too soon another spring will roll around and many of these overwintering waterfowl will head north again.  In many ways, winter is the richest season at the Ref...

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Birding Eagle’s Pride Golf Course

July 18 @ 8:00 am-12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 AM on the 3rd Thusday of the month.
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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Bird Walk at Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge.

July 24 @ 8:00 am-12:00 pm
|Recurring Events (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until October 30, 2019

Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center
100 Brown Farm Rd NE
Olympia, WA 98516 United States
+ Google Map

Join Phil Kelley to see the birds and other wildlife who inhabit the Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge.  When winter settles in at the Refuge, waterfowl of all kinds come to spend the season, visit, feed, and rest.  All too soon another spring will roll around and many of these overwintering waterfowl will head north again.  In many ways, winter is the richest season at the Ref...

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Bird Walk at Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge.

July 31 @ 8:00 am-12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until October 30, 2019

Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center
100 Brown Farm Rd NE
Olympia, WA 98516 United States
+ Google Map

Join Phil Kelley to see the birds and other wildlife who inhabit the Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge.  When winter settles in at the Refuge, waterfowl of all kinds come to spend the season, visit, feed, and rest.  All too soon another spring will roll around and many of these overwintering waterfowl will head north again.  In many ways, winter is the richest season at the Ref...

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Bird Walk at Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge.

August 7 @ 8:00 am-12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until October 30, 2019

Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center
100 Brown Farm Rd NE
Olympia, WA 98516 United States
+ Google Map

Join Phil Kelley to see the birds and other wildlife who inhabit the Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge.  When winter settles in at the Refuge, waterfowl of all kinds come to spend the season, visit, feed, and rest.  All too soon another spring will roll around and many of these overwintering waterfowl will head north again.  In many ways, winter is the richest season at the Ref...

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Grays Harbor County Birding Hotspots

August 13
Grays Harbor
WA United States + Google Map

Black Hills Audubon Society has not ventured into Grays Harbor County in several years. Plan on a full day’s outing to scout shorebirds and myriad others in hotspots around the bay and along the Cranberry Highway. We will meet at Mud Bay Park and Ride at 7:00 a.m. Stops may include Hoquiam STP, Ocean Shores, Bottle Beach, Westport, and Tokeland, depending on what’s been sighted. Bring ...

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Bird Walk at Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge.

August 14 @ 8:00 am-12:00 pm
|Recurring Events (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until October 30, 2019

Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center
100 Brown Farm Rd NE
Olympia, WA 98516 United States
+ Google Map

Join Phil Kelley to see the birds and other wildlife who inhabit the Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge.  When winter settles in at the Refuge, waterfowl of all kinds come to spend the season, visit, feed, and rest.  All too soon another spring will roll around and many of these overwintering waterfowl will head north again.  In many ways, winter is the richest season at the Ref...

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Birding Eagle’s Pride Golf Course

August 15 @ 8:00 am-12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 AM on the 3rd Thusday of the month.
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 19 @ 4:30 pm-7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:30 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until November 18, 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. Get to know other birders from our chapter while sipping and snacking on the couches at back of the Fish Tail Pub. Come with questions, stories or concerns about our beloved birds. All are welcome. No experience necessary.  

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