Owl Prowl with Jamie Acker
Oct
29
5:00am 5:00am

Owl Prowl with Jamie Acker

Jamie’s early morning Owl Prowls on Bainbridge Island are a unique experience. He knows all
of the owl spots and will call them right into your view. Because of his long-term studies of the Bainbridge owl population, he is a on a first-name basis with many of the resident owls. Call him after 4:00 p.m. at 206-499-7121 or e-mail owler@sounddsl.com for a reservation, instructions, and meeting location.

 
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Birding Bainbridge Island
Nov
21
8:30am 8:30am

Birding Bainbridge Island

Brad Waggoner, Leader, wagtail24@gmail.com, 206-780-9581 to reserve a spot.
One of Bainbridge Island’s elite birders will lead a trip to a number of the island’s hot spots with observations likely to include waterfowl, shore birds, song birds, and the occasional raptor. Bring a bag lunch to eat during a mid-day break in the field. Meet
at the Phelp’s Road park & ride lot (near Day Road and Hwy. 305) at 8:30 a.m. Group Size Is Limited; Advance Registration Required. Participants Must Commit To A Full-Day Activity!

 
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CBC Training and Warm-up at Point No Point
Dec
9
9:00am 9:00am

CBC Training and Warm-up at Point No Point

No advance registration required. Gene Bullock and other CBC group leaders will host this
event. Novice birders and first time Christmas Bird Counters are encouraged to come out to one of the county’s premiere birding locations for some background and training on the
annual Audubon Christmas Bird Count. This event will address CBC history, procedures, data collection, and bird counting techniques, and should be helpful in preparing for the CBC itself later in the month. (Of course we’ll look at some of Point No Point’s winter birds too!)

 
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Lion's Field/Port Washington Narrows
Feb
24
9:00am 9:00am

Lion's Field/Port Washington Narrows

Contact Gene or Sandy Bullock to reserve a spot (360-394-5635; genebullock@comcast.net). This morning field trip to Port Washington Narrows in Bremerton is a tradition started by Ivan Summers. The trip usually ends with lunch (optional) at the Boatshed Restaurant. We’ll meet at 9 a.m. at Lion’s Field Park on Lebo Lane. We’ll also visit Evergreen Park and stop at Lower Rota Vista Park. Kitsap Audubon has installed steps, a handrail and an interpretive sign at this charming little park at the end of Elizabeth Avenue, which offers exceptional views of a colony of Pelagic Cormorants and pair of Peregrine Falcons that nest on the underside of the Warren Avenue Bridge.

 
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Billy Frank - Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge:
Oct
21
8:30am 8:30am

Billy Frank - Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge:

Billy Frank - Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge: Saturday, October 21. Al Westphal, leader:
westphalac@aol.com, 206-780-7844 (e-mail preferred). One of the best locations in our area to observe an array of migrating and over-wintering waterfowl along with many other birds. We will walk the forest and barn trails and as far out on the boardwalk as we care to go. There is a good option for lunch after birding at Norma’s just outside the refuge.
Watch weather forecasts and dress accordingly! Meet at the parking lot by the visitor center at 8:30 a.m.

 
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