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  • Wilburton Park & Ride 720 114th Avenue Southeast Bellevue, WA, 98004 United States (map)

Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge Walk - Saturday, May 4

Hugh Jennings will lead his annual trip to The Nisqually NWR in Thurston County which offers a diverse combination of habitats and birds. The delta is bounded by rivers on each side with marshes, deciduous woods and open areas. Spring migrants should be arriving to join regulars such as woodpeckers and Great Horned Owls. A variety of waterfowl and raptors should be present as well. Admission to the refuge is free if you have an Interagency Annual Pass (old Golden Eagle), Senior Pass (old Golden Age), Access Passport, Federal Duck Stamp, or Annual Refuge Pass. (See Meet before 7:30 a.m. at north end of the Wilburton Park & Ride (I-405, exit 12) to carpool. Bring a lunch and dress for the weather. Carpool cost $12/passenger. Registration is not required for this trip, but it is appreciated.

Field Trip Leader: Hugh Jennings, (425) 746-6351,

*This field trip is part of Eastside Audubon’s Birdathon fundraiser. A donation of $25 or more is encouraged to support the conservation, education, and advocacy work of our chapter.

Great Horned Owl by Mick Thompson

Great Horned Owl by Mick Thompson