Saturday June 17, 2023, Barnaby Slough near Rockport, 8:30 a.m. to noon
Leader: Tim Manns; firstname.lastname@example.org
Barnaby Slough is a complex of oxbow wetlands on the south side of the Skagit River east of Rockport. It’s a great place to see neotropical migrants such as warblers, flycatchers, tanagers, and vireos. Wetland birds such as grebes, herons, and rails are possible. Meet at 8:30 am at the turnoff to the old fish hatchery on Martin Ranch Road: Take SR20 east to Rockport. At Rockport, turn right on SR530. About 1.6 miles south of SR20, turn left on Rockport-Cascade Road. In about 1.5 miles, turn left on Martin Ranch Road. In about 1.25 miles, you’ll reach the turnoff to the old fish hatchery. Two or three vehicles can park at the gate on the old hatchery access road. Others can park to the side of the turnoff or along the shoulder of Martin Ranch Road. (N48.479906 W121.536426). Bring binoculars, a scope if you have one, sturdy shoes, snacks, and dress for the weather. Sign up using this link: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c094ba4af28a4f4c16-barnaby#/.