Skagit Audubon
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Watching birds, protecting habitat, connecting with nature

Whatcom County Shores

Date: Tue. Mar 5, 2019 8:30 am - 12:30 pm

The trip will start at Blaine Harbor, and move on to Semiahmoo, Birch Bay State Park and Sandy Point. Depending on how the time goes, we may make other short stops on the way to Sandy Point from Birch Bay State Park. Our stops will focus on water birds, targeting all three Scoters, three Loon species, Grebes, and Long-tailed Ducks plus shorebirds, e.g. Sanderlings, Black Turnstones, and Dunlin. Bring binoculars, scopes, lunch, and wind and rain gear. If coming from south of Bellingham, meet (before and plan to leave) at 8:30 AM to arrange carpools at the Chuckanut Park & Ride lot just south of Exit231 off  I-5. We’ll join the leader at 9:15 AM at the Arco Gas Station on Slater Road. Take I-5 Exit 260, turn right from the off ramp and you’ll see the Arco station on your right.  Wash. State Discover Pass required for parking at Birch Bay State Park.  Trip Leader: Andrea Warner 360-734-9881 or warneraj@me.com.  Tuesday March 5, 2019 @ 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

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Skagit Audubon Society holds monthly meetings on the second Tuesday of each month except for the months of July and August. We meet at 7:00 pm at Padilla Bay Interpretive Center(Google map), 10441 Bayview-Edison Rd. Mount Vernon. Meetings are open to all.

The board of directors meets at the same location at 7:00 pm on the first Tuesday of each month, except for the months of July and August.