Informative Links to Birding Places
Great WA State Birding Trail - Southwest Loop
The Southwest Loop of the Washington Birding Trail, published in 2005, features 270 Washington’s 365 common bird species. This loop takes travelers from the deltas and wetlands of south Puget Sound out to breaker-washed coastlines. Sandy shores rumple into dunes below sculpted rock headlands above the Pacific Ocean, home to pelagic birds. Rivers flow from forested hills into sheltered bays, winter havens for waterfowl and nourishing stopovers for hundreds of thousands of migrating shorebirds.
BirdWeb — Seattle Audubon's guide to the birds of Washington
Recent bird sightings from the Tweeters list
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Ridgefield Natonal Wildlife Refuge
Julia Butler Hansen Refuge
Julia Butler Hansen Refuge for the Columbian White-Tailed Deer Located in southwestern Washington and northwestern Oregon, the Julia Butler Hansen Refuge was established in 1972 specifically to protect and manage the endangered Columbian white-tailed deer. The refuge contains over 5,600 acres of pastures, forested tidal swamps, brushy woodlots, marshes, and sloughs along the Columbia River in both Washington and Oregon.
Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge
Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge, on the Nisqually River Delta in southern Puget Sound, was established in 1974 for the protection of migratory birds. Three thousand acres of salt and freshwater marshes, grasslands, riparian, and mixed forest habitats provide resting and nesting areas for migratory waterfowl, songbirds, raptors, and wading birds.
Scattercreek Wildlife Areas
Steigerwald National Wildlife Refuge
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